Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 25 May. 1846 -30 May. 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: 25 May 1846-30 May 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (May 26) <LI>Wednesday Morning (May 27) <LI>Thursday Evening (May 28) <LI>Saturday Evening (May 30) </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (February – August, 1846) </strong></p>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • none
Other Event Info Available:
  • 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
Buffalo Gals Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
Color'd Fancy Ball, De Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
Lucy Long Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
Love Not Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
Lucy Neal Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
Phantom Chorus Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
You'll See Them on the Ohio Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
Old Dan Tucker Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
Life By the Galley Fire, A Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
Dance the Boatman Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
Railroad Overture Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
My Old Aunt Sally Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
Wild Raccoon Track Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)
Ole Bull and Old Dan Tucker Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bell's Life in London May 3, 1846: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Singers”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Evening, Wednesday matinee (coming)
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
  • Morning Chronicle (London) May 27, 1846: 1: 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:
    • not specified for this event
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience

      (“continue to attract most crowded and fashionable audiences”)
    • reception

      (“performances have met with unexampled success at the St. James’s Theatre”)
  • Observer (London) May 24, 1846: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Day Performance, on Wednesday Morning next, May 27 (…) and every Wednesday until further notice”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (specific acts)
    • ticket info
  • 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:
    • “…continue…”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience