Michael Kelly in Drury Lane - 1795

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 76-77:

This season [in 1795] Miss Mellon made her first appearance. Mr. Sheridan had seen her the previous season at Stafford, where she was acting ; she was much patronised at that place by the leading families, particularly by Mr. Horton, an intimate electioneering friend of Mr. Sheridan's. She was engaged at Drury Lane, and proved herself a valuable acquisition to our dramatic corps. She was a handsome girl, and much esteemed ; and in gratitude, I feel called upon to say, that, both as Miss Mellon and Mrs. Coutts, I have received from her the most marked and friendly attentions ; and am happy …   more >>

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Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 76-77. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436352571813 accessed: 19 July, 2024

location of experience: Drury Lane


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing

Listening to

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Unspecified performances performed by Miss Mellon, Mrs. Coutts

Experience Information

Date/Time 1795
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Wed, 08 Jul 2015 11:49:31 +0100
Approved on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 23:17:48 +0000