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British Musical Theatre   The Toreador

The Toreador, descibed as "an entirely new and original musical play in two acts" was written by James T. Tanner and Harry Nicholls. The lyrics are by Adrian Ross and Percy Greenbank and the music by Ivan Caryll and Lionel Monkton. It was produced at the Gaiety Theatre, London, on 17 June 1901, under the management of Mr. George Edwardes.

Dramatis Personæ

AUGUSTUS TRAILL (of the British Consulate at Villaya) Mr. Lionel Mackinder
PETTIFER (a Dealer in Wild Animals) Mr. Fred. Wright, Junr.
SIR ARCHIBALD SLACKITT, Bart. (Lieut. Welsh Guards) Mr. George Grossmith, Jr.
RINALDO (Carlist) Mr. Robert Nainby
GOVERNOR OF VILLAYA Mr. Harry Grattan
BANDMASTER Mr. Willie Warde
CARAJOLA (a Toreador) Mr. Herbert Clayton
MR. PROBITT (Solicitor) Mr. A. Hatherton
MORENO (Carajola's Friend) Mr. Sydney Bracy
WAITER Mr. Frank Greene
SAMMY GIGG (a Tiger) Mr. Edmund Payne
DORA SELBY (a Ward in Chancery) Miss Marie Studholme
SUSAN (Proprietress of the Magazin des Fleurs, Grand Hotel, Biarritz) Miss Violet Lloyd
MRS. MALTON HOPPINGS (a Widow)   [a.k.a. AMELIA] Miss Connie Ediss
DONA TERESA Miss Queenie Leighton
LA BELLE BOLERO Miss Maidie Hope
CORA BELLAMY (a Bridesmaid) Miss Gertie Millar
ETHEL MARSHALL Miss Maie Saqui
ISABELLA Miss Sybil Arundale
INEZ Miss Kitty Mason
NANCY STAUNTON (Friend of Dora) Miss Florence Collingbourne

MIDI Files

Marion Studholme

ACT I -   Interior of Susan's Flower Shop, Biarritz.

ACT II -   Market Square, Villaya.

Addenda.


External Link
Vocal Score at UR Research

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