Richard Seltzer's home
John Burgoyne, General and Dramatist
Sketch of the Life of Lieutenant-General Burgoyne
The Viceroy, a
of Cambria, a Tragedy
of the Oaks, a Comedy, 1774. Written in celebration of the
forthcoming marriage of Edward Smith Stanley, heir to the earldom
of Derby and Lady Elizabeth Hamilton
The Heiress, a
Comedy, debuted at Drury Lane Theatre, Jan. 14, 1786.
An enormous success.
The Camp, a
Musical Entertainment, 1778, Coathor with Richard Sheridan.
The most performed work at the Drury Lane Theatre in the 1778-1779
season, beating School for Scandal.
of the Manor, Comic Opera. First staged at Drury Lane
Theatre Dec. 1780. Written for his lover the actress Susan
Coeur de Lion, an Historical Romance, a Semi-Opera, first
staged in 786. Text by Burgoyne set to music by Thomas Linley the
Elder. A translation of Michel-Jean Sedaine's opera of the same
name. A major success.