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Late Haverly's Theatre

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Item No: pdcc00102
Title: Late Haverly's Theatre
Additional Title: John A. McCaull proprietor & manager
Historic Street Address: Broad & Locust Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Colonel Jack Haverly (1838 - 1901) successfully managed the United Mastadon Minstrels, an enormous troup, which he toured across the country between 1878 and 1884.  In some cities such as New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Philadelphia he toured to theatres he owned.

This extraordinary building opened in 1876 as Kiralfy's Alhambra Palace, later becoming the Broad Street Theatre. It was demolished in 1937.

 


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.948223
Geocode Longitude:-75.164576

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.2
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler
Haverly, Jack, 1837-1901