Fun on the Bristol
This specific production does not yet have a description, but the play itself does:
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.
Cast & Crew
|Bella Thompson||Neruda Dwight|
|Captain Cranberry||Walter Sealby|
|Count Menaggio||Charles Weir|
|Dora McAllister||Agnes Taylor|
|Jerry Thompson||Gale St. John|
|Nora O’Brien||Nellie Taylor|
|Passenger Agent||A. Bertram|
|Pinkerton Hawkshaw||Robert Watt|
|Richard Sparks||Herbert Lewis|
|Thomas Cranberry||James McWilliam|
|Widow O’Brien||Thomas Lisbourne|
- Added by Iain Wotherspoon.
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