Event Mr Harry Rickards and his New Tivoli Minstrel & Speciality Company
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Venue Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW
First Date 18 February 1893
Opening Date 18 February 1893
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description First performance at the newly renamed Tivoli Theatre by its lessee and manager Harry Rickards. This performance instituted the run of Tivoli variety and vaudeville that lasted till the 1920's.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Vaudeville
Variety
Music Hall
Minstrelsy
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Harry Rickards Actor and Singer
John Leete Business Manager
Pearl Akarman Dancer 'Lady Masher'
Kate Rickards Dancer 'Lady Masher'
Mr Gilmore End Man Tambo - "Funny little comedian will sing his latest parody"
James Harvey End Man Bones
Fred Norris End Man Bones
Harry Williams End Man Tambo
Harry Rickards Entrepreneur
Billy Akarman MC "Our Host"
Harry Burton Musical Director
Mr T Bergin Performer Ballad singer, actor
Arthur Farley Performer Ballad singer, actor
Lillian Stanbridge Performer Ballad singer, actor
Stella Tudor Performer Serio-comic singer, dancer, actor, 'Lady Masher'
Billy Akarman Stage Manager
Data Source
Source Description
Book van Straten, Tivoli
Book Anderson, Tivoli King
Event Identifier 106883