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Music, mirth and melody "Our" Head-Quarters! (late "New Idea") Concert Saloon No. 609 Chestnut Street, (above Sixth.) Sole lessee and proprietor, Chas. St. Clair Leader of orchestra, J.K. Search Stage manager, J.M. Mortimer Great increase of attraction New stars & old favorites First appearance of Miss Annie Stattler, the queen of song. Second week of Madaline Virginia, the accomplished French danseuse. Continued success of Miss Sallie Brooks the beautiful, sentimental and comic vocalist. The old favorites are still greeted with unbounded applause, Billy Porter! the original contraband. George Jones, the ham-fat man. Johnny Riley, eccentric comedian. Joe M. Mortimer the wonderful local banjo soloist and stump orator. The above well-known talent appear nightly in the choicest gems of dramatic, operatic, terpsichorean and minstrel arts. ... The whole to conclude with the roaring farce, in 1 act, entitled The prime donuts, or, A manager in a tight place. Admission (including refreshments) 10 cts. Come & see. No boys admitted
Some of the performers listed appeared in other Philadelphia music halls in 1863 and 1864., Originally part of a McAllister scrapbook., Digitized by Alexander Street Press for Images of the American Civil War.
Our Head-Quarters Concert Saloon (Philadelphia, Pa.)
[1863 or 1864?]
Library Company of Philadelphia | Books & Other Texts | Rare PB Phi Our 1863 (27)5761.F.29b (McAllister)