American Serenaders (1850), 1 Apr. 1850 -6 Apr. 1850, Yorkshire: West Riding

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Minstrel Show

Event Details

Venue Type: Lecture Hall
Location: Sheffield
County: Yorkshire: West Riding
Type: Minstrel Show
Venue: Athenaeum and Mechanics' Institute
Date: 1 April 1850-6 April 1850
Date notes: every evening

Bibliographic Sources

  • Sheffield Independent March 30, 1850: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Performers Listed: Juba
    • Days & Times: April 6
    • Venue Name: Athenaeum & Mechanics’ Institution (Sheffield)
  • Sheffield Independent March 23, 1850: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Performers Listed: Boz’s Juba with Troupe
    • Days & Times: April 1-6.
    • Venue Name: Athenaeum & Mechanics’ Institution (Sheffield)
    • Other:
      audience,
      context,
      ticket info
  • Sheffield Times March 30, 1850: 1: 5 (1st relevant ad).
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Boz’s Juba (…) with his Company of Vocal and Instrumental Artistes”
    Performers Listed:
    • “Boz’s Juba”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “the Evenings of Monday, April 1; Tuesday, April 2nd, Wednesday, April 3rd; Thursday, April 4th ; Friday, April 5th; and Saturday, April 6th, 1850”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • context
    • performance time
    • ticket info
    • other (reference to additional advertising bills)
  • Sheffield Times March 30, 1850: 1: 5 (2nd relevant ad).
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “Boz’s Juba” (?)
    Performers Listed:
    • “Boz’s Juba”
    Days & Times Given:
    • none (but in same paper as ad for Apr 1-6 run)
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • ticket info
  • Sheffield Times April 6, 1850: 6: 3.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • “ ‘Juba,’ with his company of serenaders”
    Performers Listed:
    • “ ‘Juba’,” “Boz’s Juba”
    Days & Times Given:
    • “the past week”
    • “commenced on Monday, and the interest created has been sustained through the entire week”
    • “every evening”
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • none
    Other Info in Record:
    • audience
    • description/review
    • programme (general)
  • Sheffield Times April 13, 1850: 8: 4.
    Performance Type Indicated:
    • Minstrel Show
    Troupe Name as Given:
    • "Boz’s Juba"
    • "Juba and his co-adjutors"
    Troupe Size Given:
    • not listed
    Performers Listed:
    • "Boz’s Juba”
    Days & Times Given:
    • not specified for this event
    Other Acts on Bill Listed:
    • None
    Other Info in Record:
    • description/review

      (“…sufficient evidence of the superiority of the entertainment”)
    • reception

      (“the interest he has excited and sustained for that length of time…”)
  • Sheffield Times and Rotherham and Worksop Advertiser March 30, 1850: 1: 6.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Performers Listed: “Boz’s Juba”
    • Days & Times: “the Evenings of Monday April 1st; Tuesday April 2nd; Wednesday, April 3rd; Thursday, April 4th; Friday, April 5th, and Saturday, April 6th, 1850.”
    • Venue Name: “Athenaeum and Mechanics’ Institute, Surrey Street, Sheffield.”
    • Program Info: extensive listing; see attached document scan
    • Other:
      audience,
      description/review,
      performance time,
      reception,
      ticket info