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Backstage battle between two rival actresses, Peg Woffington vs Kitty Clive
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Eighteenth century cartoon showing a backstage battle between two rival actresses, Peg Woffington vs Kitty Clive ; Peg Woffington was not always favored by her competition ; she tended to create rivalries with similar-type actresses at Drury Lane and Covent Garden ; her fiercest rivalry was with equally peppery actress Kitty Clive. According to Garrick biographer Thomas Davies, 'No two women in high life ever hated each other more unreservedly than these two great dames of the stage.' Kitty Clive was one of the founding members of David Garrick's acting company
Backstage battle betwee...
Enlightenment ;Theater ...
 
Title
Backstage battle between two rival actresses, Peg Woffington vs Kitty Clive
Description
Eighteenth century cartoon showing a backstage battle between two rival actresses, Peg Woffington vs Kitty Clive ; Peg Woffington was not always favored by her competition ; she tended to create rivalries with similar-type actresses at Drury Lane and Covent Garden ; her fiercest rivalry was with equally peppery actress Kitty Clive. According to Garrick biographer Thomas Davies, 'No two women in high life ever hated each other more unreservedly than these two great dames of the stage.' Kitty Clive was one of the founding members of David Garrick's acting company
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