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RepositoryNational Resource Centre for Dance Archive
LevelItem
Ref NoNM/H/2/3/36
TitleThird Grand Charity Opera Festival at The Opera House, Quay street, Manchester.
Date10-15 October 1927
DescriptionTwo programmes for the performance of "Aida" containing booking and venue information along with a synopsis and cast list. The other programmes relates to the Special Matinee of Dancing on 15th October which features the following dances arranged and presented by Madge Atkinson and Mollie Suffield: **Sing a Song of Sixpence; Spirits of the Dance; **The Blue Pierrot; Praeludium Trina & the Fairies (with synopsis); **Two Grotesques (a) Scarecrows (b) B.C. 5000; Danses Sacrée et Profane; **Puck's Minuet; **Two Frivolities (a) The Chef and the Maids (b) The Soldier and the Girl; The Hebridean Overture "Fingal's Cave". The dances marked ** were invented and arranged by Mollie Suffiled and all others by Madge Atkinson. All of the programmes contain advertisements and an three contain an insert advertising the matinee of dancing.

The publicity leaflet lists the opera presentations and participants and provides details of the Grand Opera Festival.
LanguageEnglish
Extent4 programmes, 1 publicity leaflet
FormatTheatre Programme
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P3147Atkinson; Madge (1885-1970); dance practitioner1885-1970
Places
CodeSet
NA126Opera House/Manchester/England, UK
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