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Bohemian Girl 1908Moody-Manners Opera Company

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The pit bands in Aberdeen and Dundee had both worked hard earlier in the week learning unfamiliar works like Aïda and Butterfly. There had followed the exertions of Lohengrin at the Saturday matinee. The final evening was therefore a popular favourite that was familiar to the band, and would need, or at least receive, minimal rehearsal.

The cast for 14 March is from a programme in the Aberdeen City Library. The five major roles were also mentioned in a preview in the Dundee Courier and Argus of the 21 March event.

Performance Cast

Arline Arnheim's daughter

Kate Anderson (Mar 14)

Rosa O'Farrell (Mar 21)

Thaddeus a proscribed Pole

Seth Hughes

Count Arnheim Governor of Pressburg

Lewys James

Queen of the Gypsies

Marion Broom

Devilshoof leader of the gypsies

Charles Manners


Mr B Gordon

Florestein nephew of the Count

Mr H Bailey

Buda Arline's nurse

Miss Kirkby

Performance DatesBohemian Girl 1908

Map List

Royal Lyceum Theatre | Edinburgh

22 Feb, 19.00

Theatre Royal, Glasgow | Glasgow

29 Feb, 19.00 17 Oct, 19.00

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen | Aberdeen

14 Mar, 19.30

Her Majesty's Theatre, Dundee | Dundee

21 Mar, 19.15

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