Acted but twice : Theatre Royal, Covent Garden : this present Tuesday, Nov. 22, 1796, will be presented a new comic opera (in three acts) called Abroad and at home / the new music composed by Mr. Shield ; the selections from Gr[e]try, Giornovichi, Jackson and Mahon ; the new scenery painted by Mr. Richards ... to which will be added the farce of The prisoner at large ... ; the new opera continuing to be honoured with great applause, will be repeated tomorrow, with The follies of a day--and on Friday with the revived comedy of The guardian ; on Thursday... Mr. Elliston will appear in the revived play of Philaster ... ; to which will be added the musical romance of Cymon ; on Saturday (14th time) Fortune's fool, with the new burletta of Olympus in an uproar.

Covent Garden Theatre [Browse]
[London? : s.n., 1796]
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 28 x 19 cm


Rare books genre
  • Partial cast list for Abroad and at home: Mr. Johnstone; Mr. Munden; Mr. Fawcett; Mrs. Martyr; Mrs. Knight.
  • Partial cast list for The prisoner at large: Mr. Macready (Jack Connor); Mr. Farley (Frill); Mr. Munden (Dowdle); Miss Mansel (Rachael)
Ex copy has the number ''48'' written in ink on the recto; the ink stamp of the William Seymour Theatre Collection and the name Argosy written in graphite on the verso.
Other title(s)
  • Abroad and at home
  • Prisoner at large
  • Follies of a day
  • Guardian
  • Philaster
  • Cymon
  • Fortune's fool
  • Olympus in an uproar
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