Price: $.25; .15 children under 10
Play With Music, Variety / Vaudeville
16 December 2010
“In the Lecture-room (afternoon and evening) the spectral drama of ‘The Shade, or the Bond of Death,’ will be performed, together with the operetta of the ‘Rough Diamond.’ Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gomersal make their last appearances in the latter piece during the present week.”
COMMENT: The Shade; or, The Bond of Death played last week. The “ghost” play this week is entitled Forest Bandit; or, The Spectre of the Ruin.
COMMENT: See also NYS 11/16/63 for a large AD placed by Barnum about dead-heads.
“The admired Musical Comedietta, The Rough Diamond, in which Mr. and Mrs. William Gomersal make their last appearance, prior to their return to England. Notwithstanding these magnificent attractions are drawing the most overflowing houses, they must be removed after this week to give place to Tom Taylor’s Great Drama, The Ticket of Leave Man, which has been in course of preparation the last three months, and which be brought out next MONDAY, with a splendid cast, new scenery, music, properties, and every appointment to secure the most triumphant success.”
COMMENT: Ticket of Leave Man is currently at the Winter Garden theatre with Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Florence