Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 24 May. 1847 -29 May. 1847, London

Event

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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: 24 May 1847-29 May 1847
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (May 25) <LI>Wednesday Morning (May 26) <LI>Thursday Evening (May 27) <LI>Saturday Evening (May 29) </UL> <ul class="notes"> <LI>listings also note that the engagement will be “positively terminated at the end of the ensuing month of June,” and that the Serenaders will give a “farewell performance on Saturday Evening, July 3” </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (December, 1846 – July, 1847) </strong></p>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • Germon
  • Harrington
  • Pell
  • Stanwood
  • White
Other Event Info Available:
  • audience
  • benefit
  • programme (general)
  • reception
  • ticket info
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • troupe calendar
  • troupe history
Available Info About Individuals:
  • Germon :
    • description/review

  • Harrington :
    • description/review

  • Pell:
    • description/review

  • Stanwood:
    • description/review

  • White:
    • description/review

Other Info Available:
  • other (mention of imitators)
  • other (description of souvenirs to be handed out, and name of their creator)

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 May 23, 1847: 3:2.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “the real original” ETHIOPIAN SERENADERS
    • Performers Listed: Stanwood, Germon, Pell, White, and Harrington
    • Days & Times: “on the ensuing Thursday nights”
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Theatre
    • Other:
      benefit,
      other (notice that troupe is Heading to Paris in 6 weeks time.)
  • Bell’s Life in London May 23, 1847: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Performers Listed: Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood and Germon
    • Days & Times: “during the few remaining weeks […] every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday evening, and a Morning performance […] on Wednesday”
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Theatre
    • Other:
      benefit,
      description/review,
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Era (London) May 23, 1847: 8:3.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evenings”, “a Morning Performance will take place every Wednesday”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Other:
      ticket info,
      other (minstrelsy context, description of upcoming benefit performances, notice that the Serenaders’ engagement will be terminated at the end of June).
  • Observer (London) May 16, 1847: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evening”
    • “Morning Performance will take place every Wednesday”
    • “positively terminated at the end of the ensuing month of June”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • programme (general)
    • ticket info