Event Hudson's Surprise party
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Venue Theatre Royal, Coolgardie, WA
First Date 14 September 1896
Opening Date 14 September 1896
Last Date 15 September 1896
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Ida Rosslyn's "take-off of various national idiosyncrasies" in a serenade; the Gourlays in a comic sketch; McKisson and Kearns in "eccentric acrobatic dances"; the Sisters Thornton in song and dance.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Other
Secondary Genre Comedy
Dance
Sketch Comedy
Variety
Song
Acrobatics
Minstrelsy
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
John Kearns Acrobat
Albert McKisson Acrobat
Amy Gourlay Actor
William Gourlay Actor
Tom Hudson Comedian
Miss Jessie Williams Dancer
Ida Roslyn Singer
Amy Thornton Singing Group
Miss Jessie Thornton Singing Group
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information There is no advertised change of programme, nor a review, for the performance of 15 September. 1896.
Data Source
Source Description
WA Goldfields Project
Newspaper Coolgardie Miner 14 Sept. 1896 vol 3, no. 551, pp.2 and 6; 15 Sept. 1896 vol 3 no. 552, p. 5
Event Identifier 88119