Posts Tagged ‘Royal Alhambra music hall (Nottingham)’


La Petite Marguerite, child vocalist and dancer

November 14, 2014

La Petite Marguerite (active 1877-1880), English (or Irish) music hall performer billed as ‘the clever Child Vocalist and Dancer’ and serio-comic vocalist, pupil of the Sisters Carlton, burlesque artists
(photo: unknown, United Kingdom, late 1870s)

‘KEIGHLEY. – KERSHAW’S VARIETIES. – company for Monday, October 20th [1877] – Madame Delgrange and Mons. Jullien, French Operatic Vocalists and Duettists; Mr Harry Wingett, comic; Miss Rebecca De Brent, Serio-Comic; Sidney Spry and Little Monti, the Elastic Darkies; sisters Darlton, Comic Duettists; and La Petite Marguerite, the clever Child Vocalist and dancer. A. KERSHAW, Proprietor. Vacancies for Talent.’
(The Era, London, Sunday, 28 October 1877, p. 18c)

Victory Theatre, Aldershot, week beginning Monday, 1 September 1879
‘… A new company opened on Monday, and consisted of the Sisters Carlton, burlesque artists, always favourites here; La Petite Marguerite, a clever singer, justly styled the pocket ”Ashcroft” …’
(The Era, London, Sunday, 7 September 1879, p. 7a)

Victory Theatre, Aldershot, week beginning Monday, 15 September 1879
’ … The Sisters Carlton (burlesque artistes) and La Petite Marguerite (Irish silver and dancer) continue great favourites.’
(The Era, London, Sunday, 21 September 1879, p. 7a)

Royal Alhambra music hall, Nottingham, November 1879
‘THE Original SISTERS CARLTON, Opera Bouffe, Burlesque, and Comic Characters entertainers, and La Petite MARGUERITE, the Pocket Ashcroft, are again Re-engaged for Six Nights longer, at the above Hall. Our New Duet ”Don Juan,” written by Miss Amy Carlton, encored Nightly. At Liberty November 24th, Six Nights only. Full up till July 26th, 1880. Address, Alhambra.’
(The Era, London, Sunday, 16 November 1879, p. 20a)