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Venue Her Majesty's Theatre (1887-1933), Sydney, NSW
First Date 7 December 1912
Last Date 10 January 1913
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Musical
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Leslie Stuart Composer
Owen Hall Librettist
Paul Rubens Lyricist
Works
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information An Edwardian musical comedy that became one of the first successful Broadway musicals of the 20th century. The book was written by Jimmy Davis under the pseudonym Owen Hall, the music was by Leslie Stuart with additional songs by Paul Rubens, and the lyrics were by Edward Boyd-Jones and Rubens. The original London production opened in 1899 where it ran for a very successful 455 performances. T
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Source Description
Thesis Heckenberg, Pam 'Sydney's Commercial Theatres: Repertoire and Audience Taste January 1912-December 1945', BA Hons Thesis, School of Drama UNSW, 1980
Event Identifier 103826