Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 4 May. 1846 -9 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: 4 May 1846-9 May 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (May 5) <LI>Wednesday Morning (May 6) <LI>Thursday Evening (May 7) <LI>Saturday Evening (May 9) </UL> <p class='noteEntry'><strong>Part of a longer run <br> (February – August, 1846) </strong></p>
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Performers Listed:
  • none
Other Event Info Available:
  • performance time
  • programme (general)
  • 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
Lucy Long
Lucy Neal
Phantom Chorus
Old Dan Tucker
Railroad Overture
Nigger's Journey to New York, Dis
Good bye John
Uncle Gabriel
Boatman's Dance, The

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”
    • Program Info: To include Lucy Long, Good Bye John, Boatmen’s Dance, etc.
  • Bell's Life in London May 10, 1846: 2:5.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Theatre
    • Other:
      audience,
      description/review
  • Era (London) May 3, 1846: 6:2.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday evenings,” “Morning Performance on Wednesday next, May the 6th”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Program Info: “The Programme will be selected and include “Lucy Neal” and “the Popular Railroad Overture.””
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Morning Chronicle (London) May 1, 1846: 4.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Day Performance, on Wednesday Morning next, May 6"
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (general)
    • ticket info
  • Observer (London) May 3, 1846: 1: 1 (2nd relevant ad).
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Pell, White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday evening”
    • “Morning Performance, on Wednesday next, May 6”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (general)
    • programme (specific acts)
    • ticket info