See also:English actor, the
See also:father of English
See also:pantomime," was the son of Christopher
See also:Rich (d . 1714), the manager of
See also:Drury Lane, with whose quarrels and tyrannies Colley Cibber's
See also:Apology is much occupied .
See also:John Rich opened the new theatre in Lincoln's
See also:left unfinished by his father, and here, in 1716, under the stage name of Lun, he first appeared as
See also:Harlequin in an unnamed entertainment which
See also:developed into an
See also:annual pantomine (q.v.) . By this departure he made successful headway in his competition with the stronger
See also:company at Drury Lane, including Cibber, Wilks and
See also:Booth . Rich was less happy in his management of Covent
See also:Garden, which he opened in 1733, until
See also:Garrick's arrival (1746), when RICH,
See also:RICHARD (fl . 16ro), English soldier and adventurer, a most prosperous
See also:season ensued, followed by a
See also:bad one when the author of Newes from Virginia, sailed from England on Garrick went to Dury Lane . During Rich's management the 2nd of
See also:June 1609 for Virginia, with Captain Christopher occurred the
See also:rival performances of Romeo and Juliet—Barry
See also:Newport and the three commissioners entrusted with the and Mrs Cibber at Covent Garden, and Garrick and
See also:Miss Bellamy foundation of the new colony . In his
See also:verse pamphlet he at Dury Lane—and the subsequent competition between the relates the adventures undergone by the expedition, and two rival actors in
See also:Lear . Rich died on the 26th of Nov- describes the resources of the new
See also:country, with the advantages ember 1761 . Garrick's lines show that his acting was panto- offered to colonists . The title ' runs: Newes from Virginia .
See also:mime pure and
See also:simple, without words:— The lost Flocke Triumphant .
With the happy Arrivall of that When Lun appeared, with matchless
See also:art and whim, I famous and worthy Knight Sr .
See also:Gates: and the well- He gave the power of speech to every
See also:limb: reputed and valiant Captaine Mr Christopher Newport, and Tho' masked and
See also:mute, conveyed his
See also:intent, others, into England .
CLAUDIUS JAMES RICH (1787-1821)
LADY PENELOPE RICH (c. 1562–1607)
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