Ref NoNM/H/1/1/9
TitleMiss Madge Atkinson and Company at the Gaiety Theatre, Manchester
Date2-7 April 1917
Extent3 theatre programmes
DescriptionPerformance of music and dance 'In Dance Scenes', Part I. -Historical. 1. The Birthday by Madge Atkinson featuring Madge Atkinson as Mistress Cecily, Phoebe burns as Grandmother and Mary Astor as Housekeeper, with synopsis, dances from playford 1st edition, arranged by F.Anderson Tyrer; La Volta; or, My Lady's Dancing Lesson by Madge Atkinson features as Lady Jane with synopsis and cast list, dances include The Spanish Pavane and La volta with synopsis; The Chaconne with synopsis; Au Bal Masque by Madge Atkinson with synopsis and cast list, 'the dances in this scene are taken from the ciphers of M.Feuillet, Dancing-Master to Louis XIV., and his Royal Ballet.'
Part II. Original and Legendary (Arranged on the Spong Method of Natural Movement by Madge Atkinson). Play (a) by Madge Atkinson and Children; Play (b); The Stolen Child; Danse Primitive; The Imps; the Tease; "The Mood Maiden" by Madge Atkinson with synopsis; "Raag Deepak": The Tune of Fire, with cast list, scene list and synopsis. Programme also includes advertisements, 'April 1917' is written in pencil on one copy and '1917' on the other copy.
Physical Description1 copy is hole punched, 1 copy has torn pages
FormatTheatre Programme
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3148Spong; Annea Eliza (1870-1957); Artist1870-1957
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
NA158Gaiety Theatre/Manchester/England, UK
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