Event Ettie Williams Happy Hours Company
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Venue Theatre Royal, Coolgardie, WA
First Date 5 August 1896
Opening Date 5 August 1896
Last Date 7 August 1896
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Change of programme. First appearance in Western Australia of Mr W. H. Speed 'America's greatest End Man and Comedian.' Dick Davis burlesqued the Leopold Family of acrobats who were on the same bill.
Description Source Press Release
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Dance
Impersonation
Burlesque
Variety
Song
Commedietta
Comic Song
Minstrelsy
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Mr W. H. Speed Comedian
Dick Davis Comic Singer
Frances Trigge Dancer
Mr W. H. Speed End Man
W. B. Warner Impersonator
W. B. Warner Playwright
Lily Anderson Singer
Minnie Anderson Singer
Ettie Williams Singer
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information There being only a company list advertised, with no programme details, i have taken secondary genres from the sole review (Coolgardie Miner 7 Aug. 1896). Each night seems to have concluded with a comedietta written by company member W. B. Warner - no title given.
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper Coolgardie Miner 5 Aug. 1896 vol 2, no. 517, pp.4 and 7 ; 6 Aug. 1896 vol 2, no. 518, p. 5; 7 Aug. 1896 vol 2, no. 519, pp. 4 and 5.
WA Goldfields Project
Event Identifier 87741