Jeremy Barlow (Editor), Berta Joncus (Editor) and Olive Baldwin (Collaborator)
Page count: 296 pages
File size: 19.1 MB
John Rich (1692-1761) was a profoundly influential figure of the eighteenth-century London stage. As producer, manager and performer, he transformed the urban entertainment market, creating genres and promotional methods still with us today. This volume gives the first comprehensive overview of Rich’s multifaceted career. Contributions by leading scholars from a range of disciplines-Dtheatre, dance, music, art, and cultural historyDprovide detailed analyses of Rich’s productions and representations.