The Stepmother (1663 play)

The Stepmother or The Step-Mother is a 1663 tragicomedy by the English writer Robert Stapylton. It was first staged by the Duke's Company, premiering at the Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre.

The Stepmother
Written byRobert Stapylton
Date premieredOctober 1663
Place premieredLincoln's Inn Fields Theatre, London
Original languageEnglish

The original cast included Samuel Sandford as Sylvanus, Thomas Betterton as Filamor, John Young as Adolph, Cave Underhill as Tetrick, Joseph Price as Fromund, William Smith as Crispus, Matthew Medbourne as Capito, Mary Betterton as Caesarina, Moll Davis as Violinda and Jane Long as Brianella.[1]

References Edit

  1. ^ Van Lennep p.71

Bibliography Edit

  • Van Lennep, W. The London Stage, 1660-1800: Volume One, 1660-1700. Southern Illinois University Press, 1960.