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Northeast EJ Phillips' travels

New England
Connecticut  1871 1873
1871 2 2   Connecticut touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Danbury 2 Waterbury feb 4 Ansonia 6 Derby 7 Bridgeport 9-11New London 13 Norwich 14-15 Willimantic 16-18
1873 7 2   Connecticut touring   Barrett Hartford CT July 2-3 New Haven 4 Winsted 4-5 Bridgeport 5 

Hartford  1892 1897 
Hartford
1892 11 8 3 nights Hartford CT Opera House? Joseph
1897 1 31   Hartford CT   Gay Parisians 

New Haven  1891 1894
25 1 week New Haven CT   Felicia or Woman's Love
10   New Haven CT Grand Opera? Lady Windermere's Fan

New London 1874 1891
Touring Eugene O'Neill's New London  http://www.eoneill.com/library/touring/introduction.htm 
1871 2 8   New London CT   Board paid for children in Indianapolis 
1894 2 9   New London CT Lyceum Theatre Lady Windermere's Fan and New Haven Newark NJ

Massachusetts  
1871 3 2   Mass touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Chicopee Mar 2-3 Springfield 4 Holyoke 6-7 Northampton 8-9 Greenfield 10-11 Fitchburg 13-14 Gardner 15-16  
1871 3 17   Mass touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Athol Mar17-18 Shelburne Falls 20-21  North Adams 22-25
1871 5 15   Mass touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Leominster May 15-16 Fitchburg 17-18 Gardner 19-20 Athol 22-23 Orange 24-25 Greenfield 26-27 
1871 5 29   Mass/CT touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Northampton 29-30 Holyoke 31-June 1 Chicopee 2-3 Pittsfield 5-6 New Britain CT 7-8 Middletown 9-10  

Boston  1881 1884  1886
   1887   1888    1889   1890   1891   1893  Cambridge  1895  Boston Google Map 1886-1895 
1879 6 14   Boston MA Park Theatre Bankers Daughter
1880 4 22 to May 16? Boston MA Park Theatre Bankers Daughter, French Flats, Union Square Theatre co
1881 5     Boston MA Abbey Theatre Felicia or Woman's Love
1884 4 27   Boston MA Globe Theatre Separation   
1886 5 1 to May 30 Boston MA Park Theatre Engaged Our Society "good notices" "good pt in"
1886 5 4   Boston MA Park Theatre Engaged "house good but not full"  3 nights Broken Hearts Old Love Letters May 6-8 Hattie with
1886 5 7 13-May Boston MA Bijou, Globe Theatre Vim with Neil Burgess, Ingomar with Mary Anderson May 6
1886 5 22   Boston MA Park Theatre Sealed Instructions  May 24
1887 9 4  to Oct 1 Boston MA Park Theatre Jim the Penman open with1 week followed by Elaine then  Martyr
1887 9 7   Boston MA Park Theatre AMP all smiles house good box office prospects fair  Bostons & Philadelphias
1887 9 15   Boston MA Park Theatre business BIG to Boston Museum to see Dominie's Daughter with Madame Ponisi
1887 9     Boston MA   Henry George Progress & Poverty EJP recommends to Albert published 1879
1888 5 7   Boston MA Horticultural Hall Christ Entering Jerusalem painting by matt Morgan
1888 5 14 to June 9 Boston MA Tremont Theatre Partners open, then Elaine, Jim the Penman
1888 5 20 ? Boston MA Tremont Theatre 11 wks without salary  even if I go to California plays except Jim weak and ladies are weaker muddle
1888 5 20 ? Boston MA Tremont Theatre Boston did not take to Patners but has not forgotten members Union Sq we have little to do but well received
1888 5 27   Boston MA   Baseball May 25 opening day great excitement May 29 Philas beat Boston May 31 Indianapolis won
1888 6 8   Boston MA   Company disbands Sat June 9 5 by train to NY others by boat went to baseball on Friday
1889 5 5 4 weeks Boston MA Park Theatre Captain Swift   
1889 5 9 to May 13 Boston MA Park Theatre opening a success receptions big  mine as good as the best promises well
1889 5 28 to Jun 1 Boston MA Park Theatre Jim The Penman
1890 4 29 5 weeks Boston MA Tremont Theatre Pillars of Society by Ibsen  rehearsed Jim the Penman
1890 5 6   Boston MA Tremont Theatre yesterday telegram from AMP rehearse "Her Father"  EJP eventually not in
1890 5 15   Boston MA Park Theatre La Tosca with Fanny Davenport and Belphigian the Mouontebank Frederick Warde
1890 5 15   Boston MA   St Paul's Church attended the past 2 Sundays fashionable church Trinity almost impossible to get Sunday seat
1890 5 28   Boston MA Park Theatre Jim the Penman 1st appearance in 7 months [since Oct 1889)
1891 1 26 2 weeks Boston MA Tremont Theatre Captain Swift Jim the Penman
1893 4 24 1 wk Boston MA Globe Theatre Joseph business here very good
1895 3 23 3/18- 4/6 Boston MA Boston Museum Camille Romeo & Juliet Transgressor
1896 2 23 6 weeks Boston MA Boston Museum Gay Parisians   

Rhode Island  Newport 1894
1894 2 8   Newport RI   Lady Windermere's Fan by steamer after Worcester then New London Rochester 

Providence 1894 1895 1896
1848       Providence RI Providence museum Co John Nickinson and Charlotte guests of Providence Museum Co  
1851 .     Providence RI Prov Museum Co Home John & Charlotte Nickinson guest star w/ Herons & later CW Couldock Kate Horn   
1894 1 29 to Feb 4 Providence RI   Lady Windermere's Fan
1895 1 7 1 week Providence RI   ?  
1896 4 13 to apr 17 Providence RI   Gay Parisians   
1897 2 6   Providence RI Keith's Opera House Gay Parisians   

Vermont
1871 3 27   Vermont touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Bennington Mar 27-29 Rutland 20-21 Middlebury Apr 3-4 Vergennes 5-6 Burlington 7-8 St Albans 10-12
1871 4 13   Vermont touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Montpellier Apr 13-15 W Randolph 17-18 Woodstock 19-20 Claremont NH 21-22 St. Johnsbury VT 24-26

New York   1872 1875 1877-1885
New York 1886-1889  1887   1888   1889

New York 1890-1897  1891   1892   1893   1894   1895   1896   1897

New York City EJP’s New York - map   Five A's   Madison Square Theatre Stock Company   Players' Club  Union Square Theatre Stock Company

Brooklyn 1886 1889 1892 1893 1894 1896
1886 10 11 1 week Brooklyn NY Brooklyn Theatre Our Society 
1889 9 6   Brooklyn NY   Captain Swift
1889 10 7 1 week Brooklyn NY Williamsburgh Theatre
1892 4 11 1 wk brooklyn NY Williamsburgh Theatre Broken Seal
1893 5 18 1 week Brooklyn NY   Joseph next week ends Morris Engagement
1894 3 12 1 week Brooklyn NY Park Theatre Lady Windermere's Fan
1896 1 13 1 week Brooklyn NY   Gay Parisians 
1896 4 27   Brooklyn NY Garrick Theatre Gay Parisians 
1896 5 1 to May 2 Brooklyn NY Montauk Theatre Gay Parisians 

New York State  
Albany 1891 1893 1895 1896
1837 4 1   Albany NY Acad Music Romeo with Charlotte Cushman John Nickinson placed a wreath on her head    
1837       Albany NY   Virginia Nickinson born    
1891 2 2 1 night Albany NY Leland? Social Fiction and A Pair of Spectables
1892 6 22   Albany NY   Albert joins National Guard    
1893 4 19 2 nights? Albany NY Leland Opera House Joseph   to Troy Utica Syracuse
1895 1 21   Albany NY     Olga Nethersole  
1896 5 5   Albany NY Hardman Bluker Hall Gay Parisians  Then Troy, Syracuse 2 nights Rochester 3 nights Toledo 3 nights Detroit 3 nghts


Buffalo 1861 1874 1880  Sept. 1890   May 1891   Dec. 1892
  1893 1894 1895    Niagara Falls 1894  Buffalo Google Map
1859 9 6   Buffalo NY Metropolitan Theatre John Nickinson in Buffalo to see Henry T Meech with every prospect of getting that theatre
1861 7 27 weeks? Buffalo NY Buffalo & Rochester Dramatic Co playing in Buffalo Lockport Erie Ottawa and other places
1874 9     Buffalo NY   expenses incurred in Buffalo including costumes
1880 10 4   Buffalo NY Acad of music? Led Astray  
1890 9 29 to Oct 3? Buffalo NY Star Theatre Partners call from Mrs Henry Meech last seen 1875
1891 5 10 1 week Buffalo NY   business not very good great enthusiasm over Grover Cleveland  would like him appear benefit
1892 12 20 1 week Buffalo NY Acad Music Joseph to Wheeling WV 2 nights Johnstown PA Scranton Wilkesboro Lancaster 
1893 10 9   Buffalo NY   Lady Windermere's Fan
1894 12 20 4 peformance Buffalo NY Acad Music Camille Romeo and Juliet Transgressor
1895 3 14 to 16 Buffalo NY Star?   Olga Nethersole 
1895 9 19 3 nights Buffalo NY Star Theatre Gay Parisians  EJP Angelique Pinglet

Lockport NY 1861
1861 3 13   Lockport NY Arcade Hall Metropolitan Theatre Family Jars or the mistaken father   JN as Delpha EJ as Liddy larrigan from Tipperary
1861 3 13 to 3/19 Lockport NY Arcade Hall Metropolitan Theatre Lady's Dual Royalist or Lady's Duel       EJP Countess d'Autreval JN Baron Montrichard
1861 3 15   Lockport NY Arcade Hall Metropolitan Theatre Merry Monarch Charles Second EJP as Lady Clara in John Howard Payne's  [Washington Irving]         
1861 3 19 2nd wk season Lockport NY Arcade Hall Metropolitan Theatre Lady of Lyons   EJP Pauline JN Col Damas    

Middletown  1886-1900  Middletown Google Map  Middletown & environs Google Map
1886 2   Middletown NY   Albert came to Middletown 1 year ago partner with Seymour purchased his interest he left town   
1886 5 13   Middletown NY   Albert's partner Seymour left for Scranton  
1886 6 20   Middletown NY   Albert at 6 East Main St Middletown
1886 9     Middletown NY   Albert joins Excelsior Hook & Ladder Co  
1886 11 25   Middletown NY   Albert first meetis Neppie thanksgiving Day Mrs. Waltons  
1887 1 10   Middletown NY   Albert invites Neppie to the Excelsior hop  
1887 6 13   Middletown NY   Albert employed in Middletown
1888 8 17   Middletown NY   Albert resigns from the hat manufacturing company to work for the Middletown Argus newspaper  
1889 1 2 Middletown NY   Albert & Neppie engaged EJP exchanges pearl and ruby ring in NYC  
1889 11 29   Middletown NY   Albert Nickinson married Mary Penelope Macardell  
1890 10 7   Middletown NY   Edward Phillips Nickinson born to Albert and Mary Penelope Nickinson  

Rochester  1868 1870  Feb. 1894   Dec. 1894 1896 
1859 10 1   Rochester NY Metropolitan theatre JN and Sisters Lonsdale short engagement 
1859 10 4 to Dec? Rochester NY Metropolitan theatre Henry VIII JN  winters Tale Wallack like myself on the sober tack
1868 3 Rochester NY Indianapolis? Othello EJP Desdemona
1870 10 24   Rochester NY   Board paid for children in Indianapolis 
1892 11 25   Rochester NY   Joseph beautiful theatre very nice hotel
1894 2 23 3 nights Rochester NY Lyceum? Lady Windermere's Fan
1894 12 17 to 19 Rochester NY Lyceum Theatre Camille Romeo and Juliet Transgressor
1896 5 8   Rochester NY   Gay Parisians   

Syracuse 1872 1875  Nov 1892  1896 
1870 10 5   Syracuse NY   Board paid for children in Indianapolis 
1875 1 4   Syracuse NY   travel expenses EJP board and meals
1892 11 18   Syracuse NY Ramsey Morris Co Joseph with Elsie DeWolfe 
1896 5 7   Syracuse NY   Gay Parisians  "good house hope for better one tonight"

Troy Nov 1892 1893 1896
1862 9 6   Troy NY Adelphi Theatre JN and Isabella in Troy for a limited time 
1892 11 13 3 nights Troy NY Rand's Opera? Joseph
1893 4 19 3 nights Troy NY Rand's Opera? Joseph
1896 5 4 to may16 Troy NY   Gay Parisians 

Utica NY
1851 12 to 1852 March Utica NY Utica Museum John Nickinson at Utica Museum for season    
1852 3 8   Utica NY Utica Museum John Nickinson presented with silver mug by patrons 
1852 9 3 to Dec Utica NY Utica Museum John Nickinson to Utica for winter seaosn lease expired april 1853
1852       Utica NY Utica Museum EJP engaged by John Nickinson Company goes to Toronto's RoyaL Lyceum,
1853 1 1   Utica NY Utica Museum Utica Museum closes after a benefit for the owner
1853 10 .   Utica NY Utica Museum Faint Heart never won fair lady Virginia Nickinson debut as King Charles in Planche's         
1886 6 1 2 nights Utica NY   Our Society         

New Jersey
Newark  1894   1896 1897
1894 4 3 1 wk Newark NJ   Lady Windermere's Fan
1896 2 3 to Feb 9 Newark NJ   Gay Parisians   
1897 1 18 1 week Newark NJ   Gay Parisians   
1897 2 7 ? Newark NJ Newark Theatre Gay Parisians   

Pennsylvania 
Erie 1861 1896
1861 4 23 7 plays  Erie PA Farrar Hall  Fairy spectac HRH Invisible prince Winki the great buzzard in the farce Fairy Spectacle HRH Invisible princ  
1861 4 23   Erie PA Farrar Hall  Family Jars or the mistaken father
1861 4 29   Erie PA Farrar Hall  Perfection or the Maid of Munster
1861 4 29   Erie PA Farrar Hall  Soldier's daughter & London Merchant
1861 5 2   Erie PA Farrar Hall  Contentment vs. Riches  
1861 5 6   Erie PA Farrar Hall  Colleen Bawn  
1861 5 7 1 nite only Erie PA Farrar Hall  Uncle Tom's Cabin EJP Cassy JN Phineas Fletcher  
1861 5 . week/s? Erie PA Farrar Hall  Stranger EJP as Mrs. Haller, Countess in August von Kotzebue's   
1896 5 11   Erie PA   Gay Parisians  then Toledo 

Philadelphia 1872
1875  1877 1878 1885   1887    1888   1890   1891   1892   1893   1894   1895   1896   1897    EJP's Philadelphia center city Google Map  Dolman's & Fairmount Park Google Map    Tacony/Wissinoming/Forrest home Google Map
Philadelphia the city      Chestnut Street Theatre  

Pittsburgh  1859  May 1891   May 1893  1894   Nov 1896   Wilkes Barre   Dec. 1892
1859 7   ? Pittsburgh PA Pittsburgh Theatre Royal Lyceum EJP & other actors hired by Pittsburgh Theatre which closed after four months 
1859 9 15 ? Pittsburgh PA   Charles Alderman Nickinson died     
1891 5 4 1 week Pittsburgh PA Duquesne Theatre Jim the Penman? Rehearing Our Society
1893 5 8 1 wk Pittsburgh PA   Joseph business here not great
1893 12 10   Pittsburgh PA   Lady windermeres fan  
1894 2 19 1 week Pittsburgh PA   Lady Windermere's Fan but this Pittsburg week canceled
1894 5 11   Pittsburgh PA   Lady Windermere's Fan  
1894 11 27   Pittsburgh PA Alvin Camille  EJP Madame Prudence
1896 11 30   Pittsburgh PA Pittsburg Opera House Gay Parisians     

Baltimore Maryland   April 1891   Nov 1892  1893  Dec. 1894  Baltimore Google Map

Washington DC  1885   1887   Apr 1891   Jan. 1893   Dec. 1894   March 1895 1896 1897  Washington DC Google map

EJP New England  1871-1873 https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1tvhbVfmDV6eUAYn-ahBZsQg9xmA&ll=42.92393120500425%2C-72.45440009999999&z=7

EJP Mid Atlantic 1875-1897  https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1EQUA5fTIKUWYhXkOaD73Rnq4Rdk&ll=40.94264877733306%2C-79.13412564999999&z=7

EJP John Nickinson US Canada 1850s   https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1cn4JWJZboUNVlZVlh8Vj3X_doTk&ll=43.43928701332916%2C-76.69950935000003&z=6

John Nickinson US and Canada 1838-1864 https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=1JjaK3u-RBhNc2MI7sGcPOhuM-nM&ll=40.6395269657718%2C-78.99479124999999&z=5

Last updated Jan 27,  2018

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