Born in Ireland, John Brougham originally pursued a surgical career at the Peter Street Hospital in Dublin.
Personne begins the Feuilleton with a review of "Little Patti's" debut on Thursday to somewhat smaller crowds. Personne reviews The Oldest Man in the Magic Flute and also reprints the review of the show written by "a young man from Boston, who is looked upon, in his boarding house, as a great musical amateur, and a gentleman of fine literary talents" who writes for the Ledger and frequents Pfaff's (3). Personne gives the general theatrical news, including Sothern's law suit against Laura Keene for "breach of contract." Personne also discusses the "Vagabond" of the Sunday Times and his admiration for Edwin Booth. Personne also mentions Heron's upcoming performance at the Winter Garden in a benefit for Bourcicault and notes that next week's Feuilleton will be shorter due to his Thanksgiving dinner with "the protÃ©gÃ©s of the Five Points Mission" (3).
"Little Patti" and "The Oldest Man" are both mentioned here.
Personne describes Booth as "a tragedian of some cleverness, and a great deal of notoriety." Personne also discusses Booth's Boston engagement and his "admirer," the "Vagabond" of the Sunday Times (3).
Personne reports that Brougham's Romance and Reality has been "revived" at Wallack's. Personne also reports that there is a benefit for Brougham that evening (3).
Personne reports that Heron will be in town for a performance of Pauline at the Winter Garden for the benefit of Bourcicault (3).
Personne reports that Sothern is suing Keene for "breach of contract." Personne also reports that The Wife's Secret is still playing at her theater (3).
Personne reports that Sothern is suing Keene for "breach of contract" (3).
Personne reports that Brougham's Romance and Reality has been "revived" at Wallack's (3).
Personne reports that Wallack is "preparing" a translation of Le Roman d'un Jeune Homme Pauvre (3).
The Vault at Pfaff's
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