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Dramatic Feuilleton

Personne [Wilkins, Edward G. P.]. "Dramatic Feuilleton." New York Saturday Press. 19 Nov. 1859: 3.
theater criticism

Personne reviews the Prima Donna and discusses the responses (or lack thereof) from other critics. Personne also discusses the Sicilian Vespers and the events at the French Theatre. Personne reviews Keene's Norma, Wallack'sThe Wreck Ashore, the "Bohemian" Montcrief's Fast Women of the Modern Time at the New Bowery, and the latest Irish drama at Niblo's, All Hallow's Eve. Personne also reprints a British drama bulletin from the London Court Journal and mentions the plays currently being produced by the Paris managers. Personne notes at the end of the Fueilleton that the "Fireman's drama" has been postponed again at the Bowery and reprints a letter from "Charles."

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Brougham, John [pages:3]

Personne reports that Brougham's Romance and Reality will open at Wallack's on Sunday (3).

Clare, Ada [pages:3]

Personne claims that Ida Vernon's name "beats" Ada Clare's (3).

Fry, William [pages:3]

Personne refers to "the esthetic Fry's" review of Sicilian Vespers in the Tribune (3).

Keene, Laura [pages:3]

Personne reports that Laura Keene has hired an English translator to do the Demi-Monde for her (3).

Smith, Mark [pages:3]

Personne reviews Smith's performance in Norma at Laura Keene's (3).

Wallack's Lyceum [pages:3]

Personne reviews The Wreck Ashore. He also notes that Brougham's Romance and Reality will open there on Sunday (3).

Wallack, John [pages:3]

Personne reviews Wallack's performance in The Wreck Ashore. Personne writes that Wallack has re-edited Rochester, which is now titled Fast Men of the Olden Time (3).