Best know for his portrayal of Asa Trenchard in Our American Cousin and Rip Van Winkle in Rip Van Winkle, Joseph Jefferson was one of the most popular comedians of his tim
Personne begins the Fueilleton with some general news and gossip, mentioning (among other things) commentary in the Daily Times about the best female voices, the announcement of The Dead Heart at the Old Bowery, recent discord in the Operatic community, Gayler's burlesque of Romance of a Poor Young Man at the Broadway Boudoir, and the profits earned by Romance of a Poor Young Man at Wallack's and Jeanie Deans at Laura Keene's. Personne discusses Mrs. Wood's "exile" and her final performances at the Winter Garden, which will be followed by Kate Bateman in Evangeline. Personne also reviews Bourcicault's Vanity Fair at Laura Keene's and discusses the theater's recent turn towards moralizing.
Personne reports that Gayler's burlesque of Romance of a Poor Young Man has been performed at the Broadway Boudoir. Personne reports that he is waiting for either the show to end or the theater to fail (3).
Personne comments on the plays Jefferson has chosen for Mrs. Wood's last evening at the Winter Garden (3).
Personne notes that Keene attempted a production of a translation of the Dumas play currently at the French Theatre. Personne also mentions that Keene attempted to produce The Dead Heart, which has been announced at the Old Bowery (3). Personne reports that Jeanie Deans has made over $10,000 profit (3). Personne reviews Bourcicault's Vanity Fair at Laura Keene's (3).
Personne mentions Smith among the cast of Bourcicault's Vanity Fair at Laura Keene's (3).
Personne notes the "forty-eighth jump" of Lester Wallack's Poor Young Man (3).
Personne notes the "forty-eighth jump" of Lester Wallack's Poor Young Man. Personne reports that the author's rights that will be divided between Wallack and Edwards amount to $1440 (3).
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