Event Patience
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Venue Grand Opera House (1879-1894), Sydney, NSW
First Date 26 December 1881
Last Date 6 January 1882
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description There will be no lack of amusement for people during the ensuing holidays. -'Patience" will be played at the Theatre Royal during the week, and on Saturday night the performance will be for Mr. Arthur Garner's benefit. The opera will then be transferred to the Opera House, which, from Boxing night, will be under the management of Messrs. Williamson, Garner, and Musgrove.
Description Source Article
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Operetta
Name Function Notes
Armes Beaumont Actor and Singer
John Forde Actor and Singer
Lillie Forde Actor and Singer
Fannie Liddiard Actor and Singer
Maggie Moore Actor and Singer
Andrea Novaro Actor and Singer
Alice Rees Actor and Singer
Signor T. Riccardi Actor and Singer
Bessie Royal Actor and Singer
Signor Verdi Actor and Singer
Howard Vernon Actor and Singer
James Cassius Williamson Actor-manager
William Schwenck Gilbert Book and Lyrics
Arthur Garner Business Manager
Arthur Seymour Sullivan Composer
Paolo Giorza Conductor
James Cassius Williamson Entrepreneur
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information This is the first documented production under the management of Williamson, Garner and Musgrove (The Triumverate). Garner was in Sydney at the time but Williamson was in NZ and Musgrove in Melbourne.
Data Source
Source Description
Newspaper The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Monday 19 December 1881
Event Identifier 106560