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>
<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”
<p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br>
(December, 1846 – July, 1847) </strong></p>
Other Event Info Available:
Other Troupe Info Available:
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.
Performed Person / Troupe
New Grand Medley Overture
Bell’s Life in London January 10, 1847: 1:1.
Info in Record:
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”
Era (London) January 10, 1847: 8:1.
Info in Record:
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”.
(notice about the publication of songs sung by the Serenaders)
Morning Chronicle (London) January 4, 1847: 1.
Performance Type Indicated:
Troupe Name as Given:
“Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
Days & Times Given:
“every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evening”
Other Acts on Bill Listed:
Other Info in Record:
(Evening performances: “Doors open at Eight o’clock”)
(“Boxes and Stalls at Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street; and at the Box-office of the Theatre.”)