Matilda Heron was born in poverty in Labby Vale, Draperstown, Ireland in 1830 and came to the U.S. as a child.
The performance of a new tragedy written by an American, female playwright is reviewed. It is to be performed at Wallack's theater and is called "Geraldine, or Love's Victory." The lead role is to be performed by Matilda Heron Stoepel, a respected actress. The playwright is unnamed, but the reviewer is optimistic about the show's attraction.
References: Mr. Bateman, Matilda Heron Stoepel, Meaers Walcott, Southern, Couldock, Davidge
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