Performance Date(s) and Time(s)
23 Oct 1863, 7:45 PM
COMMENT: Spartacus was originally scheduled but was cancelled due to the illness of Edwin Forrest’s sister.
Performers and/or Works Performed
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Advertisement: New York Herald
, 22 October 1863, 1.
Review: New York Herald
, 24 October 1863, 6.
Forrest had to go to Philadelphia to visit his sick sister last night and did not perform Spartacus. Vestvali appeared in Gamea in his place.
Review: New York Post
, 24 October 1863, 2.
Gamea received an excellent reception. “The versatility and power of [Vestvali] have fine scope in the difficult role of the Jewish maiden.”