Lucy Neal Ballet Troupe (Liverpool, 48), 24 May. 1848 -25 May. 1848, Lancashire

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Event Type

Dramatic

Event Details

Troupe: Lucy Neal Ballet Troupe (Liverpool, 48) (

Only those members thought to have been directly involved in the performance of race listed

)
Venue Type: Theatre
Location: Liverpool
County: Lancashire
Type: Dramatic
Venue: Royal Liver Theatre
Date: 24 May 1848-25 May 1848
Date notes: Wednesday & Thursday

Event Program

Title Performed Person / Troupe Notes Type
Lucy Neal; Or, The Yellow Flower of Alabama Alexander/ Tapping/ Miss A. Jeffries/ Miss Fitzpatrick/ Miss Deloy/ Miss Jeffries/ Lucy Neal Ballet Troupe (Liverpool, 48)


Casting:

  • Note: playbill dark/blurry, several names unclear. These are best guesses.
  • Sambo – Mr. Alexander
  • Beal – Mr. Knowles
  • Driver and Cutacat – Messrs. Mellor and Kehor
  • Jumbo – Mr. Tapping
  • Lucy Neal – Miss A. Jeffries
  • Rose – Miss Roscelles
  • Lucretia – Miss Fitzclarence
  • Mary Blane – Miss Fitzpatrick
  • Old Aunt Sally – Miss Deloy
  • Diana Girl – Miss Jeffries
  • Chubby Chubs – Mrs. Webb
  • Ballet

    Bibliographic Sources

    • British Library, BL Mic. C. 13137 Playbills 245: May 24-25, 1848 (Liver)
      Info in Record:
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Performers Listed: “Sambo…(a Black Slave, in love with Lucy Neal)…Mr. Alexander”, “Jumbo…(a Slave)…Mr. Tapping”, “Lucy Neal…(a Yellow Girl, the Flower of Alabama)…Miss. A. Jeffries”, “Mary Blane…Miss Fitzpatrick”, “Old Aunt Sally”…Miss Deloy”, “Dinah Girl…Miss Jeffries.” For remainder of cast, see attached document scan.
      • Days & Times: “On Wednesday and Thursday, May 24th and 25th, 1848”
      • Venue Name: Cut Off; “…Church Street” (likely Liver Theatre)
      • Other Acts on Bill: “Crown Prince; Or, Buckle of Brilliants!”, “the clever Petite Comedy, entitled His Last Legs”
      • Program Info: “To conclude with an entirely New Ballet, Illustrative of Negro Life, composed and produced, expressly for this Theatre, under the active Superintendence of Mr. Alexander, called Lucy Neal; Or, The Yellow Flower of Alabama”
      • Other:
        performance time,
        ticket info,
        other (mention of scenery)
    • British Library, BL Mic. C. 13137 Playbills 245: May 24-25, 1848 (Liver)
      Info in Record:
      • Performance Type:
        Dramatic
      • Performers Listed: “Sambo…(a Black Slave, in love with Lucy Neal)…Mr. Alexander”, “Jumbo…(a Slave)…Mr. Tapping”, “Lucy Neal…(a Yellow Girl, the Flower of Alabama)…Miss. A. Jeffries”, “Mary Blane…Miss Fitzpatrick”, “Old Aunt Sally”…Miss Deloy”, “Dinah Girl…Miss Jeffries.” For remainder of cast, see attached document scan.
      • Days & Times: “On Wednesday and Thursday, May 24th and 25th, 1848”
      • Venue Name: Cut Off; “…Church Street” (likely Liver Theatre)
      • Other Acts on Bill: “Crown Prince; Or, Buckle of Brilliants!”, “the clever Petite Comedy, entitled His Last Legs”
      • Program Info: “To conclude with an entirely New Ballet, Illustrative of Negro Life, composed and produced, expressly for this Theatre, under the active Superintendence of Mr. Alexander, called Lucy Neal; Or, The Yellow Flower of Alabama”
      • Other:
        performance time,
        ticket info,
        other (mention of scenery)