Female American Serenaders, 3 May. 1847 -8 May. 1847, London

Event

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Event Type

Minstrel Show

Event Details

Troupe: Female American Serenaders (

Miami not always listed (e.g. Bristol, 1848);
Hodson - "conductor" (at least in Sheffield, 1847)

)
Venue Type: Concert Hall
Location: London
County: London (city-county)
Type: Minstrel Show
Venue: St. James Assembly Rooms
Date: 3 May 1847-8 May 1847
Date notes: M, Tues, Wed, Sat evening; M-Sat morning

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bell’s Life in London May 2, 1847: 2:3.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Female American Serenaders
    • Days & Times: “on MONDAY, Tuesday, Wednesday Morning and Evening, and Thursday morning”, “on Friday morning”, “on Saturday morning and evening” (next)
    • Venue Name: St. James’s Assembly Rooms (late Crockford’s), St James’s-street
    • Other:
      description/review,
      other (specify) Mentions that “all new songs and music are published by D’Almaine and Co., Soho-square.”
  • Era (London) May 2, 1847: 8:3.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “The Female American Serenaders”
    • Days & Times: “Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, Morning and Evening”, “Thursday Morning”, “Friday Morning”, “Saturday, Morning and Evening”
    • Venue Name: “Saint James’s Assembly Rooms (late Crockford’s) Saint James’s-street”
    • Other:
      audience,
      performance time,
      ticket info
      other (notice of available sheet music)
  • Observer (London) May 2, 1847: 1.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Female American Serenaders”
    • Days & Times: “To-Morrow, Tuesday, and Wednesday Morning and Evening, and Thursday Morning,” “Friday Morning,” “Saturday Morning and Evening”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Assembly Rooms (late Crockford’s), St. James’s-street”
    • Other:
      audience,
      performance time,
      ticket info,
      other (mention of publication of songs and music sung by the troupe)
  • Theatrical Journal (London) May 15, 1847: 153-4.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “the Female American Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Cora”, “Jumba, who is the Pell of the company”, “Yarica”,
    • Days & Times: “are drawing large and fashionable houses…”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Assembly Rooms”
    • Program Info: “The songs are of the same description as the original Ethiopians, such as ‘Lucy Neal,’ Mary Blane,’ ‘Going over de Mountain,’ &c. and the ‘Railway Overture.’ But the overtures generally are of a scientific class”
    • Other:
      audience,
      description/review,
      imagery
  • Theatrical Journal (London) May 15, 1847: 153-4.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “the Female American Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Cora”, “Jumba, who is the Pell of the company”, “Yarica”,
    • Days & Times: “are drawing large and fashionable houses…”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Assembly Rooms”
    • Program Info: “The songs are of the same description as the original Ethiopians, such as ‘Lucy Neal,’ Mary Blane,’ ‘Going over de Mountain,’ &c. and the ‘Railway Overture.’ But the overtures generally are of a scientific class”
    • Other:
      audience,
      description/review,
      imagery
  • Theatrical Journal (London) May 15, 1847: 153-4.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “the Female American Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Cora”, “Jumba, who is the Pell of the company”, “Yarica”,
    • Days & Times: “are drawing large and fashionable houses…”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Assembly Rooms”
    • Program Info: “The songs are of the same description as the original Ethiopians, such as ‘Lucy Neal,’ Mary Blane,’ ‘Going over de Mountain,’ &c. and the ‘Railway Overture.’ But the overtures generally are of a scientific class”
    • Other:
      audience,
      description/review,
      imagery
  • Theatrical Journal (London) May 15, 1847: 153-4.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “the Female American Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Cora”, “Jumba, who is the Pell of the company”, “Yarica”,
    • Days & Times: “are drawing large and fashionable houses…”
    • Venue Name: “St. James’s Assembly Rooms”
    • Program Info: “The songs are of the same description as the original Ethiopians, such as ‘Lucy Neal,’ Mary Blane,’ ‘Going over de Mountain,’ &c. and the ‘Railway Overture.’ But the overtures generally are of a scientific class”
    • Other:
      audience,
      description/review,
      imagery