Richings English Opera: Martha

Event Information

Venue(s):
Academy of Music

Manager / Director:
Caroline Richings

Price: $1; $1.50 reserved; .50 family circle; $8 boxes

Event Type:
Opera

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
10 August 2017

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

31 Dec 1867, Evening

Performers and/or Works Performed

1)
aka Martha, oder Der Markt zu Richmond; Martha, or The Market at Richmond
Composer(s): Flotow
Text Author: Friedrich
Participants:  Richings English Opera Company;  William Castle (role: Lionel);  Sherwood C. Campbell (role: Plunkett);  Caroline Richings (role: Lady Harriet/Martha);  Zelda Harrison (role: Nancy);  Edward S. C. Seguin (role: Lord Tristram or Tristan);  Jasper G. Peakes [brother of Henry C.] (role: High Sheriff)

Citations

1)
Review: New-York Times, 07 January 1867, 4.

“…There have, however, been good performances, and it is pleasant to turn to them. ‘Martha,’ ‘Maritana,’ and the ‘Bohemian Girl’ were in many respects excellent, especially the former.”

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 30 December 1867.
3)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 30 December 1867.
4)
Announcement: New York Post, 31 December 1867.