The unofficial biographer of the Pfaff’s crowd, William Winter was born in coastal Massachusetts, and his mother died
This Feuilleton is again "Inscribed with more or less of affection, to the General Public." Quelqu'un admits to doing little theater-going in the past week and discusses his dislike of the new style of Burlesque. He outlines what he thinks a Burlesque should be, as well as gives qualifications for writers of this genre. Quelqu'un cites Brougham as the exception to his criticisms and announces a performance of Brougham's "very best" Burlesque, Pohcohontas. Quelqu'un also discusses the virtues of Niblo's under Nixon's management, the merits of popular comedians, gives the opera news, and references the Japanese Ambassadors several times. Quelqu'un also mentions the production of O'Brien's Tycoon, or Young America in Japan at Laura Keene's Theatre, currently under Jefferson's direction and encourages the General to see the Burlesque. Quelqu'un also announces the plans to build a new Wallack's.
Quelqu'un cites Brougham as an example of an exception to his criticisms about the writers of Burlesques. Quelqu'un reports that the "very best" of his Burlesques, Pocohontas will be performed at Nixon's as part of Brougham's farewell engagement before he visits Ireland (3).
Quelqu'un expresses a preference for Jefferson's comedic style (3). Quelqu'un mentions that Laura Keene's Theatre is now under Jefferson's direction and will soon produce O'Brien's Tycoon, or Young America in Japan (3).
Quelqu'un mentions that Laura Keene's Theatre is now under Jefferson's direction and will soon produce O'Brien's Tycoon, or Young America in Japan (3).
Quelqu'un reports that O'Brien's Tycoon, or Young America in Japan will be performed at Laura Keene's. Quelqu'un praises O'Brien's writing and encourages the General to see O'Brien's Burlesque (3).
Quelqu'un remarks that he does not enjoy the comedic stylings of the Florences. Quelqu'un also announces the plans to construct a new Wallack's (3).
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