Myfanwy Newell as Peep-Bo in The Mikado

Myfanwy Newell (1909-11)

[Born c.1888, died 19 Jan 1972]

Myfanwy Newell spent two seasons with the D'Oyly Carte Principal Repertory Opera Company. From July 1909 until June 1910 she was a chorister whose only named part was Sacharissa in Princess Ida. During her second season she played the Plaintiff in Trial by Jury, Sacharissa, Fiametta in The Gondoliers, and Peep-Bo in The Mikado. She left the D'Oyly Carte during her second season, in March 1911.

Later she appeared in London in Orpheus in the Underworld (His Majesty's, 1911-1912) and in a single Boxing Day performance of a fairy fantasy The Magic Bell (London Opera House, 1912).

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