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Sanford's new Opera House! : Race St., between Second and Third Sts., will open as above, on Monday evening, Nov. 14th, 1864, with the largest and best company of minstrels in this or any other country. ... Mr. Samuel S. Sanford, manager Mr. Harry Rainor,

Sanford's new Opera House Race Street, between Second and Third. : The shoemaker and tailor of Kensington every night this week. ... Don't forget Thanksgiving day and night Admission, 25 and 50 cents

Eleventh St. Opera House : Eleventh Street, above Chestnut. The family resort. Carncross and Dixeys Minstrels ... Tuesday evening, March 15th, 1864 ... / R.F. Simpson, treasurer. J.L. Carncross, manager.



Sanford's new Opera House! : Race St., between Second and Third Sts. Card to the public Mr. Sanford begs leave to call attention to the above place of amusement, (late Mr. J.E. M'Donough's Olympic.) Having secured a lease on liberal terms, he most respect

"In Union there is strength." : Grand complimentary concert! for the benefit of the widow of an old soldier to be given at Franklin Hall, Sixth Street, below Arch, on Saturday evening, April 2d, '64 on which occasion a host of talent will appear, George M


"We study to please!" : Grand concert! to be given at Girard Hall, S.W. corner of Sixth and Girard Avenue, on Friday evening, Feb'y 20th, 1863 by the Philadelphia Minstrels! consisting of ten performers, on which occasion they have selected the following




Eleventh St. Opera House Eleventh Street, above Chestnut. : Carncross and Dixey's Minstrels the star troupe of the world Benefit of E.F. Dixey this Tuesday evening, March 29th, 1864.

Triumphant success and crowded houses greet the performances at this popular temple of amusement! : Open every night with the best company in Philadelphia. Look at the array of talent: Miss Annie Winslow, vocalist and comedienne. Miss Kate Clare, the cele


Eleventh St. Opera House: (late Sanford's,) : Eleventh Street, above Chestnut. Triumphant success of Carncross & Dixey's Minstrels. The star troupe of the world. Frank Moran, the great original comedian. J.L. Carncross, the unrivalled balladist. E.F. Dixe

Carncross & Dixey's Minstrels! Eleventh Street Opera House. : Benefit of Robt. Fraser on Monday eve'g, May 4. Entire new bill.

Have you seen Sanford's new Opera House Race Street, between Second and Third? : Sanford's Troupe now performing to the largest audiences ever assembled to witness minstrelsy Look out for Thanksgiving day and night! The shoemaker & tailor of Kensington. A

Sanford Opera Hall! Third Street, rear of Herr's Hotel. : Third season and a new comp'y The warmest and most comfortable place of amusement in the city! Houses crowded from pit to dome! and hundreds turned away nightly. Go and see Sanford's Opera Troupe,

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Grand complimentary concert to Messrs. Chambers & Neel by their friends, : on Monday eve'ng, August 3, 1863, for which occasion they have engaged Sanford & Hamilton's Minstrels ... Programme. ... The haunted house! ... The performance will conclude with T

Washington Hall South-West corner of Eighth and Spring Garden Streets. : Stage manager, B. Rose Musical director, C. Renz Pianist, T. Harrison Grand complimentary benefit to C.H. Hamilton and W. Wallace on Monday evening, April 20th, 1863. The following n


The Bijou Music Hall! No. 607 Arch Street, next door below the theatre. The peoples' favorite place of amusement. : Harry Enochs, sole proprietor P.A. Fitzgerald, stage manager J. Nosher, musical director William Heck, business agent Andrew Enochs, ticket



It is better to laugh than be sighing : First grand concert by the Independence Assembly to be given at Girard Hall, S.W. cor. Sixth St. and Girard Avenue, on Friday ev'ng, March 20, 1863 on which occasion the Philadelphia Minstrels are engaged and will a

Laugh and be merry. : Grand concert to be given by the Humane Association, at Washington Hall, south-west corner of Eighth and Spring Garden Streets, on Thursday evening, April 23d, 1863, on which occasion the Philadelphia Minstrels! will appear in their

To make you laugh is our delight! : Grand concert to be given at Washington Hall, south-west corner of Eighth and Spring Garden Streets, on Wednesday evening, May 20, 1863, for the benefit of Billy Martin of the Philadelphia Minstrels, on which occasion t


Metropolis Varieties! : 140 S. Third Street. The cry is--still they come The best free saloon in the city. Look at the stars! engaged at this establishment--the leading stars of the profession. Miss Anna Wert, the queen of song. Miss Ida Lee, the graceful

Ho! For Hoffman & Smith's Virginia Troupe of Serenaders! : The most competent actors that have ever appeared, will perform at Langstroth's Hall, Germantown, on Wednesday eve'ng, Feb. 1st, 1865 Programme. Part first. Full band, with laughable jokes and com

Grand complimentary benefit to Billy Burr by his numerous friends, : on Friday evening, Feb. 12, 1864, on which occasion, a host of volunteers will appear, consisting of the following named artists: Mr. Ferdinand, in his champion bone solo. Billy Rose, th


Murphy & McCourt's Art Union Concert Hall, : Nos. 14 and 16 S. 7th St. between Market and Chestnut. Murphy & McCourt, proprietors Prof. Thiodon, musical director To-night, to-night. Behold the great array of talent: engaged at this popular concert hall. O


Sanford's new Opera House Race Street, between Second & Third, : Monday, January 9th, 1865, Sanford's Troupe in a grand bill of variety! Billy Boyd is engaged, and will appear this evening. Nino Eddie in his matchless dances. Programme. ... Cruelty to Joh

Sanford's new Opera House Race Street, between Second & Third, : Excursion! Free, to the city and back Sanford's complimentary benefit, on Saturday evening, Dec. 17th, 1864 Card.--The directors of the Southwark and Frankford Road will, on the above evenin


Sanford's new Opera House Race Street, between Second and Third, : We challenge the world!!! Gerhart & Collins, proprietors J. Orr Finnie, stage manager Open for the season. Monday evening, Jan'y 23d, 1865, and every evening during the week The great fami

Canterbury Music Hall, N.W. cor. 5th & Chestnut : Lessee and proprietor John H. Chilcott ... Programme. ... Canterbury Minstrels. ... Challenge jig, ... Surprise party, ... Schemmerhorn's boy! ... The whole to conclude with the plantation festival, entitl

The Bijou Music Hall! No. 607 Arch Street, next door below the theatre. The peoples' favorite place of amusement. : Harry Enochs, sole proprietor Bill Yboyd [sic], stage manager J. Nosher, musical director Andrew Enochs, ticket agent William Early, office

The Bijou Music Hall! No. 607 Arch Street, next door below the theatre. The peoples' favorite place of amusement. : Harry Enochs, sole proprietor Billy Boyd, stage manager J. Nosher, musical director William Heck, business agent Andrew Enochs, ticket agen

The Bijou Music Hall! No. 607 Arch Street, next door below the theatre. The people's favorite place of amusement. : Harry Enochs, sole proprietor Billy Boyd, stage manager J. Nosher, musical director Andrew Enochs, ticket agent Officer, Wm. Early ... Imme


Metropolitan Concert Saloon : Commonwealth Building, No. 611 and 613 Chestnut St., above Sixth. Jacques Valer, proprietor Johnny Reese, stage manager Admission nominal, 10 cents including refreshment ticket The best ventilated and coolest place of amuseme

Grand complimentary benefit to Rose & Burr's Opera Troupe by their friends, : on Wednesday ev'ng, April 29, '63 at Washington Hall S.W. cor. of Eighth and Spring Garden Sts., on which occasion the following array of talent have kindly volunteered their va

Bijou Music Hall No. 607 Arch St, next door to the theatre. : Harry Enochs, sole proprietor Programme for this evening. ... Bijou Minstrels ... Malicious trespasses! ... Run for life ... African Roscius! ... Sky-light adventures! ... Grand inpalement feat

The Bijou Music Hall, No. 607 Arch Street, next door below the theatre. : Harry Enochs, sole lessee C. McMillan, acting and stage manager J. Nosher, musical director First appearance here of the favorite comic singer Billy Holmes! Denny Gallagher in new a

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