John Collier in Covent Garden Theatre, Covent Garden, London - 28 January, 1745, at night

from The Letters of John Collier of Hastings, 1731-1746, page 287:

Letter from John Collier to his wife, Mary Collier, 29 January 1745

You’l think me very gay when I tell you that I have been at two plays. There’s a mock opera set to musick by Mr Lamp, taken out of Shakespear’s Pyramus and Thisbe, that has at present a run at Covent Garden. I was there last night to see the Maid’s Tragedy and that performed, …   more >>

cite as

John Collier et al, and Richard Saville (ed.), The Letters of John Collier of Hastings, 1731-1746 (Lewes, 2016), p. 287. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1693051345599 accessed: 20 May, 2024

location of experience: Covent Garden Theatre, Covent Garden, London

Listeners

John Collier
lawyer, Mayor of Hastings, town clerk
1685-1760

Listening to

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Pyramus and Thisbe
written by John Frederick Lampe
performed by Henry Reinhold, John Beard, John Laguerre, Isabella Lampe

Experience Information

Date/Time 28 January, 1745, at night
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Sat, 26 Aug 2023 13:02:26 +0100
Approved on Thu, 14 Sep 2023 08:32:04 +0100