Streets of New York (Burlesque)

Event Information

Venue(s):
Wood's Minstrel Hall

Proprietor / Lessee:
Henry [Wood's Minstrels] Wood

Price: $.30; 50 reserved

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
12 October 2011

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

06 Feb 1865, 7:45 PM
07 Feb 1865, 7:45 PM
08 Feb 1865, 7:45 PM
09 Feb 1865, 7:45 PM
10 Feb 1865, 7:45 PM
11 Feb 1865, 7:45 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
aka Streets of New-York
Participants:  Frank Brower (role: a dealer of chestnuts);  John T. Boyce [minstrel] (role: newsboy);  S. S. [Ethiopian comedian] Purdy (role: boot black)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 05 February 1865.

2)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 11 February 1865, 351.

3)
Review: New York Clipper, 11 February 1865, 350.
“THE COLORED ‘Streets of New York’ . . . has proved so pleasing, and winds up in such a laugh-provoking manner, that it is still retained on the bills. The fire scene  . . . is very effective, made to closely resemble a real fire . . . . . Frank Brower and Glenn return this week.”