Much Ado About Nothing ; The Corsair
- Much Ado About Nothing ; The Corsair
Broadside for the Boston Theatre advertising the Monday, Feb. 2, 1857 evening program, which included "Much Ado About Nothing" (Shakespeare's Great Comedy) and "The Corsair!, or The Little Fairy at the Bottom of the Sea" (a New Burlesque and Fairy Spectacle, written by Brough).
- Event place:
- Boston Theatre (Washington Street, Boston, Mass.)
Bridgewater State University, Maxwell Library
Archives & Special Collections
- Collection (local):
Boston Theatre Broadsides - Spring 1857
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Much ado about nothing
February 2, 1857
Massachusetts > Suffolk (county) > Boston
- 1 broadside ; 7.25 x 18 in.
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Mrs. Barrow; Mrs. John Wood; Miss Lizzie Emmons; Mr. Belton; Mr. J. Gilbert; Mr. J. Wood; Mr. W.H. Curtis; Mr. W.A. Donaldson; Mr. Stoddart; Mr. T.E. Morris
- Notes (date):
Date inferred by cataloger based on performance date printed on item.
The Boston Theatre opened in 1794 at its original location at Federal and Franklin Streets. The first structure was torn down in 1852 and replaced by a more lavish theater at 539 Washington Street in 1854.