Event The Merry Widow
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Venue Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA
First Date 21 July 1945
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Gladys Moncrieff in The Merry Widow with Don Nicol and Magnificent Company of Musical Comedy Stars, Beauty Chorus and Ballet. The plot concerns a rich widow and her cohorts' attempt to keep her money in the principality by finding her the right husband. Based on an 1861 comedy play, L'attaché d'ambassade (The Embassy Attaché) by Henri Meilhac.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Operetta
Subjects Marriage
Name Function Notes
Herbert Browne Actor
Patricia Firman Actor
Eric Gormley Actor
Pat Keating Actor
Olive Kingette Actor
Miriam Lester Actor
Bobby Mack Actor
Frank Martin Actor
Percy Martin Actor
Gladys Moncrieff Actor
Fred Murray Actor
Don Nicol Actor
Frank Raynor Actor
Betty Sparks Actor
Ralphine Sprague Actor
Vaughan Tracey Actor
E. J. Tait Administrator
Frank S. Tait Administrator
J. Nevin Tait Administrator
John H Tait Administrator
Hazel Meldrum Choreographer
Franz Lehar Composer
Claude Solomon Musical Director
Alan Chapman Producer
Text Nationality Hungary
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Barr Smith Special Collections
Event Identifier 88820