American Theatre

Event Information

Venue(s):
American Theatre [472 Bdway--9/67 and after]

Manager / Director:
Robert W. [manager] Butler

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
28 July 2017

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

09 Mar 1868, Evening
10 Mar 1868, Evening
11 Mar 1868, Evening
11 Mar 1868, 2:30 PM
12 Mar 1868, Evening
13 Mar 1868, Evening
14 Mar 1868, Evening
14 Mar 1868, 2:30 PM

Program Details

The Fenian’s dream includes the following tableaux:
Ireland in ‘98
Vinegar Hill
The Famine in Ireland
The Genius of America and the Goddess of Erin

Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
aka Life on the Mississippi
Text Author: Wambold

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 09 March 1868.

“Songs, Dances, Solos, Burlesques, &C.”

2)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 14 March 1868, 390.
3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 14 March 1868, 391.
4)
Review: New York Clipper, 21 March 1868, 398.

“The steaming up, the start, and race with another boat were well done and afforded considerable amusement, as did the old time songs accompanied by the old banjo and violin.”

5)
Review: New York Clipper, 28 March 1868, 406.

Brief mention of the success of Fenian's dream.