Varieties Theatre

Event Information

Varieties Theatre

Proprietor / Lessee:
Thomas L. Donnelly
John F. [1833-93] Poole

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information


Last Updated:
30 July 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

13 Mar 1865, Evening
14 Mar 1865, Evening
15 Mar 1865, Evening
16 Mar 1865, Evening
17 Mar 1865, Evening
18 Mar 1865, 3:00 PM
18 Mar 1865, Evening

Program Details

The French Spy was performed on horseback. Overture commence at 8 p.m.

Performers and/or Works Performed

Participants:  Charles E. Collins
aka The French spy; Or, The storming of Algiers; The French spy; Or, The siege of Algiers; The French spy; Or, The fall of Algiers
Text Author: Haines


Advertisement: New York Herald, 12 March 1865.

Advertisement: New York Herald, 13 March 1865, 7.

     “Engagement for a short time of the exquisite premiere danseuse, late of Niblo’s Garden and Olympic Theatre, Mlle. A. Kruger.”

Advertisement: New York Clipper, 18 March 1865, 392.

     “Monster combination company, . . . Embracing all of the most attractive features and choicest morceaux of opera, ballet, burlesque, Ethiopian minstrelsy, local extravaganza, acrobatics, vaudeville, apropros sketches, song and dance, comic vocalisms, etc., etc. . . . First Class Artists can always find engagements here. STARS liberally treated with.”