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SIR A. HARRIS AND DRURY LANE

... SIR A. HARRIS AND DRURY LANE. I Sir Augustus Harris has been telling a Strand Magazine interviewer how be first got hold of Drnry Laue Theatre. It was to let; and why, he asked, should not he take it? Fortune seemed to favour me, and aD gentleman of ...

Published: Friday 18 December 1891
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 456 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE

... Titiens remains at Covent Garden, and it is extremely unlikely that any of the new artistes who are to make their debuts at Drury Lane wiil dispute her supremacy in such operas as Norma and Medea. On the other hand, it is to be remarked, to the shame ...

Published: Monday 28 March 1870
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2070 | Page: 5 | Tags: News 

LONDON CORRESPONDENCE

... sporting and spectacular drama, the Work of Sir Augustus Harris, Mr. C. liaeighl, and Mr. H. Hamilton, which was presented at Drury Lane for the first timelast rtight, and which, on the whole, met with an enthubsi yostic reception. With an amount Of, ceurage ...

Published: Monday 17 September 1894
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2091 | Page: 5 | Tags: News 

THE COST OF PAYTOMIME

... and Bijou appeared at Covent Garden with their armies of mail-clad warriors. The price of the armour which glitters from Drury Lane to the pro- vinces varies very considerably-from £B5. upwards. One of our most enterprising managers has before now given ...

Published: Wednesday 27 December 1893
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2208 | Page: 2 | Tags: News 

PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE

... can boast of Adelina Patti, Lucca, and Albani, but' Drury Lane rejoices in Christine Nilsson, Ilma de Murska, Kellogg, and. litiens. The contralto at Covent Garden is Mdlle. Scalchi, and at Drury Lane Madame Trebelli-Bettini, wherein the advantage is en- ...

Published: Monday 17 March 1873
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1957 | Page: 5 | Tags: News 

PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE

... Covent Garden boxes, on the grand tier, are charged 240 guineas, and at Drury Lane 220 guineas. An orchestra stall can be had at Covent Garden for the season at 35 guineas, and at Drury Lane for 30 guineas. The International Exhibition, which opens in May, ...

Published: Monday 03 April 1871
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 3305 | Page: 5 | Tags: News 

PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE

... and Rossini may obtain a hearing, as well its Ambroiso Thomas, Ricci, &c. Mr. Mkapleson has usually been late in opening Drury Lane, but this season he has been ready a fortnight earlier than the rival house. It was hoped that the doors of Her Majesty's ...

Published: Tuesday 07 April 1874
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2036 | Page: 7 | Tags: News 

LONDON CORRESPONDENCE

... three paltoemimcs of what may be described as the est End order, these being produced Xt Drury Lane, the New Olympic, and the Crystal Palace. That at Drury Lane, which was given, under the direction of Sir Augmustus Harris, for the first time to-night ...

Published: Tuesday 27 December 1892
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2124 | Page: 5 | Tags: News 

PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE

... afternoon or at night, to enable a profit to be made. The amount of money lavished by Mbr. Harris in his prepara- tions at Drury Lane is almost fabulous, and should anything occur to prevent the house from being ever thronged, he wvould lose what to most ...

Published: Monday 02 January 1888
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2549 | Page: 5 | Tags: News 

PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE

... one of insuperable difficulty. Both Opera Houses will be open this Easter. Covent Garden, as usual, has led the way, and Drury Lane will open its doors on Tuesday, with I Lucrezia Borgia. Mr. Mapleson begins with a strong company for Easter, since the ...

Published: Tuesday 15 April 1873
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2765 | Page: 6 | Tags: News 

PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE

... selected for her debase, and kindled nearly the same enthusiasm. To-night she was announced to appear for the third time, and Drury Lane was crowded to the ceiling. Unfortunately, the cold and ungenial weather of the last few days has affected her voice, and ...

Published: Monday 15 May 1871
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 3262 | Page: 5 | Tags: News 

PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE

... singers of merit, but not of the first rank; d while Drury Lane rejoices in the presence of M: I- Faure and Mr. Santley, two of the most consummate i actors and singers on the lyric stage. Drury Lane ha also, in Madame Trebelli-Bettini, a contralto singer ...

Published: Monday 25 July 1870
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2255 | Page: 5 | Tags: News