Show Review from the Birmingham Owl:

Lena Verdi is one of the youngest and also one of the prettiest and most talented of the lady mimics. 'She has made a successful study of the art and her impersonations show all the recognisable characteristics of the originals'.

Variety Show featuring Effie White – ‘dancer with marvellous electrical effects’

  • Opening Night: 20 November 1905
  • Performance: 25 November 1905
  • Genre: Variety

1. Florizel – ‘the Mirror Wonder and Flexible Lady’
2. Frank Couch – patter comedian
3. Casselli and James – speciality artistes
4. Effie White – ‘in her Dance with marvellous electrical effects, including “Dance in Flames” and her latest triumph “The Novel Cinematograph Dance” – a veritable triumph of shade and colour’
5. ‘Brown’s Half Holiday’ by the Barrascope
6. The Sisters Melba – vocalists and dancers
7. Lena Verdi – ‘the dainty and graceful mimic’
8. Edward Lewis – comedian as ‘Bumps, the Phrenologist’
9. The Five Whiteleys – ‘Continental speciality artistes in their original wire-walking musical pot- pourri’
10. Whit Cunliffe – ‘the light comedian’

  • Number of Acts: 10
  • Number of Performances: 13
  • Performance Times: Monday to Saturday at 18:00 and 21:00 with a matinee performance on Thursday at 14:30
  • Circus: Mimic; Wire-Walking
  • Notes: -0