New York, NY: Bowery Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: New York
City: New York
Location: 46 Bowery

Built 1826 by Ithiel Town, on the site of an old tavern and a cattle market. Also known as "New York Theatre" and "Bull's Head Theatre". Opened 22 Oct 1826 with the drama "The Road to Ruin". Destroyed by fire and rebuilt in 1828, 1836, 1838, and 1845. 1879 renamed "Thalia Theatre", subsequently used for performances in Hebrew. Destroyed by fire and rebuilt in 1923. 1929 renamed "Fay's Bowery Theatre". Finally destroyed by fire on 5 June 1929.

[New York, NY: Bowery Theatre] Cigarette Trading Card
Front Text: "Old Bowery Theatre, New York, Opened Oct 26th 1826"
Reverse Text: giving a short overview of the history of the theatre
Publisher: Between the Acts Little Cigars; Theatres Old and New Series
Size: 6.3 x 7.8 cm


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