AMUSEMENTS LAST EVENING. CHARLES THEATER.—The bill at the St. Charles last evening was much of more than common interest, and much more than common excellence. The house was very well filled to see Mr. Hackett’s Falstaff, in “King Henry IV,” and to hear Miss Macarthy in the burletta of “Jenny Lind.” Concerning the play, in … Continue reading Macarthy, Marion
The Myers Sisters, two little girls, the oldest only counting a dozen years, are giving concerts in the parlors of fashionable hotels around Long Branch, Long Island and New York Harbor. New York Clipper 6 August 1859: 127. Print.
Manager McVicker and his Little Mary McVicker are doing the parental and filial at Chicago, where his season began on the 25th July. The little chit has been singing in a duet with Mr. Squires. John Brougham’s engagement began on the 1st, and put the little ‘un out a little. She is now doing the … Continue reading McVicker, (Little) Mary
Mr. Marsh, of the Marsh Juveniles, has returned to their headquarters at Knightstown, Ind., with thirteen recruits obtained In New York, and these now make the number of juveniles thirty-seven. They are going through a course of “comedian” sprouts at Knightstown, or rather Knightstown Springs, an no doubt the little jokers consider their gymnastics exercises … Continue reading Marsh Family of Juveniles
We dropped in at Ordway’s Hall, Boston, on the evening of the 9th, and was much pleased with the programme provided by the Morris Brothers, Pell & Trowbridge’s Minstrels, for the entertainment of their visitors…..Master Rentz, a lad attached to the company, is phenomenon in the way of ballad singing, surpassing any one of his … Continue reading Master Reniz
Master Eugene improves wonderfully in burlesque vocalization, and wench dancing, and has few equals in his peculiar line of business. He is a telling card for the manager. New York Clipper 4 June 1859: 54. Print.
Little Mary McVicker took a fine benefit at McVicker’s Theatre, in Chicago, on the 22nd Jan. People say that the “little ‘un” can imitate Charlotte Cushman as Lady Macbeth. If so, we should rather not see such a sight. We might, possibly, manage Mag Morrilles. New York Clipper 5 February 1859: 334. Print.
G.N. Eldred’s Great Rotunda Menagerie and Circus Company are now “coming home” from Mexico through Texas, and were at Marshall, Texas, on the 8th June….Among the little prodigies are Masters Saunders, Eugene De Lorme, La Roix, and Little Harry. New York Clipper 2 July 1859: 86. Print.
“Walking-cane fathers” and “heavy mothers” are frequently advertised for by theatrical managers; but, according to some recent Albany legislation, they are more likely to be in demand than ever. We have often previously expressed our sentiments upon the absurd and tyrannical enactment requiring minors to be attended by a parent or guardian whenever visiting any … Continue reading Marsh, (Little) Mary
Master Edwards, of Reynolds’ Troup of Minstrels, is anxious to dance “Lowell Rattler,” as he is called. This Rattler challenged to dance Fred. Wilson, or Dick Sliter, recently, and Edwards accepted the challenge; a ball was engaged, etc., but the Rattler failed to dance attendance; so Master Edwards now publicly challenges him, and, in default … Continue reading Master Edwards
We have just brought to light another batch of prodigies—heretofore we have had infant drummers, infant fiddlers, infant eminent tragedians, infant comedians, etc. but we now have an infant opera troupe, called the “Hollman family.” Comprising little Julia, ‘only four years old, and the smallest vocalist and pianist in the world;” “Miss Saibe [Sally/Sadie/], six … Continue reading Miss Sally/Sadie/Saibe
The Marsh Juveniles commenced at the Mobile Theatre on the 14th of March. Alfred Stewart is to join them while there. The Marsh Juvenile Comedians commenced in Montgomery Ala., on the 21st of Feb. There are now thirty children in the troupe. New York Clipper 12 November 1859: 238. Print
The GIANT GIRL, six years old, weighs 240 lbs, Master Rattler, the unrivaled Ethiopian Dancer, Miss ADAIR, the charming vocalist, Miss BLANCHARD, expert juggleress. Saturday aft 3’o’clock. New York Daily Tribune: 7 July 1843. Print.
The GIANT GIRL, six years old, weighs 240 lbs, Master Rattler, the unrivaled Ethiopian Dancer, Miss ADAIR, the charming vocalist, Miss BLANCHARD, expert juggleress. Saterday aft 3’o’clock. New York Daily Tribune 8 September 1843. Print
The GIANT GIRL, six years old, weighs 240 lbs, Master Rattler, the unrivaled Ethiopian Dancer, Miss ADAIR, the charming vocalist, Miss BLANCHARD, expert juggleress. Saterday aft 3’o’clock. New York Daily Tribune 7 July 1843. Print.
Colored Child, 405 lbs, Jenkins, Master Nimrod, Miss Adair and La Petite Cerite. New York Daily Tribune 8 September 1843. Print