Event Cairo
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Venue Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 23 December 1922
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "A mosaic in music and mime". First performed under title 'Mecca', Century Theatre, New York, 4 October 1920. In the London and subsequent productions title changed to 'Cairo' for reasons of religious sensitivity.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Dance
Musical
Subjects Middle East
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Arthur Albert Actor
Gerald Cashman Actor
John Cave Actor
Doris Champion Actor
Silver Clifton Actor
Beaumont Collins Actor
Harold Franklin Actor
Mark Gilbert Actor
Bene Gold Actor
Richard Hatteras Actor
Kathlyn Hilliard Actor
Myrra Hope Actor
Cecil Humphreys Actor
Frank Marsh Actor
Gladys Mason Actor
Frank Morris Actor
Josie Norman Actor
Eileen O'Farrell Actor
Jessie Page Actor
William Passmore Actor
Sydney Ralfe Actor
Wensley Russell Actor
Eardley Turner Actor
Mason Wood Actor
Percy Fletcher Composer
Percy Anderson Costume Designer
Oscar Asche Lyricist
Ernest F. Roberts Musical Director
Oscar Asche Performer
Joseph Harker Scenic Artist
Phil Harker Scenic Artist
Alfred Bellew Stage Manager
J C Whitfield Stage Manager
Minnie Champion Wardrobe Master / Mistress
Clarkson Wigmaker
Resources
Works
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality England
Further Information The programme contains photos of the principal cast members and lyrics by Asche to some of the songs.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme 'Cairo'programme for Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne
Event Identifier 87167