The Highland Reel ; A Roland for An Oliver
- The Highland Reel ; A Roland for An Oliver
Broadside for the Boston Theatre advertising the Thursday, March 5, 1857 evening program, which included "The Highland Reel," (the celebrated comic and Musical Drama, in Two Acts, written by John O'Keefe), "A Roland for an Oliver" (the comedy in 2 Acts), and "Crinoline, or Fashion, Folly, and Farce!" (a new and original Farce by Robert B. Brough).
- Event place:
- Boston Theatre (Washington Street, Boston, Mass.)
Bridgewater State University, Maxwell Library
Archives & Special Collections
- Collection (local):
Boston Theatre Broadsides - Spring 1857
March 5, 1857
- 1 broadside ; 7.5 x 20.5 in.
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Mrs. Barrow; Mrs. John Wood; Mrs. John Gilbert; Miss Lizzie Emmons; Mr. Belton; Mr. John Gilbert; Mr. John Wood; Mr. Stoddart; Mr. W.H. Curtis
- 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.