The distrest mother

A tragedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal, in Drury-Lane. By His Majesty"s servants. By Mr. Philips.
  • 59 Pages
  • 3.54 MB
  • English
printed for the proprietors , Belfast
SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2115, no. 23.
The Physical Object
Pagination59, [1]p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16806650M

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Feals, and the Book-sellers of London and Westminster schema. Title Elizabeth Hartley (nee White) as Andromache in "The Distrest Mother" Date Role Andromache Play The Distrest Mother Subject. Hartley, Elizabeth.

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It would be interesting to read about the latest fashionable shops, popular pubs and hotels that existed in Covent Garden a hundred years ago but there is no accurate record as far as I.

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Orestes embrues his Hands in the Blood of his own Mother; and that barbarous Action is perform'd, tho' not immediately upon the Stage, yet so near, that the Audience hear Clytemnestra crying out to Æghystus for Help, and to her Son for Mercy: While Electra, her Daughter, and a Princess, both of them Characters that ought to have appear'd with.

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January Andromaque as the “Distrest Mother”. Mary Ann Duff (born Mary Ann Dyke; – 5 September ) was an English tragedienne, in her time regarded as the greatest upon the American stage. She was born in London, England, and died in New York City, United States.

The Covent-Garden Tragedy is a play by Henry Fielding that first appeared on 1 June at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane alongside The Old is about a love triangle in a brothel involving two prostitutes.

While they are portrayed satirically, they are imbued with sympathy as. Tragedy of the Distrest Mother. Translated by Ambrose Philips, from the Andromaque of Racine.

Adapted for Theatrical Representation, as Performed at the Theatresroyal, CoventGarden and DruryLane with a Critique, and the Life of the Author. Feb 20,  · Portrait of the actress Mrs. Hartley (), as Andromache in The Distrest Mother by Ambrose Philips (), Harry Beard Collection.

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Ambrose Philips, distinguishing also the variations of the theatre, as performed at the Theatre-royal in Drury Lane, regulated from the prompt-book. William Hogarth was an English painter and printmaker who poignantly commented the English society of the eighteenth century with biting satire.

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Prologues, Epilogues, Curtain-Raisers, and Afterpieces: The Rest of the Eighteenth-Century London Stage presents a fresh analysis of the complete theater evening that was available to playhouse audiences from the Restoration to the early nineteenth century.

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Edmund Kean (4 November – 15 May ) was a celebrated British Shakespearean stage actor born in England, who performed, among other places, in London, Belfast, New York, Quebec, and Paris. He was known for his short stature, tumultuous personal life, and controversial 4 NovemberWestminster, London.

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