Roman Catholic Orphan Festival

Event Information

Academy of Music

Price: $1; $.50 children under twelve

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information


Last Updated:
18 January 2019

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

22 Oct 1868, 2:00 PM
22 Oct 1868, 7:30 PM

Program Details

“All the managers in the city have kindly given their assistance by furnishing performers.” A subset of the Tony Pastor Company performed; exactly who is not specified in the citations.

Doors open at 1pm. No postponement on account of the weather.

Combination of drama and minstrelsy; as per the advertisement in the New York Tribune: "A full dramatic company, 4 pieces and splendid Musical Performances."

Performers and/or Works Performed


Advertisement: New York Herald, 18 October 1868.
Announcement: New York Herald, 19 October 1868, 3.

Brief. “The Roman Catholic Orphan festival takes place at the Academy of Music on Thursday evening next.”

Advertisement: New-York Daily Tribune, 22 October 1868, 9.