Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 1 Jun. 1846 -6 Jun. 1846, 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: 1 June 1846-6 June 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (June 2) <LI>Wednesday Morning (June 3) <LI>Thursday Evening (June 4) <LI>Saturday Evening (June 6) </UL> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Originally advertised as the “Last Week but Two” </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (February – August, 1846) </strong></p>
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Performers Listed:
  • none
Other Event Info Available:
  • performance time
  • programme (general)
  • reception
  • ticket info
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • troupe moniker

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 May 3, 1846: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Singers”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evening, Wednesday matinee (coming)
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
  • Era (London) May 31, 1846: 14:2.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday evenings,” “Day Performance on Wednesday Morning”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Morning Chronicle (London) June 3, 1846: 4.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Last week but Two”
    • “To-Morrow evening, and every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Day Performance this Morning (Wednesday)”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

      (“commencing each evening at Half-past Eight o’clock”; Day Performance “commencing at Half-Past Two o’clock”)
    • programme (general)

      (“will be varied on each occasion, and selected from their most popular pieces”)
    • reception

      (“Owing to the unprecedented success and universal approbation which still attend these performances…”)
    • ticket info

      (“Stalls and Private Boxes may be engaged at Mitchell’s Royal Library, and at the Box-office. Boxes, 4s.; Pit, 2s.”)