Mountain Outlaw

Event Information

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

Manager / Director:
Robert W. [American Theatre] Butler

Conductor(s):
Fred Van Olker

Ballet Director / Choreographer:
Paul Brilliant

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
8 December 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

16 Nov 1863, Evening
17 Nov 1863, Evening
18 Nov 1863, Evening
19 Nov 1863, Evening
20 Nov 1863, Evening
21 Nov 1863, Matinee
21 Nov 1863, Evening

Program Details

Mon. La Thorne, stage manager

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Wreck of a life; Mountain Outlaw; or, The Wreck of a Life
Text Author: Poole

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 15 November 1863, 7.

Cast list for Mountain outlaw.  “AN EVENT to be recorded in the history of the American stage.  FIRST NIGHTS OF THE GREAT PRIZE DRAMA.  Production in the most complete and artistic style of the great melodrama which has received the PRIZE OF $250.  This splendid production . . . will be presented in a superior manner . . . with new scenery, dresses, music.”

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 16 November 1863.

3)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 19 November 1863.
Lists Myers.  “New Songs, Dances, Banjo Solos, Burlesques, Plantation Scenes, &c.”
4)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 21 November 1863, 251.

5)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 21 November 1863, 256.

6)
Review: New York Clipper, 28 November 1863, 259.

The Mountain Outlaw “has made one of the greatest hits of the season at ‘444,’ where it has been well placed upon the stage by Mons. La Thorne.”