Christy’s Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Fifth Avenue Opera House

Price: $.75 parquet; $1 secured seats; $.50 balcony

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
14 June 2016

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

29 Jan 1866, 8:00 PM
30 Jan 1866, 8:00 PM
31 Jan 1866, 8:00 PM
01 Feb 1866, 8:00 PM
02 Feb 1866, 8:00 PM
03 Feb 1866, Matinee
03 Feb 1866, 8:00 PM

Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
Composer(s): Shrivall
Participants:  Frank [minstrel] Leslie
5)
aka Uproar at the academy
6)
aka Nerves original; Nervés
Composer(s): Gordon
Text Author: Brian
8)
aka Desdemona's troubles
Participants:  George N. Christy
9)
Composer(s): Barnard
Participants:  Frank [minstrel] Leslie
10)
Composer(s): McNaughton
Text Author: McNaughton
11)
aka Favorite ballads ; Ballads and warblings; Beautiful ballads
Participants:  Napoleon W. Gould

Citations

1)
Announcement: New York Herald, 29 January 1866.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 29 January 1866, 7.

     “Only minstrel matinee in the city every Saturday.”

3)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 29 January 1866, 7.