THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

Theresa Cummings (1878, 1879)

Theresa Cummings toured the British provinces for a time as Clairette Angot in early productions of La Fille de Madame Angot.

She later appeared with D'Oyly Carte's touring Comedy Opera Company as Constance in The Sorcerer from April to December 1878 during the first provincial production of The Sorcerer.From September to December 1878, the Company also gave the first provincial H.M.S. Pinafore with Miss Cummings as Hebe in the newer work.

She was away from the Company for the birth of her daughter Clara (herself a touring prima donna in the mid-1890s) in early 1879, but later returned as Hebe with Mr. D'Oyly Carte's "1st "Pinafore" Company from September to December of that year.Her husband was D'Oyly Carte baritone Richard Cummings.



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