Contributor James W. Allison
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Gender Male
Date of Birth 1831
Date of Death 1890
Functions Entrepreneur, Lessee
Notes 1878 lessee of Theatre Royal Adelaide. 1882 took lease on land corner Pitt and Market Sydney and commenced construction of Her Majesty's Theatre. Partnered with George Rignold to manage this and Adelaide Royal. Partnership disolved 1889. In 1890 travelled to San Francisco to book acts and died there.
Events

Producer

Tour Manager

Entrepreneur

Dancer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Bessie Royal - Actor

Signor Verdi - Actor

Harry Rickards - Lessee, Entrepreneur, Comic Singer

Carrie Rickards - Comic Singer

Armes Beaumont - Actor

  • The Crown Diamonds, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 28 October 1880
  • The Bohemian Girl, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 26 October 1880
  • Satanella, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 22 October 1880
  • Faust, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 19 October 1880
  • Der Freischutz, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 15 October 1880
  • Martha, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 14 October 1880
  • Rose of Castile, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 12 October 1880
  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 9 October 1880

Mrs J H Fox - Actor

  • The Crown Diamonds, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 28 October 1880
  • The Bohemian Girl, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 26 October 1880
  • Satanella, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 22 October 1880
  • Faust, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 19 October 1880
  • Der Freischutz, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 15 October 1880
  • Martha, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 14 October 1880
  • Rose of Castile, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 12 October 1880
  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 9 October 1880

Rose Hersee - Actor

  • The Crown Diamonds, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 28 October 1880
  • The Bohemian Girl, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 26 October 1880
  • Satanella, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 22 October 1880
  • Faust, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 19 October 1880
  • Der Freischutz, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 15 October 1880
  • Martha, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 14 October 1880
  • Rose of Castile, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 12 October 1880
  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 9 October 1880

Arthur Howell - Actor

  • The Crown Diamonds, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 28 October 1880
  • The Bohemian Girl, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 26 October 1880
  • Satanella, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 22 October 1880
  • Faust, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 19 October 1880
  • Der Freischutz, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 15 October 1880
  • Martha, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 14 October 1880
  • Rose of Castile, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 12 October 1880
  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 9 October 1880

G A Johnson - Actor

  • The Crown Diamonds, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 28 October 1880
  • The Bohemian Girl, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 26 October 1880
  • Satanella, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 22 October 1880
  • Faust, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 19 October 1880
  • Der Freischutz, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 15 October 1880
  • Martha, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 14 October 1880
  • Rose of Castile, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 12 October 1880
  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 9 October 1880

E A Lambert - Actor

  • The Crown Diamonds, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 28 October 1880
  • The Bohemian Girl, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 26 October 1880
  • Satanella, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 22 October 1880
  • Faust, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 19 October 1880
  • Der Freischutz, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 15 October 1880
  • Martha, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 14 October 1880
  • Rose of Castile, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 12 October 1880
  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 9 October 1880

Harcourt Lee - Conductor

  • The Crown Diamonds, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 28 October 1880
  • The Bohemian Girl, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 26 October 1880
  • Satanella, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 22 October 1880
  • Faust, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 19 October 1880
  • Der Freischutz, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 15 October 1880
  • Martha, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 14 October 1880
  • Rose of Castile, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 12 October 1880
  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 9 October 1880

Elsa May - Actor

  • The Crown Diamonds, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 28 October 1880
  • The Bohemian Girl, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 26 October 1880
  • Satanella, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 22 October 1880
  • Faust, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 19 October 1880
  • Der Freischutz, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 15 October 1880
  • Martha, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 14 October 1880
  • Rose of Castile, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 12 October 1880
  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 9 October 1880

C H Templeton - Actor

  • The Crown Diamonds, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 28 October 1880
  • The Bohemian Girl, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 26 October 1880
  • Satanella, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 22 October 1880
  • Faust, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 19 October 1880
  • Der Freischutz, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 15 October 1880
  • Martha, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 14 October 1880
  • Rose of Castile, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 12 October 1880
  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 9 October 1880

C Vernon - Actor

  • The Crown Diamonds, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 28 October 1880
  • The Bohemian Girl, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 26 October 1880
  • Satanella, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 22 October 1880
  • Faust, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 19 October 1880
  • Der Freischutz, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 15 October 1880
  • Martha, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 14 October 1880
  • Rose of Castile, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 12 October 1880
  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 9 October 1880

Enderby Jackson - Company Manager

Mr T Bergin - Actor

Josephine Deakin - Actor

John Forde - Actor

Paolo Giorza - Conductor

Henry Hallam - Singer

George Leopold - Actor

Fannie Liddiard - Actor

Maggie Moore - Actor

Alice Rees - Actor

Margherita Venosta - Actor

Howard Vernon - Actor

James Cassius Williamson - Actor

Thomas Zeplin - Musical Arranger, Band Leader

Michael William Balfe - Composer

Richard Ramsden - Comic Singer

Lizzie Watson - Comic Singer

Mr George Coppin - Lessee

William Schwenck Gilbert - Librettist

Madame Sanderson - Singer

Arthur Seymour Sullivan - Composer

William Vincent Wallace - Composer

  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 21 September 1881
  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 9 October 1880

Lucy Allison - Dancer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Albert Athas - Performer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Daniel Auber - Composer

L M Bayless - Lessee

Vincenzo Bellini - Composer

Albert Bellman - Actor

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Nita Clarke - Singer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Charles Cogill - Comedian

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Lizzie Collins - Performer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Owen Conduit - Conductor

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Olive D'Elroy - Dancer, Singer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Georgie Devoe - Comic Singer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Fred Duncan - Stage Manager

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Harry Emmett - Scriptwriter

Chas Faning - Comic Singer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Friedrich Flotow - Composer

  • Martha, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 14 October 1880

W. Gardiner - Properties Master

Mary Gladstane - Actor

Charles Gounod - Composer

  • Faust, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 19 October 1880

Alexander Habbe - Scenic Artist

Gordon Hall - Singer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Fred Hiscocks - Entrepreneur

J Hodson - Producer

Harry V Ingham - Composer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

John Leete - Business Manager

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

William Little - Scenic Artist

Mabel Lynne - Dancer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

J. D. Macnab - Singer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Lottie Moore - Actor

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Albert Moynham - Producer

Katie Rickards - Costume Designer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

George Rignold - Producer, Entrepreneur

Mr Robins - Mechanist

Charles Sylvester - Lighting Designer

R Tolano - Producer

Carl Maria von Weber - Composer

Garnet Walch - Lyricist

Nellie Wilson - Singer

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

London Star Comique Combination

Lyster's Royal Italian and English Opera Company

  • The Crown Diamonds, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 28 October 1880
  • The Bohemian Girl, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 26 October 1880
  • Satanella, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 22 October 1880
  • Faust, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 19 October 1880
  • Der Freischutz, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 15 October 1880
  • Martha, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 14 October 1880
  • Rose of Castile, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 12 October 1880
  • Maritana, Theatre Royal, Adelaide, SA, 9 October 1880

J. C. Williamson [sole entrepreneur]

J. C. Williamson's Opera Company

Messrs Rignold and Allison

Picaninnies

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

The Haytors

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897

Tivoli Orchestra

  • Sapphonia, Tivoli Theatre (1893-1929), Sydney, NSW, 21 August 1897
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