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THE BLACK CROOK 1st Broadway Musical Niblo's Garden PREMIERE 1866 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393654041685

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 12, 1866  * "The Black Crook" opening premiere * Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical! * Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City A terrific and  historic issue relating to the first theatrical musical, "The Black Crook". As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical". The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed for the piece. It opened on September 12, 1866 at Niblo's Garden on Broadway, New York City and ran for a record-breaking 474 performances. This production gave America ... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2021 13:24

$377.00
190240

Early MARK TWAIN Samuel Clemens' Clipper "Hornet" Report w/ PRINT 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373580048842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866  * Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens * Clipper "Hornet" disaster report * First national headline for Twain The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Burning of the Clipper 'Hornet' ". Another source notes that Mark Twain was in Hawaii at the time the boat of survivors arrived and he reported on the event, interviewing several survivors, a story that this issue of Harper's Weekly published with the illustration giving Twain his first national headline. There is no mention of Twain in the printed article or the caption of t... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2021 13:33

$75.00
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Early JAY COOKE Banking Financier of Civil War Advertisements 1866 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426070997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 4, 1866 * Jay Cooke & his banking house * Financier of the Civil War * Wall Street Panic of 1873 fame Page 6 of this newspaper contains an advertisement for the: "Banking House of Jay Cooke & Co." with a few more details (see). Other high profile financier ads as well. (see) The life of Jay Cooke and his considerable influence in banking & business in the last half of the 19th century can be read at this website. Complete in 8 pages, various news of the day with other ads as well, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:40

$29.00
182077

3 THE BLACK CROOK 1st Broadway Musical Niblo's Garden PREMIERES 1866 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084257520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 12 & 13, 1866 * "The Black Crook" opening premiere * Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical! * Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City A terrific and very historic trio of newspapers relating to the first theatrical musical, "The Black Crook". As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical". The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed for the piece. It opened on September 12, 1866 at Niblo's Garden on Broadway, New York City and ran for a record-breaking 474 performances. T... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:06

$850.00
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THE BLACK CROOK 1st Broadway Musical Niblo's Garden Advertisement 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263655214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 19, 1866 * "The Black Crook" 1st week advertisement * Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical! * Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of "The Black Crook" is quite significant. As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical" The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed for the piece. It opened on September 12, 1866 at Niblo's Garden on Broadway, New York City and ran for a record-breaking... See More  

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Ends April 20, 2019 15:15

$47.00
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1866 The BLACK CROOK Ad & Review 1st Modern Musical Broadway New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017884360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 17, 1866 * Review of the 1st Modern Musical * Broadway showing at Niblo's Garden * 1866 - less than 7 days from debut! Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of the "Black Crook" is quite significant. And even more significant is the page 4 review of the production, as the "Black Crook" is honored in theater history as the first modern musical. As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical" The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed f... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:04

$450.00
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