Theatre Comique

Event Information

Theatre Comique [514 Broadway]

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information


Last Updated:
16 July 2019

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

05 Apr 1869, Evening
06 Apr 1869, Evening
07 Apr 1869, Evening
08 Apr 1869, Evening
09 Apr 1869, Evening
10 Apr 1869, Matinee
10 Apr 1869, Evening

Program Details

“Anniversary week of the great Lingard.” Program also features Lingard in “new sketches, statues, &c., among which are Hon. A. Oakey Hall, A.T. Stewart and Gen. Robert Lee.”

Performers and/or Works Performed

aka German onion vendor
Composer(s): Lingard
Text Author: Lingard
Participants:  William Horace Lingard


Advertisement: New York Herald, 05 April 1869, 12.
Review: New York Clipper, 10 April 1869, 6.

“Mr. Lingard made his reappearance at the Theatre Comique on Wednesday evening of last week, and gave some of his popular character songs, one of the best of which was the German Onion Vender [sic], which received the applause it so well merited.” No further mention of music.

Advertisement: New York Clipper, 10 April 1869, 7.