Black Crook

Event Information

Niblo's Garden

Manager / Director:
William Wheatley

Price: $1.00 parquet and dress circle; .50 family circle

Event Type:
Play With Music

Record Information


Last Updated:
9 November 2015

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

04 Feb 1867, 7:30 PM
05 Feb 1867, 7:30 PM
06 Feb 1867, 7:30 PM
07 Feb 1867, 7:30 PM
08 Feb 1867, 7:30 PM
09 Feb 1867, 1:00 PM
09 Feb 1867, 7:30 PM

Program Details

Includes ballet and solo dances by Bonafanti, Sangalli and Rigal

Performers and/or Works Performed


Advertisement: New-York Times, 05 February 1867, 7.
Announcement: New York Clipper, 09 February 1867, 358, 2d col., top.

“On Saturday evening last, Feb. 9th, the ‘Black Crook’ reached its own hundred and fifty-fourth representation at Niblo’s Garden, and strange as it may appear, this extraordinary spectacle is nightly witnessed by audiences nearly as crowded as when the piece was first introduced here. We had no idea that the spectacle would have such an uninterrupted success, but certain it is that the manager’s expectations that it will run through the season bid fair to be realized, judging from the present state of the auditorium, for

The legs of the ballet continue to draw,

And the lean-looking ‘slaves’ provokes a guffaw.”