Contributor Mr Joseph Simmons
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Gender Male
Nationality English
Date of Birth 1810
Place Of Birth London
Date of Death 9 August 1893
Functions Actor-manager, Entrepreneur
Notes Came to Sydney May 1830. Became partner with Levey Feb 1834, split Feb 1835, became sole lessee in November 1835 to May 1836. Moved to Hobart returned to Sydney 1838 to become manager for Wyatt of Royal Victoria. Attempted to establish the City Theatre 1843 but failed and returned to Royal Victoria. Retired from stage 1845. Died Sydney 1893.
NLA http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1133616
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  • Is related to Julia Simmons (Actor, Singer, Actor and Singer. Event Dates: 1885 - 1886)
Events

Actor

Playwright

Actor and Singer

Entrepreneur

Lessee

Stage Director

Mr Conrad Knowles - Adaptor, Actor, Actor and Singer, Playwright

Mr Daniel Grove - Actor, Actor and Singer

Mr Barnett Levey - Actor-manager

  • The Poor Soldier, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 25 April 1836
  • Benefit, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 23 April 1836
  • Pizarro, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 19 January 1835

Mrs Marian Chester - Actor and Singer, Actor

  • The Poor Soldier, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 25 April 1836
  • Benefit, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 23 April 1836

Mrs Downes - Actor and Singer

  • The Poor Soldier, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 25 April 1836
  • Benefit, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 23 April 1836

Mr Fenton - Actor

Mrs Knowles - Actor

Mr Lee - Actor

Mr John Meredith - Actor

Mr Francis Nesbitt - Actor

Mr Peat - Actor and Singer, Actor

  • The Poor Soldier, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 25 April 1836
  • Benefit, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 23 April 1836

Mr Albert Spencer - Actor

Mrs Thomson - Actor

Mrs Wallace - Actor

Miss Eliza Winstanley - Actor

Mr Belmore - Mechanist, Entrepreneur

W. G. Broadhurst - Musical Arranger

Mr George Buckingham - Actor

  • Benefit, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 23 April 1836

Mr Chambers - Actor

Alfred Clint - Scenic Artist

Mr Collins - Actor

George Colman (the younger) - Playwright

Miss Ellen Douglass - Actor

  • Benefit, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 23 April 1836

Mr James Dyball - Actor

Mr Fitzgerald - Actor

Madame Gautrot - Actor

William Hoskins - Actor-manager

Samuel Howard - Entrepreneur

Douglas Jerrold - Playwright

Harriet Jones - Actor

Master Jones - Actor

Miss Jones - Actor

Mr Jones - Actor

Mrs Harriett Jones - Actor and Singer

Mrs Mary Ann Larra - Actor

  • Benefit, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 23 April 1836

Mr Leggatt - Conductor

Charles Nagel - Playwright

Mrs O'Flaherty - Actor

Richard John Raymond - Playwright

Mr Riley - Actor

J. R. Setright - Scenic Artist

Richard Brinsley Sheridan - Translator

  • Pizarro, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 19 January 1835

Mr George Simes - Actor, Director

Thomas Simes - Actor and Singer

Mrs Simms - Actor

  • Benefit, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 23 April 1836

James South - Stage Director

Miss Thomson - Actor

R Tolano - Stage Director

August von Kotzebue - Playwright

  • Pizarro, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 19 January 1835

Mr S. W. Wallace - Musician, Conductor

Barnett Levey and Joseph Simmons [partnership]

  • Pizarro, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 19 January 1835

Joseph Simmons and William Knight [partnership]

  • Benefit, Theatre Royal (1833-1838), Sydney, NSW, 23 April 1836

Victoria Star Company

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