ALPHABETICAL TITLE LIST OF LIVE VAUDEVILLE IN OHIO

VAUDEVILLE PLAYS AND MUSICAL EVENTS AT THE CHICAGO OPERA HOUSE
LOCATION: CHICAGO JUNCTION, OHIO (former name of Willard, Ohio)
FROM AUGUST 1903 TO JANUARY 1912

Included are all known titles of plays, minstrels, and variety shows that were presented by
nationally-known travelling companies or local talent from Chicago Jct.
Repeat performances of popular shows are also listed.

  • 1/25/09 "Across the Marshes"
  • c.1905-6 "Alvin Joslin' "
  • 2/18/04 "Among the Sierras"
  • 10/20/08 "An Artist's Romance"
  • 1/26/09 "An Artist's Romance"
  • 4/30/08 "As Told in the Hills"
  • 10/19/09 "As Told in the Hills"
  • 9/21/05 "At Sunrise"
  • 1/25/07 "At the Old Cross Roads"
  • 10/26/04 "The B. of R. T. Minstrels"
  • 11/10/06 "La Badie's Bostonians"
  • 11/12/09 "The Banker's Child"
  • 12/19/03 "Beyond the Rockies"
  • 4/28/04 "Bibi"
  • 3/9/11 "The Big School Day Act"
  • c.1905-6 "Billy Kersand's Minstrels"
  • 3/30/11 "Bits of Harmony & Comedy"
  • c.1905-6 "The Bowery News Girl"
  • 9/25/03 "A Boy Wanted"
  • 10/29/08 "The Boy with the Boodle"
  • 3/22/04 "Chicago Home Minstrels"
  • 8/24/06 "Church Across the Way"
  • 12/19/03 "Cinderella"
  • 3/2/06 "The Clay Baker"
  • 12/20/06 "The Clay Baker"
  • c.1907-8 "The Clay Baker"
  • 3/12/09 "The Convict's Daughter"
  • c.1905-6 "A Country Boy in New York"
  • 3/26/07 "A Country Kid"
  • 1/23/07 "County Fair"
  • 11/30/08 "The County Sheriff"
  • 9/18/08 "The Cow Puncher"
  • 2/21/04 "Creole's Revenge"
  • 10/26/07 "A Dangerous Friend"
  • 2/3/10 "Daniel Boone on the Trail"
  • 10/15/03 "The Denver Express"
  • c.1907-8 "A Desperate Chance"
  • 10/26/08 "The Devil"
  • 11/19/03 "A Devil's Lane"
  • 4/22/04 "Dot, the Miner's Daughter"
  • 12/9/03 "Dora Thorne"
  • 1/13/04 "Down and Up"
  • 4/17/09 "Drummer Boy"
  • c.1/1/06 "East Lynn"
  • 4/11/08 "East Lynne"
  • 4/22/04 "Ebony"
  • c.1905-6 "The Eleventh Hour"
  • 11/27/11 "The Fall of Troy"
  • 3/5/06 "Faust"
  • 2/22/07 "A Fight for Love"
  • 10/19/05 "Finnigan's Ball"
  • 11/21/04 "Fogg's Ferry"
  • 8/20/07 "The Folks Up Willow Creek"
  • 11/23/03 "Frank Adam's Minstrel Phantasma"
  • c.10/06 "A Gambler's Daughter"
  • 2/15/05 "The Game Keeper"
  • 9/28/11 "The Girl and the Prince"
  • 11/6/07 "The Girl of the Sunny South"
  • 3/9/05 "The Gladiator"
  • 12/17/03 "The Golden Cliff"
  • 11/7/04 "The Great Rogers"
  • 12/18/08 "Guy Brothers Minstrels"
  • 12/20/09 "Guy Brothers Minstrels"
  • 8/23/06 "Hand of Man"
  • 2/20/04 "Heart of New York"
  • 2/5/09 "Henderson's Comedians"
  • c.9/08 "Hi Henry's Minstrels"
  • 8/25/05 "The Holy City"
  • 10/22/07 "The Holy City"
  • 4/16/04 "A Homespun Heart"
  • 11/9/06 "The Honeymoon"
  • 2/27/05 "Hooligan's Troubles"
  • 3/24/04 "The Hoosier Girl"
  • 8/22/03 "Imogene or the Wilde's Secret"
  • 11/10/10 "In Jungle Town"
  • 8/25/03 "In Sunny Italy"
  • 11/28/04 "Ingomar, the Barbarian"
  • 5/14/08 "Irish Biddy"
  • 2/9/06 "The Irish Pawnbrokers"
  • 9/12/07 "Jerry from Kerry"
  • 12/27/06 "Johnny Wise"
  • 1/2/04 "The Johnstown Flood"
  • c.9/08 "The Jollier"
  • c.1905-6 "Joshua Simpkins"
  • 3/23/08 "Joshua Simpkins"
  • 1/23/06 "King of Tramps"
  • 3/1/04 "King Rudeness"
  • 4/12/06 "The Last Rose of Summer"
  • 2/26/04 "Legally Dead"
  • c.1907-8 "Light in the Window"
  • 4/14/04 "The Little Homestead"
  • c.1905-6 "The Little Homestead"
  • 12/18/03 "Little Nugget"
  • 10/5/04 "The Little Outcast"
  • 11/3/04 "London Gaiety Girls"
  • 12/18/05 "Mable Heath"
  • 4/15/08 "Magnificent Minstrels"
  • 11/10/03 "Macbeth"
  • 2/26/09 "Ma's New Husband"
  • 9/22/08 "Meadow Brook Farm"
  • c.1905-6 "The Midnight Flyer"
  • 11/23/03 "Minstrels Phantasma"
  • 10/11/04 "The Missouri Girl"
  • 9/24/07 "Monte Cristo"
  • 8/25/09 "The Moonshiner's Daughter"
  • 12/4/09 "My Boy Jack"
  • 3/6/07 "My Dixie Girl"
  • 3/18/04 "My Friend from Arkansaw"
  • 1/5/07 "My Wife's Family"
  • 2/14/08 "My Wife's Family"
  • 11/15/07 "New York, Day by Day"
  • 12/16/04 "Next Door"
  • 11/1/05 "Next Door"
  • 9/12/03 "Nobody's Claim"
  • 4/5/05 "The Northfield Bank Robbery"
  • 3/22/05 "Old Arkansaw"
  • 10/26/05 "The Old Clothes Man"
  • 3/28/04 "The Old Plantation"
  • 1/15/07 "Old Plantation Quartet"
  • 4/25/07 "Ole Olson"
  • 2/6/08 "On the Bridge at Midnight"
  • 12/14/03 "The Only Girl"
  • 2/2/05 "Out of the Fold"
  • 10/5/05 "Over Niagara Falls"
  • 2/6/05 "Peck's Bad Boy"
  • 2/12/04 "Peck's Bad Boy"
  • c.1905-6 "The Price of Love"
  • 10/18/06 "Quincy Adams Sawyer"
  • 10/04/07 "Quincy Adams Sawyer"
  • 9/15/03 "Railroad Jack & Lion"
  • 11/15/06 "The Real Widow Brown"
  • 11/22/07 "The Real Widow Brown"
  • 12/16/09 "Reaping the Whirlwind"
  • 1/20/06 "Rip Van Winkle"
  • 4/10/05 "A Romance of Coon Hollow"
  • 2/3/06 "Romeo and Juliet"
  • 9/20/04 "A Royal Slave"
  • 10/10/05 "A Royal Slave"
  • 1/9/08 "A Royal Slave"
  • 11/17/05 "Rudolph and Adolph"
  • 10/5/03 "A Run on the Bank"
  • 9/16/05 "A Runaway Match"
  • c.1905-6 "Sandy Bottom"
  • c.1907-8 "Shadows on the Hearth"
  • 9/30/05 "Shooting the Chutes"
  • 11/3/03 "Si Plunkard"
  • 10/18/04 "Si Plunkard"
  • 4/19/07 "Si Plunkard"
  • c.1/2/06 "The Sign of the Cross"
  • 12/14/05 "A Slave of the Mill"
  • 9/21/06 "A Summer's Fancy"
  • 8/25/03 "Ted E. Faust's Minstrels"
  • c.1905-6 "Ted E. Faust's Minstrels"
  • 9/9/08 "Tempest and Sunshine"
  • 1/15/06 "Texas Sweetheart"
  • 1/27/06 "Texas Sweethearts"
  • 2/15/07 "A Thorn in Her Heart"
  • 1/9/05 "Thou Shall Not Kill"
  • 3/9/05 "Toodles"
  • c.1907-8 "Toymakers"
  • c.1905-6 "The Train Robbers"
  • 4/10/11 "The Tramp at the Garage"
  • 1/3/05 "The Two Johns"
  • 1/30/06 "The Two Johns"
  • 4/14/05 "Two Merry Tramps"
  • 11/30/04 "Uncle Hez"
  • 2/20/08 "Uncle Josh Jenkins"
  • 3/28/06 "Uncle Josh Perkins"
  • 2/21/05 "Uncle Josh Spruceby"
  • 1/29/04 "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
  • 9/9/07 "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
  • 2/10/08 "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
  • 9/14/06 "Under the North Star"
  • 3/6/08 "Under Southern Skies
  • 2/4/09 "Utah"
  • 2/19/04 "Valley Farm"
  • 1/26/06 "The Village Fool"
  • 10/8/06 "The Village Parson"
  • 10/26/03 "The Village Square"
  • 11/5/06 "The Warning Bell"
  • 3/22/07 "The Warning Bell"
  • 8/13/03 "Weary Willie Walker"
  • 8/19/03 "When the Bells Toll"
  • c.1905-6 "When Women Love"
  • 12/16/03 "The Whirlpool"
  • 2/15/04 "Why Women Sin"
  • 3/15/06 "Why Women Sin"
  • 1/30/08 "The Widow McCarty"
  • 1/20/05 "Wife in Name Only"
  • 8/25/06 "A Wife Wanted"
  • 4/6/11 "The Wise Kid"
  • 4/5/05 "The Younger Brothers"


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