Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 24 Feb. 1846 -24 Feb. 1846, London

Event

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Event Type

Minstrel Show

Event Details

Venue Type: Private Residence
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Type: Minstrel Show
Venue: Gloucester House, Piccadilly
Date: 24 February 1846-24 February 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (Feb. 24) </UL>
Notes: 
Private Performance

"given by Command of Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Gloucester on the occasion of the Duke of Cambridge’s Birthday"

Performers Listed:
  • Frank Germon
  • G. Harrington
  • M. Stanwood
  • G. Pelham
  • W. White

Other Acts: John Parry (preceded the serenaders, likely the singer)

Other Event Info Available:
  • audience
  • context
  • programme (full)
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • troupe history
  • other (troupe manager/director)
Available Info About Individuals:
  • Germon :
    • acts
    • biography
    • description/review
    • performance history

  • Harrington :
    • acts
    • description/review

  • Pell:
    • biography
    • description/review

  • Stanwood:
    • description/review
    • performance history

  • White:
    • acts
    • biography
    • description/review

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
Wild Raccoon Track Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Uncle Gabriel George Harrington/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Old Dan Tucker Francis Germon/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Lucy Neal George Harrington/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Boatman's Dance, The Francis Germon/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Intermission
Phantom Chorus Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Chorus
My Old Aunt Sally W. White/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Nigger's Journey to New York, Dis Francis Germon/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Lucy Long Francis Germon/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Railroad Overture Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Instrumental, Full Band

Bibliographic Sources

  • Era (London) March 1, 1846: 6:4.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian serenaders”
    • Days & Times: “on Tuesday”
    • Venue Name: “at the soiree given by her Royal Highness the Duchess of Gloucester”
    • Other Acts on Bill: “Mr. John Parry”
    • Other:
      context
  • Harvard Theatre Collection, Vauxhall Microfilm v7, Unidentified Clipping
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • Ethiopian Serenaders
    Performers Listed:
    • “Frank Germon, G. Harrington, M. Stanwood, G. Pelham and W. White”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Feb. 24, 1846”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • context
    • programme (full)
  • Harvard Theatre Collection, Vauxhall Microfilm v7, Unidentified Clipping
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • Ethiopian Serenaders
    Performers Listed:
    • “Frank Germon, G. Harrington, M. Stanwood, G. Pelham and W. White”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Feb. 24, 1846”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • context
    • programme (full)