Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 20 Jul. 1846 -25 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: 20 July 1846-25 July 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (July 21) <LI>Wednesday Morning (July 22) <LI>Thursday Evening (July 23) <LI>Saturday Evening (July 25) </UL> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Listings mention that the engagement has been “extended to the end of the present month, when it must positively terminate” </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)
  • programme (full)
  • ticket info
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • troupe calendar
  • 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
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
Sugar-cane Green, The
Oh! Mr. Coon

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bell's Life in London July 19, 1846: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Days & Times: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evening, Wednesday matinee (coming). Again announced as the troupes final week in London.
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
  • Era (London) July 19, 1846: 13:2.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “The Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Days & Times: “ to the end of the present month”; “as usual on Tuesday, July 21, Thursday, July 23, and Saturday, July 25,” Day Performance on Wednesday Morning, next, July 22nd”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Other:
      audience,
      performance time,
  • 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:
    • engagement “extended to the end of the present month, when it must positively terminate”
    • “Tuesday, July 21, Thursday, July 23 and Saturday, July 25”
    • “Day Performance on Wednesday Morning next, July 22”
    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”)
    • ticket info

      (“Boxes, stalls and tickets may be engaged at Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street, and at the Box-office of the Theatre, which is open daily from Eleven till Five o’clock.”
  • 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:
    • engagement “extended to the end of the present month, when it must positively terminate”
    • “This Evening, and on Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Day Performance To-Morrow Morning (Wednesday)”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

      (“commencing each evening at Half-past Eight”; Day Performance “commencing at Half-Past Two”)
    • programme (general)

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

      (“Boxes and stalls at Mitchell’s Royal Library, 33, Old Bond-street; and at the Box-office.”)
  • 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:
    • engagement “extended to the end of the present month, when it must positively terminate”
    • “Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Day Performance on Wednesday Morning, July 22”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (specific acts)
    • ticket info
  • Observer (London) July 26, 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