Leah the forsaken

Event Information

Venue(s):
Grand Opera House

Price: $1 parquet and circle; $.50; $.30 family circle

Event Type:
Play With Music

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
12 January 2020

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

02 Jul 1869, Evening
03 Jul 1869, Evening
03 Jul 1869, 2:00 PM

Program Details

Special Saturday matinee prices: $.75 reserved; $.50; $.25 family circle

Performers and/or Works Performed

1)
aka Leah, a Jewish maiden
Text Author: Daly [dramatist]
Participants:  Lucille Western (role: Leah);  J. Newton Gotthold (role: Rudolph)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 02 July 1869, 7.
2)
Review: New York Herald, 03 July 1869, 5.

Brief and positive review; no mention of music.

3)
Announcement: New-York Daily Tribune, 03 July 1869, 5.

Negative comments about Western’s “violent” acting. No mention of music.