Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 26 Apr. 1847 -1 May. 1847, 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: 26 April 1847-1 May 1847
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Wednesday Morning (April 28) <LI>Thursday Evening (April 29) <LI>Saturday Evening (May 1) </UL> <ul class="notes"> <LI>no Tuesday show, as they are performing in Oxford </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (December, 1846 – July, 1847) </strong></p>
Performers Listed:
  • Germon
  • Harrington
  • Pell
  • Stanwood
  • White
Other Event Info Available:
  • performance time
  • reception
  • ticket info
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • troupe calendar
  • troupe moniker
Other Info Available:
  • other (mention of correspondence being directed toward the performers)

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 April 25, 1847: 2:1 .
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Performers Listed: Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood and Germon
    • Days & Times: “on Wednesday morning next”, “Thursday evening, April 29, and Saturday evening, May 1”
    • Venue Name: St. James Theatre
    • Program Info: “A selection of Songs, Glees, Choruses, &c”, “Railroad Overture”.
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Era (London) April 25, 1847: 8:2.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Theatre
    • Other:
      (mention of ongoing success of the Serenaders’ performances)
  • Observer (London) April 25, 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:
    • “continue their inimitable entertainments”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • ticket info