|Description||Programme for the Sixth Week of the Carl Rosa Opera, including productions of 'Manon', words by H. Meilhac and Ph. Gille, English version by Joseph Bennett; 'Nadeshda', music by A. Goring Thomas, words by Julian Sturgis; 'Esmeralda', the libretto written and arranged by Theo Marzials and A. Randegger, music by A. Goring Thomas; 'Mignon', opera in four acts, after Goethe's 'Wilhelm Meister' by M Carre and J. Barbiere, English adaptation by Arthur Mattheson and music by Ambroise Thomas.|
Performed at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London:
'Manon' on 11, 16 May 1885, mise-en-scene by Augustus Harris, conductor, Mr Goossens; 'Nadesha' on 12, 15 May 1885, mise-en-scene by Augustus Harris, ballet by Katti Lanner, conductor, Alberto Randegger, scenery by Henry Emden, costumes by Augustus & Co and M Barthe; 'Esmeralda' on 14 May 1885, incidental dances by Madame Lanner, mise-en-scene by Augustus Harris, conductor, Alberto Rendegger; 'Mignon' on 16 May 1885, conductor, Carl Rosa.
Casts: Joseph Maas, W. H. Burgon, Mr Ludwig, Charles Lyall, Walter Clifford, Mr Campbell, Mr Beale, Mr Thornton, Mr Stewart, Kate Bensberg, Susetta Enn, Marian Burton, Marie Alwina Valleria, Josephine Yorke, Barton McGuckin, Leslie Crotty, Georgina Burns, Alice Sugden, Ben Davies, G. H. Snazelle, Julia Gaylord, F. C. Packard, J. Beale.
|Custodial History||Formerly numbered 6172 in the Theatre Collection.|