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"Miss Cushman's Romeo", Era, June 21, 1846

1846. The Era. Shakespeare Second Class.pdf
This article is a detailed review of Charlotte Cushman's performance as Romeo. The critic expresses his dislike for the performance and deems it far from satisfactory. Cushman is criticized for failing to embody the youth and character of Romeo…

Sanitary Commission Performance, Sept 12, 1863

The Library Company of Philadelphia collects the following original wording from a document that advertises Cushman's performance. The document was found in a scrapbook:"Academy of Music. Benefit of the United States Sanitary Commission on Saturday…

"The Theatres", The Era, Jan 4, 1846

1846. The Era. Romeo Performance.pdf
This is a long, detailed review of Charlotte and Susan Cushman's performance of Romeo and Julietat the Haymarket Theatre in London. The review contains high praise of Charlotte Cushman and her talents as an actress and the Cushman sisters' appearance…

"Provincial Theatres and Gossip", The Era, Aug 2, 1846

1846. The Era. Gossip in Title.pdf
This short entry on The Era reports the news that Charlotte and Susan Cushman are about to make limited appearances in the Surrey Theatre.CreditThe British Library Newspapers,Gale Digital Collections

"The Miss Cushmans", People's Journal, Vol 2, July 18, 1846

1846. People's Journal vol. 2. Biography.pdf
In this biographical article, Mary Howitt recounts events from Charlotte Cushman's life and emphasizes her personal virtues, her talent on stage and the struggles she faced in her career. She describes Cushman's long and painful struggle to success,…

"Haymarket Theatre", Caledonian Mercury, Jan 5, 1846

1846. Caledonian Mercury. Romeo Performance.pdf
This article reviews the performances of Charlotte Cushman and her sister Susan Cushman in a production of Romeo and Juliet at the Haymarket Theatre in London. It discusses how their performances provided a unique, passionate interpretation of the…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, May 23, 1860

CCP 1, 147-152, CC to ECC May 23, 1860 (feelings to be hidden acc. to Markus) - OV.pdf
Cushman assures Emma Crow of her love for her. Cushman will travel from Paris to London soon and meet Crow in the accomodation arranged by Mr Fields, which Cushman, however, deems to be way too expensive. She touches upon the issue of protecting her…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, May 8, 1860

CCP 1, 147-152, CC to ECC May 8, 1860 (feelings to be hidden acc. to Markus) - OV.pdf
Emma is with Miss Whitwell who interferes with Emma's traveling plans to see Charlotte. Cushman feels that Whitwell is jealous of Charlotte and Harriet ("Her remarks with regard to your dear friend Miss Cushman are simply womanish spite"). A ring…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Emma Crow Cushman, May 3, 1860

CCP Box 1 CC to ECC May 3, 1860 (feelings to be hidden acc. to Markus).pdf
This letter is particularly hard to read since it was written in pencil.Cushman will meet Emma in a hotel in Paris. She goes over detailed travel arrangements.Cushman and Emma Crow hope for a future that allows them to be together as much as…

Letter from Charlotte Cushman to Wayman Crow, July 25, 1860

CCP 1, 174-175, CC to WC, July 25, 1860 (ecstacy acc to Markus) - OV.pdf
Emma Stebbins' abscess prevents Stebbins and Cushman from traveling. Cushman informs Wayman Crow about her correspondence iwth his daughter and assures him that she is traveling "faithfully."Credit Library of Congress,Charlotte Cushman Papers,…