Show Review from the Birmingham Owl:

The Imperial Russian Troupe consists of three men, a youth and four charming ladies. They perform national songs, arousing great enthusiasm.

Variety Show featuring Ada Whiten – male impersonator and burlesque actress

  • Opening Night: 06 May 1901
  • Performance: 11 May 1901
  • Genre: Variety

1. The Five Whiteleys – acrobatic wire-walking and musical pot pourri
2. Marcus Boyle – the original comedian – ‘Good Old Boggs’
3. The Two Anartos – musical comedy artistes
4. Little Edie – the lively little lump of Low Comedy
5. Corell and Grey – grotesque acrobats from the Palace Theatre, London
6. Miss Nellie Lovell – the popular swell male impersonator
7. Helene and Emilon – horizontal bar and slack wire performers
8. Victoria Dagmar and Clown – ‘Queen of the Horizontal Bar and Gymnastic Ropes’
9. Bert Brantford – comedian and dancer
10. Ada Whitton – clever male impersonator and burlesque actress
11. The Imperial Russian Troupe of vocalists and expert dancers

  • Number of Acts: 11
  • 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: Acrobatic wire-walking; Acrobats; Horizontal bar and slack wire performers; Clown
  • Notes: -0