THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

Alice Carle

Alice Carle (1885-86, 1887)

[Born Portland, Maine 1855]

Alice Isabella Carle first appeared on stage in Boston in 1879 at the Boston Museum, and at the Boston Theatre with one of America's many pirate H.M.S. Pinafore companies.

She had two engagements under D'Oyly Carte auspices.In December 1885 she replaced Augusta Roche as Katisha with Carte's Third American Mikado Company, touring the Northeastern United States until May 1886.From October 1886 to March 1887 she was on a John Stetson Gilbert & Sullivan tour of New York and England, appearing as Katisha, Lady Blanche in Princess Ida, and the Lady Jane in Patience. For the last month of the tour (February-March 1887) Princess Ida, still managed by Stetson, was billed as a D'Oyly Carte production.She then toured New England as Mad Margaret with Carte's Second American Ruddygore Company in March and April 1887.

Miss Carle later appeared in Greater New York with the Stetson Opera Company in revivals of The Mikado and Ruddygore (October-November 1888), with the Carleton Opera Company in The Brigands (October 1889 and January 1890), and with Fay Templeton in Hendrick Hudson (August 1890).




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