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"First Impressions of Cushman's Romeo", People's Journal, Vol 2, July 18, 1846

1846. People's Journal vol. 2. Romeo Review.pdf
This is a review of Charlotte Cushman's performance as Romeo at the Haymarket Theatre in London. The article praises her performance and compares it to that of William Macready. However, her fine qualities as actress are also deemed by the article as…

"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,…