Opera House (Auckland, N.Z.)

Abbott's Opera House (Auckland, N.Z.), Fullers' Opera House (Auckland, N.Z.)

Built in 1882, and first opened on 23 May 1882. In 1897 had a number of alterations. The entrances to the stalls and dress circle were on Wellesley Street, and the principal stage entrances on Elliot Street. Belonged to the estate of Mr H N Abbott. Leased by John Fuller. Held first screening of motion pictures in New Zealand. Destroyed by fire on 3 Dec 1926. Smith & Caughey's building later erected on the same site.

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Opera House Auckland :Monday Mar. 27. Re-appearance of Australia's greatest star, Maggie Moore and Mr H R Roberts the eminent Australian actor ... in ... "Struck oil". Printed at the Evening Post Theatrical and general Printing House, Willis Street, Wellington. [1899].
Date: 1899 By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Description: Shows arrangement of text, red and blue lettering on white, with varying lettering types. Cast members include: Mr H R Roberts, Maggie Moore, Mr J J Ennis, M...
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Hugh J Ward's Musical Comedy Festival at Opera House, Auckland, commencing at the matinee, Saturday, March 7th. Presenting for the first time in New Zealand "The O'Brien girl", "Tangerine", "Little Nellie Kelly". Wright & Jaques, Printers, Auckland. [Two-sided promotional flier. 1925]
Date: 1925 By: Wright & Jaques Ltd Description: Flier shows on both sides arrangements of photographs of performers in Hugh J Ward's Musical Comedy festival. One side shows five group photographs, called "...
Date: September 1895 By: Hemus, Charles, 1849-1925 Description: Album of reviews, programme, photographs of the cast and signatures of the principals relating to the production by the Auckland Amateur Opera Company of "T...
Date: 1880 - 1889 By: Haggett & Percy (Firm); Hughes, James, active 1868-1881; Bock & Cousins Lithographers (Firm); Brett Printing and Publishing Company Ltd; Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Description: Includes programmes or flyers for the following performances: 1880s: Williamson, Garner & Musgrove's celebrated Royal Comic Opera Company. Audran's charming...
Date: 1909 By: Mitchell, Murray J, active 1940s-1990 Description: Includes programmes for the following: William Anderson's famous Dramatic Organisation. "The great world of London". Opera House Wellington. 3 November 1909...
Date: 1908 By: Mitchell, Murray J, active 1940s-1990 Description: Includes programmes for the following: Wellington Dramatic Club. "The Guv'nor". Opera House Wellington. 1908. Maskelyne & Devant's Mysteries. Opera House Wel...
Date: 1891 Description: Includes: Miss Jennie Lee, Mr J P Burnett and a powerful dramatic company. New scenery by Mr W Pulford. "The grasshopper". Opera House Wellington. April? 189...
Opera House (Auckland) :Potter-Bellew season. Lessees & Managers Messrs Williamson & Musgrove / Wil R Barnes, designer. [Programme cover. 1897].
Date: 1897 By: New Zealand Graphic and Star Printing Works; Falk, active 1893; Barnes, William Rodney, 1851-1939 Description: Shows inset head-and-shoulder portraits of Mrs Brown Potter and Mr Kyrle Bellew, who played Rosalind and Orlando in "As you like it", in mid-January 1897. Th...
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Date: 1901 Description: Includes programmes for: [George Musgrove's Grand Opera Company]. "Maritana". Opera House Auckland, [August 1901]. Programme [George Musgrove's Grand Opera C...
Date: 1900 - 1929 From: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978: [Collection of ephemera, posters and programmes. 1900-1976] By: Cabot, Charles Henry, 1890-1978 Description: Includes programmes for the following: 1909: The Gaiety Theatre (Fitzroy, Sydney). Programme for week commencing 13 March 1909 (With "Red white and blue" - W...