THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

Cissy Durant (1875)

Cissy Durant was among the chorus of bridesmaids for Trial by Jury at the Royalty and Opera Comique (March 1875 to May 1876).It was her only appearance under D'Oyly Carte auspices. She toured America and Australia in 1877 with the Emily Soldene's Opera Bouffe Company, playing a repertoire of ten operas that included Trial by Jury.She eloped from Miss Soldene's Company before they departed for New Zealand, remaining in Sydney to perform in pantomime.



Page created January 15, 2002 © 2002 David Stone