American Theatre

Event Information

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

Proprietor / Lessee:
Robert W. [manager] Butler

Conductor(s):
Fred Van Olker

Ballet Director / Choreographer:
Paul Brilliant

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
26 September 2011

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

11 Jan 1864, Evening
12 Jan 1864, Evening
13 Jan 1864, Evening
14 Jan 1864, Evening
15 Jan 1864, Evening
16 Jan 1864, Evening
16 Jan 1864, 2:30 PM

Program Details

Mons. La Thorne, stage manager.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Harlequin and the Good Fairy
Composer(s): Tyte
Participants:  Julia Melville (role: The Fairy Generous);  J. [American Theatre] Myers (role: Dick);  Master Tommy (role: Harry);  Millie Flora (role: Waiting Maid);  James F. Wambold (role: William);  Denny [actor, minstrel] Gallagher (role: Thomas);  Johnny Allen [minstrel/variety] (role: The Priest, all shaven and shorn);  Lizzie [American Theatre] Schultze (role: The Maiden, all forlorn, afterwards Columbine);  James S. Maffit (role: Farmer Jack, afterwards Clown);  Clara Bogart (role: Beer Woman);  Bob [minstrel] Hart (role: Roger, afterward Pantaloon);  Charles E. Collins (role: The Man, all tattered and torn, afterwards Harlequin)
3)
Participants:  W. [American Theatre] Smith (role: Demon Secession);  M. [American Theatre] Sullivan (role: Negro);  Miss Frank Nixon (role: Sailor);  Millie Flora (role: Soldier);  Clara Bogart (role: Liberty);  James F. Wambold (role: North);  Denny [actor, minstrel] Gallagher (role: South);  Miss [American Theatre] Myers (role: Time);  Florence Wells (role: Charity);  Mary [dancer] Blake (role: Justice);  Ada St. Clair [vocal] (role: Hope);  Viro Farrand (role: Faith)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 11 January 1864, 7.

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 15 January 1864, 7.

3)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 16 January 1864, 315.
Full cast lists for the pantomime and the tableaux.
4)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 16 January 1864, 318.

5)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 16 January 1864, 6.

6)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 17 January 1864, 6.