Gabrielle Ray

'Gabrielle Ray said, 'I am always dancing; I love it! When I don't dance, I sing. What else is there to do?'

Lady Madcap – 1904 – 1905

“Lady Madcap” ran from 17th December 1904 for 354 performances at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London until 25th November 1905. During the run Miss Ray played the part of “Susan,” Lady’s Maid to “Lady Betty Clarridge.” The Bystander, 22nd  November 1905 shows that she also took the title role of “Lady Betty Clarridge.”

New Musical Play Succeeds

London, Dec. 17 – “Lady Madcap,” a new musical play by Nownham Davis and Paul Rubens, with which George Edwardes opened his season at the Prince of Wales theatre tonight, scored a notable success. Maurice Farkoa, G. P. Huntley and Aubrey Fitzgerald, on their first appearance since their return from the United States, were received with enthusiasm.

The Salt Lake Tribune, 18th December 1904.

Lady Madcap finished its career at the Prince of Wales’s on Saturday (25th November 1915) after 354 performances.

The Stage, 30th November 1905


September 23, 2015 - Posted by | Actress, Gabrielle Ray, Lady Madcap, Plays, Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , ,

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