Butler’s Combination Troupe

Event Information

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

Ballet Director / Choreographer:
Paul Brilliant

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
1 November 2016

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, Matinee

Program Details

First time of Paul Brilliant’s ballet Walaki.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Rosetta; or, The village maid ; Rosetta; or, The mountain maid ; Rosetta, the mountain maid
Composer(s): Lee
Text Author: Webster
3)
Participants:  Clara Bogart (role: dancer);  Jenny [American Theatre] Lorraine (role: dancer);  Annetta La Pointe (role: dancer);  Lottie La Pointe (role: dancer);  Frank Nixon;  Julia Melville;  Millie Flora;  Florence Wells (role: dancer);  Mary [dancer] Blake;  Viro Farrand;  Lizzie [American Theatre] Schultze

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 08 February 1864, 8.

First time of the New Ballet by Mons. Paul Brilliant, entitled, WALAKI.

2)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 13 February 1864, 347.

“George Christy has been engaged to perform at 444 Broadway and commences there on the 10th inst.”

3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 13 February 1864, 352.