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EJ Phillips [Nickinson] Chronology 1830-1904

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1830-   Childhood in Chatham and Hamilton Canada
1836 John Nickinson first came to US
1848 Amateur theatrics Hamilton, Ontario 

1852- 1859 John Nickinson
  Royal Lyceum Theatre Toronto 
1855  Jan. 12 Benefit for Charlotte Nickinson, The Roll of the Drum playbill, Royal Lyceum, Toronto,  Virginia and Isabella Nickinson and Miss Phillips in this romantic French military drama. Mr. Nickinson was the drum major. 
1857  Uncle Tom's Cabin 
late 1850s, Edwin Forrest   (1806- 1872) is mentioned in EJ Phillips' New York Dramatic Mirror obituary as someone she had acted with.  We have a review from an unidentified newspaper of a performance at the Metropolitan Theatre [probably Hamilton, Ontario, Canada] of his performance in Othello where "Miss Phillips' Emelia was hardly inferior, if at all, to Iago and her last scene was striking. 

Shakespearean roles in Toronto
1858 Charles Alderman Nickinson born Apr. 30, Toronto - died Sept. 1859, Pittsburgh 

May 1860
Prince of Wales Theatre [Royal Lyceum?] Toronto Roy MacGregor
Aug. 24, 1860 Christine Harriet "Hattie" Nickinson born Toronto (died  Philadelphia, Oct. 9, 1946)

Mar 13, 1861 Arcade
Hall, Lockport NY The Lady’s Duel [as performed at Wallack’s NY] JN as Baron Monrichard and EJP as the Countess D’Autreval. Concluding with a grand allegorical tableau vivant with John Nickinson as Washington.
Mar 15, 1861 Arcade Hall. Combined companies from Buffalo and Rochester. JN as Capt. Copp in Charles Second or the Merry Monarch and EJP as Lady Clara.
Mar 18, 1861 JN in his beautiful pathetic drama Napoleon’s Old Guard with EJP as Melanie
1861 March  EJ Phillips played Pauline in the Lady of Lyon to John Nickinsons' Col. Damas, 
May 1861 Metropolitan Theatre Octoroon  
1861 Lady Macbeth in Ottawa
Dec. 1861 Ottawa Her Majesty's Theatre Naval Engagements

1862 Oct.
EJP joins Pike's Opera House  Cincinnati 
1863 March John Nickinson becomes stage manager Pike's Opera House, Cincinnati
1863 July 8 Albert Edward Nickinson born Cincinnati, Ohio (died  Pensacola, Florida, June 1948) while John Nickinson was appearing at Duffield's Theatre Nashville TN.
Dec. 1863 EJP in Leah the Forsaken
Feb. 1864 John Nickinson dies in Cincinnati
EJP plays Juliet in Romeo & Juliet, Cincinnati

Apr 14, 1865 EJP and Junius Brutus Booth Jr., Othello
1865 Plunkett's Dramatic Co, Charles Plunkett Aug 21 opened Attica NY?

1886 March Pike's Opera House burns
1866 Sept EJP Engaged by Wood's Theatre, Cincinnati

1867-1870 Ben DeBar, St. Louis and New Orleans
1867 2nd day of Sept.
Indianapolis engagement commenced.  EJ Phillips' Indianapolis Google Map   An 1880 Indianapolis City Directory lists 3 Fays at 230 North Tennessee Frank P a postal clerk, John J Assistant State Librarian and Louis a clerk at JA Raume  http://indiamond6.ulib.iupui.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/ICD&CISOPTR=5055&REC=12  Google maps locates this address in Danville IN, 20 miles outside of Indianapolis.
Plays Goneril in King Lear, with Edwin Forrest in Indianapolis
1869 Sept Engaged by WR Floyd Varieties Theatre New Orleans
1870 June 1
Census Rockland County, New York, Ramapo  EJ Nickinson is listed with Hattie and Albert with Antonio and Christine Zavistowski.
1870 Sept 3
Children arrived in Indianapolis at 9PM on Sat. Cash account with Mr. Fay for children's board.
1871 Jan-May  joined Marsden  & Stowe's troup, touring New England
1871 Sept engaged by Charles Pope's Olympic Theatre, touring New Orleans, Memphis, Mobile. 
1872-1873 March touring in the South New Orleans, Mobile, Macon, Charleston, Montgomery, Mobile, Memphis

1872 Sept EJP in New York at the Olympic Theatre for one week
1873 April Commenced traveling with  Lawrence Barrett
Varieties Theatre, New Orleans
1873 Savannah, Lawrence Barrett as Hamlet, Willie Seymour as Osrick, EJP the Queen
1873 May  touring with Barrett Midwest, New York State, New England,
1874 Aug -1875 May Salary received from Thomas Davey, father of Minnie Maddern Fiske, to tour with Barrett
1874 Oct Cincinnati visited Spring Grove Cemetery
Feb. 1875 Mobile Alabama with Barrett  "Our Gossip" local theatrical paper
1875 Winter in Chicago with Lawrence Barrett 

1875 Sept 
joins FF Mackay's Chestnut St. Theatre, Philadelphia
1876 June-Nov  Our Boys   Caste Philadelphia  

1877 Aug- 1885 Union Square Theatre Company  AM Palmer, New York

1877 Pink Dominoes  New York
  Nov The Rivals Chestnut St Theater, Philadelphia
1878 June  Chicago Celebrated Case
1878 Danicheffs  New York
1879 Banker's Daughter  New York

1880 False Friend   Two Orphans   New York
1881 Creole  New York
1881-1882 Lights of London  New York
1882 Rantzaus  New York  Aug Led Astray, Daniel Rochat,  False Friend San Francisco, Sacramento
1883 Climbing Pike's Peak   Aug EJP in San Francisco, Vera the Nihilist in New York City
1883-1884 STORMBEATEN  New York
1884  French Flats New York, Salt Lake City, San Francisco

1885-1891 Madison Square Theatre Company   AM Palmer, New York      1885 Prisoner for Life New York  Our Society  1885-1888   Grover Cleveland's inauguration  Saints & Sinners 1885-1892 

1886 New York Life  1886-1889   Albert moves to Middletown  Feb Saints & Sinners, Engaged Feb-March  April Our Society  Boston  Engaged  Broken Hearts Old Love Letters, Our Society Sealed Instructions Utica, Buffalo  Chicago  McVickers Our Society  Martyr   on the train    San Francisco Al Hayman   Our Society Jim the Penman Saints & Sinners Martyr  Sacramento  Salt Lake City    Denver   Kansas City  Saints & Sinners  St. Joseph  Omaha  New York Brooklyn  Bartholdi Day Statue of Liberty dedicated    Engaged    Jim the Penman 1886-1892    Foregone Conclusion    Martyr 1886-1887  

1887  New York    April Actor's Fund Benefit, Washington DC    Grover Cleveland receives Palmer's company at the White House    Hattie's wedding    Chicago McVickers Saints  & Sinners  Haymarket Affair    Philadelphia baseball  Arch St Theatre Jim the Penman  Boston Sept  Park Theatre  baseball  Fair Fame    Margery's Lovers   New York Martyr

1888  New York    Dr. Nagle, Jacob Riis and the NY Sun    Blizzard of '88    Boston  Jim the Penman  baseball May Jack Dolman born    Philadelphia    Chicago  Palmer house  on the train    San Francisco  Al Hayman Saints & Sinner Partners Heart of Hearts Jim the Penman   Los Angeles    Salt Lake City  Ogden Cheyenne Denver  Kansas City  St. Joseph MO Omaha Chicago    Captain Swift 1888-1889    Heart of Hearts    Partners

1889  New York    Albert's engagement    Centennial of Washington's Inauguration    Boston    Cleveland    Chicago    Albert and Neppie's Thanksgiving wedding

1890   New York   Grippe  Gilbert & Sullivan's Gondoliers  Pillars of Society Wealth  Albert and Neppie set up housekeeping    Boston  Pillars of Society  Philadelphia    on the train  Nampa Idaho   Portland    Tacoma    Seattle  Saints & Sinners    San Francisco Jim the Penman Saints & Sinners  Los Angeles  Stockton Sacramento Ogden  Salt Lake City  Cheyenne  Denver   Kansas City  St. Joseph  Omaha  Saints & Sinners  Chicago    Buffalo  Hamilton   Oct Ted Nickinson born  Philadelphia  Captain Swift Saints & Sinners Jim the Penman   Middleman    Pillars of Society    Pharisee 1890-1891    Wealth 1890-1891

1891  New York  Esther Sandraz Philadelphia  Captain Swift Jim the Penman  Boston  Captain Swift  Pittsfield  Albany Social Fiction A Pair of Spectacles  New York  Wealth Pharisee  Washington DC    Baltimore    Buffalo    Pittsburgh    Philadelphia    Elizabeth Ellen Dolman born May 28  Broken Seal  Palmer's Theatre   Margaret Fleming  Jim the Penman  Esther Sandraz    Judah 

1892  New York  Broken Seal  Sarah Bernhardt's recipe for cold prevention    Actor's Fund Fair May 1892 Broken Seal Williamsburgh [Brooklyn] Chicago Ramsey Morris Frohmans  Philadelphia  June Death of Elizabeth Ellen Dolman  New York  Columbus Celebration Oct 1892  Joseph  Wilmington   Baltimore    Hartford CT    Troy  Herkimer Utica Oswego   Syracuse   Binghampton  Auburn Ithaca Rochester  Niagara Falls  Hamilton   London St. Thomas  Toronto  Detroit  Judge   Buffalo  Wheeling West Virginia  Johnstown Pa Scranton Lancaster Wilkes Barre  Joseph 1892-1893   

1893  Washington DC    Richmond VA  Norfolk Va Charleston West Virginia  Cincinnati Judge Canton Alliance Zanesville Ohio  Cleveland    Milwaukee Feb.  Janesville Wis  Rockford Ill Peoria Ill Chicago   New York March-April  Harlem Opera House  Albany, Troy, Providence RI   Boston    Philadelphia    Pittsburgh  Brooklyn  Sept Lady Windermere's Fan Harlem Charles Frohman  Buffalo  Chicago and the Columbian Exposition 1893  Milwaukee  Detroit Nov    Cleveland Cincinnati  Louisville Evansville Lafayette Peoria  St. Louis Springfield Ill Bloomington Ill Decatur Ill Terre Haute Ind South Bend Ind Grand Rapids Mich Baltimore   Depression of 1893    Judge    Lady Windermere's Fan  1893-1894  BF Keith of Boston takes over Union Square Theatre April

1894  Philadelphia  Rochester Albany  Montreal    Providence Rhode Island   Newport  New London New Haven  Rochester NY    New York  Brooklyn  Philadelphia  Newark  Chicago   Pullman Strike  St. Louis  Lady Windermere's Fan   Pittsburg, Nov 1894  Camille  Transgressor  Washington DC    Baltimore  Rochester Buffalo  Niagara Falls  Toronto    Camille  1894-1895    Romeo & Juliet    Frou-Frou    AMP Madison Garden Theatre

1895  Montreal    Providence  Harlem  Chicago Milwaukee  St. Louis Indianapolis  Columbus  Cleveland  Detroit    Buffalo    Boston Cambridge  Camille  Lawrence Mass Portland Maine  Philadelphia    New York  Richard Mansfield & the Hollands  Joseph Humphreys  Buffalo  New York   Gay Parisians  1895-1897

1896 Gay Parisians   Newark  Detroit  Bicycles    Chicago    William Jennings Bryan nominated    Election 1896    on the train    San Francisco    Los Angeles    Portland  Tacoma  Victoria Vancouver    Seattle    Salt Lake City    Kansas City    Omaha    St. Louis  Decatur Ill Omaha Des Moines Burlington Iowa Davenport Cedar Rapids Dubuque Freeport Ill Milwaukee  Madison, Wisconsin  Rockford Ill  Pittsburgh  Columbus  Philadelphia    

1897  New York  Gay Parisians  Wilmington Del Lancaster PA  Harrisburg, PA  Trenton NJ Easton Pa Scranton Pa Newark  Providence  Charlotte  Asheville  Knoxville  Chattanooga  Birmingham Ala Macon Ga Savannah Ga  Charleston  Augusta Ga    Atlanta    Pensacola Fla    New Orleans   Philadelphia    Louisa Lane Drew's funeral    Melanie Dolman born

1898  Louisville    Recalled from Retirement in  A Bachelor's Romance   Broad St Theatre Philadelphia

1901  Arrival of the 20th Century        1902 Ida Vernon visits    1904  Death of Mrs. EJ Phillips    1998-present  EJ Phillips' 130 year old quilt   

Travel and "vacations" 1886-1897 Earlier years had fewer cities and longer stays

not working # weeks travel cities  travel ratio year # cities   major plays          
20 weeks travel 1.3 1886 16 cities Engaged S&S our Society Foregone Conclusion, Martyr Madison Square Theatre
10 weeks travel 2.0 1887 5 cities S&S Jim the P          
8 weeks 14 weeks travel 1.6 1888 9 cities S&S Jim the P Partners Heart of Hearts Captain Swift   Palmer's Theatre
8 weeks 6 weeks travel 1.2 1889 5 cities Captain Swift, Jim the P        
12 weeks travel 0.7 1890 18 cities S&S Jim the P Middleman Pharisee Wealth      
20 weeks 4 weeks travel 0.5 1891 9 cities Jim the P Broken Seal          
18 weeks 10 weeks travel 0.4 1892 26 cities Broken Seal Joseph       Mad Sq to Hoyts, Palmers
16 weeks 10 weeks travel 0.3 1893 33 cities LWF Joseph Judge          
20 weeks 20 weeks travel 1.1 1894 19 cities LWF Nethersole - Frou Frou, Romeo & Juliet, Transgressor    
12 weeks 13 weeks travel 0.9 1895 14 cities Nethersole Camille Gay Parisians        
26 weeks travel 0.9 1896 27 cities Gay Parisians          
40 weeks 8 weeks travel 0.4 1897 22 cities Gay Parisians          

Plays chronology  EJ Phillips' plays by title   Plays by playwrights  

British Rob Roy Scott Walter Peacock Isaac Prince of Wales Toronto Toronto 1848 1860 1818 Helen MacGregor Diana Vernon novel http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/7025
British Tragedy of Douglas Home John 1752- 1808 amateur grp Hamilton 1848 1756 Mother of Young Norval Lady Randolph
British Pride of the market Planche James Robinson  amateur grp Hamilton 1849 1847 Louisa de Volange
British Clandestine Marriage Colman George  Garrick David unknown 1852 to 58? 1870s? 1766 Mrs. Heidelberg http://books.google.com/books?id=JrbRqw7oHo4C&dq=clandestine+marriage+mrs+heidelberg&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British King John Shakespeare Wm unknown 1852 to 58? 1870s? 1596 Eleanor   http://shakespeare.mit.edu/john/full.html
British London Assurance Boucicault Dion amateur grp Hamilton 1852 1841 Grace Harkaway http://books.google.com/books?id=ZKctAAAAYAAJ&dq=london+assurance+boucicault&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British Rivals Sheridan Richard Brinsley  Chestnut St Philadelphia 1852 1877 1775 Lydia Languish  Mrs Malaprop, Julia Melville http://books.google.com/books?id=93JbAAAAQAAJ&dq=rivals&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British She Stoops to Conquer? Goldsmith Oliver Toronto? 1852 s? elseewhere 1773 Mrs. Hardcastle http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/383
British White Horse of the Peppers Lover Samuel Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1852 1838 Magdalene? Agatha? https://archive.org/stream/whitehorseofpepp00loverich/whitehorseofpepp00loverich_djvu.txt
British Merry Wives of Windsor Shakespeare Wm Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1853 1597 Mrs. Page http://www.maximumedge.com/shakespeare/merrywives.htm
British Richard III Shakespeare Wm Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1853 mult yrs 1591 Queen, Lady Anne, Duchess of York http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1103
British Merchant of Venice Shakespeare Wm Royal Lyceum     Toront 1854 mult yrs 1596 Portia http://shakespeare.mit.edu/merchant/full.html
British Pisarro von Kotzebue Augustus Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1854 mult yrs 1799 Elvira Cora http://www.archive.org/stream/pizarrospaniards00kotziala/pizarrospaniards00kotziala_djvu.txt
British As you Like It Shakespeare Wm Royal Lyceum     toronto 1855 elsewhere? 1599   Celia http://shakespeare.mit.edu/asyoulikeit/full.html
French Peculiar Position Scribe Eugene Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1855 John Nickinson 1837 Countess de Novara La Frontiere de Savoie https://www.amazon.com/Camille-Other-Plays-Peculiar-Position/dp/0809007061
British Roll of the Drum Wilks Thos Egerton Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1855 John Nickinson 1843 role not specified


British Venice Preserved Otway Thomas Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1855 1682 Belvidera Boucicault revision http://www.gutenberg.org/files/21515/21515-h/21515-h.htm
British Blessed Baby Moore J George Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1856 John Nickinson 1847 Mary Jane mother of the blessed baby
British Gamester Moore Edward Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1856 1777 Mrs Beverly http://books.google.com/books?id=V4MTAAAAQAAJ&dq=gamester+mrs+beverly&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British House Dog Higgie Thomas farce Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1856 John Nickinson 1845 Miss Melpomene
British Hunchback Knowles J Sheridan Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1856 John Nickinson 1832 Helen http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/3480
British Jane Shore Rowe Nicholas Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1856 John Nickinson 1714 Alicia http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/30505
French Lucretia Borgia Hugo Victor Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1856 1833 Lucretia http://books.google.com/books?id=UZZBAAAAYAAJ&dq=lucretia+borgia+victor+hugo&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British Taming of the Shrew Shakespeare Wm Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1856 elsewhere? 1590 Katharine, the shrew http://www.shakespeare-literature.com/The_Taming_of_the_Shrew/index.html
British William Tell Knowles J Sheridan Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1856 John Nickinson 1825 Emma Tell's wife http://books.google.com/books?id=HewsAAAAYAAJ&dq=william+tell+sheridan+knowles&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British Coriolanus Shakespeare Wm Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1857 Barrett? 1608 Volumnia http://publicliterature.org/books/coriolanus/1
British Twelfth Night Shakespeare Wm Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1857 elsewhere? 1601 Countess  Olivia http://www.maximumedge.com/shakespeare/twelthnight.htm
British Uncle Tom's Cabin Lemon Mark Taylor Tom Royal Lyceum     Toronto 1857 John Nickinson 1852 Cassy http://www.gutenberg.org/files/21515/21515-h/21515-h.htm
British Faint Heart Never Won Fair Lady Planche James Robinson  Belleville Ontario 1860 1859 Donna Leonnora http://books.google.com/books?id=UMIBAAAAQAAJ&dq=faint+heart+never+won+fair+lady&source=gbs_navlinks_s
American Uncle Tom's Cabin Stowe Harriet Beecher Toronto? 1860 John Nickinson 1852 Cassy http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/utc/uncletom/uthp.html 
American/British Charles the Second Irving Washington Payne John Howard Arcade Hall Lockport 1861 John Nickinson 1824 Lady Clara The Merry Monarch http://books.google.com/books?id=xVSJZKaX3ScC&dq=%22charles+the+second%22+%22lady+clara%22&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British Colleen Bawn Boucicault Dion Farrar Hall  Erie 1861 John Nickinson 1860 Anne Chute http://www.archive.org/stream/colleenbawnorbri00boucrich/colleenbawnorbri00boucrich_djvu.txt
British Contentment vs. Riches Planche Eliza farce Farrar Hall  Erie 1861 John Nickinson 1837 Nancy or the Merry Cobbler
British Dead Shot A Cazauran AR Buckstone John Baldwin Metropolitan Hamilton 1861 John Nickinson 1825 Louisa Lovetrick https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/009605566
British Fairy Spectacle HRH Invisible prince unknown Farrar Hall  Erie 1861 John Nickinson unknown Winki the great buzzard farce
British Family Jars or the mistaken father Lunn Joseph Farrar Hall  Erie 1861 John Nickinson 1826 Liddy Larrigan farce Lotta Crabtree  1867 NY
British Lady of Lyons Bulwer Lytton Edward Arcade Hall Lockport 1861 John Nickinson 1838 Pauline 1878 Walnut St Phila http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2461
British Macbeth Shakespeare Wm Her Majesty's Theatre Ottawa 1861 Toronto 1603 Lady Macbeth, witches, Donalbain, Gentlewoman, Malcolm http://shakespeare.mit.edu/macbeth/full.html
British Nan the good for nothing Buckstone John Baldwin Her Majesty's Theatre Ottawa 1861 John Nickinson 1851 Nan http://www.archive.org/stream/domesticeconomyf00lemouoft#page/n1/mode/2up
British Napoleon's Old Guard Boucicault Dion Metropolitan Hamilton 1861 John Nickinson 1836 Melanie Havresac Napoleon's Old Guard John Nickinson http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5112817W/The_old_guard 
British Naval Engagements Dance Charles Her Majesty's Theatre Ottawa 1861 John Nickinson 1848 Mrs. Pontivex J Nickinson 1848 Olympic http://openlibrary.org/books/OL7042143M/Naval_engagements
British Octoroon Boucicault Dion Metropolitan Hamilton 1861 John Nickinson 1859 Dora Sunnyside a Southern belle https://archive.org/details/octoroonplayinfo00bouciala
British Perfection or the Maid of Munster Bayly Thomas Haynes Farrar Hall  Erie 1861 John Nickinson 1830 Susan her maid http://www.archive.org/stream/perfectionormaid00bayliala/perfectionormaid00bayliala_djvu.txt
French Royalist or Lady's Duel Scribe Eugene Legouve Arcade Hall? Lockport 1861 John Nickinson 1851 Countess d'Autreval Kendals acted in http://www.gutenberg.org/files/12472/12472.txt
British School for Scandal Sheridan Richard Brinsley Her Majesty's Theatre Ottawa 1861 John Nickinson 1777 Lady Teazle, Mrs. Candour Toronto 1855 http://books.google.com/books?id=6gMJAAAAQAAJ&dq=school+for+scandal&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British Soldier's daughter & London Merchant Cherry Andrew Farrar Hall  Erie 1861 John Nickinson 1804 Widow Cheerly harvardmicroform
German Stranger The von Kotzebue Augustus Farrar Hall  Erie 1861 John Nickinson 1797 Mrs. Haller, Countess JN Solomon http://www.wattpad.com/22239-the-stranger-a-drama-in-five-acts?p=2 
British Chimney Corner Craven HT Pike's Opera House  cincinnati 1863 ? 1861 Patty Probity with CW Couldock http://archive.org/details/chimneycorner00crav
German/American Leah the Forsaken Daly Augustin von Mosenthal Salomon Hermann Cincinnati 1863 1863 Dame Gertrude http://books.google.com/books?id=HwUZAAAAYAAJ&dq=%22leah+the+forsaken%22&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British Willow Copse Boucicault Dion Pike's Opera House  cincinnati 1863 Apr 1855 JN Bill Staggers EJP Lady Apsley  Zavistowskis http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.31175035149106;view=1up;seq=1
British Romeo & Juliet Shakespeare Wm Olga Nethersole cincinnati 1864 1894 1591 Nurse Juliet Cincinnati 1864 http://books.google.com/books?id=moYNAAAAYAAJ&dq=romeo+and+juliet&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British Othello Rochester Toronto Shakespeare Wm Pike's Opera House  cincinnati 1865 1868 E Forrest 1603 Emilia, Desdemona JB Booth Jr Iago http://books.google.com/books?id=Cx8sAAAAYAAJ&dq=othello&source=gbs_navlinks_s
Plunketts Dramatic co Attica NY 1865 Aug Sept
burned  Pike's opera house cincinnati 1866 22-Mar
Woods Theatre Cincinnati 1866 Aug Sept stock co
British King Lear Shakespeare Wm Edwin Forrest Indianapolis 1868 1603 Goneril http://books.google.com/books?id=WvgqAAAAMAAJ&dq=king+lear&source=gbs_navlinks_s
Irish American Playing with Fire Brougham John Varieties New Orleans 1868 Sept Oct 1860 Widow Crabsticke WR Floyd https://archive.org/stream/playingwithfireo00brou/playingwithfireo00brou_djvu.txt
School for Scandal Acad Music Philadelphia 1868 Sept old woman
British Virginius Knowles J Sheridan ?indianapolis unknown 1868 1824 Servia, Edwin Forrest
Barney Macauley Acad Music Indianapolis 1868 Aug Sept first old woman WH Leake
Money   Olympic St. Louis 1871 Sept    Spaulding * Pope
British Hamlet Shakespeare Wm Lawrence Barrett Savannah 1873 Pikes Toronto 1599 Queen Gertrude, Marcellus, Guildenstern, Player Queen http://books.google.com/books?id=sfp4WY8id1cC&dq=hamlet&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British King Henry VIII Shakespeare Wm Lawrence Barrett Charleston SC 1873 1613 Queen Katharine http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2258
American Surf Logan Olive Indianapolis 1874 1870 ?
Lawrence Barrett touring 1874 Aug Sept TW Davey Wm Seymour stage mgr Marcus Mayer Bus agent
British Married in haste Byron Henry J Chestnut St philadelphia 1875 Dec 1875 Mrs. Grainger
French Tichborne Chrissafoil Barbus Chestnut St philadelphia 1875 Dec unknown Widow Orton
British Weak Woman Byron Henry J Chestnut St philadelphia 1875 Nov    1875 Mrs Gunn
Lawrence Barrett Chicago 1875 Winter
British Caste Robertson Thomas Wm Chestnut St Philadelphia 1876 1895 1867 Marquise de St Maur six plays http://books.google.com/books?id=ph_D4cNSeFEC&vq=caste&source=gbs_navlinks_s
American Flirtation Ames Eleanor Kirk Chestnut St philadelphia 1876 Dec 1876 Mrs. Sparkle
British Money Bulwer Lytton Edward Chestnut St Philadelphia 1876 St Louis 1871 1840 Lady Franklin Fanny Davenport http://archive.org/stream/moneycomedyinfiv00lytt#page/n5/mode/2up
American Our Boys Byron Henry James Chestnut St Philadelphia 1876 1875 Clarissa Champney an elderly young lady https://archive.org/details/ourboyscomedyint02byr
American Her Second Husband Adeler Max [Charles Heber Clark] Chestnut St philadelphia 1877 Nov 1877 Mrs Harriet Pidgeon https://books.google.com/books?id=qhgCAAAAQAAJ&dq=her+second+husband+max+adeler&source=gbs_navlinks_s
German American Lemons Rosen Julius Daly Augustin Chestnut St philadelphia 1877 Mar 1877 Mrs Shew
British Love's Sacrifice Lovell George Chestnut St Philadelphia 1877 Jan 1847 Margaret, Hermione https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/100861284
British New Men and Old Acres Taylor Tom Chestnut St Philadelphia 1877 1869 ? http://archive.org/details/newmenoldacresco00tayl
French Pink Dominos Hennequin Alfred Delacour Alfred Union Square New York 1877 1877 Mrs Tubbs http://books.google.com/books?id=EYEvAAAAYAAJ&source=gbs_navlinks_s
american Quits Gilder Jeannette L Chestnut St philadelphia 1877 May unknown Mrs Christine Ashley
Irish American Slander or Iron Cross Brougham John Chestnut St philadelphia 1877 May 1877 Angelique
british Stolen Kisses Merritt Paul Chestnut St philadelphia 1877 Oct 1877 Mrs Juw
American Three Days Fyles Franklin Chestnut St philadelphia 1877 Apr unknown Mrs Vanmander
American Banker's daughter Howard Bronson AR Cazauran Union Square New York 1878 1880 1883 1878 Mrs Fanny Holcombe banker's daughter's widowed aunt https://archive.org/details/bankersdaughtero00howa
French Celebrated case d'Ennery Adolphe Union Square Chicago 1878 18851 1878 Duchess EJP engaged by AM Palmer https://archive.org/details/celebratedcasedr00enne
American Conscience Lancaster AE Magnus Julian Union Square New York 1878 1991 1876 Tabitha Trump replaced Marie Wilkins
Irish Craiga Dhoul Jackson Hart Chestnut St philadelphia 1878 feb 1878 Baroness of Craiga
American/French Danicheffs Dumas Alexandre fils Parselle John Union Square New York 1878 1881 1877 Countess Danicheff Cazauran adapted Wallacks
American Divorce Daly Augustin Trollope Chestnut St philadelphia 1878 Feb 1871 Mrs Ten Eyck https://archive.org/details/divorceplayofper00daly
british Fast Family Webster Benjamin Jr Chestnut St philadelphia 1878 feb 1866 Adolphine?
Lady of Lyons Walnut St  Philadelphia 1878 April Benefit
French Miss Multon Belot Adolphe Nus Eugene Hooleys Chicago 1878 Aug    1869 Arabella http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/011603628
French Camille Dumas Alexandre fils Union Square New York 1879 1881 1894-1895 1848 Madame Prudence mgt Marcus Mayer http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1608
British False friend Fawcett Edgar Cazauran AR Union Square New York 1880 1882 SF 1880 Lady Ogden
French French flats Chivot M Henri Cazauran AR Union Square New York 1880 1883 1884 1881 Marchioness Bianca Mdm Blondeau adapted AR Cazauran
French Led Astray Feuillet octave Boucicault Dion Union Square New York 1880 1879 Chicago 1873 Baroness de Rivonniere http://books.google.com/books?id=P1hAAAAAYAAJ&dq=led+astray+dion+boucicault+octave+feuillet&source=gbs_navlinks_s
French/American Two Orphans d'Ennery Adolphe Hart Jackson Union Square New York 1880 1874 Countess E Corman trans Hart Jackson http://books.google.com/books?id=YYYRAAAAYAAJ&dq=two+orphans+Adolphe+d%E2%80%99Ennery+and+Eug%C3%A8ne+Cormon&source=gbs_navlinks_s 
French Creole The d'Ennery Adolphe Cazauran AR Union Square New York 1881 1881 Countess de Maillepre
French Daniel Rochat Sardou Victorian Union Square New York 1881 1882 1880 Mrs Powers http://books.google.com/books?id=zdIRAAAAYAAJ&dq=daniel+rochat&source=gbs_navlinks_s
French Felicia or Woman's Love Belot Adolphe Cazauran AR Union Square New York 1881 1881 Eleanor Mornay AR Cazauran adaptation
British Lights O London Sims George Robert Union Square New York 1881 1882 1881 Mrs Jarvis
American Rosedale or the Rifle Ball Wallack Lester Wallacks New York 1881 1863 Mother Mix an old gypsy queen?
French Rantzaus The Erckmann Emilie Cazauran AR Union Square New York 1882 1882 Marianne Florence Alexandre Chatrian http://books.google.com/books?id=Q_cIAAAAQAAJ&dq=rantzaus&source=gbs_navlinks_s
American/British Storm beaten Buchanan Robert Williams Cazauran AR Union Square New York 1883 1884 1883 Dame Christiansen mother Maud Harrison McKee Rankin
French Duprez & Son Bankers & Brokers d'Ennery Adolphe Union Square New York 1884 1857 Suzanne
American Reparation Campbell Bartley Union Square New York 1884 Feb unknown old maid
American Separation Campbell Bartley Union Square New York 1884 1884 Mamie Maxwell
French Three wives to one husband Grenet Dancourt Ernest Union Square New York 1884 1881 Mrs Batterby Theatre Cluny
British Prisoner for Life Anicet Bourgeois Auguste Union Square New York 1885 1885 Mme Marguerite adapted Louis Nathan from Stella 
British Saints & Sinners Jones Henry Arthur Madison Square New York 1885 1892 1884 Lydia minister's housekeeper http://books.google.com/books?id=cDpMAAAAMAAJ&source=gbs_navlinks_s 
American Artist's Daughter Barnes  Wm Elliott Union Square New York 1886 1885 Mme De Vaux Nanette Ponchon?
British Engaged Gilbert WS Madison Square New York 1886 1877 Mrs McFarlane https://gsarchive.net/gilbert/plays/engaged/index.html
American Foregone Conclusion Howells Wm Dean Madison Square New York 1886 novel 1874 Mrs. Vervain orig called Priest & Painter https://www.simonandschuster.ca/books/A-Foregone-Conclusion/William-Dean-Howells/9781633555174
British Jim the Penman Young Charles Madison Square New York 1886 1892 1886 Lady Dunscombe Dartmouth
French/British Martyr AR Cazauran adapt Sullivan Edwards Grundy Sydney Denney Adolphe Madison Square New York 1886 1887 1886 Madame de la Marche EJL Tarbe-des Sablons http://www.archive.org/stream/cihm_04501/cihm_04501_djvu.txt
French/American Our Society Pailleron M Edouard  Stuart Clinton Madison Square New York 1886 1886 Mrs Spencer Katharine
French/American Fair Fame Stuart Clinton Dumas fils Madison Square New York 1887 1887 Mrs Preston from Denise
American Margery's Lovers Matthews  Brander Madison Square New York 1887 1884 Mrs Webster
American Social Scandal Robertson Peter Madison Square New York 1887 1887 in 1st and last act only
British Welcome Little Stranger Jones Henry Arthur Madison Square Chicago 1887 1885 Diana Twentyman, Dr Septimus wife+K44 NY Mirror 1888 pg 56 note 25 
Australian/British Captain Swift Chambers Chas Haddon Madison Square New York 1888 1888 Lady Staunton Dion Boucicault http://books.google.com/books?id=v-c2AAAAIAAJ&dq=captain+swift+chambers&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British Heart of Hearts Jones Henry Arthur Madison Square New York 1888 1887 Lady Clarissa Fitzralph Dowager of Avonthorpe
French/British Partners Buchanan Robert Williams Daudet Alphonse Madison Square New York 1888 1888 Lady Silverdale Alphonse Daudet adapted from Fromont Jeune et Risler Ainé 
British Her Father Rose Edward Douglas John Madison Square New York 1890 1889 ?
British Middleman Jones Henry Arthur Palmer's Theatre New York 1890 1889 Mrs Chandler http://books.google.com/books?id=cIMpAQAAIAAJ&dq=henry+arthur+jones+middleman&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British Pharisee Wallis Mrs Lancaster Watson Malcolm Madison Square New York 1890 1891 1890 Miss Maxwell
Norwegian Pillars of Society Ibsen Hendrik Madison Square New York 1890 not produced 1877 only in 1st act Miss Holt/Rimmel or Mrs.Lynge https://www.gutenberg.org/files/2296/2296-h/2296-h.htm
British Wealth Jones Henry Arthur Palmer's theatre Madison Square 1890 1891 1889 Mrs Palfreyman
French/British Esther Sandraz Belot Adolphe Grundy Sydney Palmer's Theatre Madison Square 1891 1888 Mme Fourcanade Lilly Langtry played in
British Judah Jones Henry Arthur Madison Square New York 1891 1890 Mrs Pratt? http://books.google.com/books?id=UBkhRfxbPSMC&dq=judah+henry+arthur+jones&source=gbs_navlinks_s
French/British Broken Seal Busnach Wm Bertrand Grundy Sydney Palmer's Theatre New York 1892 1890 Madelaine French peasant housekeeper Sydney Grundy adapted http://books.google.com/books?id=UAvnAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA257&dq=broken+seal+busnach&hl=en&ei=fylfTYDRN4S8lQe4naTYCw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CDwQ6AEwAg#v=onepage&q&f=false
British Joseph Watson Malcolm Bordman Ramsey Morris Montreal 1892 1893 1890 Mrs Horace Bellingham adapt Leon Gandillot Fernand C Noceur
American ?   Judge Law Arthur Ramsey Morris touring 1893 1893 only in the last act NewEng rural comedy Elsie deWolfe
British Lady Windermere's Fan Wilde Oscar Palmer's Theatre New York 1893 1894 1892 Duchess of Berwick http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/790
French/American Frou Frou Daly Augustin Halevey Ludovic Meilhac Henry Olga Nethersole touring 1894 1870 only in briefly http://books.google.com/books?id=6opLAAAAIAAJ&dq=frou+frou&source=gbs_navlinks_s
British Transgressor Gatti AW Palmer's Theatre New York 1894 1894 Mrs Woodville  Olga Nethersole
French Gay Parisians Feydeau Georges Thomas Augustus Star Theatre Buffalo 1895 1897 1894 Angelique Pinglet Maurice Desvailliere  Hotel Paradisio
American Bachelor's Romance Morton Martha Broad St Philadelphia 1898 1896 Clementina replaced Mrs. Pitt when Mrs. Pitt Died http://books.google.com/books?id=Tvs_AAAAYAAJ&dq=A+Bachelor's+Romance+by+Martha+Morton&source=gbs_navlinks_s 
British Comedy of Errors Shakespeare Wm Royal Lyceum     Toronto elsewhere? 1594 Adriana http://shakespeare.mit.edu/comedy_errors/index.html
Shakespeare Wm . . 31 roles in 19 plays know of 15 plays need 4 more, 26 roles need 5 more
EJP 1848-1898 141 roles in 129 plays 

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