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Title
Theatre programmes.
Summary
Bound volume collection of theater programs for performances from 1888-1893 at various theaters in Washington, D.C., New York, New York, Baltimore, Maryland, Richmond, Virginia, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Atlanta, Georgia, Anniston, Alabama and Boston, Massachusetts. Includes programs from the New National Theatre, Albaugh's Grand Opera House, Academy of Music, Lyceum Theatre, People's Theatre and Harris Bijoux Theatre in Washington, D.C. and the Lyceum Theatre, Hoyt's Madison Square Theatre, Madison Square Garden Theatre, Koster & Bial's Concert Hall, New Park Theatre, Proctor's 23rd Street Theatre, Lenox Lyceum, Tony Pastor's 14th Street Theatre, Star Theatre, Broadway Theatre, The Casino, Daly's Theatre, Palmer's Theatre, Eden Musee, Wallack's Theatre and Union Square Theatre in New York. Also includes programs from the Music Hall, Hollis St. Theatre and Boston Museum in Boston, The Academy of Music and Richmond Theatre in Richmond, the Bijou Theatre in Pittsburgh, DeGive's Opera House in Atlanta, Georgia, Noble Street Theatre in Anniston, Alabama, and Ford's Grand Opera House, Albaugh's Holliday and Lyceum Theatres in Baltimore.
Created / Published
1888-1893.
Subject Headings
-  Theater programs--Specimens
Notes
-  Organized geographically by theater name in rough chronological order for Washington, D.C.: New National Theatre, Albaugh's Grand Opera House, Academy of Music. New York theaters arranged roughly by theater name. Additional programs arranged roughly in geographical groupings in random order.
-  Title from spine.
-  Includes programs for performances of plays and entertainments written by Ross Neal, William Shakespeare, Anton Rubenstein, Giuseppe Verdi, H. Rider Haggard, William Gillette, Charles Gounod, Mr. Gilbert, Edward E. Rice, John J. Braham, Henry E. Dixey, Imre Kiralfy, Steele Mackaye, Leonard Grover, John A. Stevens, W.T. Carleton, Johann Strauss, Duncan B. Harrision, Clay Greene, Ezra F. Kendall, Jessop & Gill, Arthur Jones, Charles Dickens, John Brougham, Von Munch Bellinghausen, Marie Lowell, Sheridan Knowles, Charles Hoyt, Alexandre Dumas, Charles Fechter, Henry DeMille, David Belasco, Robert Buchanan, William Yardley, Joseph Derrick, Victorien Sardou, A.C. Torr, Horace Mills, Hubbart T. Smith, Joseph Arthur, H. Grattan Donnelly, A.W. Pinero, J.W. Godfrey, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Mrs. Musgrove, Henry Herman, W.G. Wills, Brander Matthews, George H. Jessop, Archibald Clavering Gunter, Mrs. Charles Doremus, J.B. Buckstone, Sidney Grundy, G.W. Godfrey, William Wycherley, David Garrick, Franz von Schorntan, Gustave Kadelburg, Augustin Daly, Hall Caine, Wilson Barrett, C.B. Jefferson, H.S. Taylor, Charles Alfred Byrne, Gustave Kerker, Adolph Mueller, Jacques Offenbach, A.K. Fulton, Bronson Howard, Jerome K. Jerome, Paul M. Potter, Archibald D. Gordon, Hans Christian Andersen, J. Cheever Goodwin, Woolson Morse, John Philip Sousa, Horace Townsend, H.J. Byron, B.C. Stephenson, S. Theyre Smith, Felix Morris, F.W. Sidney, R. Haddon Chambers, Sir Charles Young, Conier, Michael Balfe, Richard Genee, Ed. Marble. Henry Arthur Jones, Henry P. Mawson, Martha Morton, Tom Taylor, Joseph Arthur, Mrs. Roumaldo Pacheco, Chas. Lecocq, Leander Richardson, Grace Livingston Furniss, Lord Tennyson, Messrs. Henri Chivot and Duro, Edmond Audran, F.C. Burnand, Alexandre Bisson, Herbert Hall Winslow, Joseph Hart, George R. Sims, Cecil Raleigh, Maxim Boucheron, Richard Stahl, Jules Preval, Albert DeSaint-Albin, Franklin Fyles, Reginald De Koven, Harry B. Smith, A.D. Hall, J.M. Barrie, Fabrice Carre, Clyde Fitch, Henri Bocage, Charles de Courcy, Louis Nathal, Fred Marsden, Carl Millocker, Franz von Suppe, Alfred Cellier, Sidney Rosenfeld, Jules J. Lyon, Adolph Nowak, Rudolph Dellinger, Francois Chassaigne, Alfred Murray, Alfonse Czibulka, F. Zell, Paul Merritt, Geo. Conquest, Clay M. Greene, David D. Lloyd, W.S. Mullaly, Justin McCarthy, Thomas Morton, Albert Roland Haven, Edgar Smith, W.S. Gilbert, Sir Arthur Sullivan, William Gill, Robert Fraser, Webster C. Fulton, Edward E. Kidder, Charles Barnard, Robert Planquette, Adam Itzel, Augustus Thomas, Archibald C. Gunter, Charles Frederic Nirdlinger, W.A. Mestayer, George P. Webster, William A. Brady, Louis Harrison, W.W. Furst, Emile Zola, Kyrle Bellew, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Joseph Hatton, John J. McNally, Pietro Mascagni, Edmund E. Price, Malcolm Watson, Leon Gandillot, Thomas Frost, Harry Nichols, W. Lestocq, George H. Boker, James Mortimer, A.W. Dobourg, Mellieres, Frederic Solomon, Frances Hodgson Burnett, H.F. Tretbar, Held and West, Carl Zeller, J. Schnitzer, Edgar Smith, Josef Hellmesberger, Jr., H. Wayne Ellis, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Bayle Bernard, Thomas Holcroft, Edward Harrigan, B.E. Woolf, R.M. Field, Bartley Campbell and others.
-  Includes programs for performances by Mrs. Cora Urquhart Potter, Kyrle Bellew, Henry Lee, Louis James, Marie Wainwright, Harry Kellar, Rice's Burlesque Company, Grau Opera Comique Company, Frederic Bryton, Ezra F. Kendall, Thatcher, Primrose & West's Minstrels, Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Florence, Julia Marlowe, Charles Barron, James O'Neill, Charles E. Evans, William Hoey, E.H. Sothern, Lotta Crabtree, Cora Tanner, Nat C. Goodwin, Fanny Davenport, Melbourne McDowell, Nellie Farren, Fred Leslie, George Edwardes' London Gaiety Burlesque Company, Arthur Rehan's Company of Comedians, Annie Lewis, Roland Reed, Vernona Jarbeau, Thompson Opera Co., Jeannie Winston, Harry Lacy, Fred Hallen, Joe Hart, Daniel Frohman's Lyceum Theatre Stock Company, Joseph Haworth, Mr. and Mrs. William H. Kendal, Richard Mansfield, Jefferson-Florence Comedy Company, Joseph Jefferson, Wilson Barrett, Miss Eastlake, Francis Wilson and Company, Herrmann the Magician, Rosina Vokes, Felix Morris, Augustin Daly's Company, George Thatcher, The De Wolf Hopper Opera Bouffe Company, Boston Howard Athenaeum Star Specialty Company, Conried's Comic Opera Company, Emma Juch Grand English Opera Co., Mrs. Leslie Carter, W.J. Scanlan, Madison Square Theatre Company, Lamont Opera Company, George Thatcher's Minstrels, E.S. Willard, Edward R. Mawson, Augustus Pitou's Stock Company, De Wolf Hopper, Charles Dickson, George W. Lederer Model Company, The Meininger Dramatic Company, J.C. Duff Opera Company, J.C. Duff Comic Opera Company, Russell's Comedians, Amelia Glover, Lillian Russell, Lillian Russell Opera Comique Company, Charles Frohman's Comedians, Charles Hanford, Helen Barry, Lottie Collins, Charles Frohman's Stock Company, The Famous Bostonians, Robert Downing, Eugenie Blair, John Drew, Robert B. Mantell, Henry E. Dixey, Rice & Dixey's Big Burlesque Company, McCaull Opera Company, Lyceum Opera Company, Jeannie Winston, Mrs. Potter, New York Casino Comic Opera Company, Hortense Rhea (Mlle. Rhea), The New American Opera Company, Helen Lamont, J.H. Ryley, Madeline Lucette, The Carleton Opera Company, The Ideal Extravaganza Company, Wm. H. Crane, Charles Wyndham, Mary Moore, William Harris, Rudolph Aronson Comic Opera Company, Arthur Forrest, Rosa Rand, Fay Templeton, Fay Templeton Comic Opera Burlesque Company, Edwin Stevens, The William J. Gilmore Comic Opera Company, The Liliputians, Clara Lane, John T. Kelly, Geo. W. Lederer's Comic Players, Askin & Rork Comic Opera Company, Frank W. Sanger's Company, Sadie Martinot, Mestayer's Tourists, W.A. Mestayer, Theresa Vaughn, Pauline Hall and her Superb Comic Opera Company, Digby Bell Opera Company, Thomas Q. Seabrooke, J.M. Hill's Opera Comique Company, Marie Tempest, Hubert Wilke, Nat Jones, Frank Tannehill, Jr., C.B. Hawkins, Henri Lynn, Leon Morris, Lottie Alter, Josepha Crowell, Mrs. W.A. Sands, James T. Powers, Mr. A.M. Palmer's Company, Henry Miller, William Collier, Hilda Thomas, Ruth Davenport, James S. Maffit, Richard Harlow, Sadie Stephens, Geo. A. Schiller, Edwin S. Tarr, Alexander Salvini, Bonnie Kate Castleton, Cosgrove & Grant's Comedians, John L. Sullivan, Ramsay Morris Comedy Company, Frederick Warde, Louis James, Deshon Opera Company, Charles Hanford, Annie Winter, Mons. and Mme. Berat, Katherine B. Howe, Marie Vanoni, Les Edouardos, Amann, the Mimic, Jennie St. Clair, Harry La Rose, Lilly Clay's Colossal Gaiety Company, The Wood Family, Capitola Forrest, Dick Corman, Geo. Testo and Fanny Onri, Lelia Rossi Ballet Troupe, Bonnie Kate Harvey, Les Toulousains, Lizzie Braatz, Samuel Dearin, Maria Pacra, Jules Kellar, Frank Lamondue, Frank Mayo, James F. Hoey, Adams, Casey and Howard, Billy Carter, Petrie and Elise, Will H. Fox, Clayton and Jenkins, Little Bonnit Thornton, Marion and Belle, The Nelson Sisters, The Coyne Borthers, Jessie K. Giles, Van Leer and Barton, William Jerome, Fitzgibbon Sisters, Prof. Imro Fox, Miss Polly Holmes, Jas. F. Hoey, Muscial Dale, Frank Bush, Clipper Quartette, Miss Katie Harbeck, Wm. Harbeck, Mildred Novelty Company, Minnie Renwood, Tipaldi Bros.' Mandolin Orchestra, Lewis Morrision, Erdelyi Naczi, Edward Harrigan, Henry Cazman, Charles Chaplin, Lieut. Travis, Maude Branscombe, Mons. Aldow, Mlle. Theo, The Natuskies, The Brothers Borani, Mons. Leonce, Mlle. Lolla, Mario Moro, The Avolos, Peppi Sternheim, Minnie Cunningham, Jo Clemolo, Edwin Booth, Lawrence Barrett, George Edwardes' London Gaiety Burlesque Company, Nellie Farren, Fred Leslie and others.
-  Programs not bound in strict chronological order. Programs tend to be grouped together for Washington, D.C. theaters but others are bound at random. Programs for Starlight (Washington, D.C., New National Theatre, 1889), The Masked Ball (Washington, D.C., New National Theatre, 1893) bound upside-down. Program for La Tosca (Albaugh's Grand Opera House, Jan. 28,1889) bound between New National Theatre programs for A Royal Revenge (Jan. 28, 1889) and Herrmann, the Magician (Feb. 14, 1889). Program for Saved His Life (Washington, D.C., People's Theatre ([Summer 1889]) bound between The Crystal Slipper (New National Theatre, April 8, 1889 and Cheek (New National Theatre, May 6, 1889). Program for Julius Caesar (Washington, D.C., Academy of Music, Sept. 26, 1892) bound between Mr. Wilkinson's Widows (New National Theatre, May 16, 1891) and The Idea (New National Theatre, Oct. 10, 1892). For Money (Albaugh's Grand Opera House, week of Jan. 4, 1891) bound after The Tar and the Tartar (week of Nov. 9, 1891). Program for Little Puck (Bijou Theatre, Pittsburgh, Pa., week of Sept 8, 1890) bound between Lenox Lyceum concert program (New York: 1890) and program for Jupiter (Palmer's Theatre, N.Y., 1892). Concert programme for the full orchestra of Eduard Strauss (Ford's Grand Opera House, Baltimore, 1890) bound after program for La Cigale (Garden Theatre, N.Y., [1891?]). Order of Service for George Washington's Birthday (Washington, D.C., Feb. 22, 1892) bound between The Wife (Lyceum Theatre, N.Y., week ending June 2, 1888) and The Lion's Mouth (Richmond Theatre, Richmond, Va., [1893?]). Imre Kiralfy's Columbus, and the Discovery of America (Madison Square Garden, N.Y., 1892) bound after Blue Beard (Richmond Theatre, Richmond, Va., [1892?]). Harry Kernell's New Company (Washington, D.C., New Washington Theatre, Nov. 26-Dec. 1, 1888) bound after Imre Kiralfy's Columbus. The Great Metropolis (DeGive's Opera House, Atlanta, Ga., 1890) bound after Koster & Bial's Concert Hall Grand Vocal & Instrumental Concert (New York, April 4, 1892). Program for Frank Mayo's Davy Crockett (Noble Street Theatre, Anniston, Ala., Oct. 15, 1890) bound between The Great Metropolis (DeGive's Opera House, Atlanta, Ga, 1890) and Boston Music Hall Promenade Concert program for June 19,1891 which is bound before program for Kajanka (Richmond Theatre, Richmond, Va., Sept. 23, [1891]). Program for Mildred Novelty Co. (Lyceum Theatre, Washington, D.C.) bound after program for Tony Pastor's 14th Street Theatre, New York (May 30, [1892]). Program for Yeoman of the Guard (Globe Theatre, Boston, Oct. 12-17, 1891) bound after program for Apollo (Casino, New York, 1891). Program for Wang (Globe Theatre, Boston, Oct. 12-17, 1891) bound before program for Samson and Delilah (Daly's Theatre, N.Y., April 22, 1889). Programs for Boston Theatre bound after program for Erdelyi Naczi (Eden Musee, New York, Dec. 10, 1889). Program for Loyalty (New Park Theatre, N.Y.) bound after Kajanka (Boston Theatre, Feb. 26, 1890). Program for Little Lord Fauntleroy and Fauvette (Boston Theatre, June-July, 1890) bound before T.D. Marks' International Vaudevilles (Union Square Theatre, New York, Aug. 23, 1890). Programs for Baltimore's Albaugh's Theatres bound after T.D. Marks' International Vaudevilles (Union Square Theatre, N.Y.). Program for White Slave (Harris Bijou Theatre, Washington, D.C., week of Sept. 3, 1888) bound at end.
-  Some individual programs are also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Digital Collections Web site: Variety Stage: Theater Playbills and Programs. Digitized versions of programs include: Spider and fly (Albaugh's Grand Opera House, Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 1892 under title: M.B. Leavitt's spectacular production, Spider and fly.
-  Printed inventory card file arranged alphabetically by title available in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division Reading Room: item level control.
-  In: American theater programs of the late 19th and 20th centuries (Library of Congress).
-  LC copy: Gift: Est. of J.H. Corning, June 20, 1940.
-  Thr. P16
Medium
1 v. (ca. 310 items) : ill. ; 32 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Thr. P16
Digital Id
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/vshtml/vsprgbl.html
Library of Congress Control Number
2012658439
Description
Bound volume collection of theater programs for performances from 1888-1893 at various theaters in Washington, D.C., New York, New York, Baltimore, Maryland, Richmond, Virginia, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Atlanta, Georgia, Anniston, Alabama and Boston, Massachusetts. Includes programs from the New National Theatre, Albaugh's Grand Opera House, Academy of Music, Lyceum Theatre, People's Theatre and Harris Bijoux Theatre in Washington, D.C. and the Lyceum Theatre, Hoyt's Madison Square Theatre, Madison Square Garden Theatre, Koster & Bial's Concert Hall, New Park Theatre, Proctor's 23rd Street Theatre, Lenox Lyceum, Tony Pastor's 14th Street Theatre, Star Theatre, Broadway Theatre, The Casino, Daly's Theatre, Palmer's Theatre, Eden Musee, Wallack's Theatre and Union Square Theatre in New York. Also includes programs from the Music Hall, Hollis St. Theatre and Boston Museum in Boston, The Academy of Music and Richmond Theatre in Richmond, the Bijou Theatre in Pittsburgh, DeGive's Opera House in Atlanta, Georgia, Noble Street Theatre in Anniston, Alabama, and Ford's Grand Opera House, Albaugh's Holliday and Lyceum Theatres in Baltimore.
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