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Dramatic Feuilleton

Personne [Wilkins, Edward G. P.]. "Dramatic Feuilleton." New-York Saturday Press. 15 May 1860: 3.
theater criticism

Personne reviews Spencer Wald's new tragedy, discusses the closing of Laura Keene's Theatre for the summer, and claims that the town has been "excessively dull in the amusement way" recently (3). Personne mentions that the Benecia Girl is at the Bowery and warns the other "crickets" to "beware" (3). Personne mentions Mrs. Brougham's production with the Nelson sisters, Jefferson's summer season, and discusses Readings both in general and in terms of upcoming events.

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Jefferson, Joseph [pages:3]

Personne notes that "Awful" Jefferson's Summer season at Laura Keene's Theatre begins May 14 (3).

Keene, Laura [pages:3]

Personne reports that Keene's theater will close for the summer on May 12. There will be a benefit for her that evening (3). Personne mentions that she is still starring in The Colleen Bawn (3).

Menken, Adah [pages:3]

Personne mentions that the "Benecia Girl" is at the Bowery Theatre and warns the other "crickets" to "beware" (3).

Nelson, Annette [pages:3]

Personne writes that "Mrs. Brougham" has brought out "the Nelson sisters, daughters of the celebrated composer" to positive critical response. Personne, however, finds the performance dull (3).

Wallack, John [pages:3]

Personne reports that Wallack is doing old plays (3).