Jack the Giant Killer

Event Information


Manager / Director:
George E. Heydon
Albert Braham [tenor, etc.]

Price: Free

Event Type:
Opera, Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information


Last Updated:
25 March 2015

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

08 Feb 1864, Evening
09 Feb 1864, Evening
10 Feb 1864, Evening
11 Feb 1864, Evening
12 Feb 1864, Evening
13 Feb 1864, Evening

Program Details

“English Opera Troupe.”

Braham was director of the opera.

Performers and/or Works Performed

Composer(s): Brown
Participants:  Chorus, unidentified;  Corps de ballet, unidentified;  Ella Thompson [contralto] (role: Camille);  Drednot Tom Sayres (role: Gigadier Brinelle);  Larrie McDuff (role: Jack the Giant Killer);  Lew (Miss) [Melodeon] Anderson (role: Marchioness of Hinkerboy);  Hattie [Melodeon] St. Clair (role: Laughardillo);  Albert Braham [tenor, etc.] (role: Don Julius Smith);  Moses Solomon (role: Don Alexander Brown);  W. S. [Melodeon - comic vocalist] Coles (role: King William II of Africa);  John [Melodeon] Brown (role: Freermont);  Bony [Melodeon] Pastor (role: Elcode)


Advertisement: New York Herald, 08 February 1864.

“[T]he Opera of JACK THE GIANT KILLER, Written expressly for the Melodeon by Brown. . . . The Opera under the entire direction of Albert Braham.”