Black Crook

Event Information

Niblo's Garden

Manager / Director:
William Wheatley

Price: $1 regular and $.50 family circle for matinee

Event Type:
Play With Music

Record Information


Last Updated:
7 April 2016

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

02 Nov 1862, 1:00 PM
28 Oct 1867, Evening
29 Oct 1867, Evening
30 Oct 1867, Evening
31 Oct 1867, Evening
01 Nov 1867, Evening
02 Nov 1867, Evening

Performers and/or Works Performed


Advertisement: New York Herald, 28 October 1867.
Advertisement: New-York Times, 28 October 1867, 7.
Review: New York Herald, 29 October 1867, 7.

No mention of music.

Announcement: New York Herald, 01 November 1867, 5.

“The new spectacle that will succeed the Black Crook in January will far surpass its predecessor in scenery, ballet and appointments as its radian [sic] affair does its imitators.  The scenic effects of the Biche au Bois and the Forty Thieves will be united to the music of Offenbach.”

Review: New York Clipper, 02 November 1867, 238.

“The new features presented in the ‘Black Crook’ last week at Niblo’s, attracted large audiences and gave great satisfaction.”

Review: New York Clipper, 09 November 1867, 246.

“The ‘Black Crook’ appears to have taken a new lease of life, for the attendance was quite as large last week as it was a year ago.  The introduction of the children in the ‘Garde Imperial’ has made a hit, and deservedly so…”