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By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans

ISBN-10: 0809309181

ISBN-13: 9780809309184

Quantity 7 comprises such notables because the composers Handel and Haydn and the desirable actress Elizabeth Hartley.

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Joe's next notice in London was on 7 December 1671, when he appeared in The Rehearsal at the Bridges Street playhouse. " The author of The Rehearsal, the Duke of Buckingham, wrote into the dialogue at the end of the play a reference to Joe's dancing. Perhaps as early as December 1671 or January 1672 The Citizen Turn'd Gentleman (or Mamamouchi, an adaptation of Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme) was performed at the Duke's Company's new theatre in Dorset Garden; it was certainly acted there the following 4 July.

Hart on the Stage, sets himself down behind him, and begins to smoke his Pipe, to Laugh, and Point at him. Which Comical Figure put all the House in an uproar, some Laughing, some Clapping, and some Hollowing. Now Mr. Hart, as those that knew him can aver, was a Man of that Exactness and Grandeur on the Stage, that let what wou'd happen, he'd never discompose himself, or mind any thing but what he then Represented and had a Scene fall'n behind him, he wou'd not at that time look back, to have seen what was the matter, which Jo.

Hailes, Henry [fl. 16701695], scenekeeper, boxkeeper. Henry Hailes (or Hales) served the King's Company as a scenekeeper in 167071. By the 167475 season he was working as a boxkeeper. On 9 December 1675 he was named in the new company rules to guard the door at the sharing table and collect forfeits. One of the few pieces of information we have concerning the company's income during the 1670s concerns Hailes (or, in this instance, "Hayle"): the Theatrical Inquisitor and Monthly Mirror (a dubious source) in July 1816 printed the receipts at Drury Lane on 12 and 26 December 1677, and Hailes's boxes brought in £3 and £2 16s.

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