American Serenaders (1850), 26 Mar. 1850 -30 Mar. 1850, Nottinghamshire

Event

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Event Type

Minstrel Show

Event Details

Venue Type: Lecture Hall
Location: Nottingham
County: Nottinghamshire
Type: Minstrel Show
Venue: Mechanics' Institute
Date: 26 March 1850-30 March 1850
Date notes: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

Bibliographic Sources

  • Nottingham Journal March 28, 1850: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Juba’s American Co.
    • Performers Listed: Boz’s Juba
    • Days & Times: March 28, 30 (last 2 nights)
    • Venue Name: Mechanics’ Hall
    • Other:
      benefit (Saturday)
      ticket info
  • Nottingham Journal March 28, 1850: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “another troupe of ‘niggers’”
    • Performers Listed: Juba
    • Days & Times: “during the past week”
    • Venue Name: Mechanics’ Hall
    • Program Info: “In addition, however to the usual features of these entertainments, of singing negro songs, and cutting very dark and dismal jokes, this company possesses an additional characteristic in the possession of the Boz-celebrated Negro dancer, Juba.”
    • Other:
      audience,
      description/review
  • Nottingham Mercury March 22, 1850: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: American Serenaders
    • Performers Listed: Juba
    • Days & Times: March 26, 27, 28, 30
    • Venue Name: Mechanics’ Hall
    • Other:
      audience,
      ticket info
  • Nottingham Mercury March 22, 1850: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Performers Listed: Juba
    • Other:
      description/review
  • Nottingham Mercury March 29, 1850: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Serenaders
    • Performers Listed: Juba
    • Days & Times: March 30
    • Venue Name: Mechanics’ Hall