Fun on the Bristol
Fun on the Bristol alternated with Hunt the Sipper on this tour
Cast & Crew
|Captain Cranberry||Rich Waldon|
|Count Menaggio||Charles Weir|
|Dora McAllister||Gertie Wilson|
|Nora O’Brien||Marie Faudelle|
|Richard Sparks||J. McWilliam|
|Thomas Cranberry||Walter Sealby|
|Widow O’Brien||Thomas Lisbourne
(credited as Tom Lisbourne)
- Added by Iain Wotherspoon.
An American “Eccentric, Musical Comedy-Oddity”, which grew out of the minstrel show. Much of the second half was taken up with the cast performing party pieces that changed with the cast or production. The piece enjoyed great success in “the provinces” but was deemed not sophisticated enough for London audiences. It was toured by several companies (sometimes three or four rival companies being on the road at the same time), and survived for on the road for nearly thirty years.
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