Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 13 Jul. 1846 -18 Jul. 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: 13 July 1846-18 July 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (July 14) <LI>Wednesday Morning (July 15) <LI>Thursday Evening (July 16) <LI>Saturday Evening (July 18) </UL> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Run originally advertised as “Positively the Last Three Nights.” <LI>July 18 Performance described as “positively the last morning re-presentation in London" <LI>July 15 listed as the “Last Day Performance,” and as “positively their last morning representation in London” </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:
  • audience
  • performance time
  • programme (general – including several specific acts)
  • 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.

Event Program

Title Performed Person / Troupe Notes Type
Buffalo Gals
Come Darkies Sing
Old Jaw Bone, The
Color'd Fancy Ball, De
Ginger Blue
Lucy Long
Love Not
Get Along Home, Yellow Gals
Lucy Neal
Phantom Chorus
Sich a Getting Up Stairs
You'll See Them on the Ohio
Old Dan Tucker
Mary Blane
Dance the Boatman
Duet - Accordion and Bones
Railroad Overture
Oh! Mr. Coon

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bell's Life in London July 12, 1846: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Days & Times: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evening, Wednesday matinee (coming). Final week in London.
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
  • Era (London) July 5, 1846: 13:2.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “The Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday (being the last of their performances),” “last Day Performance, on Wednesday Morning, July 15th”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Other:
      performance time
  • Morning Chronicle (London) July 21, 1846: 4.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • not specified for this event
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • (“nightly overflows which still attend these performances”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) July 11, 1846: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Day Entertainment on Wednesday Morning next, July 15” (“Last Morning Performance”)
    • usual evening performances suggested by the statement that the previous Saturday (the week prior) was “positively their last night but three in London)
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (general)
    • ticket info
  • Morning Chronicle (London) July 13, 1846: 4.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Last Three Nights”
    • “To-Morrow evening (Tuesday), and on Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Day Performance on Wednesday Morning next, July 15” (“being positively their last morning Representation”)
    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”)
    • ticket info

      (“Stalls and Private Boxes may be engaged at Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street, and at the Box-office. Boxes, 4s.; Pit, 2s.”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) July 18, 1846: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • not specified (suggested in “nightly overflows that still attend”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience

      (“nightly overflows”)
  • Observer (London) July 12, 1846: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Positively the Last Three Nights”
    • “Tuesday, July 14, Thursday, July 16, and Saturday, July 18, being positively the night of their engagement”
    • “Last Day Performance on Wednesday Morning, July 15” (“being positively their last morning representation in London”)
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (specific acts)
    • ticket info
  • Observer (London) July 19, 1846: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • not specified for this event
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience