Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 25 May. 1846 -25 May. 1846, London

Event

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Event Type

Minstrel Show

Event Details

Note: **venue needs research - largely unknown at present
Venue Type: Exhibition Hall
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Type: Minstrel Show
Venue: Sussex Hall
Date: 25 May 1846-25 May 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Monday Evening (May 25) </UL>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • none
Other Event Info Available:
  • audience
  • performance time
  • programme (general
  • including several specific acts)
  • reception
  • ticket info
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • troupe calendar
  • 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
Quick Step Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Quick Step
Come Darkies Sing Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Dandy Broadway Swell Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Wild Raccoon Track Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Ole Bull and Old Dan Tucker W. White/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Lucy Long Francis Germon/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Intermission
Love Not Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Slow Movement
Color'd Fancy Ball, De Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Lucy Neal Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)

"continually encored with the most enthusiastic applause."

Song
Phantom Chorus Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Ginger Blue W. White/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
You'll See Them on the Ohio Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Old Dan Tucker W. White/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Overture Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Overture
Life By the Galley Fire, A Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
My Old Aunt Sally Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
Dance the Boatman Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)

not certain; title partially cut off on playbill

Duet - Accordion and Bones Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)

not certain; title cut off on playbill

Buffalo Gals Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)

Order unknown; near the end of Part 3

Railroad Overture Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)

Order unknown; near the end of Part 3

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bell's Life in London May 24, 1846: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Days & Times: May 25
    • Venue Name: Sussex Hall
  • Evanion Collection, British Library Evan.2755
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “The Celebrated Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Boz’s Juba”
    • Days & Times: “This Evening, Monday, May 25” (1846 written in). “For One Night Only!!”
    • Venue Name: “Sussex Hall, Leadenhall Street”
    • Program Info: Complete listing; see attached document scan.
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Morning Chronicle (London) May 22, 1846: 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:
    • “for one night only”
    • “Monday evening, May 25”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

      (“commencing at Half-past Eight o’clock”)
    • ticket info

      (“Admissions, 2s. and 1s. each. Tickets may be obtained at the principal music sellers, and at the library of the Hall”
  • Observer (London) May 24, 1846: 1 (2nd relevant article).
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “To-morrow evening, May 25”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (specific acts)
    • ticket info