Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 29 Jun. 1846 -4 Jul. 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: 29 June 1846-4 July 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (June 30) <LI>Wednesday Morning (July 1) <LI>Thursday Evening (July 2) <LI>Saturday Evening (July 4) </UL> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Originally advertised as the “Final Representations” </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (February – August, 1846) </strong></p>
Notes: 
Performers Listed:
  • Germon
  • Harrington
  • Pell
  • Stanwood
  • White
Other Event Info Available:
  • performance time
  • programme (full)
  • programme (general)
  • reception
  • ticket info
Other Troupe Info Available:
  • troupe moniker
  • other (troupe manager/director
Available Info About Individuals:
  • Germon :
    • acts

  • Harrington :
    • acts

  • Pell:
    • acts

  • Stanwood:
    • acts

  • White:
    • acts

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) Full Band, Instrumental
Come Darkies Sing Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Old Jaw Bone, The George Harrington/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Color'd Fancy Ball, De Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Ginger Blue W. White/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)

Solo Song

Song
Lucy Long Francis Germon/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Intermission
Love Not Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Full Band, Slow Movement, Instrumental
Get Along Home, Yellow Gals Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Lucy Neal George Harrington/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)

- "continually encored with the most enthusiastic applause"

Song
Phantom Chorus Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Chorus, Glee
Sich a Getting Up Stairs Francis Germon/ 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
Variations from 'Fra Diavolo' Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Full Band, Instrumental
Life By the Galley Fire, A Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Mary Blane George Harrington/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) New Song
Dance the Boatman Francis Germon/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Duet - Accordion and Bones Moody Stanwood/ Gilbert W. Pell/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Duet, Instrumental, Accordion, Bones
Buffalo Gals Francis Germon/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Railroad Overture Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Instrumental, Full Band, Finale

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”
  • Bell’s Life in London June 13, 1847: 2:1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Performers Listed: Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood and Germon
    • Days & Times: “every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening, and a morning performance every Wednesday” (till the end of June)
    • Venue Name: St. James Theatre
    • Other:
      benefit (July 1 - Pell),
      ticket info
  • Era (London) June 14, 1846: 14:2.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “The Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday,” “Day Performance, on Wednesday Morning, June 17th … and every Wednesday until further notice.”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • John Johnson Collection, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford Playbill
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “The Celebrated Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell”
    • “White”
    • “Harrington”
    • “Stanwood”
    • “Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “continue their attractive Entertainment every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, (for a Limited Number of Performances")
    • “will repeat their Day Performance, on Wednesday Morning July 1”
    • “Final Representations”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (full: seems to be for July 1 show, but not certain)
    • reception
    • ticket info
  • John Johnson Collection, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford Playbill
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “The Celebrated Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell”
    • “White”
    • “Harrington”
    • “Stanwood”
    • “Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “continue their attractive Entertainment every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, (for a Limited Number of Performances")
    • “will repeat their Day Performance, on Wednesday Morning July 1”
    • “Final Representations”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (full: seems to be for July 1 show, but not certain)
    • reception
    • ticket info
  • Observer (London) July 1, 1846: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (specific acts)
    • ticket info