Event F F F : an Australian Mystery Musical Comedy
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Venue Prince of Wales Theatre, Adelaide, SA
First Date 28 August 1920
Opening Date 28 August 1920
Last Date 10 September 1920
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Fitzwilliam Ferguson is sent to Australia by his rich uncle. He becomes a 'dinky-di' Aussie and falls in love with his typist, Flo Hastings. His uncle recalls him to England and promises to make him his heir, if he can become a 'proper' English gentleman. All the complications are resolved in the end.
Description Source Personal Opinion
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Musical
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Muriel Cathcart Actor
Les Donaghey Actor
Lawrence Hardinge Actor
Marie La Varre Actor
David Loffman Actor
Rex London Actor
Minnie Love Actor
Maggie Moore Actor
Mabel Morgan Actor
Billy Rego Actor
Hugh Steyne Actor
William Valentine Actor
J. Vincent White Actor
Charles H Workman Actor
Reg. A. A. Stoneham Composer
Hugh D. McIntosh Entrepreneur
C. J. De Garis Librettist
Will Quintrell Musical Director
Robert Greig Producer
Fred Lewis Properties Master
Les Donaghey Stage Director
Ada Hurley Wardrobe Master / Mistress
Resources
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Probably the first professionally produced Australian musical.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme State Library of South Australia
Event Identifier 21595