Friday, August 12, 2011

1912-1913 Bangor Opera House, Bangor, Maine; Frank A. Owen, Mgr.

(Donated to Bari Newport for collection of Penobscot Theatre)

Bangor Opera House
Frank A. Owen, Mgr.

Brochure of The Bangor Opera house, located on Main Street in Bangor, Maine, and still in operation, as home of the Penobscot Theatre.  The brochure is composed of two 11-3/4" x 8-1/2" sheets, folded once. 

Bangor area advertisements throughout: 
  • Bangor Gas Light Company
  • McKeen-Jellison Co
  • Pember & Carter
  • M. A. Melvin Sewing Machines
  • R. C. Willison, Optometrist
  • Bangor Window and Sign Cleaning Company
  • C. O. Warren Shoe Company
  • Smoke Blue Label Cigars
  • Bangor Railway and Electric Co.
  • F. T. Hall Fruits and Groceries
  • May Curran O'Leary, school of shorthand and stenography
  • Wood & Bishop
  • Rice & Miller
  • The Weymouth Theatrical House and Home for Commercial Men, Gertrude G. Weymouth, Proprietor
  • Bangor's Tiffany, Shaw the Union Square Jeweler
  • Let Connelly Print It, Central Street

Bangor Opera House
Frank A. Owen, Manager
Executive Staff
David Owen, Treasurer
D. A. Connors, Assistant Treasurer
Louis N. Terrio, Janitor
Horace M. Pullen, Leader in Orchestra
D. A. Connors, Chief Usher
Harry Thayer, Stage Carpenter
Thomas A. Davis, Special Police
Lester Ashline, Property Master
Harry Knowles and Walter Steeves, Door Keepers
Charles R. Ireland, Engineer

Program, No. 13-14
Aborn English Grand Opera Company
Milton and Sargent Aborn, Managing Directors
Friday Night, November 1
"Madam Butterfly"
Opera in Three Acts by Giacomo Puccini
(Founded on the book by John Luther Long and the Drama by David Belasco

(Subject to change without notice)
Cho-Cho-San (Madam Butterfly), Dianetta Alvina
Suzuki, Cho-Cho-San's Servant, Marie Louise Siggers
Lieut. B. F. Pinkerton, U.S. Navy, Henry Taylor
Sharpless, U. S. Consul at Nagasaki, Louis D'Angelo
Goro, a Marriage Broker, Bernard Canter
Prince Yamadori, a Suitor to Cho-Cho-San, Francis J. Tyler
The Bonze, her uncle, Francis J. Tyler
Yakuside, Alfred troy
The Imperial Commissioner, David Gold
The Official Registrar, Herman Silver
Kate Pinkerton, Harriet Kuttner
Mother of Cho-Cho-San, Kate Glover
The Cousin, May Martine
The Aunt, Lottie Hyde

Cho-Cho-San's Relatives and Friends, Servants, etc.

Conductor, Arturo Papalardo


Act I, A Japanese House, Terrace and Garden
Acts II and III - Interior of Madam Butterfly's House
Note - Only three minutes intermission between Acts II and III
Time - The Present            Place - Nagasaki, Japan

Coming Attractions
9 Days starting Monday, Nov. 4th.  Matinees Daily Beginning Tuesday
Taylor Stock Company 
and Harry Moore in High Class Plays
Monday Night, the Big Military Play "In Arizona
Popular Prices
Ladies tickets Monday Night 15 cts.  Seats on Sale
Election Returns Tuesday Night, Nov 5.

Thursday, November 14.
Direct from the Six Months Run in New York, Henry W. Savage offers the Romantic Operetta
"Little Boy Blye"
"As Sweet as the Heather in the Dell"
By Rudolph Schanzer and Carl Lindau   American adaption by A. E. Thomas and
Edward A. Paulton.  Music by Henry Bereny
Entire original New York production and cast including Gertrude Bryan, Otis Harlan, Maude Odell and the others of the same company, and the famous bunch of lovely Highland Daisies.  The orchestra will be especially enlarged for the engagement.

The back cover is blank.

Thanks for stopping by!

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