Category Archives: Theatre

December 31, 1849 (Monday)

Here is the end of another year, the end of 1849.  How rapidly the time has flown since this day one year! What changes have taken place, in some instances for the better, in others for worse.  Even as regards … Continue reading

Posted in Money, Theatre

December 27, 1849 (Thursday)

Rather pleasant today—not so cold.  Called at the Apprentices’ Library and saw Miss F—y C—t, on the way to tea.  Stopped in at the Chestnut St. Theatre a little while—nothing worth seeing. This is the last mention of Fanny Clement … Continue reading

Posted in Socializing, Theatre

December 4, 1849 (Tuesday)

Cloudy all day. Heard the Opera of “Masaniello” this evening—just middling—poor house.

Posted in Entertainment, Theatre

November 26, 1849 (Monday)

Raining pretty much all day, but cleared off during the evening. Went to the Opera this evening to hear Miss Rosa Jacques, in the “Daughter of the Regiment.”  She is a most charming little singer & actress, and pretty, too. … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Music, Theatre

November 24, 1849 (Saturday)

Rather doubtful sort of weather.  Very mild, almost like Spring. Went to the Walnut to night to see Murdoch, who appeared for only once.  He is capital.  Very good house. Nathan first saw James Edward Murdoch at the Walnut Street … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Theatre

November 23, 1849 (Friday)

Pleasant still. Went to the Walnut St. Theatre this evening to see Shakspeare comedy of “Much ado about nothing,” the principal characters being Mr. Wheatly and Miss Fisher.  It was first rate.

Posted in Entertainment, Theatre

November 21, 1849 (Wednesday)

Beautiful day. Went to the Walnut St. Theatre this evening to see Miss C. Cushman for the last time.  She appeared as Pauline in the “Lady of Lyons.”  As usual a crowded house.  Met W. Koplin & S. Thomas, of … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Friends, Norristown, Theatre