Fifth Avenue Opera House
Price: $.75 parquet; .50 balcony; .25 children to balcony
23 June 2016
Performance Date(s) and Time(s)
26 Mar 1866, 8:00 PM
First appearance of the Shattuck.
Performers and/or Works Performed
aka Darkey's life is always gay;
Gay is the darkey's life;
Gay is the darkie's life
aka Miss Bloomer at the soiree;
aka Original Chinese fiddle
aka Bayadere, La;
Bayadere & Co.
Advertisement: New York Clipper
, 24 March 1866.
Announcement: New York Herald
, 26 March 1866, 5.
Works, performers. “After a magnificent instrumental overture by the orchestra, the company will sing ‘Gay is the Darkey’s Life.’ . . . The evening performances at the new Fifth Avenue Opera House conclude at a quarter to ten o’clock.”
Advertisement: New York Herald
, 26 March 1866, 7.
“First appearance of the distinguished Basso Mr. C. F. SHATTUCK, and the celebrated clog dancer CHAS. GARDNER.”