comedietta

comedietta

(kəˌmiːdɪˈɛtə)
n
(Theatre) old-fashioned a short comic stage or musical production
References in classic literature ?
William Button, of Tooley Street, in 'the highly novel and laughable hippo- comedietta of The Tailor's Journey to Brentford.
After a two-year absence from the London stage, Ward opened at the Olympic on Saturday 6 January 1883 as Stephanie de Mohrivart in Hermann Merivale and Charles Grove's comedietta Forget-Me-Not as the main piece, her 719th rendition of the role she made famous.
1882 Drama (charity event) 06-Jan-1883- Farce 03-Mar-1883 (Genevieve Ward) 17-Feb-1883 Drama (matinee) (Ward) 24-Feb-1883 Comedy (Ward) (matinee) Drama 05-Mar-1883- Comedy (Ward) 30-Mar-1883 Comedietta 17-Mar-1883 Comedy (Ward) (matinee) 31-Mar-1883- Comedy 13-Apr-1883 (Ward) 30-Apr-1883- Farce 09-Jun-1883 (Ward) 12-May-1883- Drama 01-Jun-1883?
Mary Collette was then to act with her father in the first performance of Alec Nelson's comedietta The Landlady for a matinee at the Shaftesbury Theatre (Shaftesbury Avenue) on 4 April 1889, a forepiece to Malcolm Watson's play Calumny.
Walkes' dramatic sketch A Pair of Lunatics (with Oswald Yorke), Effie in her own comedietta Cousin's Courtship (again with Oswald Yorke), and Kitty in S.
21) In the meanwhile Mary had acted in a matinee performance of her mother's comedietta Robert at the Queen's Gate Hall (South Kensington) in June 1900 with her aunt Mrs Ida Fletcher-Elmes and Kate Phillips in the cast (Era, 16 Jun.
Violet 26-Dec-1898 A Sturgess Producer C Raleigh E C Matthews HENRY IRVING PERIOD (1899-1901) Date Theatre Play Genre 15 Apr-1899 Lyceum Robespierre Drama (toured 11 Sep-13 Oct) 26-Dec-1899 Garrick Puss in Boots Pantomime 20-Feb-1900 Garrick Bootle's Baby Comedy 16-Jun-1900 Lyceum Olivia Farce 30-Jun-1900 Lyceum Waterloo Play The Bells Drama 17-Jul-1900 Lyceum The Merchant Comedy of Venice 24-Jul-1900 Lyceum The Lyons Mail Play Nance Oldfield Comedietta ?