1818.099: Performance Handbill, October 28, 1818.

Published: 1818

Full Title: New theatre, on Wednesday evening, Oct. 28, will be acted the admired comedy of Town and country, (or which is best) ... to which will be added the musical farce, in one act, called the Purse, or The benevolent tar …

Author: Bollingbrook Street Theatre in Petersburg.

Place Issued: Petersburg

Issuing Press: Whitworth & Yancey

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 28 cm. x 19 cm. (broadside).


Only known copy is part of a complete run of playbills for this inaugural season (October 21 to November 7) of the Bollingbrook Street Theatre held by the Virginia Historical Society. The plays mentioned here are Town and Country by Thomas Morton and The Purse, or, The Benevolent Tar; a Musical Entertainment, in One Act by James C. Cross & William Reeve.

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