A comic opera in two acts.


Libretto by

Frances BROOKE


Music by

William SHIELD


First performance: 31 december 1782, London, Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden.

DRAMATIS PERSONAE

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

Mr. Belville

  [ ♂ ]

 

bass
[ Charles Bannister,  ♂ ]

 

Captain Belville

  [ ♂ ]

 

tenor
[ mr. Brett,  ♂ ]

 

William

  [ ♂ ]

 

contralto
[ mrs. Kennedy,  ♀ ]

 

Rustic

  [ ♂ ]

 

unknown
[ mr. Davies,  ♂ ]

 

1st Irishman

  [ ♂ ]

 

unknown
[ mr. Mahon,  ♂ ]

 

2nd Irishman

  [ ♂ ]

 

unknown
[ mr. Egan,  ♂ ]

 

Rosina

  [ ♀ ]

 

soprano
[ miss Harper,  ♀ ]

 

Dorcas

  [ ♀ ]

 

contralto
[ mrs. Pitt,  ♀ ]

 

Phœbe

  [ ♀ ]

 

soprano
[ Margaret Martyr,  ♀ ]

 


Reapers, Gleaners, Servants, etc.


 


A village in the North.
 

Act I Act II

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