Achilles (1733)

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10 February 1733
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Production notes: 
Burlesque opera, based on legends of Achilles on Skyros, most likely taken from Bion, Ovid, and Statius.
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Opera, musical and related genres
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Iliad Homer
Person Role Notes
John Gay Composer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Theatre Royal, Covent Garden (London, Greater London, England) 10 February, 1733 to 28 February, 1733
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Print, book illustration: 'Mr Mattocks in the Character of Achilles' Engraving archive

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