Performers

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Below is a list of performers (vaudeville, stunts, outdoor shows, etc.) and the dates they performed.

List of Performers

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For a specific season, visit the season's page for that year's list of performances.

Top Performers

Top Performers (Weeks Performed)

Performer Name Type of Act Dates Performed Weeks Seasons Notes
G. F. Matthiessen Stunt cycling July 30-August 26, 1905
July 29-August 19, 1906
July 23-August 4, 1907
8 3 Performed as "Diavolo" on the Loop-the-Loop (July 30-August 19, 1905 & July 29-August 19, 1906) and as "Prodigious Porthos" on the Leaping the Gap (August 20-26, 1905 and July 23-August 4. 1907), sometimes referred to as Fred Matthiessen
The Faust Family Acrobatic act June 4-10, 1899
May 20-26, 1900
July 9-15, 1905
July 31-August 5, 1905
August 20-26, 1905
5 3 Six acrobats, led by Ted Faust, performed with Billy Link in July/August 1905
Soto Sunetaro and Co. Japanese wonder-working July 21-27, 1901
August 30-September 5, 1903
May 15-21, 1904
June 14-21, 1908
4 4 Also known as "The Japanese Wonder Worker"
Harry C. Stanley Comedian August 6-12, 1899
June 24-July 7, 1900
June 12-18, 1904
4 3 Performed with Doris Wilson in 1900 and 1904
Doris Wilson-Jackson Singer August 6-12, 1899
June 24-July 7, 1900
June 12-18, 1904
4 3 Performed with Harry C. Stanley in 1900 and 1904
The Zamora Family Mexican acrobats September 13-20, 1903
July 10-16, 1904
September 12-17, 1904
September 10-17, 1905
4 3
Lotta Gladstone July 16-22, 1899
August 19-September 8, 1900
4 2 Known as the "Orginal Country Girl"
Al Lawson and Frances Namon Comedy cycling and artistic bag punching May 19-25, 1901
August 30-September 12, 1903
4 2 Known as Lawson and Namon
Billy Clifford Singer and dancer June 26-July 2, 1904
August 12-September 1, 1907
4 2
Professor Coin's Dog Circus Animal act July 23-29, 1899
May 20-26, 1900
May 19-25, 1901
3 3
Maude Beale Price Impersonator and soprano singer June 24-30, 1900
July 28-August 3, 1901
September 13-20, 1903
3 3
The Three Troubadours Singers and comedians August 30-September 5, 1903
July 24-30, 1904
June 4-10, 1905
3 3 Also known as the Chihuahua Mexican Troubadors. Made of Casper Zarnes, Charles H. Van, and Hi Briggs.
Herbert and Willing Blackface comedians and dancers July 23-29, 1905
September 3-11, 1905
June 14-21, 1908
3 2
Edna Bassett Marshall Opera singer June 18-24, 1899
July 9-15, 1899
May 20-26, 1900
3 2 Prima donna soprano who sang opera songs in different costumes in rotating scenes along with five specialty artists
Georgia Gardner and Joseph Madden Comedy actors September 2-15, 1900
September 8-15, 1901
3 2 Also known as Gardner and Madden
The Six Sennetts Acrobatics September 17-24, 1899
September 2-15, 1900
3 2 Also billed as the "Six Senetees" and "Six Senetts"
Cal Stewart Storyteller and entertainer June 19-25, 1904
September 4-6, 1904
June 26-July 1, 1905
3 2 Performed with wife in 1905
Gladys Van Monologist, imitator, and singing comedienne August 28-September 6, 1904
May 21-27, 1905
3 2
Cromwell Dixon Aeronaut July 4-7, 1907
July 21-August 4, 1907
3 1 Rode a skycycle around the park and north Columbus
Frosini Accordion soloist August 5-25, 1907 3 1
Tim Healy and Ella Farnum Singers and dancers August 24-September 12, 1903 3 1 Known as Healy and Farnum

Top Performers (Seasons Performed)

Performer Name Type of Act Dates Performed Weeks Seasons Notes
G. F. Matthiessen Stunt cycling July 30-August 26, 1905
July 29-August 19, 1906
July 23-August 4, 1907
8 3 Performed as "Diavolo" on the Loop-the-Loop (July 30-August 19, 1905 & July 29-August 19, 1906) and as "Prodigious Porthos" on the Leaping the Gap (August 20-26, 1905 and July 23-August 4. 1907), sometimes referred to as Fred Matthiessen
The Faust Family Acrobatic act June 4-10, 1899
May 20-26, 1900
July 9-15, 1905
July 31-August 5, 1905
August 20-26, 1905
5 3 Six acrobats, led by Ted Faust, performed with Billy Link in July/August 1905
Soto Sunetaro and Co. Japanese wonder-working July 21-27, 1901
August 30-September 5, 1903
May 15-21, 1904
June 14-21, 1908
4 4 Also known as "The Japanese Wonder Worker"
Harry C. Stanley Comedian August 6-12, 1899
June 24-July 7, 1900
June 12-18, 1904
4 3 Performed with Doris Wilson in 1900 and 1904
Doris Wilson-Jackson Singer August 6-12, 1899
June 24-July 7, 1900
June 12-18, 1904
4 3 Performed with Harry C. Stanley in 1900 and 1904
The Zamora Family Mexican acrobats September 13-20, 1903
July 10-16, 1904
September 12-17, 1904
September 10-17, 1905
4 3
Professor Coin's Dog Circus Animal act July 23-29, 1899
May 20-26, 1900
May 19-25, 1901
3 3
Maude Beale Price Impersonator and soprano singer June 24-30, 1900
July 28-August 3, 1901
September 13-20, 1903
3 3
The Three Troubadours Singers and comedians August 30-September 5, 1903
July 24-30, 1904
June 4-10, 1905
3 3 Also known as the Chihuahua Mexican Troubadors. Made of Casper Zarnes, Charles H. Van, and Hi Briggs.
The Five Flying Bicketts Acrobatics June 18-July 2, 1899
July 6-13, 1908
3 2 Comprised of one man and four women
Joseph Adelman Xylophone player June 10-16, 1900
June 9-22, 1901
2 3