Waverley Theatre

Event Information

Waverley Theatre

Proprietor / Lessee:
Clinton [proprietor] Eddy
John [proprietor] Stetson, Jr.

Price: $,25, .50, .75

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information


Last Updated:
4 April 2020

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

23 Aug 1869, Evening
24 Aug 1869, Evening
25 Aug 1869, Matinee
25 Aug 1869, Evening
26 Aug 1869, Evening
27 Aug 1869, Evening
28 Aug 1869, Matinee
28 Aug 1869, Evening

Program Details

Reopening of the theatre for fall and winter season.

Performers and/or Works Performed


Announcement: New York Herald, 25 July 1869, 8.

“Mr. Clint Eddy, son of the well known tragedian, has leased the Waverley theatre [sic] for next season, and intends introducing first class performances in the variety business. The season will commence on the 23d of August, with a full and excellent company of well known and popular artists of this peculiar branch of theatrical amusement.”

Announcement: New York Herald, 31 July 1869, 5.

“The Waverley will open for the regular season on the 22d of August, under the management of Mr. Clinton Eddy. The house will henceforth be known as a varieties theatre, and we understand it to be the intention of the management to offer the public none but first class varieties performances.”

Announcement: New-York Daily Tribune, 04 August 1869, 4.
Announcement: New York Clipper, 21 August 1869, 158, 3d col., top.
Advertisement: New York Herald, 23 August 1869.
Announcement: New York Clipper, 28 August 1869, 166, 3d col., middle.