Theatre Royal, Dublin

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Employer Elizabeth Griffith
EG opened her career as an actress at Smock Alley Theatre , Dublin, as the heroine in Shakespeare 's Romeo and Juliet, playing to the middle-aged Romeo of the manager, Thomas Sheridan .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Employer Ann Hatton
Ann Kemble (later AH ) may have been acting at the Smock Alley TheatreDublin, the season after her sister 's first great success.
Highfill, Philip H., Kalman A. Burnim, and Edward A. Langhans. A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.
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Family and Intimate relationships Frances Sheridan
Frances Chamberlaine married Thomas Sheridan , actor and manager of the Smock Alley Theatre (or Theatre Royal) in Dublin.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. The Plays of Frances Sheridan, edited by Richard Hogan and Jerry C. Beasley, University of Delaware Press, 1984, pp. 13 -5.
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Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Griffith
Her father, Thomas Griffith , was an actor, and manager of Smock Alley Theatre (the Theatre Royal) in Dublin. He became Master of the Revels in Ireland in 1729 and opened a new Dublin theatre...
Family and Intimate relationships Adelaide O'Keeffe
AOK 's maternal grandfather owned the Theatre Royal, Dublin . After her mother died on 1 January 1813 the news took a year to reach Adelaide, who hardly dared to tell her father, though the...
Occupation Eliza Haywood
EH began her career as an actress at the Smock Alley Theatre (or Theatre Royal) in Dublin.
Highfill, Philip H., Kalman A. Burnim, and Edward A. Langhans. A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.
Occupation Charlotte Lennox
A Mrs Lennox who may have been CL acted at Smock Alley Theatre , Dublin.
Highfill, Philip H., Kalman A. Burnim, and Edward A. Langhans. A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1993.
Performance of text Laetitia Pilkington
The Lady whose operatical farce entitled No Death but Marriage was given on this date at the Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin was probably LP .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Performance of text Sydney Owenson, Lady Morgan
Sydney Owenson 's comic opera, The First Attempt; or, Whim of a Moment, opened at the Theatre Royal, Dublin .
Campbell, Mary. Lady Morgan: The Life and Times of Sydney Owenson. Pandora, 1988.
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Performance of text Katherine Philips
KP 's Pompey, a tragedy translated from Pierre Corneille , was performed at the Smock Alley Theatre (also known as the Theatre Royal, Dublin).
This purpose-built theatre, finer than London could offer at...
Residence Frances Sheridan
Thomas Sheridan leased the Smock Alley Theatre to others for two years and went to act in London.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, and Jean Coates Cleary, World’s Classics, Oxford University Press, 1995.
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This was an important career move for him—and, as it turned out, for Frances as well.
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph, edited by Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, Jean Coates Cleary, Patricia Köster, and Jean Coates Cleary, World’s Classics, Oxford University Press, 1995.
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Wealth and Poverty Frances Sheridan
Riots and a serious fire at the Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin proved a final, irrecoverable financial blow to Thomas Sheridan .
Sheridan, Frances. “Introduction”. The Plays of Frances Sheridan, edited by Richard Hogan and Jerry C. Beasley, University of Delaware Press, 1984, pp. 13 -5.
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Timeline

10 July 1764
A new play, The True-born Scotsman, a caricature of Scottishness by the Irishman Charles Macklin , opened at Smock Alley Theatre (or the Theatre Royal) in Dublin.