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Transcript
The 1800’s
By: Summer Wilkinson and
Fabiana Cuéllar
1828
Thomas
Dartmouth
“Daddy” Rice
appearing as
Jim Crow in
a song-anddance act.
Time Period
1830–1850
The Theatre
Regulation Act
of 1843 bans
drinking in
theaters.
1859
The
first
great
opera
house
in
Americ
a is
built in
New
Orleans
called
the 1865
FrenchFormer
Operacircus
houseclown Tony
Pastor
opens the
first variety
theater in
New York.
1890
Modern
dance
emerge
s
Theatre Developments
Georgian style architecture
In 1816 Philadelphia’s Chestnut Street Theatre Thomas Drummon
invents the limelight. It is like the spotlight that we use today.
Sample of Costumes in the 1800’s:
Philadelphia’s
Chestnut Street
Theatre
Female costume
male costume
Notable Playwrights & Actors
Edmond Kean
Edwin Booth
Richard III
Cordelia Howard
John Wilkes Booth
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
George Sims
The Lights of London
Maurice Barymore
Characteristics
European and American actors
Play scripts came from Europe
The plays were Victorian style
Acting was very exaggerated
The audience was usually not very
educated
Plays always had an orchestra
Characteristics
In 1891 the first electric marquis was
made
Theaters were grouped together in a
syndicate
Plays moved from one theatre to another
within the group
Questions For Review
Did the audience like Shakespeare?
What was Victorian acting like?
What was a Syndicate?
How old was Cordelia Howard?
Who killed Abraham Lincoln?