Forty Thieves

Event Information

Venue(s):
Niblo's Garden

Proprietor / Lessee:
Henry C. Jarrett
Henry Palmer

Manager / Director:
Henry C. Jarrett
Henry Palmer

Conductor(s):
Michael [conductor] Connolly

Event Type:
Play With Music

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
30 March 2019

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

22 Feb 1869, 8:00 PM
23 Feb 1869, 8:00 PM
24 Feb 1869, 8:00 PM
25 Feb 1869, 8:00 PM
26 Feb 1869, 8:00 PM
27 Feb 1869, 2:00 PM
27 Feb 1869, 8:00 PM

Performers and/or Works Performed

1)
Text Author: Farnie
Participants:  Niblo's Garden, corps de ballet;  Lydia Thompson Company;  Lydia [actress] Thompson (role: Ganem);  Harry [comedian and actor] Beckett (role: Hassarah);  J. W. [actor, Lydia Thompson Co.] Hill (role: Ali Baba);  Emma [actress] Grattan (role: Morgiana);  Bell [actress] Land (role: The Fairy Queen);  Lizzie [actress] Kelsey (role: Amber);  G. F. [actor] Ketchum (role: Cassim);  J. [actor] Brutcke (role: Cogla));  Edith [actress] Challis (role: Abdallah)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 22 February 1869, 12.
2)
Review: New York Clipper, 06 March 1869, 382, 2nd col., top.

The ballet dancers are not very pretty. Dancers at Tammany’s are better looking.