|Individual Managers and Actors (Performances from 1660 to 1837)|
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David Garrick (1717-1779) with his wife: portrait by William Hogarth 1757. Picture courtesy of the Yorck Project.
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David Garrick delivering his Ode to Shakespeare at Drury Lane Theatre in 1769. Garrick's Shakespeare Jubilee at Stratford-upon-Avon earlier that year, and this later program in London, repeated 88 times, greatly fostered Shakespeare's celebrity. Engraving by J. Lodge.
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