Tony Pastor Collection 1861-1908 (bulk 1866-1890)


Tony Pastor Collection 1861-1908 (bulk 1866-1890)

Scripts and actors' sides make up the bulk of this collection, which documents much of Pastor's career as a theater manager and, to a lesser extent, as a performer.


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Pastor, Tony, 1837-1908 (person)

Tony Pastor (1837-1908) was an American variety performer, songwriter, and theater owner. Known as the "Father of Vaudeville," he became famous for his comic songs in the 1860s. As an impresario, he developed family-friendly variety shows that served as an alternative to the bawdy and male-oriented Vaudeville performances of the time. From the guide to the Tony Pastor Letter, 1893, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American variety performe...

Tony Pastor's New Fourteenth Street Theartre (corporateBody)

Jonghmans, E. (person)

Poole, John F., approximately 1833-1893 (person)

Poole was manager of the Grand Opera House; Fiske was business manager of Daly's Fifth Ave. theater at this time. From the description of Autograph letters signed from J. F. Poole, New York, to Mr. [Stephen] Fiske [manuscript]: , 1876-1877. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 226247249 ...

Osborne, Charles, fl. 1885-1900 (person)

Bowyer, Frederick (person)

McGlennon, Felix (person)