Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 6 Jul. 1846 -11 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: 6 July 1846-11 July 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (July 7) <LI>Wednesday Morning (July 8) <LI>Thursday Evening (July 9) <LI>Saturday Evening (July 11) </UL> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Originally advertised as “Positively the Last Week but One” <LI>July 8 listed as “their last Morning Representation” <LI>July 11 listed as "positively their last night but three in London") </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:
  • performance time
  • programme (general – including several specific acts)
  • 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
Old Jaw Bone, The
Color'd Fancy Ball, De
Lucy Long
Get Along Home, Yellow Gals
Lucy Neal
Sich a Getting Up Stairs
You'll See Them on the Ohio
Old Dan Tucker
Mary Blane
Dance the Boatman
Duet - Accordion and Bones
Railroad Overture
Oh! Mr. Coon

Bibliographic Sources

  • Era (London) July 5, 1846: 13:2.
    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 (being the last of their performances),” “last Day Performance, on Wednesday Morning, July 8th”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Other:
      performance time
  • 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")
    • “Final Representations”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • 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")
    • “Final Representations”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • ticket info
  • Morning Chronicle (London) July 7, 1846: 4.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Troupe Size Given:
    • 5 (implied)
    Performers Listed:
    • “Peel (sic), White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Positively the Last Week but One”
    • “This evening (Tuesday), and on Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Day Performance To-Morrow Morning (Wednesday), July 8”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

      (“commencing each Evening at Half-past Eight o’clock”; Day Performance “commencing at Half-Past Two o’clock”)
    • ticket info

      (“ Boxes, 4s.; Pit and Amphitheatre, 2s. Stalls and Private Boxes may be engaged at Mitchell’s Royal Library, and at the Box-office.”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) July 8, 1846: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Day Entertainment This Morning (Wednesday), July 8”
    • “To-Morrow Evening”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (general)
    • programme (specific acts)
    • ticket info
  • Morning Chronicle (London) July 11, 1846: 1.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “This Evening” (“being positively their last night but three in London)
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (general)
    • programme (specific acts)
    • 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:
    • “Positively the Last Week but One”
    • “Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
    • “Day Performance on Wednesday Morning, July 8” – (“Being their last Morning Representation”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (specific acts)
    • ticket info