American Theatre

Event Information

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

Proprietor / Lessee:
Robert W. [manager] Butler

Manager / Director:
Robert W. [manager] Butler

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
6 June 2016

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

11 Sep 1865, 7:30 PM
12 Sep 1865, 7:30 PM
13 Sep 1865, 7:30 PM
14 Sep 1865, 7:30 PM
15 Sep 1865, 7:30 PM
16 Sep 1865, 2:30 PM
16 Sep 1865, 7:30 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
aka Grand medley dance
Participants:  Emma [dancer] Ross
4)
Participants:  Master Tommy
8)
aka Nerves original; Nervés
Composer(s): Gordon
Text Author: Brian
9)
aka Deaf as a horn
Text Author: Unidentified
Participants:  Charley White;  James F. Wambold
12)
aka Grand medley dance
Participants:  Lizzy Whelpley
14)
Participants:  Florence Wells
15)
aka Ghost in a pawn shop ; Ghost in a pawnbroker's shop
17)
aka Comic ditty
20)
Participants:  Viro Farrand (role: La Manola);  Charley White (role: Crow Rogers);  Master Tommy (role: Bill Rogers);  James F. Wambold (role: Professor Fowler)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 11 September 1865, 7.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 12 September 1865, 7.

Program

3)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 16 September 1865, 182.

“‘444’ is decidedly an ‘American’ institution, although patronized by people from all quarters of the globe.  It is the only place of its class on Broadway.”

4)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 16 September 1865, 7.

Matinee time.