THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

Ada Bemister as Yum-Yum in The Mikado

Ada Bemister (1886-88, 1895-97)

Ada Harcourt Bemister was a member of Mr. D'Oyly Carte's "E" Company chorus from 1886 until March 1887, when she departed for the Continent.Before she left she gave at least one trial per performance as Yum-Yum in The Mikado. She toured with Carte's Continental Company until February 1888, appearing as Yum-Yum, and as Patience in Patience.

Between 1895 and 1897 she was a member of the Savoy chorus for London revivals of The Mikado and The Yeomen of the Guard.




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