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Lily of Killarney 1876Carl Rosa Opera Company

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This was the very first visit of Carl Rosa Opera to Edinburgh, when they played six different pieces on six successive evenings.

It was observed that at the beginning of the third act, Santley introduced a new scena composed by Benedict specially for the Carl Rosa production.

Performance Cast

Eily O'Connor the Colleen Bawn

Julia Gaylord

Hardress Cregan secretly married to Eily

Fred C Packard

Mrs Cregan Hardress's mother

Lucy Franklein

Squire Corrigan holder of a mortgage on the Cregan lands

William Ludwig

Myles na Coppaleen in love with Eily

Charles Lyall

Danny Mann a boatman, devoted to Hardress

Charles Santley

Miss Ann Chute an heiress, the Colleen Rhud

Josephine Yorke


Mrs Aynsley Cook

Father Tom Parish Priest of Kenmare

Aynsley Cook

Mr Bertie O'Moore

Arthur Howell

Hyland Creagh

Fred Wakefield

Performance DatesLily of Killarney 1876

Map List

Edinburgh Theatre, Castle Terrace | Edinburgh

5 May, 19.30

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