Contributor W S Lyster
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Other Names William Saurin Lyster
Gender Male
Nationality Irish
Date of Birth 1827
Date of Death 1880
Functions Actor, Director, Lessee
Related Contributors
  • Is related to George Musgrove (Director, Entrepreneur, Producer. Event Dates: 1880 - 1915). W.S. Lyster was uncle of George Musgrove
  • Is spouse of Georgiana Rosa Hodson (Actor, Actor and Singer. Event Dates: 1861 - 1867)
Events

Entrepreneur

Lessee

Actor

Director

Georgiana Hodson - Actor and Singer, Actor

William John Wilson - Scenic Artist

Frederick Younge - Dancer, Actor

Miss J Corcoran - Dancer

Charles Kean - Actor-manager

Mrs Charles Kean - Actor-manager

Edward McLean - Dancer

Mr Morrison - Dancer

Mr Murphy - Scenic Artist

Henry Richard Harwood - Actor, Lessee

C W Barry - Stage Manager

Alexander Habbe - Scenic Artist

John Hennings - Lessee, Scenic Artist

Henry Holmes - Scenic Artist

Mr Kitts - Actor

Edward Moore - Playwright

A jnr Reiff - Conductor, Musical Arranger

Thomas Zeplin - Conductor, Music Adaptor

William Mower Akhurst - Playwright

Emily Angus - Actor

Myra Angus - Actor

Master Barnwell - Actor

Mary Ann Barry - Actor

Emma Bateson - Actor

Mr Beaumont - Actor

Master Beddison - Actor

A H Bell - Actor

C Bennett - Actor

Miss Bennison - Actor

Mary Bloomfield - Actor

Dion Boucicault Snr. - Playwright

Henry Bracy - Actor, Director

Jane Brodie - Actor

Master Brown - Actor

Jenny Bryce - Actor

Pietro Canna - Musical Director

Eleanor Carey - Actor

George Carey - Actor

Mr Carey - Actor

W Carle - Actor

Master Carson - Actor

Margie Chester - Actor

Hetty Clark - Actor

Claudine Coenn - Actor

Mr Collingwood - Actor

Teresa Collins - Actor

Nellie Colson - Actor

Master Copeland - Actor

Mr George Coppin - Lessee

Charles Coutts - Actor

Mary Crawford - Actor

Harry Daniels - Actor

F. Darbyshire - Actor

Mr Dennis - Properties Master

Mr C Dherang - Actor

Mr Doubledee - Actor

Kate Douglas - Actor

Mr Douglas - Actor

Herr Durglass - Actor

Julia Edouin - Actor

Frank Edwards - Adaptor

Mr John Edwards - Actor

Mr Elliot - Actor

Lucy Escott - Actor

Frauline Fannie - Choreographer, Actor

Arthur Farley - Actor

Edward Farley - Actor

Mr Farquharson - Actor

H Flexmore - Actor

Dolly Ford - Actor

John Ford - Actor

Mr Ford - Costume Maker

Kate Forde - Actor

J. H. Fox - Actor

Mr Freyberger - Scenic Artist

Arthur Garner - Entrepreneur

Master George - Actor

Master Gilder - Actor

Mr Gladstone - Actor

George Gordon - Scenic Artist

Mr Gordon - Actor

Frank W. Green - Scriptwriter

Jane Greenham - Actor

J. R. Greville - Actor

Nellie Haviland - Actor

John Hill - Composer, Musical Arranger

James Hogan - Actor

Mr Howitz - Properties Master

Mrs Jager - Costume Maker

Mr Johnson - Actor

Mr Jones - Actor

Mr Kelly - Actor

Master King - Actor

Maggie Knight - Actor

Master Leonard - Actor

Albert Leopold - Actor

Blanche Leopold - Actor

George Leopold - Actor

Henry Leopold - Choreographer

Charles Leslie - Actor

Mr Leveret - Actor

Tom Lewis - Actor

George William Lovell - Playwright

Mr Mann - Lighting Designer

S H Marsh - Composer

Alf Martin - Scriptwriter

Mr Martin - Actor

Adelina May - Actor

J. F. McArdle - Scriptwriter

Master Palmer - Actor

Nellie Parker - Actor

Master Pearson - Actor

Mr Ray - Actor

Mrs Ray - Actor

Mr Richardson - Actor

R. J. Roberts - Actor

Emma Rodgers - Actor

Mr Rogers - Actor

Rosa Rollins - Actor

Bessie Royal - Actor

Alma Santon - Actor

Mr Scott - Mechanist

Master Seabridge - Actor

Edward Searle - Adaptor

Harry Sefton - Actor

William Shakespeare - Playwright

Mabel Smith - Actor

Mr Smith - Actor

Master Solomon - Actor

H Squires - Actor

Maggie Stewart - Actor

Richard Stewart - Actor, Lessee

Madame Strebinger - Actor

Mr Taylor - Actor

Mdlle Therese - Dancer

P Touzel - Mechanist

Frank Trevor - Actor

Frank Varley - Scenic Artist

August von Kotzebue - Playwright

Garnet Walch - Playwright

Charles Ward - Properties Master

Lizzie Ward - Actor

C Warde - Actor

Kate Warde - Actor

Bessie Warren - Actor

S. Milano Waud - Lighting Designer

Kate Whaley - Actor

Emma Whitworth - Actor

Mary Widgery - Actor

Jeanie Winston - Actor

Nellie Witten - Actor

Mary Ann Woods - Actor

Alice Wooldridge - Actor

Mrs Susan Wooldridge - Actor

Lavinia Wray - Actor

Charles Young - Actor

Lyster Opera Company

Lyster's Grand Opera Company

Resources
  • Article:  The late Mr W. S. Lyster, Evening News, 29 November 1880, 3
  • Article:  THE OPENING OF THE NEW THEATRE ROYAL. (1872, November 7)., The Argus, National Library of Australia, 7 November 1872, 6
  • Book:  Harold Love, The Golden Age of Australian Opera, Currency Press Pty Ltd, Woollahra, NSW, 1981
  • Book:  J. M. D. Hardwick, Mrs Charles Kean, Charles Kean, Emigrant in Motley, Rockliff, Salisbury Square, London, 1954
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