Michael Kelly in Haymarket Theatre - 14 June, 1805

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 187-188:

After reaping a golden harvest, in the fields of Thespis, we took leave of 
Scotland, and agreed, on our way to London, to play two nights at Newcastle.
Stephen Kemble was the manager, who received us kindly, and we had two
overflowing audiences. It was at Newcastle, I first had the pleasure of meeting
that genuine child of Momus, Liston; and, on my return to London, strongly recommended Messrs. Sheridan and Richardson to engage him for Drury Lane : but
procrastination was their motto ; and it is to George (Dolman's discernment, that
the public are …   more >>
cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 187-188. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437247700707 accessed: 14 July, 2024

location of experience: Haymarket Theatre


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing

Listening to

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Heir at Law performed by Liston

Experience Information

Date/Time 14 June, 1805
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Sat, 18 Jul 2015 20:28:20 +0100
Approved on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 23:52:41 +0000