Ethiopian Serenaders (1846-48), 9 Jun. 1846 -13 Jun. 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: 9 June 1846-13 June 1846
Date notes: <div class="noteheading">Performance Days Within Run:</div> <ul class="notes"> <LI>Tuesday Evening (June 9) <LI>Wednesday Morning (June 10) <LI>Thursday Evening (June 11) <LI>Saturday Evening (June 13) </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 {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
Lucy Long
Love Not
Get Along Home, Yellow Gals
Lucy Neal
Phantom Chorus
You'll See Them on the Ohio
Old Dan Tucker
Life By the Galley Fire, A
Mary Blane
Dance the Boatman
Railroad Overture
My Old Aunt Sally
Wild Raccoon Track

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”
  • Era (London) June 7, 1846: 14:3.
    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 … and every Wednesday until further notice.”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Morning Chronicle (London) June 3, 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”
    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”)
    • programme (general)

      (“will be varied on each occasion, and selected from their most popular pieces”)
    • ticket info

      (“Stalls and Private Boxes may be engaged at Mitchell’s Royal Library, and at the Box-office. Boxes, 4s.; Pit, 2s.”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) June 8, 1846: 4: 1.
    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:
    • “Final Representations”
    • “To-morrow, and every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday (for a limited number of performances”
    • “Day Performance on Wednesday Morning next, June 10”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time

      (“commencing each Evening at Half-past Eight o’clock”)
    • ticket info

      (“Stalls and Private Boxes may be engaged at Mitchell’s Royal Library, and at the Box-office.)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) June 16, 1846: 4: 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:
    • not specified for this event
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • reception

      (“Owing to the unprecedented success and universal satisfaction which still attend these performances…”)
  • Morning Chronicle (London) June 12, 1846: 4.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Singers,” “celebrated Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Peel [sic], White, Harrington, Stanwood, and Germon”
    • Days & Times: “To-morrow Evening” “Final Representations”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Theatre”
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info
  • Observer (London) June 7, 1846: 1 (1st relevant ad).
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Ethiopian Singers”
    • “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • none
    Days & Times Given:
    • “Final Representations”
    • “every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday (for a limited number of performances”
    • “Day Performance on Wednesday Morning, June 10”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • performance time
    • programme (specific acts)
    • ticket info
    • troupe moniker