Evelyn Carstairs (1883-85)

Evelyn Carstairs appeared as Fleta with Mr. D'Oyly Carte's No. 1 "Iolanthe" Company on tour from February to December 1883.From February to December 1884 she was Sacharissa with Carte's "D" ("Princess Ida" No. 1) Company on the first provincial tour of Princess Ida, while filling in as Lady Psyche for a time in August and September.In February 1885 "D" Company resumed touring with a Trial by Jury/Sorcerer double bill joining Ida in an abbreviatedrepertoire.Miss Carstairs continued as Sacharissa and played Constance Partlett in The Sorcerer.She left the D'Oyly Carte organization when the tour ended in May 1885.

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