Theatre de L'Union
Initially they had been managed by circus-impresario Dalle Case, but his failure to find suitable venues and, in some instances, to pay them, forced them to separate from him. Their first performance was on Friday March 31 1848 at the Garrison Theatre: The Resources of Jonah (Scribe). Having been dissatisfied with both the Hope Street Theatre and the Garrison Theatre, the company finally settled into the Drury Lane Theatre for a run of six successful performances. Programmes consisted out of vaudeville, song and dance. Its last performance was on September 25, 1848 in the Commercial Exchange, before ill-health and their lack of variety saw them fading into oblivion early in 1849.
F.C.L. Bosman, 1928; Laidler, 1926 [TH, JH]
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