New Idea

Event Information

Venue(s):
New Idea, The

Manager / Director:
J. C. Curran

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
30 July 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

18 May 1863, 7:45 PM
19 May 1863, 7:45 PM
20 May 1863, 7:45 PM
21 May 1863, 7:45 PM
22 May 1863, 7:45 PM
23 May 1863, 2:30 PM
23 May 1863, 7:45 PM

Program Details

Southern refugee; or, false and true (grand pantomime and military spectacle)
Includes “Pas de Vivandierre” (Zanfretta)


Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
Participants:  Corps de ballet, unidentified;  Marietta Zanfretta (role: Daughter of the regiment);  Antonio Grossi (role: Refugee);  Esther [pantomimist] Martinetti;  Hugh Clarke [minstrel/variety] (role: Corporal);  W. [New Idea] Franklin (role: Sargeant);  Mlle. [New Idea] Adelaide;  Miss [New Idea] Charles;  A. M. Hernandez (role: Country boy);  George Rainar (role: Col. Maryland)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 13 May 1863, 5.
Announces pantomime of Green monster.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 16 May 1863, 9.
Announces Southern refugee.
3)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 18 May 1863, 7.
“By popular desire, the beautiful pantomime of Vol Au Vent will open the entertainment, in which the great A.M. Hernandez performs upon fourteen different instruments.  As a consequence of producing the above piece, the usual minstrel performance will be withdrawn for the present. . . . The pantomime of the Green Monster . . . will be produced on Monday next.”
4)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 19 May 1863, 9.
Cast.  Raynor listed.
5)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 23 May 1863, 48.
“First Time of the GRAND PANTOMIME Of The SOUTHERN REFUGEE.”
6)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 23 May 1863, 9.