Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 15 Feb. 1847 -20 Feb. 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: 15 February 1847-20 February 1847
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (Feb. 16) <LI>Thursday Evening (Feb. 18) <LI>Saturday Evening (Feb. 20) </UL> <ul class="notes"> <LI>No day performance this week due to the beginning of the Easter Season; Morning Performances moved to Mondays (rather than Wednesdays) during Lent (beginning Monday, Feb. 22) </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (December, 1846 – July, 1847) </strong></p>
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Performers Listed:
  • Germon
  • Harrington
  • Pell
  • Stanwood
  • White
Other Event Info Available:
  • context
  • performance time
  • programme (general)
  • reception
  • ticket info
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • troupe moniker
Other Info Available:
  • other (notice of sheet music sale)

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 February 14, 1847: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: “on TUESDAY, THURSDAY and SATURDAY”, “every Monday morning during Lent, instead of Wednesday”
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Theatre
    • Other:
      description/review
      performance time
      ticket info
      other: info about the publishing of “the Songs and Melodies [under the sanction of the Serenaders”
  • Era (London) February 14, 1847: 8:2.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Performers Listed: Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon
    • Days & Times: every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Theatre
  • Morning Chronicle (London) February 8, 1847: 4.
    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”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • ticket info
  • Morning Chronicle (London) February 10, 1847: 4.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “ every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

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

      (“Boxes and stalls at Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) February 12, 1847: 4.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “To-morrow Evening, and every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Due notice will be given of their next Day Performance”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

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

      (“Boxes and stalls at Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) February 15, 1847: 4: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “continued until Easter, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evenings”
    • “the Weekly Morning Entertainment will take place every Monday during Lent, instead of Wednesday as hitherto”
    • “The next Day Performance will take place on Monday next” (So NO day performance this week)
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • context

      (“during Lent”)
    • performance time

      (“Doors open at Eight o’clock, the performance commencing at Half-past Eight”)
  • Observer (London) January 24, 1847: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Continuing (…) on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Day Performance every Wednesday morning until Easter”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

      (Evening performances: “Doors open at eight o’clock, commence at half-past”; Day performances: “Doors open at two o’clock, commence at half-past”)
    • programme (general)

      (“the Programme will be varied on each occasion.”)
    • ticket info

      (“Boxes, 4s.; Pit, 2s; Amphitheatre, 2s. Private Boxes, Stalls, and Places may be engaged at Mr. Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street; also at the Box-office of the Theatre, which is open daily from 11 till 5 o’clock.”)
  • Observer (London) January 31, 1847: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Continuing (…) on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Day Performance every Wednesday morning until Easter”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

      (Evening performances: “Doors open at eight o’clock, commence at half-past”; Day performances: “Doors open at two o’clock, commence at half-past”)
    • programme (general)

      (“the Programme on each occasion will be selected from their most popular pieces, including several New Songs and Melodies.”)
    • ticket info

      (“Boxes, 4s.; Pit, 2s; Amphitheatre, 2s. Private Boxes, Stalls, and Places may be engaged at Mr. Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street; and at all libraries and musicsellers; also at the Box-office of the Theatre, which is open daily from 11 till 5 o’clock.”)
  • Observer (London) February 7, 1847: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Day Performance every Wednesday morning until Easter”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (general)
    • ticket info
  • Observer (London) February 14, 1847: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, until Easter”
    • “the Morning Entertainment (…) will take place every Monday morning during Lent, instead of Wednesday as heretofore”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • context
    • performance time
    • programme (general)
    • ticket info
    • other (notice of sheet music sale)