History Of Brighton And Environs - Online Book

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comedy, in Mrs Cowley's Runaway; soon after which her admirers had the mortification to see her descend at the close of the season to peronate the walking Venus in the revived pageant of the Jubilee. She returned to the Bath Theatre in 1776, and, as is well known, returned a few years afterwards to re-illumine the London Theatre, with a splendour of talents which continued with undiminished lustre to the present hour.
To which will be added, the Burlesque Tragedy of
The part of Lord Grizzle, by Mr. LISTON.
Tiokets to be had of Mr. Kelly, at Mr. Parsons, Shoe Maker, 25, Ship Street, and of Mr. Phillips, at the Theatre, where places for the Boxes may
be obtained.
Here is proof that the boards of Brighton Theatre were trodden by principal actors in the kingdom in bygone days. About the year 1814, there was a tragic actor performing at this Theatre of the name of William Cory, playing the second parts to one of the Kembles. On one occasion Kemblc was engaged for the part of " Rolla," in Pizarro, but from some unavoidable cause was
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