Tony Pastor’s Opera House

Event Information

Tony Pastor's Opera House

Ballet Director / Choreographer:
Mons. Szollosy

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information


Last Updated:
22 January 2013

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

02 Apr 1866, Evening
03 Apr 1866, Evening
04 Apr 1866, Evening
04 Apr 1866, 2:30 PM
05 Apr 1866, Evening
06 Apr 1866, Evening
07 Apr 1866, Evening
07 Apr 1866, 2:30 PM

Performers and/or Works Performed

Composer(s): Newcomb
Participants:  Tony Pastor
aka New songs; Foreign airs by native artists
Composer(s): Unknown composer


Announcement: New York Herald, 02 April 1866, 5.

     Gives program and performers. “…Although thousands have already experienced the exciting and startling effects of the piece [Stephens’ Escape], it is certain that thousands will flock to witness its representation during the holidays. The favorite danseuse, Miss Florence Wells, and the popular Gorenfio Sisters make their first appearance this evening; Tony Pastor sings a new song, ‘The Belle of Central Park.’…A grand tableau will be witnessed after the play, and an abundance of song and music.”

Advertisement: New York Herald, 04 April 1866.

“Mr. Szollossy’s [sic] new Ballet, ‘La Prima Donna.’”

Announcement: New York Clipper, 07 April 1866, 414.