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Dramatic Feuilleton

Personne [Wilkins, Edward G. P.]. "Dramatic Feuilleton." New York Saturday Press. 14 May 1859: 3.
theater criticism

Personne begins this column with another "history lesson," this time about Rob Roy. Personne reviews the current musical production of Rob Roy. Personne gives news of Piccolomini and the opera. There are mentions of the current events at Wallack's and the French Theatre. Personne announces the opening of two new theaters near Union Square - Mrs. Bourcicault's and Mr. Wallack's. Personne writes about Conway's Theatre and its Summer season before making a more general mention of the Summer season. Personne also discusses and opines on Laura Keene's A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Brougham, John [pages:3]

Personne mentions that he played King Charles at Wallack's and discusses his future roles at Wallack's. He is engaged at Conway's Theatre for the Summer season (3).

Gayler, Charles [pages:3]

Mentions Gayler among his criticism of "the whole race of bluefire and patent trap writers" (3).

Keene, Laura [pages:3]

Personne discusses her production of A Midsummer Night's Dream (3).

Wallack's Lyceum [pages:3]

Personne mentions Wallack's new theater (3).

Wallack, John [pages:3]

Personne discusses Mr. Wallack's current reviews and recent performances (3).