Item: Mrs. Jno. Drew's Arch Street Theatre Marble Heart playbill, 1863 [starring John Wilkes Booth]

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Record Number: 4925
Call number: Ab 1863-27
Collection: Playbill Collection [3131]
Reproduction restrictions: None
Relates to: Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865
Address: Arch Street Theatre
Philadelphia, PA
Date of Original: 1863
Original Format: Printed Matter
Image description: Playbill from March 1863 listing John Wilkes Booth as an actor in Marble Heart and Richard III at the Arch Street Theatre. John Wilkes Booth's theatre career begain in Baltimore in mid 1850s and he joined the Arch Street Theatre company in 1857, sometimes performing under his stage name "Mr. Wilks."