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Susannah Cibber

(1714—1766) actress and singer

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Cibber, Susannah

Cibber, Susannah (1714–66)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
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(1714–66)

English actress. Beginning her career as a singer, Susannah joined Theophilus *Cibber's breakaway company at

Cibber, Susanna Maria

Cibber, Susanna Maria (1714)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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2013
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English mezzo‐soprano and actress; sister of Thomas *Arne and 2nd wife (1734) of Theophilus Cibber.

Mary Ann Yates

Mary Ann Yates  

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(1728–87)English actress, the greatest tragedienne between Susannah Cibber and Sarah Siddons. Yates quickly came to Garrick's attention and was employed at Drury Lane starting in 1754. Her forte was ...
Restoration Comedy

Restoration Comedy  

A kind of English comedy, usually in the form of the comedy of manners, that flourished during the Restoration period in England (i.e. from the Restoration of the Stuart monarchy in 1660 to about ...
Theophilus Cibber

Theophilus Cibber  

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(1703–58)Son of Colley Cibber, educated at Winchester College. He joined his father's theatrical company in 1720, with some success, but his wild temper and extravagant habits provoked much scandal. ...

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