Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 22 Jun. 1846 -27 Jun. 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: 22 June 1846-27 June 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (June 23) <LI>Wednesday Morning (June 24) <LI>Thursday Evening (June 25) <LI>Saturday Evening (June 27) </UL> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Originally advertised as the “Final Representations” </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (February – August, 1846) </strong></p>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • Germon
  • Harrington
  • Pell {spelled “Peel” in some ads}
  • Stanwood
  • White
Other Event Info Available:
  • performance time
  • programme (general – including several specific acts)
  • 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) June 14, 1846: 14:2.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “The Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday,” “Day Performance, on Wednesday Morning, June 17th … and every Wednesday until further notice.”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • John Johnson Collection, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford Playbill
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “The Celebrated Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell”
    • “White”
    • “Harrington”
    • “Stanwood”
    • “Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • not specified for this event (just notes that performances “continue")
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • none for this event
  • John Johnson Collection, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford Playbill
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “The Celebrated Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell”
    • “White”
    • “Harrington”
    • “Stanwood”
    • “Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • not specified for this event (just notes that performances “continue")
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • none for this event
  • Morning Chronicle (London) June 16, 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:
    • “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    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”)
    • programme (general)

      (“will be varied on each occasion, and selected from their most popular pieces”)
    • ticket info

      (“Stalls and Private Boxes may be engaged at Mitchell’s Royal Library, and at the Box-office.”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) June 18, 1846: 4.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Singers,” “the celebrated Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Peel [sic], White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”; “Day Performance on Wednesday Morning next, June 24” (“Final Representations”)
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info