Playbill from Drury Lane Theatre for performance of The alchymist [manuscript], 1774 December 6.
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David Garrick was raised in Lichfield, England, and became a leading actor, playwright and theatrical producer in London. From 1747 to 1776, he was a partner in the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1749-1778. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213417 David Garrick, English actor and playwright. Garrick frequently invested in land, and in 1756 he bought a large estate in Hendon, northwest of London. There is no evidence that Garrick ever lived at H...
The Drury Lane Theatre in London is the oldest English theater still in use. From the description of Financial records, 1747-1817. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78201833 From the guide to the Financial records, 1747-1817., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) The performances took place at the King's theatre, Haymarket and at the Lyceum between 1809 and 1812. Some of Benjamin Wyatt's plans for the rebuilding of...
Dibdin was an English dramatist, actor and songwriter. His son Charles Isaac Mungo Pitt wrote plays and pantomimes and was for some time proprietor and manager of Sadler's Wells Theatre. A younger son, Thomas John Pitt, also took the name Dibdin about 1800. Thomas composed some 2,000 songs in the style of the elder Dibdin; his most successful dramatic work was the pantomime of Mother Goose. From the description of Papers, 1776-1831. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122521518 C...