Pride of the Market ; Crinoline ; Eton Boy
- Pride of the Market ; Crinoline ; Eton Boy
Broadside for the Boston Theatre advertising the Wednesday, March 4, 1857 evening program, the "Annual Benefit of the Ushers." The evening's program included "The Pride of the Market" (the Comedy in 3 Acts by J.R. Planche), "Crinoline, or Fashion, Folly, and Fraud!" (a new and original Farce by Robert B. Brough), and "The Eton Boy" (the Roaring Farce).
- Event place:
- Boston Theatre (Washington Street, Boston, Mass.)
Bridgewater State University, Maxwell Library
Archives & Special Collections
- Collection (local):
Boston Theatre Broadsides - Spring 1857
March 4, 1857
Massachusetts > Suffolk (county) > Boston
- 1 broadside ; 7.5 x 17.75 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.