American Theatre

Event Information

Venue(s):
Butler's American Theatre [444 Bdway--before 3/66]

Conductor(s):
Fred Van Olker

Ballet Director / Choreographer:
Paul Brilliant

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
30 July 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

18 May 1863, Evening
19 May 1863, Evening
20 May 1863, Evening
21 May 1863, Evening
22 May 1863, Evening
23 May 1863, Evening
23 May 1863, 2:30 PM

Program Details

Mons. La Thorne, stage manager
E.N. Slocum, minstrel (late of Hooley’s) [WED-SAT]

Performers and/or Works Performed

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 18 May 1863, 7.
“A GRAND COMBINATION  OF ALL AMUSEMENTS, artistic pantomime, magnificent ballet, sparkling comedy, mirthful burlesque, local extravaganza, gems of opera, Ethiopian delineation, graceful and daring gymnastics, sentimental and comic vocalism, negro eccentricities, gorgeous tableaux.”
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 19 May 1863, 12.
3)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 20 May 1863, 12.
4)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 21 May 1863, 7.
5)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 22 May 1863, 7.

Lists Mary Blake; Matilda Schultze; Lizzie Walby; Howard; Berger.


6)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 23 May 1863, 48.

7)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 23 May 1863, 1.