Mr. and Mrs. Barney Williams

Event Information

Venue(s):
Niblo's Garden

Proprietor / Lessee:
William Wheatley

Manager / Director:
William Wheatley

Event Type:
Play With Music

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
31 January 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

27 Dec 1864, 7:45 PM
28 Dec 1864, 7:45 PM
29 Dec 1864, 7:45 PM
30 Dec 1864, 7:45 PM
31 Dec 1864, 7:45 PM

Program Details

All hallow eve, drama (Barney Williams as Rody O’ Connor, with song and chorus; Mrs. Williams as Kitty Killeen)

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Snapple-apple night
Text Author: Unidentified
Participants:  Maria [Mrs. Barney] Williams (role: Kitty Killeen);  Barney Williams (role: Rody O'Connor)
3)
Text Author: Johnson
Participants:  Barney Williams (role: six characters)
4)
Text Author: Lover

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 28 December 1864.

“New scenery, properties, costumes, beautiful music, and cast of much excellence.”

2)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 28 December 1864, 7.
3)
Review: New York Herald, 29 December 1864, 5.

No mention of music.  “The house was a full one, of course.”

4)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 31 December 1864, 302.

“The Williamses are giving varied programmes at Niblo’s Garden, programmes suited to the festive season, and which seldom fail to attract large audiences. Niblo’s will be a popular place of resort during the holiday week.”        

5)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 31 December 1864.

Grand holiday bill, three pieces.