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Benefit performance at the Canterbury Theatre of Varieties, 1894

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Heading or VenueCanterbury Theatre of Varieties
PlaceLondon, Lambeth
TitleCanterbury Theatre of Varieties, Westminster Bridge Road. Proprietors, The Canterbury & Paragon, Ltd. Managing director Mr. G. Adney Payne. Manager Mr. Harry Lundy. Friday, September 28th, 1894, a grand complimentary benefit matinee by kind permission of G. Adney Payne, Esq., will be given to Mr. Fred Evans, late clown for twelve consecutive years at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and pantomimist at the Alhambra, Adelphi, Lyceum, and Covent Garden theatres. The following galaxy of talented artistes have kindly given their valuable services in aid to the above beneficiaire. Vide the celebrities! Good old friends. Dan Leno, Charles Godfrey … [and 12 others] Serio-comics: Annie Dunbar (the dashing) … [and 22 others] Specialites: Mdlle. Alma (The Globe wonder) … [and 4 others] Sketch artistes: Evans & Luxmore … [and 11 others] Danseuses: Miss Ada Leyton … [and 4 others] Pantomimists: Mr. Geo. Lupino … [and 8 others] … The whole to conclude with Mr. Fred Evans' farcical pantomimical absurdity, entitled - "The kitchen in an uproar," … Stage managers, Arthur Whittaker & Chas. Marion. … Don't forget matinee: Fred Evans' benefit, Friday, September 28th, doors open at 2 o'clock. Commence at 2.30. Tickets everywhere. Prices as usual
Size38 x 13 cm.
Imprint[London] : Wilkes & Co., 88, Walworth Road, S.E.
NotesAnother copy, and the full record, at Evan.1119. - Printed on green paper
SubjectMusic-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.); Vaudeville; Benefit performances
NamesPayne, George Adney; Lundy, Harry; Evans, Fred; Leno, Dan, 1860-1904; Godfrey, Charles, 1851-1900; Dunbar, Annie; Alma, Mdlle.; Evans & Luxmore (Variety artistes); Leyton, Ada; Lupino, George; Whittaker, Arthur; Marion, Chas.; Little Tich, 1867-1928
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