Michael Kelly in Drury Lane - January, 1799

from Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, pages 142-143:

The great sums of money produced to the theatre by "Blue Beard," induced the 
Drury Lane proprietors to prevail on Mr. Colman to write a musical afterpiece,
to vie with it in splendour. The piece was entitled, "Feudal Times ; or, The
Banquet Gallery." I composed the whole of the music for it. Although the scenery
was grand, and the piece well acted, it was not so successful as Blue Beard; although performed, in the course of the season, for many nights. It was brought
out in January 1799.
cite as

Michael Kelly, Reminiscences of Michael Kelly, volume 2 (London, 1826), p. 142-143. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1436892204871 accessed: 15 June, 2024

location of experience: Drury Lane


Michael Kelly
theatre manager, Composer, Singing

Listening to

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Feudal Times ; or, The Banquet Gallery
written by Michael Kelly

Experience Information

Date/Time January, 1799
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by cathcoyne on Tue, 14 Jul 2015 17:43:24 +0100
Approved on Mon, 04 Jan 2016 23:40:51 +0000