Comic opera.


Libretto by

Isaac BICKERSTAFF


Music by

Thomas Augustine ARNE


First performance: 8 December 1762, London, Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden.

DRAMATIS PERSONAE

Description, name
[sex]
 Voice type
[first performer, sex]
 

Men

Sir William

Meadows   [ ♂ ]

 

other
[ Mr. Collins ]

 

Young Meadows

  [ ♂ ]

 

tenor
[ George Mattocks,  ♂ ]

 

Justice Woodcock

  [ ♂ ]

 

other
[ Edward Shuter ]

 

Hawthorn

  [ ♂ ]

 

tenor
[ John Beard,  ♂ ]

 

Eustace

  [ ♂ ]

 

tenor
[ Michael Dyer,  ♂ ]

 

Hodge

  [ ♂ ]

 

tenor
[ John Dunstall,  ♂ ]

 

Women

Rossetta

  [ ♀ ]

 

soprano
[ Charlotte Brent,  ♀ ]

 

Lucinda

  [ ♀ ]

 

soprano
[ Isabella Mattocks Hallam,  ♀ ]

 

Mrs. Deborah

Woodcock   [ ♀ ]

 

other
[ Mrs. Walker ]

 

Margery

  [ ♀ ]

 

soprano
[ Cecilia Davies,  ♀ ]

 


Country men, Country women, Servants, ecc.


 


A village.
 

Act the first Act the second Act the third

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