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Broadway Theatre


485 Broadway, New York, NY

Opened by actor-writer John Brougham, who lost the lease in 1852. James W. Wallack took over and managed it to considerable acclaim, until leaving to open his own theatre in 1861. Changes of name and policy followed until it was demolished in 1869, replaced by shops.

Built: 1850    Demolished: 1869   

Theatre Names Named
Broadway Theatre 1861?     
Wallack's Lyceum Theatre 1852     
Brougham's Lyceum Theatre 1850     
ProductionsProduction Dates
Caste
Play, Original
Aug 05, 1867 - Closing date unknown
Wallack's Lyceum Theatre
Going it Blind
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Jaques Offenbach; Original French Libretto by Jules Moinaux
Oct 31, 1859 - Nov 09, 1899
Lalla Rookh
Musical, Original, Burlesque
Music by John Cooke
Jun 18, 1859 - Aug 20, 1859
Dalilah
Musical, Original
Jun 22, 1858 - Jun 22, 1858
Jessie Brown
Play, Original
Written by Dion Boucicault
Feb 22, 1858 - Closing date unknown
The Poor of New York
Play, Original, Melodrama
Written by Dion Boucicault
Dec 08, 1857 - Closing date unknown
The Corsair/The Loan of a Lover
Musical, Original, Burlesque, Extravaganza
THE CORSAIR by William Brough; THE LOAN OF A LOVER by James Robinson Planche
Aug 10, 1857 - Aug 14, 1857
Shylock
Musical, Original
Written by Francis Talfourd
Jun 27, 1857 - Aug 17, 1857
Hiawatha
Musical, Original, Burlesque
Dec 25, 1856 - Jan 21, 1857
Po-Ca-Hon-Tas
Musical, Original
Dec 24, 1855 - Jun 11, 1856
The Pet of the Petticoats
Musical, Original, Comedy, Operetta
Mar 25, 1853 - Apr 25, 1853
First Come- First Served
Musical, Original, Operetta
Feb 21, 1853 - Mar 02, 1853
The Review
Musical, Original, Farce
Feb 01, 1853 - May 13, 1853
Brougham's Lyceum Theatre
The Spirit of the Air
Musical, Original, Opera, Romance
Music by George Loder
Apr 07, 1851 - Apr 24, 1851
The World's Fair
Musical, Original
Feb 10, 1851 - Mar 06, 1851
The Andalusian
Musical, Original, Opera
Music by Edward Loder; Libretto by George Loder
Jan 15, 1851 - Feb 1851