Matilda Heron was born in poverty in Labby Vale, Draperstown, Ireland in 1830 and came to the U.S. as a child.
Personne continues his discussion of the Bourcicaults and the Winter Garden. He makes some brief remarks about The Heart of Mid-Lothian at Keene's and seems to agree somewhat with the remarks of Walt Whitman and other critics on the play. Personne gives a lengthy review of Bourcicault's Jeanie Deans at Keene's. He concludes with updates on the productions at other theaters and the opera.
Personne mentions Aldrich in his discussion of his "green and salad days" as a critic (3).
Personne mentions Deland in his review of Bourcicault's Jeanie Deans at Keene's (3).
Personne reports that she will play the title role in Lesbia at the Winter Garden (3).
Personne mentions "Awful" Jefferson in his discussion of the events at the Winter Garden. Personne also reports that he has "given out parts for Miss Heron's Lesbia" (3).
Personne discusses Keene's "resources" and her production of The Heart of Mid-Lothian. Personne also reviews her performance in Bourcicault's Jeanie Deans (3).
Personne mentions Smith in his review of Bourcicault's Jeanie Deans at Keene's (3).
Personne reports that A Husband to Order will continue at Wallack's (3).
(Personne doesn't specify which Mr. Wallack he is speaking about.) Personne reports that Wallack has published a "card" that states he plans to continue with A Husband to Order, as the play is doing well. Personne also reports that the "young Mr. Wallack" will play the "heavy Venetian" in Lesbia at the Winter Garden (3).
Personne discusses Whitman and other critics' reviews of Keene's The Heart of Mid-Lothian (3).
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