Nina Boucicault

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Nina Boucicault
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Nina Boucicault

27 February 1867
Died8 February 1950(1950-02-08) (aged 82)
Parent(s)Dion Boucicault
Agnes Kelly Robertson
Boucicault in 1899

Nina Boucicault (27 February 1867 – 2 August 1950) was an English actress born to playwright Dion Boucicault and his wife, actress Agnes Kelly Robertson.[1] She had three brothers, Dion William (1855–1876), Dion Boucicault Jr. and Aubrey Boucicault. She had two sisters Eva and Patrice.

Her debut was at the Louisville Opera House and as a child she performed with her father.[2] Beginning in 1892, she played Kitty Verdun in the original production of the hit comedy Charley's Aunt.[3] She was the first to play the title role in J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan, beginning in 1904 at the Duke of York's Theatre.[4]

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  1. ^ "Nina Boucicault". Oxford Reference.
  2. ^ "Music and the Drama". The Week: a Canadian journal of politics, literature, science and arts. 1 (13): 205. 28 Feb 1884. Retrieved 27 April 2013.
  3. ^ Law, Jonathan (16 December 2013). "The Methuen Drama Dictionary of the Theatre". A&C Black.
  4. ^ Hanson, Bruce K. (30 June 2011). "Peter Pan on Stage and Screen, 1904–2010" (2d ed.). McFarland.

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