Dorset Garden Theatre

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Performance of text Aphra Behn
The Dutch Lover, AB 's third play to be staged, had its probably sole performance at Dorset Garden .
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
Performance of text Aphra Behn
The earliest recorded performance of AB 's only tragedy, Abdelazer; or, The Moor's Revenge, at Dorset Garden , starred the new sensation, Elizabeth Barry .
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
Performance of text Aphra Behn
AB 's greatest stage success, The Rover; or, The Banish't Cavaliers (adapted from Thomas Killigrew ), had its probable opening at Dorset Garden .
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
Performance of text Aphra Behn
AB 's The Second Part of the Rover (which, unlike part I, is an original play) opened at Dorset Garden .
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
Performance of text Aphra Behn
The Counterfeit Bridegroom; or, The Defeated Widow, a comedy which is attributed to either Thomas Betterton or AB , opened at Dorset Garden .
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
Performance of text Aphra Behn
AB 's comedy Sir Patient Fancy had a performance at Dorset Garden which may have been its opening.
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
Performance of text Aphra Behn
One of AB 's best-known comedies, The Feign'd Curtizans; or, A Night's Intrigue, was licensed by the Stationers' Company ; it probably opened that month at Dorset Garden .
The London Stage notes that...
Performance of text Aphra Behn
The last of AB 's political comedies, The City-Heiress; or, Sir Timothy Treat-All, opened at Dorset Garden Theatre in London.
Todd, Janet. The Secret Life of Aphra Behn. Rutgers University Press, 1997.
282, 486n32
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.

Timeline

Autumn1694
Rebellion headed by the performers Thomas Betterton , Elizabeth Barry , and Anne Bracegirdle put an end to the United Company , which had been formed in 1682 with the merger of the two London theatres.