Theatre Comique

Event Information

Venue(s):
Theatre Comique [514 Broadway]

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
22 July 2016

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
09 Nov 1867, 2:30 PM

Program Details

George Dobson substituted for Charles Edgar Dobson for four evening performances.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Peep at Barnum’s White elephant, The gorilla, African giant; ; White elephant of Siam
3)
aka Mac's essence; Little Mac's essence of Old Virginia

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 04 November 1867.
2)
Review: New York Herald, 08 November 1867, 3.

"The Theatre Comique has the F.F.V.’s of Japan to entertain the audience with startling feats. Charley White, Sam Sharpley and Ben Cotton bring out their minstrels in a sparkling programme. Little Mac, the White Elephant of Siam, and Charles Dobson, the great banjoist, are the other attractions at this handsome little theatre.”

3)
Review: New York Clipper, 16 November 1867, 254.

“Geo. C. Dobson performed at the Theatre Comique four nights last week to fill his brother Charles’ engagement, who was accidentally shot through the right hand by the premature discharge of a revolver while in the act of discharging it.”