By Adrienne Simpson

This biography tells the tale of Alice may perhaps, a traveling prima donna within the 19th century who travelled from England to Australia, New Zealand, India and the U.S., enjoying pioneering performances of the preferred gentle operas of the day. alongside the best way she took half in lots of premieres, together with the 1st construction of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Sorcerer and the 1st accepted American construction of The Mikado . This vibrant lifestyles tale will attract theatre historians, fanatics of the melodrama, burlesque, and the musical stage.

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