Gabrielle Ray

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Constance Drever – The Merry Widow – The Tatler – Wednesday 22nd September 1909

MISS CONSTANCE DREVER AND M. DE FREYN

Dancing the celebrated waltz from “La Veuve Joyeuse” at the Apollo Theatre. So successful has the French “Merry Widow” become that it will be played right through the autumn and winter season. Miss Drever has become a great favourite with Parisian audiences.

The Tatler – Wednesday 22nd September 1909

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Constance Drever – The Merry Widow – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – Saturday 29th May 1909

The Dancing Girls.

Miss Constance Drever, the well-known London artist, in the title-role.        Mdlle. Therese Cernay, as the Ambassadress.

THE PRODUCTION OF THE “MERRY WIDOW” (“LA VEUVE JOYEUSE”) AT THE APOLLO THEATRE, PARIS.

 

A French contemporary says that this long-awaited production follows 2,400 representations of the work in Germany and Austria, 3,000 in England, and 3,500 in America.

The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – Saturday 29th May 1909

 

 

 

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