Tom Jones (1924) by Huddersfield Amateur Operatic Society

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HUDDERSFIELD Affiliated to the

AMATEUR FoUNDED Amateur OPERATIC mS Operatic and

SOCIETY. sa “ _ Dramatic Association.

Over already given to Local Charities.

THIS YEAR'S PRODUCTION :

“TOM JONES”

A COMIC OPERA

Written by A. M. THOMPSON and ROBERT COURTNEIDGE. Music by EDWARD GERMAN,

Art tHe HUDDERSFIELD HIPPODROME.

Monday, Dec. ist, to Saturday, Dec. 6th, 1924.

SEVEN PERFORMANCES.

§

Principals, Chorus and Augmented Orchestra of upwards of 100 Performers.

Under the Musical Direction of MR. T. H. CROWTHER.

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~The Huddersfield Amateur Operatic Society I

WILI, PRESENT.

“Tom Jones

A COMIC OPERA.

By permission of Chappell & Co,, Ltd,, London,

Principals :

Tom Jones (a Foundling) Mr. ARTHUR BROADBENT

Mr. Allworthy (a Somersetshire Magistrate) ... .. MR. EF. PARSONS Blifil (his Nephew) = 2 Mr. SAM SUTCLIFFE Benjamin Partridge (A Village Barber) Ss ... Mr. J. EMMERSON Squire Western (a fine old English Gentleman) ... Mr. WaLTER BURNHAM Gregory Mr J. F. ROBERTS Grizzle (his Servants). a = ... Mr. H. ‘THREAPPLETON Dobbin Mr. F. C. COLE An Officer = ae ee Mr. G. W. Dyson Solo Dancer x Sia Miss HILDA GARNER ~ Honour (Maid to Sophia)... is Miss MoLLy RICHARDSON Miss Western (Squire Western’s Sister) ... ... Miss M. L. BEAUMONT Lady Bellaston (a Lady of Quality) ... = Madame MARION SYKES Hostess of the Inn at Upton .... aa ... ..MIss HTHEL TAYLOR ‘Betty (waiting Maids) — oe Peggy Miss M. Kk, BLACKBURN ae iS Sophia (Squire Western’s Daughter) — Miss Doris HALL

Synopsis OF Scenery ; Act I.—The Lawn at Squire Western’s. Act II.—The Inn at Upton. Act III. —Ranelagh Gardens.

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“TOM JONES.

Dear Sir or Madam,

On behalf of the Committee. we much pleasure in stating that it has been decided to revive one of our best productions, namely: “Tom JONES.”

The music is by Kdward German, and the book is full of humour. A good set of Principals have been selected, and the chorus work has already reached a high standard at rehearsals.

If you were a Subscriber last year, we trust that you will again support us, and also interest your friends ‘in the Society.

If you have not previously subscribed, the following explanation of the procedure will perhaps help: Coupons are sold, and these are afterwards exchanged at the Ballots for Numbered Reserved Seat Tickets, thus ensuring that the Subscribers have the first choice. After the Ballots, the Plans will be deposited at Messrs. Joshua Marshall & Co., Ltd., New Street, when the general public will be able to book any seats not taken

Coupons are now ready, and can be obtained from any Member of the Society, and from Messrs. J. Wood and Sons, Ltd., New Street; Messrs. Joshua Marshall & Co., Ltd., New Street; Messrs. Whitfields, Ltd., Ramsden Street; and Messrs. W. H. Smith & Son, Market Place.

A CARD IS ENCLOSED; if you have not already made arrangements to secure your Coupons, please fill up the card and return same to the Hon. Secretary, together with Cheque or Postal Order. Cheques, &c., should be made payable to the Society and crossed.

The prices of the Subscribers’ Coupons are as follows :—

ORCHESTRA STALLS, 11/6 per Coupon (including tax) entitling the holder to TWO RESERVED SEATS.

FIRST CIRCLE, 7/- per Coupon (including Tax) entitling the Holder to TWO RESERVED SEATS.

PIT STALLS, 7/- per (including Tax), entitling the holder to TWO RESERVED SEATS.

Yours faithfully,

DAWSON, President. G. G. JARMAIN, Hon. Acting Manager. . SAMUEL GUISE, Hon Secretary, 31, Market Street.

Subscribers’ Ballot, in the Parochial Hall: Orchestra Stalls, Thursday, November 6th, at 7-30 p.m. First Circle, Saturday, November 8th, at 6-0 p.m. Pit Stalls, Saturday, November 8th, at 7-0 p.m.

when all Coupons must be exchanged for Numbered Reserved Seat Tickets.

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Officers of the Society.

Hon. Vice-Presidents: Mrs. J. M.

ALDERMAN WILFRID DAWSON, J.P. (Deputy Mayor). RICHARDSON, Mr.

F REDERICK WRIGLEY,

Mr. H. WHEAWILL, Mr. ARTHUR C. HAIGH, Mr. ARTHUR J. BROOK,

Mr. H. TURNER, Mr.

‘E. H. BROWN, Mr.

J. M. RICHARDSON,

Mr, JOS. LAWTON, Mr, J. A). MOORHOUSE, Mr. H. LEEMING, Mr. W. SETTLE,

Mr. F. BOWYER and Mr.

Hon. Conductor:

Hon. Acting o Manager :

Hon. Assistant Acting Hon. Stage Manager : Hon. Asst. Stage Manager: : Hon. Property Master : Hon. Asst. Property Master:

Hon. Accompanist : Hon. Secretary : Hon.

Solicitor: Mr.

Hon Physician:

R. V. RIGBY.

Mr, T. H. CROWTHER. “Mr. .G. G. JARMAIN.

Mr. G. F. RILEY, Mr. R. GRAHAM. Mr. J. V, ROTHERY. wr. HH.

Mr. A. W. KETTLEWELL. Hon. Wardrobe Mistress :

Miss H. SETTLE.

Miss A. M. BLACKBURN. Mr. SAMUEL GUISE.

Hon. Treasurer: Mr, T. CLEGG.

A. BE; T. HINCHCLIFFE. LL.B Dr. =

LATIMER WALKER.

COMMITTEE.

_ Mr. A. J. AIREY Mr. J. BROADBEN’ Mr, A. K. BROOK Mr. F. C. Cole

Mr, J. EMMERSON Mr. A. H. OVEREND Mr. J. M. RICHARDSON

Mr. J. W. THIcKRrr Mr. H. THREAPPLETON Mr. H. VicKERMAN

“Previous Productions.

~“Tolanthe,” 1897 “The Yeomen of the Guard,” 1898 “Patience,” 1899 “Tolanthe,” (at Brighouse), “The Gondoliers,” 1900 Pirates of Penzance,” 1901 Mikado,” 1902 “The Vicar of Bray,” 1903 “Erminie,” 1904 I ‘‘*Princess Ida,” 1905, “Utopia, Limited,” 1906 “Pinafore,” and “Trial by Jury,” 1907 “Merrie Eneland,” 1908

1899

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“A Merry Monarch,” 1909 ‘The Emerald Isle,” 1910 “The Mikado,” 1911 ‘“Ruddigore,” 1912 “Squire of Harlington,” 1913 ‘Tom Jones,” 1914 “Duchess of Dantzic,” 1915 “Merrie England,” (916 “Ma Mie Rosette,” 1919 “The Marriage Market,” 1920 “Gipsy Love,” 1921 _ “The Rebel Maid,” 1922 ~"“Sylvia’s Lovers,” 1923


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