Florence Burdett (1903)

Florence Burdett appeared on tour with D'Oyly Carte Opera Company "E" from March 9 to December 12, 1903, performing the principal soubrette roles of Hebe in H.M.S. Pinafore, Pitti-Sing in The Mikado, Phoebe in The Yeomen of the Guard, Tessa in The Gondoliers, and Lady Mabel in Cunningham Bridgeman and Francois Cellier's companion piece Bob.

Earlier she had appeared in London as an extra in the Garrick pantomime Puss in Boots (December 1899 to February 1900), and created the part of Gertie in Dance and Talbot's musical A Chinese Honeymoon (Strand, October 5, 1901).

Later she appeared in New York as the Hostess of the Inn at Upton in Edward German's Tom Jones (Astor, November 1907 to January 1908), and as Nan in the musical play A Country Girl (Herald Square, May to June 1911).

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