Celebrity for the week ending
Saturday, 26 December 2009

Violet Evelyn (fl. late 19th/early 20th Century),
English actress and pantomime principal boy,
as Sinbad in the pantomime, Sinbad the Sailor,
Theatre Royal, Bath, 26 December 1894

Violet Evelyn

Violet Evelyn as Sinbad,
Theatre Royal, Bath, Christmas, 1894

(photo: Lafayette, Dublin, circa 1894)

Violet Evelyn appeared in the title role of Sinbad the Sailor, a pantomime written by Thomas Forder Plowman, with music composed and arranged by F.C. Schöttler, which was produced at the Theatre Royal, Bath, on 26 December 1894. Other members of the cast included Maitland Marler as the dame, Nora Girton as the principal girl Zorilda, Minnie Meade as captain of the ship, and Gallimore and Kenyon as mates of the ship. The principal dancer was Mdlle. Bricknell, accompanied by the Phasey Ballet Troupe.

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