Broadside for the Boston Theatre advertising the Saturday, Feb. 7, 1857 afternoon program, which includee "Ernestine" (a Comedy in 2 Acts from the French) and "The Corsair!, or The Little Fairy at the Bottom of the Sea" (a New Burlesque and Fairy Spectacle, written by Brough).
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Mrs. Barrow; Mrs. John Wood; Mrs. John Gilbert; Miss Lizzie Emmons; Miss Emma Taylor; Mr. Belton; Mr. J. Gilbert; Mr. J. Wood; Mr. Stoddart; Mr. W.H. Curtis
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.