The Thalia Theatre was located at 46-48 Bowery (between
Bayard and Canal Streets, across the street from the Windsor Theatre) in Manhattan.
opera is to star M.E. Medvedieff as "Don Joze."
we see a placard advertising George s Bizet's opera "Carmen," to be
performed at the Thalia on 19-20 May 1899.
placard, in part, states:
'Bizet's world-famous opera will be performed for the first time [in
with Miss Guttman as Carmen, Miss E. Siebert as Micaela, Miss Elkas
as Frasquita, Mr. Cantari as Escamillo, Mr. Harti as Remendado, Mr.
Steinhof as Zuniga, and Mr. M. E. Medvedieff as Don Jose. A special
choir of 20 children, together with full chorus, orchestra, scenery,
and costumes. Tickets available at the box office, at Herrick
Brothers, at Schinkman's Cafe, 126½ Canal Street, at Schmuckler's
Cafe, 167 East Broadway, at Schreiber's Cafe, 256 Grand Street, and
at Rosenberg's Sausage Store, 200 Broome Street. Children under five
years of age positively not admitted.'
photo: courtesy of the New York Public Library Digital Gallery.