Antique Playbill from Colonial Theatre, Boston, Week of Nov. 9, 1903
Here is an antique playbill from the Colonial Theatre, located in Boston, Massachusetts. This program dates to the week of November 9, 1903, and advertises the last week of Bertha Galland in "Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall," directed by J. Fred Zimmerman, Jr. It is packed with program information for this and other theaters, along with incredible advertisements for the businesses of the time.
More information about the theater (from Wikipedia):
The Colonial Theatre, opened in 1900, is the oldest continually-operating theatre in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Designed by the architectural firm of Clarence Blackall and paid for by Frederick Lothrop Ames, Jr., the theatre first opened its doors for a performance of Ben-Hur on December 20, 1900. It is located at 106 Boylston Street on Boston Common at the former site of the Boston Public Library. It is a pending Boston Landmark.
This playbill is in good condition. Signs of wear may include corner damage, stains, and minor folding. Please see the photos to understand the condition exactly, as the photographed item is the one you will receive.
This item will ship in a rigid 6" x 9" top-loading plastic protector to prevent shipping damage.