The pparkliug operetta, " Princess Chrysanthemum," wag staged on Tues day night in the Hall, Little River, by the youag ladies of the district. There was a large attendance, and the play went off very smoothly, and re fleets great credit on those on whom tbt3 task of drilling ihe performers fell, notably Miss Stanbury, who acted as accompanist and teacher of the vocal parts, and Miss Jeff, who acted as stage manager The orchestra was under tbs direction of Mr L Joblin. Io Hcene 2, "The Cave of Inky Night" the scene was artistically fainted by Mr Nac Highden. Special mention must be made of the sprites, whose get up* and acting wag very good. The following was the caste :—
Process .-Miss Nellie Paton ; Toto, Miag Rene Had ler, Jum Jum and Dv Dv (attendants), Mies E. Gilbert and Miss D. Wright; Tulip, Miss Nellie Yaostone; Fairy Moonbean, Miss Ivy Obaprnan ; Tbo Emperor What for, Why, Miss Cbrissjo Rnssell ; Prince So True, Miss Myrle Birdling ; Prince So Sly, Misa Myrtle Joblin ; Top not (Court Chamberlain), Miss Elsie Banks; Saucer Eyes, "The Wizard Cat," Miss Mooa Colombua. Fairies and sprites. Bcene 1 —The Emperor's Garden
Scene 2—Tbe Cave of Inky Night Scene 3—The Emperor's Garden.
Tbe sura of £19 17s, tbe proceeds ofthe en'e tainraenl, bas been handed over to tbe treasurer of the local pat; Viotio fund.
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LITTLE RIVER., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3451, 16 April 1915
LITTLE RIVER. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3451, 16 April 1915
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