Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 20 Apr. 1846 -25 Apr. 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: 20 April 1846-25 April 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (April 21) <LI>Wednesday Morning (April 22) <LI>Thursday Evening (April 23) <LI>Saturday Evening (April 25) </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (February – August, 1846) </strong></p>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • Germon
  • Harrington
  • Pell
  • Stanwood
  • White
Other Event Info Available:
  • performance time
  • programme (general)
  • 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

  • Bell's Life in London April 19, 1846: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “the celebrated Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: “Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evening”, “(by desire) they will give a Morning Performance on Wednesday, April 22”.
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Program Info: “The programme will include all their most popular Glees, Songs, etc.”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Era (London) April 19, 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, April 22”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Program Info: “The Programme will be varied each Evening, selected from their most Popular Pieces.”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Morning Chronicle (London) April 20, 1846: 4: 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:
    • “To-Morrow Evening, and every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Morning Performance, on Wednesday next”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (general)
    • ticket info
  • Observer (London) April 19, 1846: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday evening”
    • “morning performance on Wednesday, April 22”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

      (Morning Performance: “commencing at half-past two o’clock.” Evening Performances: “commencing at half-past eight o’clock”)
    • programme (general)

      (“The programme will be varied each evening, selected from their most popular pieces.”
    • ticket info

      (“Dress
      Boxes, 4s.; Pit, 2s.; Amphitheatre, 2s.. Private Boxes, Stalls, and Tickets, may be secured at Mr. Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street; at the principal libraries and musicsellers; and at the Box-office of the Theatre, which is open daily from eleven till five o’clock”)
  • Theatrical Journal (London) May 16, 1846: 158:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Days & Times: April 13-18, 21, 23, 25, 28 & 30.
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s”
    • Other:
      (surrounding events at venue)