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City Museum, Fifth And Callowhill Streets. Lessees, Messrs. Sherzer & Zulich; Stage Manager, Mr. Lewis Baker; Attraction! Attraction! Attraction! Look At This Great Combination, The Splendid American Tragedy of De Soto, The Hero of the Mississippi, And the Grand Comical Tragical Superiferous Play of the Critic, Or A Tragedy Rehearsed. The Magnificent Scenery Of the Tragedy, by Glessing, the Striking Tableaux, Excellent Dresses, Fine Acting &c call forth the Enthusiasm of Crowded and Delighted Audiences. Twentieth Night of the Eminent American Tragedian and Comedian, Mr. J. E. Murdoch Who will appear in Two of his Best Parts--De Soto, in the Tragedy , and Puff the Author, in the Afterpiece. Mrs. Alexina Fisher Baker In her successful character of Ulah. On Tuesday Evening, Dec. 11th, 1855, The performance will commence with the American Tragedy (written by Geo. H. Miles, of Baltimore, expressly for Mr. Murdoch,) in Five Acts and Six Tableaux, called De Soto The Hero of the Mississippi. De Soto, Commander of the Expedition against the Floridas, Mr. J. E. Murdoch ... : To conclude with the Grand Historical Tragical Comical Indescribability called the Critic: Or, A Tragedy Rehearsed. Mr. Puff, the Author, Mr. J. E. Murdoch ..

Alternate Title:
De Soto The Hero of the Mississippi; Critic: Or, A Tragedy Rehearsed; Critic; Tragedy Rehearsed
City Museum
Brown's Steam-Power Job Printing Office, Ledger Buildings, Philad'a
Miles, George H. (George Henry), 1824-1871. De Soto The Hero of the Mississippi; Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816. Critic; Playbills -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Specimens; Theaters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia; Theaters; Playbills
Resource Type:
Specimens; Broadsides; Playbills; Castlists
Physical Description:
1 sheet (1 unnumbered page); 56 x 24.8 cm
Geographic Subject:
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Related Place:
United States -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Printed area measures 53.1 x 19.7 cm.; Performance date: December 11, 1855.; Print Collection 8 copy is oversize no. 2 in a collection of playbills housed together.
Physical Location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Furness Collection, Print Collection 8 oversize no. 2
Playbill and Program Collection (University of Pennsylvania); Philadelphia Theater Collection (University of Pennsylvania); Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)