Tony Pastor’s Opera House

Event Information

Tony Pastor's Opera House

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information


Last Updated:
8 October 2018

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

31 Aug 1868, 8:00 PM
01 Sep 1868, 8:00 PM
02 Sep 1868, 8:00 PM
03 Sep 1868, 8:00 PM
04 Sep 1868, 8:00 PM
05 Sep 1868, 8:00 PM

Program Details

Baseball; or, The champion nine is described in the citations as “the great match game between the Female Base Ball Club and Tony Pastor’s Club for a Prize Bat, played by a full nine on each side.”

Performers and/or Works Performed


Advertisement: New York Herald, 30 August 1868.

“Introducing a match game between male and female ninees, something novel surely, and a formal admission of woman’s rights. Mr. Bob Hart, formerly a great favorite of the Theatre Comique, has been engaged at this house.”

Announcement: New York Sun, 31 August 1868, 2.
Announcement: New York Clipper, 05 September 1868, 174.

“Tony Pastor is doing a most excellent business at his Opera House in the Bowery, where a good company is engaged…This week Bob Hart appears, and the drama of ‘Base Ball, or the Champion Nine,’ will be presented.”

Advertisement: New York Clipper, 05 September 1868, 175.