She Would and She Would Not ; A Roland for An Oliver
- She Would and She Would Not ; A Roland for An Oliver
Broadside for the Boston Theatre advertising the Monday, Feb. 9, 1857 evening program, billed as "Benefit of Mrs. Barrow, Who has the Honor of presenting to her Friends and the Public, a Bill of Extraordinary Attractions." Bill included "She Would and She Would Not" (Colley Cibber's famed old Comedy) and "A Roland for An Oliver" (a Comedy in 2 Acts by the author of "Speed the Plough," &c.).
- Event place:
- Boston Theatre (Washington Street, Boston, Mass.)
Bridgewater State University, Maxwell Library
Archives & Special Collections
- Collection (local):
Boston Theatre Broadsides - Spring 1857
February 9, 1857
- 1 broadside ; 7.25 x 17.5 in.
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Mrs. Barrow; Mrs. John Wood; Mrs. John Gilbert; Miss Lizzie Emmons; Mr. Belton; Mr. J. Gilbert; Mr. J. Wood; 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.