Niblo’s Garden

Event Information

Venue(s):
Niblo's Garden

Proprietor / Lessee:
William Wheatley

Manager / Director:
William Wheatley

Conductor(s):
Harvey Bradley Dodworth

Event Type:
Play With Music

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
15 February 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

19 Dec 1864, 7:30 PM
20 Dec 1864, 7:30 PM
21 Dec 1864, 7:30 PM
22 Dec 1864, 7:30 PM

Program Details

Customs of the country; or, Yankee help – comedietta
Includes a Yankee song


Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
Participants:  Maria [Mrs. Barney] Williams (role: the Yankee Help, Melissa)
4)
aka New song
Composer(s): Unknown composer

Citations

1)
Announcement: New York Herald, 19 December 1864, 4.
Listed in “Amusements This Evening.”
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 19 December 1864, 7.
To conclude with the comedy, The Customs of the Country.  Mrs. Barney Williams with a Yankee song.
3)
Announcement: New York Post, 19 December 1864.

“[T]he Williamses appear this week in ‘The Fairy Circle’ and ‘Customs of the Country.’”

4)
Announcement: New-York Times, 19 December 1864, 4.

5)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 19 December 1864, 7.

6)
Review: New York Herald, 20 December 1864, 4.
Illegible.
7)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 24 December 1864, 295.