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Wood's Minstrel Hall

514 Broadway (Spring & Broome), New York, NY

After the failure of his first minstrel house, Henry Wood (the mayor's brother) converted this theatre from a Jewish synagogue in 1862. Later, Harrigan & Hart took over and renamed it Theatre Comique.

Built: 1862    

Theatre Names Named
Wood's Minstrel Hall 1862      a.ka. Henry Wood's Minstrel Hall
Theatre Comique      

Productions Production Dates
Musical, Original, Burlesque
Written by Charles Gayler
Mar 06, 1865 - May 13, 1865

Theatre Comique Production Dates
Musical, Revival, Burlesque, Extravaganza
Music by Henry Wannemacher; Written by F.C. Burnand
Feb 26, 1872 - Mar 16, 1872
David Garrick
Play, Original
Aug 16, 1869 - Closing date unknown
Musical, Original, Burlesque
Music by David Braham; Written by Henry B. Farnie
Feb 01, 1869 - Jun 05, 1869