WILLIAMSBURG, October 17, 1771.
On Wednesday next the Theater will open with the comedy "THE WEST INDIAN" and "THE MUSICAL LADY." A Prologue and Epilogue will be likewise spoken.
Virginia Gazette (Purdie & Dixon) October 17, 1771
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These productions performed by The American Company were staged at the theater located on two lots back of the Capitol. George Washington's diary records attendance at the "play" during the time that these productions were offered in Williamsburg.