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"The stage's glory" : John Rich, 1692-1761 / edited by Berta Joncus and Jeremy Barlow.

Newark : University of Delaware Press ; c2011.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2011.
Physical Description:
290 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Reference Library
PN2598.R4575 S73 2011 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Rich, John, 1682?-1761.
Theater -- Production and direction -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.
Theaters -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.
Theatrical managers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Theatrical producers and directors -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Joncus, Berta, 1961-
Barlow, Jeremy, 1939-

  • Introduction / Berta Joncus and Jeremy Barlow
  • Management. John Rich as manager and entrepreneur / Robert D. Hume
  • The finances of an eighteenth-century theatre : the Lincoln's Inn Fields Company under John Rich in 1724-1725 / Judith Milhous
  • What the prompter saw : the diary of Rich's prompter, John Stede / David Hunter
  • John Rich, theatrical regulation, and the dilemma of the commercial stage / Matthew J. Kinservik
  • Dance theatre. John Rich, French dancing, and English pantomimes / Moira Goff
  • Harlequin choreographies : repetition, difference, and representation / Linda J. Tomko
  • Pierrot strikes back : Francois Nivelon at Lincoln's Inn Fields and Covent Garden, 1723-1738 / Jennifer Thorp
  • Musical theatre. Good for the Garden : the composition of Handel's Ariodante / Donald Burrows
  • "Heathen gods and heroes" : singers and John Rich's pantomimes at Lincoln's Inn Fields / Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson
  • The Beggar's opera in London's theatres, 1728-1761 / Jeremy Barlow
  • Beyond The Beggar's opera : John Rich and English ballad opera, 1728-1736 / Berta Joncus and Vanessa L. Rogers
  • Dramatic theatre. The impact of the Shakespeare Ladies Club on John Rich's repertory in the 1737-738 theatrical season : Shakespeare versus pantomme? / Fiona Ritchie
  • The nation in breeches : actress Margaret Woffington / Felicity Nussbaum
  • Scenography and iconography. Scenographies behind the scenes : mapping, classifying, and interpreting John Rich's 1744 inventory of Covent Garden / Ana Martinez
  • Harlequin Newton: John Rich's Necromancer and the public ccience of the 1720s / Al Coppola
  • Hogarth and Rich : gesture and expression in The beggar's opera / Robin Simon
  • Picturing Rich / Marcus Risdell.