Connelly Sisters

song and dance / early 1900s



Racine, WS (1912)


LISTINGS

The Inter Ocean (Chicago pg39)
Sun. June 2, 1901; listed under "Burlesque Bills"
at Sam T. Jack's Theatre
as a new addition to the olio
of "The Bullfighters"

Nov. 1914 Variety (pg29);
for the Christy and Willis agency;
Oct. 25-Greenpoint, Brooklyn,
Nov. 1-Young's Pier, Atlantic City
(listed as "Connelly Sisters 320 W 96 NY")

Indianapolis Journal, Vol. 54 #38;
February 7, 1904 (at the Grand)
"the Three Connelly Sisters" -

New York Times (pg7)
August 15, 1907

- for Aug. 31st Ocean Park Casino Benefit performance

Billboard Publications;
Nov. 28, 1908, Vol. 20
listed at the Harrisburg Majestic

1909 Variety (pg18)
listed at Denver Pantages

New Brunswick Times (pg2)
May 25, 1910 (Opera House)
"The Connelly Sisters will be on deck
with a singing and dancing act of the finest.
Their rendition is out of the ordinary."

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
January 23, 1912
Greenpoint Theatre
"...the Connelly Sisters,
who possess clear, resonant voices,
and can shuffle their dainty feet...

Fort Wayne (Indiana) Sentinel
September 17, 1912
Temple Theatre
"...with the laughing produced by
the clever Connelly Sisters."

(Chicago) Player;
March 14, 1913
Opera House
"The Connelly Sisters are playing the
Great Northern Hippodrome this week"

Ogden (Utah) Examiner
November 15, 1913 (Pantages)
"The Connelly Sisters offer a specialty
composed of the songs of the latest
construction and repartee that injects cheer.
Their wardrobe is expensive."


The Player
October 17, 1913
San Francisco
"The Connelly sisters are eccentric,
and they get by with it"

Salt Lake City (UT) Deseret
Evening News (pg20)

November 8, 1913
Pantages Theatre
"The Connelly Sisters, who wear some
beautiful gowns of brilliant colors,
have a good singing and dancing act.
One of the team is recalled again and
again every night for the opportunity
of laughing at her tomfoolery."

New Orleans (LA) Herald
September 24, 1914 (pg.5)
and September 24, 1914 (pg.5)
- listed at Orpheum Theatre

Waterloo (IA)
Evening Courier (pg8)

January 5, 1915
listed at the Majestic

Cedar Rapids (IA)
Republican (pg7)

August 30, 1916
listed at the Majestic Theatre

Cedar Rapids (IA)
Republican (pg5)

September 5, 1916
Majestic Theatre
"The Connelly Sisters were at a
disadvantadge in that they were
forced to work in their street clothes
because of the failure of their
trunks to arrive. Nevertheless,
their singing pleased, especially
when they worked double."

Alton Evening Telegraph
August 28, 1917 (pg.6)

"The Airdrome has a splendid program
this week, with the Connelly Sisters singing
and dancing commediennes, in their latest
successes. Both girls are good to look upon
and offer a mighty pleasing entertainment..."


CLIPPINGS


Racine (WI) Journal News
August 30, 1912 (pg.6)

Fort Wayne (IN) Journal Gazette
September 14, 1912 (pg.8)


Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
September 14, 1912 (pg.4)


Fort Wayne (IN) Sentinel
September 17, 1912 (pg.6)



Ogden (UT) Standard
November 14, 1913 (pg.6)


Pantages Theatre - Ogden, UT
November 16, 1913


Cedar Rapids (IA) Republican
August 30, 1916 (pg7)


The Connelly Sisters:


Cedar Rapids (IA) Evening Gazette
September 4, 1916 (pg.3)


Racine (WI) Journal News
Sep 29, 1916 (pg.8)


Alton Evening Telegraph
August 27, 1917


Indianapolis (IN) Star
Nov 22, 1917 (pg.8)


Salt Lake City Deseret / November 8, 1913


Programs:

  • Hathaways Theatre / New Bedford / 1906

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