Juba (1850-1851), 8 Jul. 1850 -13 Jul. 1850, Lancashire

Event

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Data layers

Event Type

Variety

Event Details

Venue Type: Exhibition Hall
Location: Manchester
County: Lancashire
Type: Variety
Venue: Colosseum
Date: 8 July 1850-13 July 1850
Date notes: Dates uncertain as yet - needs further research, specification

Event Program

Title Performed Person / Troupe Notes Type
Three Fingered Jack


Performers (specific casting unknown):

  • Mr. Edwin
  • Mr. George
  • Play

    Bibliographic Sources

    • Era (London) July 7, 1850: 13: 2.
      Performance Type Indicated:
      • not indicated
      Troupe Name as Given:
      • “Boz’s Juba”
      Troupe Size Given:
      • 1 (implied)
      Performers Listed:
      • “Boz’s Juba”
      Days & Times Given:
      • none specific (“very shortly”)
      Other Acts on Bill Listed:
      • none
      Other Info in Record:
      • none
    • Era (London) July 7, 1850: 12:4.
      Info in Record:
      • Performance Type:
        Minstrel Show
      • Performers Listed: “Boz’s Juba”
      • Days & Times: “Opens at the Colosseum to-morrow (Monday)”
      • Venue Name: “Colosseum” (Manchester)
    • Era (London) July 14, 1850: 12:3.
      Info in Record:
      • Performance Type:
        Minstrel Show
      • Performers Listed: “Boz’s Juba”; “Mr. Edwin”; “Mr. George”
      • Venue Name: “The Colosseum” (Manchester)
      • Program Info: “The daring feats of Three-Fingered Jack”
      • Other:
        audience,
        description/review,
        reception,
        other (minstrelsy context)
    • Theatrical Journal (London) July 11, 1850: 222: 2.
      Info in Record:
      • Performance Type:
        Minstrel Show
      • Performers Listed: “the wonder of the Terpischorean [sic] world” (seems to be Juba?)
      • Days & Times: “on Monday evening” (past)
      • Venue Name: Colosseum
      • Other:
        description/review