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Sheridan pp 25-26 | Cite as

The School for Scandal

  • Frederic Reynolds

Abstract

… on the first night of The School for Scandal, returning from Lincoln’s Inn, about nine o’clock, and passing through the Pit passage, from Vinegar-yard to Brydges Street, I heard such a tremendous noise over my head, that, fearing the Theatre was proceeding to fall about it, I ran for my life; but found, the next morning, that the noise did not arise from the falling of the house, but from the falling of the screen, in the fourth act; so violent, and so tumultuous were the applause and laughter.

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Notes

  1. Frederic Reynolds (1764–1841), English dramatist, records the success of The School for Scandal, which was produced at Drury Lane Theatre on 8 May 1777.Google Scholar

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  • Frederic Reynolds

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