The Entr'acte and Limelight: a theatrical and musical critic and advertiser

  • 1877 November 17 438: 11
    Note that John D'Auban is the choreographer of The Sorcerer, for which a success is predicted

  • 1877 November 24 439: 11
    Unsigned review of The Sorcerer

  • 1878 June 1 466: 12
    London Theatres. Opera Comique. [Unsigned review of H.M.S. Pinafore]

  • 1879 June 14 520: 5
    Merry-go-Round [Anecdotes about Gilbert's play "Gretchen"]

  • 1879 June 21 521: 11
    Theatrical and Musical Mems. Mr. Gilbert has dedicated his "Gretchen" to Miss Marion Terry. This is a graceful compliment.

  • 1882 October 7 693: 6, col. 2
    Quotes from The World about forthcoming production of Perola.

  • 1882 November 4 697: 5, col. 1
    Merry-go-Round [company sworn to secrecy about new opera]
     
  • 1882 November 11 698: 5, col. 2
    Merry-go-Round [forthcoming production of the new opera and gossip about Gilbert]

  • 1882 November 18 699: 5
    Reports from The World on the subject of electric lighting for the new opera

  • 1882 November 25 700: 5
    Merry-go-Round. [Patience near the end of its run; performers all sounding tired & stale]

  • 1882 December 2 701: 4
    Merry-go-Round. [anecdotes about Iolanthe]

  • 1882 December 2 701: 13
    The Theatres. Savoy. [Unsigned review of Iolanthe]

  • 1882 December 2 701: 13, col. 2
    Merry-go-Round. "Iolanthe" is already being burlesqued, and the result will soon obtain the judgment of the public.

  • 1882 December 9 702: 5
    Merry-go-Round. [complete transcription follows] It is true that nothing is charged for a programme at the Savoy Theatre, but the management compensates itself for this generosity by charging a shilling for a book of words, which, if it were sold at twopence, would realise something like a profit of a hundred and fifty per cent.

  • 1882 December 9 702: 6, col. 1
    Merry-go-Round. [Anecdote about one of the Iolanthe Fairies receiving a love letter]

  • 1882 December 23 704: 6, col. 2
    Merry-go-Round. [complete transcription follows] When Mr. D'Oyly Carte sits by the side of Mr. W. S. Gilbert, he seems amply protected. If some ignorant person were to believe that he was Mr. Gilbert's collaborator in comic opera, I don't suppose he would be particularly annoyed.

  • 1882 December 30 705: 13, col. 2
    [complete transcription follows] Mr. J. C. Scanlan will supervise the production of "Iolanthe" in San Francisco.

  • 1884 January 12 759: 6
    The Theatres. Savoy. [Unsigned review of Princess Ida]

  • 1884 October 18 799: 5
    Merry-go-Round. [Anecdotes about Miss Fortescue, Carte]

  • 1884 October 18 799: 12
    The Theatres. Savoy. [Unsigned review of revivals of The Sorcerer and Trial by Jury]

  • 1884 October 25 800: 4-5
    Merry-go-Round. [Anecdotes about Gilbert, Sullivan]

  • 1884 November 1 801: 8
    Caricature by "A.B." of George Grossmith as John Wellington Wells

  • 1885 March 28
    Review of The Mikado