By Philip H. Highfill, Kalman A. Burnim, Edward A. Langhans
Not like one another, quantity five is a sociological portrait of often little humans of their tragic and comedian efforts to accomplish status at the London degree throughout the recovery and eighteenth century, while quantity 6 is dominated via the glamour of David Garrick, Nell Gwyn, and Joseph Grimaldi, the prestigious clown. a few 250 portraits individualize the good and small of the theatres of London.
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Extra info for A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 5, Eagan to Garrett: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800
The European Magazine identified her as Miss Eccles from the York Theatre. From London she went to Manchester, where she played Belvidera again on 14 November. On 30 January 1788 she acted the title role in Julia there. "Miss Edmeads" made her first appearance at Richmond on 26 July 1788 for her benefit, giving her address as at Mr Travers in Old Court Road, Richmond. At Cheltenham on 30 September she played Imogen in Cymbeline. She made her first appearance in Dublin on 178990 at the Crow Street Theatre, and when she acted at Norwich for the first time on 3 January 1791 she was hailed as from the Irish capital.
Mr Edmunds was a dresser at Drury Lane in 177677 at a weekly salary of 9s. Edrid, Mr [fl. 1794], singer? Doane's Musical Directory of 1794 listed a Mr Edrid of Crayford as a participant in the Handel performances at Westminster Abbey. Doane called Edrid an "alto," by which he probably meant alto singer (countertenor), though Edrid may have been a horn player. Edward [fl. c. 1797], performing horse. " Though De Castro was vague in his references, Edward was apparently one of Hughes's trained horses at the Royal Circus about 1797.
16741675], actor? Rupert Eastland, possibly an actor, was mentioned in a list of King's Company members on a warrant dated 23 March 1674. " Rupert Eastland was a member of the King's Company during the 167475 season, according to The London Stage. Eaton, Mr [fl. 17161717], actor. On 4 December 1716 Mr Eaton played a Servant in Woman is a Riddle when it was first performed at Lincoln's Inn Fields, and he shared a benefit with Cook when the work was presented again on 28 May 1717. Eaton, Mrs [fl.
A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 5, Eagan to Garrett: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 by Philip H. Highfill, Kalman A. Burnim, Edward A. Langhans