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?'

Bessie Ray – The Belle of New York – The Stage – 24th January 1901

Dundee: Another specially clever impersonation is that of Miss Bessie Ray, who appears as Mamie Clancy, the Pell Street girl.

She dances divinely, and is conspicuous for the energy and tact she displays all the time she is on stage.

The Stage, 24th January 1901

Bessie Ray – The Belle of New York – The Era – Saturday 26th January 1901

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Bessie Ray – The Belle of New York – The Era – Saturday 26th January 1901

Bessie Ray – The Belle of New York – Dundee Courier – 22nd January 1901

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Bessie Ray – Little Red Riding Hood – Surrey Comet – Saturday 5th January 1895

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Bessie Ray – The Silver King – Surrey Comet – Saturday 13th April 1895

“Little Bessie Ray” played the part of “Cissie” in  “The Silver King” which ran from Monday 15th April 1895 for six nights until Saturday 20th April 1895

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Bessie Ray – Bonnie Boy Blue – Surrey Comet – Saturday 2nd March 1895

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Bessie Ray – Bonnie Boy Blue – The Era – Saturday 9th March 1895

“Little Bessie Ray” was described as a really talented child, who repeated again and again her taking dances and songs.

The Era – Saturday 9th March 1895

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Bessie Ray – Bonnie Boy Blue – The Era – Saturday 16 March 1895

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Bessie Ray – Jack and the Beanstalk – South London Press – Saturday 30th December 1893

Bessie Ray appeared at the Elephant and Castle Theatre in the pantomime “Jack and the Beanstalk” as the giant’s baby, The South London Press wrote,

“The giant’s baby is Miss Bessie Ray, a pretty little lady, whose song and dance are very successful.”

South London Press – Saturday 30th December 1893

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Bessie Ray – Jack and the Beanstalk – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – 30th December 1893

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The Belle Of New York Programme – 1899

 

This programme is dated 17/1/1899 just three days after the 300th performance.

The Era – Saturday 14 January 1899

Bristol Mercury – Tuesday 17 January 1899

 

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