She Stoops to Conquer was produced at Covent Garden, Monday, the 15th March, 1773. It was played twelve times before the conclusion of the season (31st May), the tenth representation (5th May) being commanded by the King and Queen.
On the 26th March it was published in octavo by Francis Newbery, at the corner of St. Paul's Churchyard, with the following title:—
She Stoops to Conquer: or, The Mistakes of a Night. A Comedy. As it is acted at the Theatre-Royal in Covent Garden. Written by Doctor Goldsmith.
The price was one shilling and sixpence. The present reprint is from the fourth edition which appeared in the same year as the first.