The People's Theatre was located at 201 Bowery (between
Rivington and Spring Streets) in Manhattan.
lessees and managers were Adler, Edelstein and Boris Thomashefsky;
the theatre manager was Max Rosenthal.
we see a placard from the People's Theatre dated 16 February 1905.
The production is called "Der Griner Boher" or "The Green Boy".
placard, in part, states:
"Thursday evening, February 16, 1905. An amusing evening for all
theater visitors and friends. A New York holiday! A happy holiday!
An honest holiday! Madame Bessie
benefit. For the first time in America, a comedy with music and
scenery, specially written for Madame
by Mr. Boris Thomashefsky.
Story by Rakov. Music by Friedsell. Ballet dances by Mr. Bernstein.
Scenery painted by Mr. L. Klein. A present: everyone who buys a
ticket for this performance will receive as a present an impressive
souvenir photograph of Madame Bessie
on one of her poses."
photo: courtesy of the New York Public Library Digital Gallery.