Penelope (1728)

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Start date: 
1 January 1728
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Production notes: 
Farce/ballad opera. Libretto - Mottley, with Thomas Cook. Parody on the classical masque. Music - anon. Set in a London, working-class tavern (see Hall).
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Thomas Cook Librettist
John Mottley (1692-1750) Composer
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.2 Book library 851 Fiske 1973, pp.106-8, 115, 597 / Hall (2008 - in Revermann& Wilson), 511-512

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