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Relationships of Wallack's Lyceum

To explore the relationships between the various bohemian writers and artists who frequented Pfaff's bar, select a person or group, and then select a relationship type. This section of the site is currently under construction; new content is being added on a regular basis.

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Brougham, John (1810-1880)

Brougham is mentioned as a member of the original cast of David Copperfield when it played at the Lyceum.

Odell discusses the "splendor" of Brougham's Lyceum at Broadway and Broom Street.

Clare, Ada (1836-1874)

Her professional stage debut was in 1858 at Wallack's Lyceum.

Eytinge, Rose (1838-1911)

Eytinge eagerly accepted an offer from John Wallack to work in his acting company and tour the East coast.

Gayler, Charles (1820-1892)

Gayler's Fritz, Our Cousin German played at Wallack's during the 1869-70 season.

Heron, Matilda (1830-1877)

Heron performed the role of Marguerite Gautier in Alexandre Dumas' La Dame aux Camelias at Wallack's Theatre on January 22, 1857.

Odell makes note of Heron's appearances at Wallack's in 1856-57 season.

Keene, Laura (1826-1873)

Keene appeared in plays at Wallack's where she spent a year or more as the company's lead actress and helped to raise its standards.

de Walden, Thomas Blades (1811-1873)