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Title The Charity Boy
Author Cross, James C  
Date 5 Nov 1796
First Performance Date 5 Nov 1796
Document Type Play  
Library/Archive The Huntington Library  
Collection Name John Larpent Plays
Reference LA1142
Language English
Document Description A musical drama featuring protagonist Will Circle and his courtship of Fanny, who he hopes to marry.
Theme Courtship, Family & Domestic Life  
Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane  
Lord Chamberlain Cecil, James (1st Marquess of Salisbury)  
Examiner at time of Licence Application Larpent, John  
Genre Musical Entertainment  Musical  Entertainment  
Acts Two  
Keywords music  marriage  courtship  love  family  credit  
Additional Information Manuscript dated, by Larpent, D.L., Nov., 1796. See LA 1139.
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