THE LONDON STAGE 1800-1900

Joseph Donohue and James Ellis, General Editors

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THEATRE ROYAL, ADELPHI

(formerly THE SANS PAREIL THEATRE)

1806-1900

Seasonal Summary for 1851-1852

Edited by Alicia Kae Koger

A Publication of

The Adelphi Calendar Project

Alfred L. Nelson and Gilbert B. Cross, General Editors

Theodore J. Seward, Jr., Systems Analyst

1992

Contents

Theatre Information

Theatre Royal, Adelphi. Doors open 6:30, curtain 7:00, second price 9:00.

Ticket prices: stalls 5/-, boxes 4/-, pit 2/-, gallery 1/-.

Seasonal Dates

23 September 1851 - 7 August 1852

271 performances: 271 evening

Benefit (1): Miss Kathleen M. Fitzwilliam (2 Jun 1852)
Dark (4): Christmas Eve (24 Dec 1851)
Christmas Day (25 Dec 1851)
Ash Wednesday (25 Feb 1852)
Good Friday (9 Apr 1852)
Lent (5): C. H. Adams' Orrery and Miss Johnson on the musical glasses (5 Apr 1852, 6 Apr 1852, 7 Apr 1852, 8 Apr 1852, 10 Apr 1852)

The Season

Although the Adelphi remained under the management of Benjamin Webster during the 1851-52 season, its repertory lacked the originality and appeal of preceding seasons. Revivals of old favorites dominated the bills and, while the company retained the services of Sarah Woolgar, Edward Wright, and H. Hughes, the absence of Webster and his co-manager Celine Celeste from the boards affected the types of offerings the company would provide.

The most popular play of the 1851-52 season, entitled Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough Boy, featured the talents of American actor Josh Silsbee whose "Yankee" impersonation ran for ninety-three performances. The London Times declared Silsbee "probably the best actor of his class ever seen by a London public," writing of his large humor, broad dialect, and his "overwhelming stock of . . . 'Jonathanisms'" (September 24, 1851). Yet while praising the actor, the Times critic hinted at the lack of originality that would characterize the 1851-52 season: "A roar greeted his entrance, and a roar accompanied him throughout his performance. This is of itself an evidence of rare merit, for Yankee peculiarities have almost been done to death."

Critical dissatisfaction with the season became more obvious in the Times review of John Morton's farce, Who Stole the Pocketbook; or, A Dinner for Six in early April. The commentator wrote that the production "enlivened the somewhat sluggish course of the performances at this house, which for some time past has been subsisting upon a series of revivals" (April 3, 1852). The play, which like many seen in London that season was based upon a foreign source, featured the talents of Edward Wright, whom the Times described as "the life of the farce" and a "genius comedian."

Other new scripts produced during 1851-52 included John Oxenford's A Leghorn Bonnet (which ran for only 11 performances), Webster and Coape's Queen of the Market (which was adapted from a French play), and Mark Lemon's Sea and Land (which had thirty-five performances). The Times critic labeled the third "of that peculiar kind of drama which is known to Londoners as the 'Adelphi piece,'" explaining that in order to qualify for that distinction a play must employ all the actors well and have a large variety and quantity of incidents, which constantly preserve interest (May 18, 1852). This production featured one of the Adelphi's most highly acclaimed and respected actresses, Mary Ann Keeley, who returned to the house at mid-season. The Theatrical Journal wrote that "the acting of Mrs. Keeley alone will make it have a run" (May 19, 1852).

A collaboration between the talents of playwright Robert Brough and actress Sarah Woolgar produced the most popular new play of the season called Mephistopheles; or, An Ambassador from Below! Opening on April 14, 1852, and running for seventy-five nights, this extravaganza offered the versatile performer four different roles. The Times declared that the actress "depicts to a nicety all the variations of character which the piece requires" and "avoids exaggeration" (April 15, 1852). The critic continued his praise saying, "The set scene in which the action takes place is exceedingly pretty. . . . [A]nd the impression left by the whole performance is that of completeness in every part."

Current events provided the material for another premiere of the season, Bloomerism; or, The Follies of the Day. Opening on October 2, 1851, this farce by Charles Millward and J. H. Nightingale satirized the then-current "Bloomer costume," which had drawn ridicule to its feminist exponents from the popular press. The plot involved "the retaliation of a party of spirited ladies on the eccentricities of their husbands. The gentlemen, having respectively become adherents of vegetarian, hydropathic, phonetic, pacific, and protectionist doctrines, the ladies become 'bloomerites' and frighten them with the new costume" (Times, October 3, 1851). Apparently the play's satire fell short because Sarah Woolgar, who played the leader of the Bloomerites, wore "the attire in such graceful fashion that she rather [tended] to inculcate than to satirize its use." The farce ran for seventy-one performances. It was rivaled in its popularity only by the Christmas extravaganza, Little Red Riding Hood, which ran for seventy-three nights.

Among the revivals produced at the Adelphi during the 1851-52 season were John Buckstone's The Wreck Ashore and The Irish Lion; the hit of the previous season, Charles Somerset's Good Night! Signor Pantalon; William Bernard's Yankee Pedlar; and Mark Lemon's School for Tigers, another popular script which had premiered the season before. Of the revivals, only John Poole's Paul Pry received extensive comment from the press, primarily because it featured the return to the company of Edward Wright and Sarah Woolgar after bouts with illness. On the morning after the December 1 opening, the Times wrote, "The return of Mr. Wright after his long absence from the boards of this theatre . . . is a veritable triumph. His indisposition had created a formidable gap in the company." Then on February 24, 1852, part way through the run, the Times commented on the return of Sarah Woolgar in a similar manner: "Miss Woolgar, whose absence from this house has caused a serious gap in the company for some weeks past, reappeared last night as Phoebe . . . and received a hearty welcome." The Theatrical Journal focused upon the accomplishments of these two favorite performers in its notices writing that "Mr. Wright never acted with greater humour or looked better" on Dec. 3, 1851, and commenting that Sarah Woolgar "played with her usual correct perception of character and vivacity" (March 3, 1852).

The season ended on August 7, 1852, after 269 performances of twenty-six plays. On Monday, August 9, the company moved to the Haymarket where it was to open a revival of Buckstone's Jack Sheppard after Mary Ann Keeley recovered from an ankle injury (Theatrical Journal, August 4, 1852).

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Theatre Management And Functionaries

Theatre Management And Functionaries Commentary

G. Foster appears on the bill as Forster

Authors

Bayly, Thomas H. My Little Adopted (2 Jun 1852)
Beazley Jr., Samuel Lottery Ticket, The (10 Nov 1851)
Bernard, William B. Yankee Pedlar, The (12 Jan 1852)
Boucicault, Dion L. Giralda (23 Sep 1851)
Brough, Robert B. Mephistopheles (14 Apr 1852)
Buckstone, John B. Irish Lion, The (22 Mar 1852)
Wreck Ashore, The (11 Mar 1852)
Coape, H. C. Queen of the Market, The (12 Apr 1852)
Coyne, ?Joseph S. Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852)
Coyne, Joseph S. Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (11 Mar 1852)
Lemon, Mark School for Tigers, The (15 Jun 1852)
Sea and Land (17 May 1852)
Millward, Charles Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851)
Morton, John M. Mother and Child Are Doing Well, The (12 Jan 1852)
My Precious Betsy (26 Dec 1851)
Slasher and Crasher (23 Jun 1852)
Who Stole the Pocketbook? (29 Mar 1852)
Nightingale, Joseph H. Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851)
O'Callaghan, P. P. Married Bachelor, The (26 Jul 1852)
Oxenford, John Leghorn Bonnet, A (16 Feb 1852)
Parry, Thomas P. P. (24 Nov 1851)
Planche, James R. Loan of a Lover, The (2 Jun 1852)
Poole, John Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851)
Somerset, Charles A. Good Night, Signor Pantalon (23 Sep 1851)
Taylor, Tom Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851)
Unknown Fortune's Frolic (23 Sep 1851)
Webster, Benjamin N. Giralda (23 Sep 1851)
Queen of the Market, The (12 Apr 1852)
Woodworth, Samuel Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy, The (23 Sep 1851)

Musical Composers And Arrangers

Grisar, Albert Good Night, Signor Pantalon (23 Sep 1851)
Mellon, Alfred Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851)
Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851)
Mephistopheles (14 Apr 1852)
Sea and Land (17 May 1852)

Actors

Aldridge

peasants (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Mr. Slim (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); Blowhardt (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Thomas (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Mr. Jinkins (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); jailer (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852)

Bedford, Henry

Tim Moore (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852)

Bedford, Paul J.

Mr. Flighty Bounce (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Don Japhet della Tromba (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Doctor Tititofolo (64) in Good Night, Signor Pantalon (23 Sep 1851 - 2 Jun 1852); M. Nonancourt (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); Wolfram, Baron of Burliburg, surnamed the "Wolf of Biberich" (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Lieutenant O'Scupper, R.N. (47) in Mother and Child Are Doing Well (12 Jan 1852 - 24 Jul 1852); Mr. Wagtail (44) in My Precious Betsy (26 Dec 1851 - 14 Feb 1852); Jeffrey Geeup (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Blaise Lefort (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Tom Potts (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); Mr. Crasher (9) in Slasher and Crasher (23 Jun 1852 - 31 Jul 1852); Mr. Benjamin Blossom (39) in Who Stole the Pocketbook? (29 Mar 1852 - 12 Jun 1852)

Boyce

Sir Charles Courtall (1) in Married Bachelor (26 Jul 1852)

Braid, George R.

Harry Stanley (63) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 28 Jul 1852)

Braithwaite

peasants (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Peter (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852)

Butler

bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); peasants (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Scraggenheim (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Hiram Taylor (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852); Gaffer Fallowfield (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Caulfield, John

Blandford (59) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (23 Sep 1851 - 29 Nov 1851)

Conran

peasants (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Mr. Yawkins (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); James (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852)

Cox

newsboy (56) in Bloomerism (20 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); peasants (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Long John (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); shopman (44) in My Precious Betsy (26 Dec 1851 - 14 Feb 1852); Bob (9) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 10 Mar 1852)

Cullenford, William

Mr. Muddles (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Miller (93) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (23 Sep 1851 - 10 Jan 1852); Mr. Snacks (41) in Fortune's Frolic (23 Sep 1851 - 8 Nov 1851); Mr. Squabbs (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); Vexinet (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); Mynheer Swyzel (1) in Loan of a Lover (2 Jun 1852); Capias (18) in Lottery Ticket (10 Nov 1851 - 2 Apr 1852); Mr. Snugsby (47) in Mother and Child Are Doing Well (12 Jan 1852 - 24 Jul 1852); Mr. Startle (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); Witherton (69) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852); Chauvel (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Davy (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); Mr. Blowhard (9) in Slasher and Crasher (23 Jun 1852 - 31 Jul 1852); Cowpens (33) in Yankee Pedlar (12 Jan 1852 - 18 Feb 1852)

Emery, Samuel A.

Mr. Jenkinson (35) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Robin Roughhead (41) in Fortune's Frolic (23 Sep 1851 - 8 Nov 1851); M. Beaupertheris (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); Wormwood (18) in Lottery Ticket (10 Nov 1851 - 2 Apr 1852); Major Snapdragon (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Bob Buckskin (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); Colonel Hardy (69) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852); Leonard Brionne (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Ned Bradley (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); Mr. Silvertop (39) in Who Stole the Pocketbook? (29 Mar 1852 - 12 Jun 1852); Colonel Bantam (33) in Yankee Pedlar (12 Jan 1852 - 18 Feb 1852)

Freeborn

bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); lords in waiting on Don Philip (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); 2nd porter (11) in Good Night, Signor Pantalon (23 Sep 1851 - 4 Oct 1851); Mr. Partridge (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); First merchant (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Lieut. Fusile (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); officer (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Captain Kiteflyer (1) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852); Major Stiff (6) in School for Tigers (17 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); serjeant (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); lieutenant of pressgang (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Hastings

Blandford (34) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (1 Dec 1851 - 10 Jan 1852)

Honey, George A.

Mr. Agricola Green (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); William (93) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (23 Sep 1851 - 10 Jan 1852); Gil (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Signor Pantalon (64) in Good Night, Signor Pantalon (23 Sep 1851 - 2 Jun 1852); Grimbold (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Sharp (1) in Married Bachelor (26 Jul 1852); Marquis di Brancador (77) in Mephistopheles (14 Apr 1852 - 31 Jul 1852); Robichon (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Mr. Woodpecker (39) in Who Stole the Pocketbook? (29 Mar 1852 - 12 Jun 1852); Jemmy Starling (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Horton

Sam (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Mr. Jones (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); Jem Walsh (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); Avory (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Hughes

Miles Bertram (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Hughes, H.

Philip (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Mr. Splasher (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); Maurice Durand (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Sir Thomas Burton (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852)

Keeley, Robert

Peter Spyk (1) in Loan of a Lover (2 Jun 1852)

Lindon

bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); waiter (93) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (23 Sep 1851 - 10 Jan 1852); countryman (41) in Fortune's Frolic (23 Sep 1851 - 8 Nov 1851); lords in waiting on Don Philip (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); 1st porter (64) in Good Night, Signor Pantalon (23 Sep 1851 - 2 Jun 1852); Mr. McKenzie (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); Felix (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); Longschotz (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Delve (1) in Loan of a Lover (2 Jun 1852); John (1) in Married Bachelor (26 Jul 1852); Mungo (47) in Mother and Child Are Doing Well (12 Jan 1852 - 24 Jul 1852); Dick (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); servant (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); Simon (69) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852); Pierre (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); No. 12, Thissleton Street (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Tom Campbell (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); servant (9) in Slasher and Crasher (23 Jun 1852 - 31 Jul 1852); William (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852); Sam Staunch (33) in Yankee Pedlar (12 Jan 1852 - 18 Feb 1852)

Mitchenson, William

bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Roth Kappenen (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Harry (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Morris

peasants (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Culverdine (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Parselle, John

Mr. Jenkinson (36) in Bloomerism (6 Oct 1851 - 15 Nov 1851); Don Manuel de Bivar (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Major Armersfort (1) in Loan of a Lover (2 Jun 1852); Harry Stanley (6) in Paul Pry (2 Aug 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Reeve Jr., John

Frederick Summers (1) in My Little Adopted (2 Jun 1852)

Ridgway

bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); lords in waiting on Don Philip (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Pottelpotzen (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); keepers (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); Thomas (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Rogers, James?

John Dibbs (1) in My Little Adopted (2 Jun 1852)

Sanders

clown (41) in Fortune's Frolic (23 Sep 1851 - 8 Nov 1851); Jose (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Wadd (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); Corporal of National Guard (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); third merchant (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Truss (1) in Married Bachelor (26 Jul 1852); John (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); servant (69) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852); Robert (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); John Handsome, L1761 (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Old David (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); Andrew Phipps (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852); Old Pomp (33) in Yankee Pedlar (12 Jan 1852 - 18 Feb 1852)

Silsbee, Joshua S.

Jonathan Plough-boy (93) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (23 Sep 1851 - 10 Jan 1852); Hiram Dodge (33) in Yankee Pedlar (12 Jan 1852 - 18 Feb 1852)

Smith, C. J.

Count Knoweroff (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Ginger (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); Tardiveau (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); Mr. Stanley (69) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852); Jean (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Mr. Firkins (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Shambling Will (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); Blackadder (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852); Slingsby (33) in Yankee Pedlar (12 Jan 1852 - 18 Feb 1852)

Smith, O.

John Airey (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Isaac Crank (23) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (11 Mar 1852 - 11 Jun 1852); Aldebaran (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Grasp (69) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852); Lorrain (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Mr. Crouch (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); Grampus (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Steagle

keepers (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851)

Waye

Mr. Franks (41) in Fortune's Frolic (23 Sep 1851 - 8 Nov 1851); Lucio (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); 2nd porter (53) in Good Night, Signor Pantalon (6 Oct 1851 - 2 Jun 1852); Mr. Puffy (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); Bolin (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); Second merchant (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); La Broche (1) in Married Bachelor (26 Jul 1852); Dinaha (47) in Mother and Child Are Doing Well (12 Jan 1852 - 24 Jul 1852); Doctor Buzbee (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Doubledot (69) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852); hussier (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); notary (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Tracker (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); Barbelot (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Woodward

newsboy (15) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 18 Oct 1851)

Woolgar

Mr. Slowman (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851)

Woolidge

peasants (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Bill Joyce (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852)

Worrell

Mr. Weakly (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Bellamy (93) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (23 Sep 1851 - 10 Jan 1852); Rattle (41) in Fortune's Frolic (23 Sep 1851 - 8 Nov 1851); Captain Dixon (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); Capt. Emilie Tavernier (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); Charles (18) in Lottery Ticket (10 Nov 1851 - 2 Apr 1852); Maxwell (47) in Mother and Child Are Doing Well (12 Jan 1852 - 24 Jul 1852); Major Seymour (1) in My Little Adopted (2 Jun 1852); Mr. Langford (44) in My Precious Betsy (26 Dec 1851 - 14 Feb 1852); Mr. Somerhill (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); Somers (69) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852); Count de Salnalles (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Captain Kiteflyer (6) in School for Tigers (17 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Major Stiff (1) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852); Major Brownlow (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); Lieutenant Brown (9) in Slasher and Crasher (23 Jun 1852 - 31 Jul 1852); Walter Bernard (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852); Walter (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852); Morland (33) in Yankee Pedlar (12 Jan 1852 - 18 Feb 1852)

Wright, Edward R.

Chesterfield Honeybun (23) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (11 Mar 1852 - 11 Jun 1852); Lunidas Fadinard (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); Mr. Felix Fluffy (47) in Mother and Child Are Doing Well (12 Jan 1852 - 24 Jul 1852); Mr. Bobtail (44) in My Precious Betsy (26 Dec 1851 - 14 Feb 1852); Simon Marrofat (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Paul Pry (69) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852); Mr. Panels (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Mr. Poppy (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); Mr. Slasher (9) in Slasher and Crasher (23 Jun 1852 - 31 Jul 1852); Mr. Tomkins Tipthorp (39) in Who Stole the Pocketbook? (29 Mar 1852 - 12 Jun 1852); Marmaduke Magog (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Actresses

Aldridge, Miss

peasant girls (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); No. 6, Upper Trumper Street (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

Chaplin, Miss Ellen

Sairey Potts (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Sally Forest (93) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (23 Sep 1851 - 10 Jan 1852); Dolly (35) in Fortune's Frolic (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Nov 1851); Otto von Rosen (65) in Little Red Riding Hood (5 Jan 1852 - 20 Mar 1852); Susan (18) in Lottery Ticket (10 Nov 1851 - 2 Apr 1852); Becky Blunt (1) in My Little Adopted (2 Jun 1852); Mrs. Wagtail (44) in My Precious Betsy (26 Dec 1851 - 14 Feb 1852); Adrien de Montgeron (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Crape (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); Eliza (25) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 28 Feb 1852); Albert Grandet (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Alexander Panels (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Miss Burton (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); Fanny Smart (39) in Who Stole the Pocketbook? (29 Mar 1852 - 12 Jun 1852); Alice (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Collins, Miss

Harriet Miller (82) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (6 Oct 1851 - 10 Jan 1852); Lucrezia (64) in Good Night, Signor Pantalon (23 Sep 1851 - 2 Jun 1852); Mary Panels (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

Conran, Mrs.

Donna Maria (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); No. 49, Cowbridge Square (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

Courteney, Miss

Helene (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852)

Emsley, Miss

Dolores (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851)

Emsley, Mrs.

Nurse (23) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (11 Mar 1852 - 11 Jun 1852); Mrs. Jinkins (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); No. 10, Upper Trumper Street (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

Fitzwilliam, Miss Kathleen M.

Mrs. Bounce (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Giralda (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Columbine (64) in Good Night, Signor Pantalon (23 Sep 1851 - 2 Jun 1852); Trudchen (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Fiametta (77) in Mephistopheles (14 Apr 1852 - 31 Jul 1852); Laurette Seymour (1) in My Little Adopted (2 Jun 1852); Mary Thorncliffe (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852)

Harding, Miss Emma

Mrs. Honeybun (23) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (11 Mar 1852 - 11 Jun 1852); The Grand Duchess (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Anais (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); Kindheart (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Ernestine (1) in Loan of a Lover (2 Jun 1852); Emily (47) in Mother and Child Are Doing Well (12 Jan 1852 - 24 Jul 1852); Rose Mayburn (1) in My Little Adopted (2 Jun 1852); Mrs. Bobtail (44) in My Precious Betsy (26 Dec 1851 - 14 Feb 1852); Emily Harcourt (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Marian (69) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852); Duchess de Cerny (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Rosa (9) in Slasher and Crasher (23 Jun 1852 - 31 Jul 1852); Miss Dainty (39) in Who Stole the Pocketbook? (29 Mar 1852 - 12 Jun 1852); Miss Nancy Bantam (33) in Yankee Pedlar (12 Jan 1852 - 18 Feb 1852)

Healey, Miss

bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); peasant girls (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Eames (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Dinah (33) in Yankee Pedlar (12 Jan 1852 - 18 Feb 1852)

Honey, Miss Laura

Lydia (6) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (10 Nov 1851 - 15 Nov 1851); Isabella (64) in Good Night, Signor Pantalon (23 Sep 1851 - 2 Jun 1852); Virginie (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); Chriemhilde (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Grace (1) in Married Bachelor (26 Jul 1852); Bowles (15) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 22 May 1852); Eliza (44) in Paul Pry (1 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852); Traces (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Julia Jenkins (12) in Who Stole the Pocketbook? (29 Mar 1852 - 17 Apr 1852)

Hunt, Miss

Petronella (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Bowles (6) in Our National Defences (25 May 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); No 44, Little Ryder Street (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Mrs. Starling (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Hunt, Mrs.

No. 8, Upper Trumper Street (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Mrs. Thorncliffe (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852)

Johnson, Miss

Bunday (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852)

Keeley, Mrs. Robert

Gertrude (1) in Loan of a Lover (2 Jun 1852); Louise Durand (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Wild Meg (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852)

Laws, Mrs.

Mrs. Muddles (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Mrs. Crank (23) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (11 Mar 1852 - 11 Jun 1852); Margery (41) in Fortune's Frolic (23 Sep 1851 - 8 Nov 1851); Mrs. Crummy (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); Mrs. Corset (18) in Lottery Ticket (10 Nov 1851 - 2 Apr 1852); Miss Penelope Snugsby (47) in Mother and Child Are Doing Well (12 Jan 1852 - 24 Jul 1852); Nancy Muddle (44) in My Precious Betsy (26 Dec 1851 - 14 Feb 1852); Mrs. Snapdragon (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Mrs. Subtle (69) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852); Madeliene Brionne (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Miss Dinah Blowhard (9) in Slasher and Crasher (23 Jun 1852 - 31 Jul 1852); Dame Bernard (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Lelacheur, Miss

bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); peasant girls (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Phybus (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Brush (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

Louise, Miss

bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); peasant girls (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Walker (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); No. 8, Thissleton Street (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

McClewee, Miss

bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); peasant girls (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Figgins (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); No. 10, Thissleton Street (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

Mitchenson, Miss

bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); peasant girls (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Susan (1) in My Little Adopted (2 Jun 1852); Polish (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Nelly Joyce (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852)

Penson, Miss

Donna Teresa (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Mrs. Jinks (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); porteress (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); nurse (44) in My Precious Betsy (26 Dec 1851 - 14 Feb 1852); Brown (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Susan Startle (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); Miss Jones (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Mrs. Campbell (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852); Julia Jenkins (6) in Who Stole the Pocketbook? (13 May 1852 - 12 Jun 1852); Lucy (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852); Miriam (33) in Yankee Pedlar (12 Jan 1852 - 18 Feb 1852)

Ridgway, Mrs.

peasant girls (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); No. 12, Upper Trumper Street (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

Robins, Miss

bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Varnish (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

Stoker, Miss

Bob (12) in Our National Defences (22 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Petit Maurice (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852)

Stoker, Mrs.

Mrs. Jones (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851)

Taylor, Miss

Mrs. Weakly (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Lola (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Sniffle (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); No. 48, Cowbridge Square (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

Thompson, Miss

bloomer friends (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); peasant girls (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Dawkins (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); No. 11, Thissleton Street (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

Turner, Miss

Mrs. Slowman (50) in Bloomerism (27 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Dolly (6) in Fortune's Frolic (3 Nov 1851 - 8 Nov 1851); Paquita (8) in Giralda (23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851); Miss Echo (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); Clara (11) in Leghorn Bonnet (16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852); Brunhilde (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Pepper (15) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 22 May 1852); duster (6) in P. P. (24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851); Jeannette (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); David (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

Woolgar, Miss Sarah J.

Mrs. Portia Lucretia Green (71) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851); Harriet Miller (11) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (23 Sep 1851 - 4 Oct 1851); Lelio (64) in Good Night, Signor Pantalon (23 Sep 1851 - 2 Jun 1852); Mrs. Cerulea Fitzgig (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); Otto von Rosen (8) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 3 Jan 1852); Mephistopheles (77) in Mephistopheles (14 Apr 1852 - 31 Jul 1852); Pepito (77) in Mephistopheles (14 Apr 1852 - 31 Jul 1852); Honesta (77) in Mephistopheles (14 Apr 1852 - 31 Jul 1852); Sarah Mayduke (21) in Our National Defences (1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852); Phoebe (69) in Paul Pry (1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852); Tom Crop (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Bella (31) in Wreck Ashore (11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

Woolidge, Mrs.

Mrs. Slowman (21) in Bloomerism (2 Oct 1851 - 25 Oct 1851); Mrs. Jewell (23) in Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell? (11 Mar 1852 - 11 Jun 1852); Frau Batz (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Madame Babotte (30) in Queen of the Market (12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852); Mrs. Blake (48) in Sea and Land (17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852)

Worrell, Mrs.

Lid Rose (93) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (23 Sep 1851 - 10 Jan 1852)

Young, Miss

Lydia (87) in Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy (23 Sep 1851 - 10 Jan 1852); Nancy (41) in Fortune's Frolic (23 Sep 1851 - 8 Nov 1851); Miss Titter (7) in Irish Lion (22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852); Ermengilde (73) in Little Red Riding Hood (26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852); Pepper (6) in Our National Defences (25 May 1852 - 5 Jun 1852)

Young, Miss Fanny

Lady Courtall (1) in Married Bachelor (26 Jul 1852); Blinkers (7) in School for Tigers (15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852); Julia Jenkins (21) in Who Stole the Pocketbook? (19 Apr 1852 - 12 May 1852)

Singers

Entertainers

Pieces Performed And Summary Cast Lists

* Bloomerism; or, The Follies of the Day

(farce) by Joseph H. Nightingale, Charles Millward, Alfred Mellon (comp) (71 times, 2 Oct 1851 - 23 Dec 1851)

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Did You Ever Send Your Wife to Camberwell?

(farce) by Joseph S. Coyne (23 times, 11 Mar 1852 - 11 Jun 1852)

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* Forest Rose and the Yankee Plough-boy, The

(comedy, 2 acts) by Samuel Woodworth (93 times, 23 Sep 1851 - 10 Jan 1852)

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Fortune's Frolic

(farce) by Unknown (41 times, 23 Sep 1851 - 8 Nov 1851)

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Giralda; or, The Miller's Wife

(comic drama, 3 acts) by Benjamin N. Webster, Dion L. Boucicault (8 times, 23 Sep 1851 - 1 Oct 1851)

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Good Night, Signor Pantalon

(comic opera, 1 act) by Charles A. Somerset, Albert Grisar (comp) (64 times, 23 Sep 1851 - 2 Jun 1852)

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Irish Lion, The

(farce) by John B. Buckstone (7 times, 22 Mar 1852 - 3 Apr 1852)

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* Leghorn Bonnet, A

(extravaganza, 1 act) by John Oxenford (11 times, 16 Feb 1852 - 28 Feb 1852)

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* Little Red Riding Hood

(burlesque, 10 scenes) by Tom Taylor, Alfred Mellon (comp) (73 times, 26 Dec 1851 - 20 Mar 1852)

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Loan of a Lover, The

(vaudeville) by James R. Planche (1 time, 2 Jun 1852)

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Lottery Ticket, The[; or, The Lawyer's Clerk]

(farce) by Samuel Beazley Jr. (18 times, 10 Nov 1851 - 2 Apr 1852)

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Married Bachelor, The[; or, Master and Man]

(farce) by P. P. O'Callaghan (1 time, 26 Jul 1852)

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* Mephistopheles; or, An Ambassador from Below!

(extravaganza, 1 act) by Robert B. Brough, Alfred Mellon (comp) (77 times, 14 Apr 1852 - 31 Jul 1852)

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Mother and Child Are Doing Well, The

(farce, 1 act) by John M. Morton (47 times, 12 Jan 1852 - 24 Jul 1852)

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My Little Adopted

(farce) by Thomas H. Bayly (1 time, 2 Jun 1852)

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My Precious Betsy

(farce) by John M. Morton (44 times, 26 Dec 1851 - 14 Feb 1852)

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Our National Defences; or, The Cockshot Yeomanry

(farce) by ?Joseph S. Coyne (21 times, 1 Mar 1852 - 5 Jun 1852)

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P. P. or, The Man and the Tiger

(farce) by Thomas Parry (6 times, 24 Nov 1851 - 29 Nov 1851)

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Paul Pry

(comedy, 3 acts) by John Poole (69 times, 1 Dec 1851 - 7 Aug 1852)

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* Queen of the Market, The

(comic drama, prol, 3 acts) by H. C. Coape, Benjamin N. Webster (30 times, 12 Apr 1852 - 15 May 1852)

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School for Tigers, The[; or, The Shilling Hop]

(farce) by Mark Lemon (7 times, 15 Jun 1852 - 28 Jul 1852)

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* Sea and Land

(drama, 3 acts) by Mark Lemon, Alfred Mellon (comp) (48 times, 17 May 1852 - 10 Jul 1852)

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Slasher and Crasher

(farce) by John M. Morton (9 times, 23 Jun 1852 - 31 Jul 1852)

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* Who Stole the Pocketbook? or, A Dinner for Six

(farce) by John M. Morton (39 times, 29 Mar 1852 - 12 Jun 1852)

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Wreck Ashore, The; or, A Bridegroom from the Sea

(burletta, 2 acts) by John B. Buckstone (31 times, 11 Mar 1852 - 7 Aug 1852)

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Yankee Pedlar, The; or, Old Times in Virginia

(burletta, 1 act) by William B. Bernard (33 times, 12 Jan 1852 - 18 Feb 1852)

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Genre

Songs, Composers, And Singers

Dances, Choreographers, And Dancers


Adelphi Theatre

End Of 1851-1852 Season

(Generated 30-Sep-1998)


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