Romeo and Juliet ; Dearest Elizabeth
- Romeo and Juliet ; Dearest Elizabeth
Broadside for the Boston Theatre advertising the Friday, April 17, 1857 evening program, which included "Romeo and Juliet" (Shakespeare's Great Tragedy) and "Dearest Elizabeth" (the new Comedy in 1 Act). Notice of upcoming productions at bottom of this broadside announces the "Engagement for Six Nights with the Popular Young American Tragedian, Mr. Edwin Booth, who will appear on Monday."
- 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. Romeo and Juliet
April 17, 1857
Massachusetts > Suffolk (county) > Boston
- 1 broadside ; 7.25 x 15 in.
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Mrs. Barrow; Mrs. Hudson Kirby; Mr. Belton; Mr. J. Gilbert; Mr. Stoddart; Mr. J. Wood; Mr. T.E. Morris; Mrs. J. Gilbert; Mrs. J. Wood; Mr. W.H. Curtis
- Notes (date):
Date inferred by cataloger based on performance date printed on item.
This date is inferred.
- Notes (historical):
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.