Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 26 Jun. 1847 -26 Jun. 1847, London

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Event Type

Variety

Event Details

Venue Type: Theatre
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Type: Variety
Venue: St. James Theatre
Date: 26 June 1847-26 June 1847
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Saturday Morning (June 26) </UL>
Notes: 

Command Performance
for the Royal children and other children of the aristocracy

Performers Listed:
  • none
Other Acts on Bill Listed:
  • “first act of the ‘Gamin de Paris,’ in which Bouffe sustained with his usual talent his original part of Joseph”
  • “Turner Family of three interesting children [who] executed several pleasing airs upon the harp and violin”
  • “a pas de charactere, by Mdlle. Baderna”
  • “Le Petit Loisset, from Vauxhall Gardens" who "performed a most pleasing and singular act of dexterity, entitled ‘Le Globe’”
Other Venue Info Available:
  • proprietor/lessee
Other Event Info Available:
  • audience
  • context
  • description/review (Bedouin Arabs)
  • performance time
  • programme (general)
  • reception
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • troupe history (Bedouin Arabs)

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 June 27, 1847: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Variety
    • Troupe Name: The Ethiopian Serenaders; Also (other race-related): the Bedouin Arabs.
    • Days & Times: Yesterday (Saturday)
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Theatre
    • Other Acts on Bill: “a performance in French”.
    • Program Info: “A miscellaneous performance […] at the request of her Majesty”.
    • Other:
      audience,
      context
  • Observer (London) June 27, 1847: 5.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Also (other race-related): “Bedouin Arabs”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Yesterday”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • “first act of the ‘Gamin de Paris,’ in which Bouffe sustained with his usual talent his original part of Joseph”
    • “Turner Family of three interesting children executed several pleasing airs upon the harp and violin”
    • “a pas de charactere, by Mdlle. Baderna”
    • “Le Petit Loisset, from Vauxhall Gardens (…) performed a most pleasing and singular act of dexterity, entitled ‘Le Globe’”
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • context
    • description/review
    • performance time
    • programme (general)
    • reception
  • Observer (London) June 27, 1847: 5.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Variety
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Also (other race-related): “Bedouin Arabs”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Yesterday”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • “first act of the ‘Gamin de Paris,’ in which Bouffe sustained with his usual talent his original part of Joseph”
    • “Turner Family of three interesting children executed several pleasing airs upon the harp and violin”
    • “a pas de charactere, by Mdlle. Baderna”
    • “Le Petit Loisset, from Vauxhall Gardens (…) performed a most pleasing and singular act of dexterity, entitled ‘Le Globe’”
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • context
    • description/review
    • performance time
    • programme (general)
    • reception