Event Mr Harry Rickards and his New Tivoli Minstrel & Speciality Company
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Venue Grand Opera House (1879-1894), Sydney, NSW
First Date 1 December 1892
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Rickards first performance in Sydney on his final tour with his new company, which he transferred to the then Garrick Theatre (renamed Tivoli) in February 1893 when the owners of the Opera House sought to double the rent.
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 Anderson, Tivoli King
Book van Straten, Tivoli
Event Identifier 106885