Eighth Avenue Opera House

Event Information

Eighth Avenue Opera House

Proprietor / Lessee:
Josh Hart [actor, minstrel]

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information


Last Updated:
26 May 2022

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

04 Nov 1867, Evening
05 Nov 1867, Evening
06 Nov 1867, Evening
07 Nov 1867, Evening
08 Nov 1867, Evening
09 Nov 1867, Evening

Program Details

Performers included a "European troupe of performing dogs and monkeys."

Performers and/or Works Performed

aka Stump oration; Any other man


Advertisement: New York Herald, 04 November 1867.
Announcement: New York Herald, 08 November 1867.

“The Eighth Avenue Opera House has become a popular place of amusement under the able direction of Josh Hart. This week he has a clever troupe of performing dogs and monkeys that vie with any equestrian troupe in their circus performance. Bob Smith and his tambourine, Harry Fox and his banjo, and the burlesque Under the Lamppost are among the thousand and one attractions at this house.” 

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

“Frank Kerns having left the establishment, Josh Hart is now sole proprietor.”