Show Review from the Birmingham Owl:

The Tourbillon Troupe performed a daring act on their cycles, and got huge applause at each performance. Mr. Karsy and a lady instrumentalist played the Myriaphon to wonderful effect. Particularly good was their playing of Cavalleria Intermezzo.

Variety Show featuring Karsy’s Myriphon

  • Opening Night: 25 February 1901
  • Performance: 02 March 1901
  • Genre: Variety

1. The Tourbillon Troupe of Original Cycle Acrobats – direct from the Empire Theatre, London
2. Fred E. Terry – comedian
3. Mr. Harry Carsdale – celebrated farmyard linguist
4. Miss Agnes Krembser – juggling and balancing expert
5. Miss Josephine Jonghmans – soprano vocalist in her charming renderings of popular ballads
6. Carta and Mirtziana – marvellous equilibrists
7. Tom Woottwell – the loose-legged comedian
8. Hughes and Kenton – American comedians and speciality artistes
9. The Blizzards – Arab tumblers and comedy acrobats
10.Henry Drew – well-known Welsh basso, direct from the Palace Theatre, London
11.Miss Werde – serio comedienne
12. Karsy’s Myriphon – one of the most beautifully-toned musical instruments ever placed before the Public – 50 chromatic tones, 25 revolving wheels, with 2,000 wire strings

  • Number of Acts: 12
  • 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: Cycle acrobats; Juggling and Balancing; Equilibrists; Tumbler and Acrobats
  • Notes: -0