Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 22 Apr. 1846 -22 Apr. 1846, London

Event

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Event Type

Minstrel Show

Event Details

Note: <br> **venue needs research - largely unknown at present <br>
Venue Type: Exhibition Hall
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Type: Minstrel Show
Venue: Crosby Hall
Date: 22 April 1846-22 April 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Wednesday Evening (April 22) </UL>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • Germon
  • Harrington
  • Pell
  • Stanwood
  • White
Other Event Info Available:
  • performance time
  • programme (general – including several specific songs)
  • reception
  • ticket info
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • troupe history
  • 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

Germon

Song
Lucy Long

Germon

Song
Lucy Neal

Harrington

Song
Phantom Chorus Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Old Dan Tucker
Duet - Accordion and Bones

Stanwood & Pell

Duet, Accordion, Bones, Instrumental
Railroad Overture Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)

Performers listed as "Full Band" (whereas other group numbers in this program are listed as "Company")

Finale, Overture
My Old Aunt Sally

White

Song
Nigger's Life is Always Gay, A Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Nigger's Journey to New York, Dis

Germon

Song
Good bye John

Germon

Song
Boatman's Dance, The

Germon

Song

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bell's Life in London April 19, 1846: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “The Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”, “Under the direction of Mr. James A. Dumbolton”.
    • Days & Times: “an Evening Performance […] on Wednesday, April 22”.
    • Venue Name: “Crosby Hall”
    • Program Info: “The programme will include all their most popular Glees, Duets, Choruses, Songs, etc.”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info,
      other (mention of ongoing success at the St. James Theatre)
  • 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: “Wednesday Evening, April 22nd”; The performance will commence at half-past Eight o’Clock”
    • Venue Name: “Crosby Hall”
    • Program Info: “The Programme will include all the most popular airs, Lucy Neal, Dan Tucker, Buffalo Gals, &c., &c.”
    • Other:
      ticket info
  • Era (London) April 26, 1846: 6:2.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Venue Name: “Crosby Hall”
    • Other:
      reception
  • Morning Chronicle (London) April 18, 1846: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Troupe Size Given:
    • 5 (implied)
    Performers Listed:
    • "Germon"
    • "Harrington"
    • "White"
    • "Stanwood"
    • "Pell"
    Days & Times Given:
    • “one performance, Wednesday Evening next, April 22”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (specific acts)
    • ticket info
  • Morning Chronicle (London) April 28, 1846: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Wednesday last”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • reception