Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 11 Jan. 1847 -16 Jan. 1847, 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: 11 January 1847-16 January 1847
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (Jan. 12) <LI>Wednesday Morning (Jan. 13) <LI>Saturday Evening (Jan. 16) <LI>”no performance on Thursday Evening, owing to a private engagement” </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (December, 1846 – July, 1847) </strong></p>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • Germon
  • Harrington
  • Pell
  • Stanwood
  • White
Other Event Info Available:
  • context
  • performance time
  • programme (general)
  • ticket info
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • troupe calendar
  • 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.

Event Program

Title Performed Person / Troupe Notes Type
New Grand Medley Overture

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bell’s Life in London January 10, 1847: 1:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: “On Tuesday and Saturday next”
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Theatre
    • Program Info: “New Grand Medley Overture (composed expressly for these entertainments) and several New Songs”
    • Other:
      audience
      description/review
      performance time
      ticket info
  • Era (London) January 10, 1847: 8:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Days & Times: Tuesday and Saturday evenings (coming)
    • Venue Name: “St. James Theatre”
    • Program Info: To include "My skiff is on the shore", "Old Joe", "Lucy Neal", "Coloured Fancy Ball”, “the Celebrated Railway Overture”.
    • Other:
      (notice about the publication of songs sung by the Serenaders)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) January 4, 1847: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evening”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

      (Evening performances: “Doors open at Eight o’clock”)
    • ticket info

      (“Boxes and Stalls at Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street; and at the Box-office of the Theatre.”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) January 7, 1847: 4.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “This evening, Jan. 7, and every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday during the Christmas Holidays”
    • “Grand Day Performance on Wednesday morning next, January 13”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • context

      (“during the Christmas Holidays”)
    • performance time

      (Day performance: “Doors open at Two o’clock”; Evening performances: “Doors open at Eight o’clock”)
    • ticket info

      (“Boxes and Stalls at Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street; and at the Box-office.”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) January 13, 1847: 4.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Saturday Evening next”
    • “no performance To-Morrow Evening, owing to a private engagement”
    • “Grand Day Performance This Morning (Wednesday)”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

      (Day performance: “Doors open at Two o’clock”; Evening performances: “Doors open at Eight o’clock”)
    • ticket info

      (“Private boxes, Stalls, and Places may be engaged at Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street; and at the Box-office.”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) January 15, 1847: 4.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “To-Morrow Evening (Saturday)”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

      (“Doors open at Eight o’clock”)
    • ticket info

      (“Private boxes, Stalls, and Places may be engaged at Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street; and at the Box-office.”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) January 19, 1847: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • not specified for this event
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience

      (“continue to attract most crowded and fashionable audiences”)
    • reception

      (“met with unexampled success”)
  • Observer (London) January 10, 1847: ?.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Tuesday and Saturday next”
    • “no performance on Thursday Evening, owing to a private engagement”
    • “Day Performance on Wednesday morning next, January 13”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (general)
    • programme (specific act)
    • ticket info