|Playwright Seymour Hicks|
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A Runaway Girl is a musical comedy in two acts written in 1898 by Seymour Hicks and Harry Nicholls. The composer was Ivan Caryll, with additional music by Lionel Monckton and lyrics by Aubrey Hopwood and Harry Greenbank. It was produced by George Edwardes at the Gaiety Theatre, London, opening on 21 May 1898 and ran for a very successful 593 performances. It starred Hicks's wife, Ellaline Terriss and Edmund Payne.
The work had stiff competition in London in 1898, as other successful openings included A Greek Slave and The Belle of New York.
The story concerns an Englishwoman who joins a group of musicians in Italy who are really bandits.
ReferencesA Runaway Girl Wikipedia
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