New Bowery Theatre

Event Information

Venue(s):
New Bowery Theatre

Proprietor / Lessee:
James W. Lingard

Conductor(s):
Thomas Baker

Event Type:
Play With Music

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
24 September 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

31 Jan 1863, Evening

Program Details

AD: NYH 01/26/63, p.7 – “Previous to the drama A NEW IRISH OVERTURE, and throughout the performance Irish Melodies composed and arranged by THOMAS BAKER, Esq., introducing the following airs:— Garryown, Savourneen Dheelish, The Harp that Once Through Tara’s Halls, Paddy, the Piper, The Bould Soger Boy, St. Patrick’s Day, Killy Tyrrel, I’ll make My Love, The Young Man’s Dream, Eileen Aroon, The Bank of the White Reeks, The Minstrel Boy.”

Performers and/or Works Performed

1)
aka Irish overture; New Irish overture
Composer(s): Baker
2)
aka Brides of Garryowen; Paddy Murphy
Text Author: Boucicault
3)
Composer(s): Baker
4)
Composer(s): Arnold [composer]
Text Author: Colman Jr.
5)
aka Harp that once thro' Tara's halls, The
Composer(s): Stevenson
Text Author: Moore
7)
aka Bould soger boy; Bowl'd sojer boy
Composer(s): Lover
Text Author: Lover
9)
aka Kitty Tyrrel
Composer(s): Glover
Text Author: Jefferys
12)
aka Aileen Aroon
14)
aka Minstrel boy to the war hath gone; Minstrel boy to the war is gone, The
Composer(s): Baker
15)
aka Twenty-seventh street ghost
Text Author: Poole
16)
aka Life and death of Jack Shephard; Life and death of Jack Shepard
Text Author: Greenwood

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 26 January 1863, 7.
Long ad with list of songs. “Previous to the drama A NEW IRISH OVERTURE, and throughout the performance Irish Melodies composed and arranged by THOMAS BAKER, Esq.”
2)
Announcement: New York Herald, 26 January 1863, 8.
“A new burletta – ‘The Twenty-seventh Street Ghost’ – will also be produced.”
3)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 31 January 1863, 7.
“THOMAS BAKER’S Splendid and soul-stirring Irish Overture.”