Three Waltzes

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The story is set in three different eras.
Act 1 Victorian.
Backstage at the Alhambra, rising star Katharine Sheridan sacrifices her love for the Hon Richard Wessex in order to advance her career. She accepts a new contract from impresario John Brunner and abandons a distraught Richard.
Act 2 Edwardian.
A generation later, backstage at Daly’s Theatre, famous singer Kate Sheridan (daughter of Katharine from Act 1) is madly in love with the Hon. Dickie Wessex (whose father loved and lost Kate’s mother.) This time Kate does give up her career for love of Dickie, only to find country-life boring, and abandons him when the smell of the greasepaint proves too strong.
Act 3 Georgian.
The third generation of Sheridans sees film-star Kay (daughter of Kate from Act 2) in Hollywood where she meets Dick, son of the previous Dickie. In spite of the urgings of Stanislaus Vayda, the colourful Hungarian film director, this time, Kate finally realises that Love is the most important thing – and she leaves show business to marry and live happily ever after as Mrs Wessex.

Cast & Crew


Act 1 – Caroline, Duches of Dorney
Act 1 – Flower (a Butler)
Act 1 – John Brunner (Josef’s Son)
Act 1 – Josef Brunner (a Theatrical Agent)
Act 1 – Katherine Sheridan (a Dancer)
Act 1 – Lady of the Ballet, Flora Friend
Act 1 – Lady of the Ballet, Laura Dean
Act 1 – Lady of the Ballet, Nora Croyden
Act 1 – Lady of the Ballet, Thora Baines
Act 1 – Lord Basil Wessex
Act 1 – Lord George Wessex
Act 1 – Louis Marquand (a Theatrical Costumier)
Act 1 – Major-General Lord Henry Wessex
Act 1 – Miss Bridges
Act 1 – Mrs Evan Evans (Katherine’s Chaperone)
Act 1 – Rene Ducroix (an Artist)
Act 1 – Richard Wessex
Act 1 – The Ven Archdeacon Lord Matthew Wessex
Act 2 – Dickie Wessex (Richard’s Son)
Act 2 – Frederick (a Waiter)
Act 2 – Hal Wilkins (Stage Manager at Daly’s Theatre)
Act 2 – John Brunner (Impresario)
Act 2 – Katie Sheridan (Katherine’s Daughter, a Singer)
Act 2 – Max Brown (a Backer of Plays)
Act 2 – Mrs Evan Evans (Katie’s Chaperone)
Act 2 – Netta Stevenson (Val’s Wife)
Act 2 – The Gov’nor
Act 2 – Val Stevenson (Producer at Daly’s Theatre)
Act 3 – Alistair MacDougall (a Casting Director)
Act 3 – An Actor
Act 3 – Bob Steiner (Associate Producer)
Act 3 – Camera Man
Act 3 – Dick Wessex (Dickie’s Son)
Act 3 – Gloria Grant (a Waitress)
Act 3 – John Brunner
Act 3 – Kay Sheridan (Katie’s Daughter, a Film Star)
Act 3 – Marjorie Russell (a Writer)
Act 3 – Stanislaus Vayda (a Film Director)


Book (Original)
Book (Original)
Book Adaptation


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