Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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The theater was managed during this time (1797-1808) by Alexander Reinagle, Thomas Wignell and William B. Wood.

From the description of [Playbills, 1797-1808]. 1797-1808. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 32798217

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creatorOf Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Playbills, 1862-1899. University of Florida
referencedIn Skinner, Cornelia Otis, 1901-1979. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's Macbeth, 1757-ca.1920. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Meredith, William. Philadelphia theatrical commentaries by William Meredith, 1852-1857. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Early American playbills, 1750-1812. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Wemyss, Francis Courtney, 1797-1859. Theatrical receipt book, 1836-1840. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Wood, William B., 1779-1861. Costume designer's notes and sketches, undated. Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Glase, Paul E. 19th century playbills, 1803-1939 1852-1902. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Durang, Charles. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's The First Part of King Henry the Fourth, 1824-ca.1900. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn New Theatre League records, 1935-1942 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn 19th Century playbills, Bulk, 1852-1902, 1803-1939 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
referencedIn Early American playbills, 1750-1812. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library,
referencedIn Laurence J. Gomme collection, 1850-1973 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Wemyss, Francis Courtney, 1797-1859. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1837-1838. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Wood, William B. (William Burke), 1779-1861. Account books, 1810-1835. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912. Speeches and articles of Horace Howard Furness, ca. 1874-1912, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Broadside Playbills, 18th-20th century Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsRare Book Division
referencedIn Theatre record and scrap book, 1904-1908. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Peterson, Henry, 1818-1891. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1876-1899, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Stark, Samuel,. 19th century British and American stage : promptbooks, 1820-1880. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Boston Museum (1847-1903). Broadside playbills collection, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). [Playbills, 1797-1808]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
referencedIn Hackett, Norman. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, 1804-1905. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Walcott. The custom of the country, or, Yankee help [microform] : a farce in one act / by Walcott. Old Dominion University, Old Dominion University Libraries
referencedIn Philadelphia playbills collection, 1836-1900. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Theatre. : Doors will be opened at a quarter past 6, and the curtain rise at 7 o'clock. Mr. Pearman, Mr. Horn, and Mrs. Austin's third night. The opera of Artaxerxes having been received with rapturous applause on Wednesday evening, will be repeated to-night. Monday evening, May 12, 1828, will be presented a petite comedy, in one act, called Cherry bounce. ... After which, the grand serious opera of Artaxerxes, by Dr. Arne. ... To conclude with a farce, called The rendezvous. ... To-morrow evening, Jane Shore. Jane Shore, Mrs. Sloman, (the first night of her engagement.) Dumont, Mr. Rowbotham, ... After which, a favourite farce, in which Mr. Sloman will appear. ... Library Company of Philadelphia
creatorOf Chestnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, Pa.). Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1800-1825, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf New Theatre League. New Theatre League records, 1935-1942. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Wood, William B., 1779-1861. Promptbooks for productions of Shakespeare's King Lear, 1756-1927. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Lee, Henry, 1857-1910,. Autograph letter signed from Henry Lee to Doctor Alfred Cochran Lambdin [manuscript], 1880 January 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Wilson, John. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1840. University of Pennsylvania Library
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associatedWith Anderson, Euphemia Jefferson, d. 1831. person
associatedWith Andrews, Miss. person
associatedWith Arne, Thomas Augustine, 1710-1778. person
associatedWith Austin, Elizabeth, b. ca. 1800. person
associatedWith Ayton, Richard, 1786-1823. person
associatedWith Biddle, Charles, 1745-1821. person
associatedWith Biddle, William Shepard, 1781-1835. person
associatedWith Brunton, Anne, 1768-1808. person
associatedWith Chapman, Elizabeth, 1810-1890. person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas Abthorpe, 1776-1849. person
associatedWith Darley, Mrs. 1780-1849. person
associatedWith Davis, George. person
associatedWith Delpini, Mr. d. 1828. person
associatedWith Drummond, W. C. person
associatedWith Durang, Ferdinand, 1796-1831. person
associatedWith Durang, John, 1768-1822. person
associatedWith Evelyn, Master. person
associatedWith Fox, Gilbert, 1776-1807? person
associatedWith Francis, William, 1756 or 7-1826. person
associatedWith Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912. person
associatedWith Glase, Paul E. person
associatedWith Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787. person
associatedWith Gomme, Laurence J. (Laurence James), b. 1882 person
associatedWith Hallam, Lewis, 1740-1808. person
associatedWith Harris, Master. person
associatedWith Hathwell, Miss. person
associatedWith Hathwell, Mr. person
associatedWith Heyl, Lewis J., d. 1839. person
associatedWith Horn, Charles E. 1786-1849. person
associatedWith Horton, Mr., actor. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Euphemia Fortune, d. 1831. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Joseph, 1774-1832. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Joseph, 1804-1842. person
associatedWith Kitchen, James. person
associatedWith Lee, Henry, 1857-1910, person
associatedWith Melmoth, Charlotte, 1749-1823. person
associatedWith Mercer, Thomas, Mrs., b. 1804. person
associatedWith Meredith, William. person
associatedWith Murray, Mr. person
associatedWith New Theatre League corporateBody
associatedWith New Theatre League. corporateBody
associatedWith Oldmixon, Mrs. John ca. 1763-ca. 1836. person
associatedWith Pearman, William P., 1792-1837. person
associatedWith Pearson, Henry J. person
associatedWith Pearson, Miss, singer. person
associatedWith Peterson, Henry, 1818-1891. person
associatedWith Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections. corporateBody
associatedWith Raymond, R. J. person
associatedWith Reinagle, Alexander. person
associatedWith Rowbotham, H. H., d. 1837. person
associatedWith Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718. person
associatedWith Sloman, John, 1794?-1873. person
associatedWith Sloman, John, Mrs., d. 1858. person
associatedWith Stark, Samuel, person
associatedWith Twaits, William, 1781-1814. person
associatedWith Walcott. person
associatedWith Warren, William, 1767-1832. person
associatedWith Watson, Charles, d. 1851. person
associatedWith Wemyss, Francis Courtney, 1797-1859. person
associatedWith Wignell, Thomas, ca. 1753-1803. person
associatedWith Wilson, John. person
associatedWith Wood, Mrs. William B. d. 1836. person
associatedWith Wood, William B. (William Burke), 1779-1861. person
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