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Updated 16 December 2006
 

List of articles

1882 November 25 217: 142, col. 3 MAJOR AND MINOR. Report from the New York Herald about the [unauthorized] production of Sorcerer at the Bijou Opera House, New York.

1882 November 25 217: 143, col. 2 [complete transcription follows] 
'PATIENCE,' 'Bells of Corneville,' 'Musketeers,' 'Mascot' and 'Fatinitza' comprised the 'Ideals repertoire in Chicago last week.

1882 November 25 217: 143, col. 3 [complete transcription follows] 
CONNECTICUT. WATERBURY. The Amphions are to present 'The Pirates of Penzance.' [signed by S.]
NEW YORK. AUBURN. We are soon to have 'The Pirates, by amateurs. [signed by E.]

1882 November 25 217: 144, col. 1 THE NEW OPERA Cast list for forthcoming Boston production of Iolanthe at the Bijou Theatre.

1882 November 25 217: 153, col. 1 NEW YORK. Cast list for the opening night of Iolanthe at the Standard Theatre.

1882 November 25 217: 153, col. 1 ENGLAND. Brief note on opening in London of Iolanthe.

1882 December 2 218: 163 BOSTON'S NEW THEATRE. Article on the forthcoming opening of the Bijou Theatre (Dec 11) with Iolanthe. Provides a full description of the theatre.

1882 December 2 218: 165 STORY OF THE NEW OPERA. Description of Iolanthe.

1882 December 16 220: 204 Unsigned review of Iolanthe at the Boston Bijou Theatre. UNFINISHED TRANSCRIPTION

1882 December 30 222: 243, col. 3 MARYLAND. [transcription follows]
BALTIMORE. 'Iolanthe,' presented by the Barton Opera Company has made a fair success. Mr. Richard Mansfield'sLord Chancellor was the best impersonation in the cast. Mr. Walter Pelham will join this company.

1882 December 30 222: 248 A 'PINAFORE' ECHO. News item about a court case between Henri Laurent, engaged to play Ralph Rackstraw in January 1879, and Duff of the Standard Theatre, New York.

1883 January 6 223: 262, col. 3 MAJOR AND MINOR. [complete transcription follows]
"IOLANTHE" is to be added to the repertoire of the Philadelphia Church Comic Opera Company.

1883 January 13 224: 286, col. 2 MAJOR AND MINOR. Assorted short news items about Iolanthe

1883 January 20 225: 302, col. 3 MAJOR AND MINOR. Assorted short news items about Iolanthe

1883 January 20 225: 303 "IDEALS" AT THE BIJOU. Letter with response about members of the Iolanthe cast with connections to the 'Ideal' Opera Company.

1883 January 20 225: 304 MAJOR AND MINOR. Assorted short news items about Iolanthe

1883 January 20 225: 305 NEW YORK. [complete transcription follows] 'The Pirates of Penzance' is in rehearsal at the Bijou.

1883 January 27 226: 322, col. 3 MAJOR AND MINOR. [complete transcription follows]
D'OYLY CARTE is endeavoring to secure theatres in Philadelphia and Boston. He has already made an offer for the Arch St. Theatre in the former city.
CARTER. Music and Drama says that Mrs. H. E. H. Carter is to join an "Iolanthe" Company. Mrs. Carter is very successful as the soprano of the Emerson Concert Company, and we think the report must be erroneous.

1883 January 27 226: 324, col. 2 MAJOR AND MINOR. 50th performance of Iolanthe at the Bijou in Boston.

1883 January 27 226: 328, col. 1 [complete transcription follows]
GILBERT. Mr. J. A. Gilbert is making quite a success as the Lord Chancellor in Rice's 'Iolanthe' Company, No. 2.
MULLE. Miss Ida Mulle has signed a contract for a long term with manager E. E. Rice. She is the Phyllis of his 'Iolanthe' Company No. 2.

1883 February 3 227: 342, col. 3 MAJOR AND MINOR. [complete transcription follows]
IOLANTHE continues its prosperous career at the Bijou Theatre. The matinee performance of last Saturday attracted the largest audience ever assembled in the theatre, which is an indication that the piece is to hold the boards for an indefinite period.

1883 February 3 227: 344, col. 2 MAJOR AND MINOR. [complete transcription follows]
EDWARDS. Miss Fanny Edwards has replaced Miss Augusta Roche as the Fairy Queen in "Iolanthe" at the Standard Theatre, New York.

1883 February 3 227: 346, col. 2 MORE INJUNCTIONS COMING. [complete transcription follows]
Since Judge Lowell's decision, it is said that Mr. Arthur Sullivan has decided to take steps to prevent 'Iolanthe,' 'Patience' and other of his operas being given with orchestral arrangement made from the piano-forte scores, or, in other words, to place an injunction on all performances of his works without his own orchestration is used.

1883 February 10 228: 363, col. 2 [complete transcription follows]
"GOUNOD'S "Redemption" is as easy to enjoy as 'Pinafore,' says the Transcript, and it will be almost as popular.

1883 February 10 228: 363, col. 3 [complete transcription follows]
MR. JOHN HOWSON will head a comic opera company which will appear at the Boston Museum during the coming summer. The repertoire will probably include 'The Sorcerer,' 'Iolanthe,' etc.

1883 February 10 228: 366 ENGLAND. Reports corrections published in St James Gazette re. misstatements about the fairies & electricity at the Savoy.

1883 February 10 228: 368 CARICATURING A CLERGYMAN. Report about the caricature of Rev. Talmage by John Howson in The Sorcerer in New York.

1883 February 10 228: 369-371
Sheet music of the Iolanthe Waltz for piano, arranged by Le Baron.

1883 February 17 229: 383, col. 2 [UNSIGNED]. “Iolanthe." Also 2 news items about Edison and H.E. Dixey.

1883 February 17 229: 383, col. 3 [UNSIGNED] "BUYJEW" OR "BEESYOU."

1883 March 10 232: 443, col. 3. MAJOR AND MINOR.

1883 March 24 234: 483, 485. MAJOR AND MINOR.

1883 March 31 235: 503. ECHOES FROM ALL POINTS.
          E. H. Massachusetts. New Bedford.
          LEE. Rhode Island. Newport.
          S. North Carolina. Wilmington.
          LONE STAR. Nebraska. Omaha. 

1883 April 7 236: 521-523. ECHOES FROM ALL POINTS.
          X. Tennessee. Memphis. 
          M.L. Illinois. Chicago.
          G. Maryland. Baltimore. 
          J. Alabama. Mobile. 

1883 April 7 236: 524, col. 2. MAJOR AND MINOR. 
[transcription follows] 'IOLANTHE' will be taken off the stage at the Bijou Theatre on its 150th performance on Wednesday evening, April 18th. 
[...] It is understood that Mr. H. E. Dixey will resume the character of the Lord Chancellor next week, and continue until 'Iolanthe' is taken off.

1883 April 7 236: 526. OUR LETTER BOX. “Iolanthe.”

1883 April 7 236: 528. [UNSIGNED]. [dates and venues of Rice’s ‘Iolanthe’ Co. tour]
 
 





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