The Annals of Covent Garden Theatre from 1732 to 1897

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Commissioned by the enterprising actor-manager John Rich, Covent Garden's Theatre Royal first opened its doors in December 1732. Principally a playhouse during its first century, the venue has had an eventful history involving two disastrous fires and riots over ticket prices. Most notably, it hosted Handel's incomparable operas and oratorios, and was where he presented regular seasons from 1735 until his death in 1759. Not until 1847, under Michael Costa, did the theatre dedicate itself to opera, and in 1892 it received ...

The Annals of Covent Garden Theatre from 1732 to 1897 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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The Annals of Covent Garden Theatre from 1732 to 1897 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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The Annals of Covent Garden Theatre from 1732 to 1897 2009, BiblioLife, Charleston SC

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The Annals of Covent Garden Theatre from 1732 to 1897 2009, BiblioLife, Charleston SC

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