Dumbolton's Serenaders (1848-49), 25 Dec. 1848 -30 Dec. 1848, London

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Event Type

Minstrel Show

Event Details

Venue Type: Theatre
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Type: Minstrel Show
Venue: St. James Theatre
Date: 25 December 1848-30 December 1848
Date notes: <br> <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Wednesday (Dec. 27) and Friday (Dec. 29) </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>”Part of a longer run (Dec. 1848-Jan. 1849)?” </strong></p>
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Performers Listed:
  • none
Other Venue Info Available:
  • surrounding performances at venue
Other Event Info Available:
  • context
  • description/review
  • programme (general)

Note: All ‘Other Info’ Categories list information that can be found about each item in relation to this event and/or the writings surrounding it.

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bell's Life in London December 24, 1848: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Dumbolton’s Serenaders
    • Days & Times: “Last week but One”, “December 27 and 29, being their last performance but three”
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Theatre
    • Program Info: “popular Ethiopian entertainments”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Bell's Life in London December 31, 1848: 3:2.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Dumbolton’s Serenaders
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Theatre
    • Program Info: “nigger melodies”
    • Other:
      description/review,
      other (surrounding acts at venue, mention that the Serenaders are “curtailed in their fun by the lord Chamberlain”)
  • Critic (London) January 1, 1849: 21.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “the Dumbarton (sic) Serenaders”
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
      none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Christmas attractions”
    • “occupy the stage on alternate nights”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • context
    • description/review
    • programme (general)
  • Era (London) December 24, 1848: 1:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type Indicated:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Dumbolton’s Serenaders”
    • Days and Times: “Last week but one”
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Theatre”
    • Program Info: “their popular Ethiopian entertainment”