Wallack’s Lyceum was located in Broadway near Broome Street. Its productions included original works by Pfaffians John Brougham, Stephen Ryder Fiske, and Fitz-James O’Brien.
Personne opens the Feuilleton with an address to Effendi that leads to a discussion of the Opera and Lent. Personne discusses Lent "from a theatrical point of view," noting that at the mid-point of the season, it looks like the next forty days will be "dusty times" at the theaters with nothing new being performed at Wallack's and Keene's (3). Personne gives the general Opera and theater news and notes the Maretzek has engaged Gottschalk for a performance in Manhattan. Personne reviews Le Roman d'un Jeune Homme Pauvre at the French Theatre and compares it to Wallack's adaptation, The Romance of a Poor Young Man. Personne also discusses the return of Mrs. John Wood to the Winter Garden and notes the successes of her recent performances in some of her previously successful roles.
Personne reports that her Effie Deans continues to run indefinitely (3).
Personne writes that Wallack's Poor Young Man continues to make his "gymnastic sacrifice." Personne compares the staging of Lester Wallack's adaptation to the original (Le Roman d'un Jeune Homme Pauvre) at the French Theatre (3).
Personne claims that when one goes to Wallack's to see Lester Wallack's Poor Young Man, one leaves only remembering that they saw the young man climb the tower and jump off it. Personne compares the staging of Lester Wallack's adaptation to the original (Le Roman d'un Jeune Homme Pauvre) at the French Theatre (3).
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