Pinterest

IBDB: Internet Broadway Database Policies About the Internet Broadway Database Help FAQ/Contact the Internet Broadway Database
  Home Shows People Theatres Characters Awards Songs grosses  
The Broadway League
 

Official Broadway League sites:

 
Quick Search For:   In This Category:  

National Theatre


Leonard & Church Sts., New York, NY

Built using funds raised by allowing wealthy patrons to purchase theatre boxes. By 1836, the venture seemed a failure and it was sold at auction to C. Mauran (an original backer) and James Wallack (the manager). Wallack's company found enough success that, when it burned down in 1839, it was worth rebuilding. In 1841, when it once again caught fire, it was not rebuilt.

Built: 1833    Demolished: 1841   

Theatre Names Named
National Theatre 1839     aka Wallack's National
Italian Opera House 1833     
ProductionsProduction Dates
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Play, Revival
1853 - Closing date unknown
The Naiad Queen
Musical, Original, Drama
Apr 21, 1841 - May 22, 1841
Richelieu
Play, Original
Sep 04, 1839 - Closing date unknown
Amilie
Musical, Original, Opera
Music by William Michael Rooke; Libretto by J.T. Haines
Oct 15, 1838 - Jun 28, 1839