THE D'OYLY CARTE OPERA COMPANY

May Lennox (1880-81, 1884-85)

May Lennox first appeared in a D'Oyly Carte program as Edith in The Pirates of Penzance in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with Carte's Second American Pirates Company, February 9-April 10, 1880. She did not have a named part when the Company took up H.M.S. Pinafore, April 12-May 1. The following year she was with Mr. D'Oyly Carte's "C" Company in England, filling in briefly as Kate in Pirates in June 1881. Miss Lennox later toured with Mr. D'Oyly Carte's "A" ("Princess Ida" No. 2) Company as Chloe (February-December 1884) and Sacharissa (September 1884, and January-December 1885).

In between her D'Oyly Carte tours, Miss Lennox created the role of Prudence in Stephens & Solomon's comic opera Claude Duval at London's Olympic Theatre, August-October 1881.



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