YAOS Past Productions > 1909 > Dorothy

Yeovil Amateur Operatic Society

1909 Production


Music by Alfred Cellier

Libretto by B C Stephenson

The Assembly Rooms

Princes Street, Yeovil

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

21st, 22nd, 23rd April 1909

Stage Manager: Mr W J Horrex
Musical Director: Mr Frank E Bastick
Business Manager: Mr Bert Moffat
Treasurer: Mr E Damon
Auditor: Mr A W Exell
Secretaries: Messrs A V Rugg & C Williams

Dorothy is a comic opera in three acts. The story involves a rake who falls in love with his disguised fiancée. It was first produced at the Gaiety Theatre in London in 1886.

The Western Chronicle (below) records "The feature of the evening was the appearance in the second Act of a pack of foxhounds, kindly lent by the Rev A E Milne and Mr W F Fuller, Masters of the Cattistock Foxhounds."

Press cutting from The Western Chronicle, 23 April 1909
The Western Chronicle, Friday 23rd April 1909
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The Constitutional Club & Assembly Rooms in Princes Street (c1910)
The Assembly Rooms

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