Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 8 Sep. 1846 -9 Sep. 1846, Bristol

Event

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Event Type

Dramatic

Event Details

Venue Type: Theatre
Location: Bristol
County: Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire
Type: Dramatic
Venue: Theatre Royal, Bristol
Date: 8 September 1846-9 September 1846
Date notes: Tuesday, Wednesday

Event Program

Title Performed Person / Troupe Notes Type
Quick Step Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Quick Step
Come Darkies Sing Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Dandy Broadway Swell George Harrington/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Color'd Fancy Ball, De Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Glee
Lucy Neal George Harrington/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48)

"received with enthusiastic applause"

Song
Merry is the Minstrel's Life Francis Germon/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Old Dan Tucker W. White/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Quick Step, from Fra Diavolo Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Quick Step
My Old Aunt Sally W. White/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Mr. Brown Gilbert W. Pell/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Mary Blane George Harrington/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) 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, Accordion, Bones
Come Back Stephen Francis Germon/ Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Song
Railroad Overture Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48) Finale

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bristol Mirror September 12, 1846: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “the Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Days & Times: “the two succeeding evenings” (Tuesday & Wednesday past)
    • Venue Name: “The Theatre”
    • Program Info: “their very original and clever entertainments”
    • Other:
      (surrounding events at venue)
  • University of Bristol, Kathleen Barker Collection KB/4: Playbill, September 8, 1846
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “the celebrated and original Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Messrs. Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon – under the direction of Mr. J. A. Dumbolton”
    • Days & Times: “Two Nights Only”, “appear (most positively for the last time) … To-Morrow, Wednesday, September 9”
    • Venue Name: Theatre Royal
  • University of Bristol, Kathleen Barker Collection KB/8: Entries for September 8-9, 1846: .
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Dramatic
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Days & Times: Tuesday, September 8th, 1846
    • Venue Name: Theatre Royal
    • Other Acts on Bill: “A Roland for an Oliver” (1st on bill), “Chaos is Come Again” (3rd)
    • Program Info: an entertainment in 2 parts (2nd and 4th)
  • University of Bristol, Kathleen Barker Collection KB/8: Entries for September 8-9, 1846: .
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Dramatic?
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Days & Times: Wednesday, September 9th, 1846
    • Venue Name: Theatre Royal
    • Program Info: an entertainment in 2 parts (2nd and 4th on bill)
  • University of Bristol, Theatre Collection Playbill (TR Bristol) - September 9, 1846
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Dramatic
    • Troupe Name: “The Celebrated and Original Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Messrs. Pell, Harrington, White, Stanwood, and Germon – under the direction of Mr. J.A. Dumbolton”.
    • Days & Times: “Last Night”; “On Wednesday Evening, September 9, 1846”
    • Venue Name: “Theatre-Royal Bristol”
    • Other Acts on Bill: “Gay’s Beggars’ Opera” (1st on bill), “The Drama of The Momentous Question” (3rd).
    • Program Info: an “Ethiopian Entertainment” in 2 parts (2nd, 4th); See attached document scan for specific acts in each part.
    • Other:
      reception (previous night’s performance),
      ticket info,
      other (surrounding events at venue, venue staff)