Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 19 May. 1846 -23 May. 1846, London

Event

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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: 19 May 1846-23 May 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (May 19) <LI>Wednesday Morning (May 20) <LI>Thursday Evening (May 21) <LI>Saturday Evening (May 23) </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (February – August, 1846) </strong></p>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • none
Other Event Info Available:
  • performance time
  • programme (general
  • including several specific acts)
  • 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

  • Era (London) May 3, 1846: 6:2.
    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,” “Morning Performance on Wednesday next, May the 6th”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Program Info: “The Programme will be selected and include “Lucy Neal” and “the Popular Railroad Overture.””
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Morning Chronicle (London) May 22, 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:
    • not specified for this event
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience

      (“most crowded and fashionable audiences”)
    • reception

      (“performances have met with unexampled success at Crosby Hall and the St. James’s Theatre”)
  • Observer (London) May 17, 1846: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Day Performance, on Wednesday Morning next, May 20 (…) and every Wednesday until further notice”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (specific acts)
    • ticket info