Wallack’s Lyceum was located in Broadway near Broome Street. Its productions included original works by Pfaffians John Brougham, Stephen Ryder Fiske, and Fitz-James O’Brien.
O'Brien reviews Dr. Wainwright's Wheat and Chaff, a play that he claims has no literary merit and does not add anything to the corpus of theatrical literature.
O'Brien points out the errors in either the play writing or Brougham's performance in Wheat and Chaff. O'Brien notes that some of Brougham's "impromptu witticisms" during the performance were successful (3).
O'Brien discusses a performance of Wheat and Chaff (3).
He is reviewed here as "Mr. Lester" (3).
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