Christopher Rich of Drury Lane the biography of a theatre manager by Paul Sawyer

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .

Written in English

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Places:

  • England,
  • London,
  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Rich, Christopher, d. 1714,
  • Drury Lane Theatre,
  • Theater -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century,
  • Theatrical managers -- Great Britain -- Biography

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementPaul Sawyer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2598.R457 S29 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2719839M
ISBN 100819154997
LC Control Number86013203

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The editors of The London Stage argue that The Unhappy Kindness was performed at Drury Lane in the summer of orwith the earlier date the more likely. If we accept this, would seem to be the best date for Rich’s modification. If both prints show the Drury Lane stage, both must clearly date from after the alteration.

Drury Lane calendar,compiled from the playbills and edited, with an introduction by Dougald MacMillan (Book) Christopher Rich of Drury Lane: the biography of a. Rich's actors gave performances at Drury Lane under the direction of William Collier, one of the minor patentees; but after producing one successful play, The Fair Quaker of Deal, they quarreled with Collier, revolted, and compelled him to solicit the intervention of the Lord Chamberlain.

Cibber is describing the original Drury Lane stage before the then manager Christopher Rich modified it. According to Cibber, Rich cut back and squared the forestage to increase seating capacity in the pit.

Cibber’s is the only account of this modification and he does not provide a date. DRURY LANE THEATRE. "I sing of the singe of Miss Drury the First, In this theatre, of which Christopher Rich was then the patentee, was temporarily closed, by order of the Lord Chamberlain, in consequence of the violent quarrels between the proprietors and the actors.

The history of the book was as follows:—In the month of August. Ibrahim, the first play written by novelist and playwright Mary Pix, was first performed by Christopher Rich’s patent company at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, to good reviews.

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Christopher Koch is currently Associate Professor of Music and Director of Orchestra and Wind Symphony at Drury University where he conducts the Drury Chamber Orchestra and the Drury Wind. The Funeral: or, Grief à-la-Mode, a Comedy, was written in the summer ofand given to Christopher Rich, of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in October.

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His practice focuses on litigation. Christopher was a legal intern for the Immigration Law Unit of The Legal Aid Society and an intern with Judge Philip G. Minardo for the New York State Supreme Court.

The Killigrew and Davenant Patents. Alone among the theatres of London, the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, enjoy the distinction of deriving their rights to present theatrical entertainments not from licences issued by the Lord Chamberlain or the local authority, but by direct grant from the Crown.

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