Michael Kelly in Dublin - the 1810's

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 299-301:

I went to see the first appearance of my country- woman, Miss O'Neil, who made her entree at Covent Garden Theatre, on the 6th of October, 1814; and had the satisfaction of finding her received by the audience with the admiration and applause which she ever afterwards deservedly enjoyed until her retirement from the stage, on her marriage...In Dublin, she was not only a great favourite in tragedy, but also in many parts of genteel comedy. I have there seen her play "Letitia Hardy;" she danced very gracefully, and introduced my song, "In the rough blast heaves …   more >>

cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 299-301. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1438708055915 accessed: 17 July, 2024

location of experience: Dublin


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing

Listening to

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In the rough blast heaves the billows
written by Michael Kelly
performed by Miss O'Neil

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1810's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:07:36 +0100
Approved on Tue, 05 Jan 2016 14:24:49 +0000