Michael Kelly in London - October, 1792

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 31-32:

[Mrs Crouch and I] went to Worcester and Birmingham for a few nights, and returned to London for the opening of the winter season at the King's Theatre., October 18th. At that theatre was introduced to the public, for the first time, the musical romance, called " The Prisoner," written by the Rev. Mr. Rose, one of the masters of the Charter House. It was a piece of much interest ; the principal scene (and a most effective one it was) I saw at Paris, and gave it to the author, who with a great deal of ingenuity, in grafted it on his own drama. It was that where the prisoner escapes by the …   more >>

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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 31-32. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1435858450692 accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: London


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing

Listening to

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The Prisoner
written by Attwood
performed by Wewitzer

Experience Information

Date/Time October, 1792
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:34:10 +0100
Approved on Sun, 03 Jan 2016 23:48:05 +0000