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Title The Comic Extravaganza
Date 28 Feb 1760
Licence Application Date 28 Feb 1760
First Performance Date 20 Mar 1760
Document Type Play  
Library/Archive The Huntington Library  
Collection Name John Larpent Plays
Reference LA171
Language English
Document Description Interlude. Prose and verse monologue, with songs. Produced as 'A Day of Taste; or, London Raree Show'. Manuscript copy endorsed 'X'.
Theme Modes of Performance: Costume, Scenography & Spectacle  
Theatre Covent Garden Theatre  
Theatre Manager Rich, John  
Lord Chamberlain Cavendish, William (4th Duke of Devonshire)  
Examiner at time of Licence Application Chetwynd, William  
Deputy Examiner at time of Licence Application Capell, Edward  
Genre Interlude  
Keywords song  music  humour  
Additional Information John Payne Collier in Biographia Dramatica: The Comic Extravaganza-a piece acted for Shuters benefit at Covent Garden-Manager J. Rich in 1760-'L L. to this is added 'The Comic Extravagance [ sic]. N.B. Seems an altered copy of the above without date or introduction'.
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