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"The stage's glory" : John Rich, 1692-1761

Print Book, English, c2011
University of Delaware Press ; Rowman & Littlefield, Newark, Lanham, Md., c2011
290 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
9781611490329, 9780874130706, 9781644531235, 9781644531242, 1611490324, 0874130700, 1644531232, 1644531240
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