[BRUSSELS THEATRE PROGRAMS] Melle CARMINA... - Lot 243 - Morel de Westgaver

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[BRUSSELS THEATRE PROGRAMS] Melle CARMINA... - Lot 243 - Morel de Westgaver
[BRUSSELS THEATRE PROGRAMS] Melle CARMINA PSEUDONYME DE LOUISE LANOYE, CHANTEUSE, COMéDIENNE - "Programmes, comptes rendus journaux appartenant à Melle Carmina, 24 Bd du Nord, Bruxelles." Ca 1911. Registre grand in-8, [27] pp. black percaline spine, portrait of the singer cut out and pasted on the upper cover. Unbound. Melle Carmina, sometimes described as a "humanitarian singer", "eccentric singer", "typical singer, dancer and gigolette" (Théâtre Music-Varia Varia), cut out programs of shows in which she performed. Moving from music hall to theater, she distinguished herself with the creation of "Mademoiselle Beulemans" in Liège at the Théâtre de La Renaissance, and her interpretation of Madame Beulemans in the play Fonson et Whicheler. She also performed this role alongside the actors of the Bouffes-Parisiens on various tours of France. According to a small press clipping from Pourquoi Pas? she also held the position of director of figuration at La Monnaie. JOINT: 1: THÉÂTRE ROYAL DES GALERIES. Architect: Paul Bonduelle. Decorator: Stéphane Jasinski. Ceiling: René Magritte (Brussels, Antwerp, Publicité Vanypeco, 24.XI.1951). Small leaflet in-12, [10] pp. stapled. Promotional leaflet published for the reopening of the theater after 6 months of renovation in 1951. It lists all the suppliers and firms who collaborated on the new Théâtre des Galeries. 2: Théâtre royal des Galeries Saint-Hubert - Official program: 1901-1902 season. Bruxelles, Imp. et Lithographie de la Cour; (1901). Fascicule in-8, stapled. 3 : Théâtre royal des Galeries Saint-Hubert - [Program : Le Danseur inconnu. Avec André Brulé, Mme Dehon...].(Bruxelles, Soc. anc. Belge d'Imprimerie), ca. 1922. Fascicule in-8, stapled. Covers defr. 4 : [PHOTO] - L'Olympia café-concert, Brussels. Schaerbeek, Ombre et Lumière, n.d. 17.5 x 23 cm. Reproduced by the Ombre et Lumières agency. The Olympia theater opened in 1897 and was demolished in 1928. It was here, on March 18, 1910, that the famous comedy "Le Mariage de mademoiselle Beulemans" by Belgian playwrights Fernand Wicheler and Frantz Fonson premiered. L'Olympia also offered a special theatrical genre: the revue. Famous personalities such as Esther Deltenre (who ended her career at the Folies Bergère), Harry Baur, Sacha Guitry and Fernand Gravey practiced their art here. During the summer months, from 1906 onwards, the Olympia offered film screenings. It was located on rue Orts. 5: Olympia Theater. Set of 4 programs, including 1 in duplicate. Fascicules in-8, stapled. Rousseurs. Undated program for "Hamidié" (double issue), "Walhalla" Revue (ca. 1905); La Revue de l'Olympia by Luc Malpertuis and Théo Hannon for 1906-1907. 6 : THÉÂTRE DE L'ALHAMBRA - Nelly. Operetta. Joint, 2 rolls of tickets. 7: THÉÂTRE DE L'ALHAMBRA - New-York Sex-Appeal! 1938. 8: THÉÂTRE DE L'ALHAMBRA - La grande Revue nègre "Harlem Parade". [1946] + 1 other program from the same venue. 9: Some 30 other programs or booklets, various periods and 4 posters.
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