Oliver Twist

Event Information

Venue(s):
Grand Opera House

Price: $.50

Event Type:
Play With Music

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
19 January 2020

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

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

Program Details

“1776. NATIONAL ANNIVERSARY. 1869.”

Performers and/or Works Performed

1)
Participants:  McKee Rankin (role: Fagin);  J. Newton Gotthold (role: Toby);  W. E. Sheridan [actor] (role: Bill Sykes);  E. L. [actor] Tilton (role: Mr. Brownlow);  Fanny [actress] Prestige (role: Oliver Twist);  H. B. [actor, manager] Phillips (role: Bumble);  Lucille Western (role: Nancy Sykes);  George Vining Bowers (role: Dodger);  J. C. [actor] Williamson (role: Mr. Fang)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 04 July 1869, 12.
2)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 04 July 1869, 7.
3)
Advertisement: New-York Daily Tribune, 05 July 1869, 7.
4)
Review: New York Herald, 07 July 1869, 3.

Long and positive review; no mention of music.

5)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 09 July 1869, 7.

“SEE THE CAST. LOOK OUT FOR THE CHILD STEALER.”

6)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 10 July 1869, 110.

“‘Oliver Twist’ will be presented at the Grand Opera House on July 5th, with Lucille Western in her truly powerful performance of Nancy Sykes…” No mention of music.

7)
Review: New York Clipper, 17 July 1869, 118.

Positive review; no mention of music.