Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 27 Jul. 1846 -1 Aug. 1846, 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: 27 July 1846-1 August 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (July 28) <LI>Wednesday Morning (July 29) <LI>Thursday Evening (July 30) <LI>Saturday Evening (August 1) </UL> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Listings mention that the engagement has been “extended to the end of the present month, when it must positively terminate” <LI>July 30 & August 1 performances listed as 2 of 3 “final and farewell performances” </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (February – August, 1846) </strong></p>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • Germon
  • Harrington
  • Pell {spelled “Peel” in some ads}
  • Stanwood
  • White
Other Event Info Available:
  • audience
  • performance time
  • programme (general – including several specific acts)
  • reception
  • ticket info
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • 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
Color'd Fancy Ball, De
Love Not
Lucy Neal
Sich a Getting Up Stairs
Old Dan Tucker
Mary Blane
Railroad Overture

Bibliographic Sources

  • Era (London) July 26, 1846: 13:3.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “The Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Days & Times: “Tuesday, July 28, Thursday, July 30, and Saturday, August 1”; a Day Performance on Wednesday Morning next, July 29th
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Other:
      audience,
      performance time
  • Morning Chronicle (London) July 30, 1846: 4.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Peel (sic), White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “final and farewell performances This Evening (Thursday), Saturday, and Tuesday next”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • benefit (Thursday, August 6)
    • ticket info
  • Observer (London) July 26, 1846: 1: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”, “being their last performance”
    • “Day Performance Wednesday Morning, July 29”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (specific acts)
    • ticket info