Early American Theatres 1790-1800

While early american actresses typically traveled extensively from one theatre to the next, there were only a few theatres in existence during this time. Furthermore, each city could normally only utilize one theatre at a time. These theatres were usually housed in early cultural hubs such as Philadelphia, New York, Charleston, Boston, and Annapolis. Below is a map showing where these theatres, such as the John Street, Park, Federal Street, and City Theatre, were located towards the end of the 18th century:

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By: Drew Smith