Christy’s Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Fifth Avenue Opera House

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
23 September 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

12 Feb 1866, Evening
13 Feb 1866, Evening
14 Feb 1866, Evening
15 Feb 1866, Evening
16 Feb 1866, Evening
17 Feb 1866, Evening
17 Feb 1866, 2:00 PM

Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
aka Gaily the troubadour
Text Author: Griffin
8)
aka Apple orchard adventures
9)
Composer(s): Foster

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 11 February 1866.
2)
Announcement: New York Herald, 12 February 1866.

     “Christy’s company is acknowledged to possess most excellent talent.”

3)
Announcement: New York Herald, 17 February 1866.

     “For the first time at a matinee, to the great delight of the children, the company will perform the new and most laughable comedy entitled Bal Masque des Arions.”