Ethiopian Serenaders (1848-49), 2 Oct. 1848 -6 Oct. 1848, Bristol

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Event Details

Venue Type: Theatre
Location: Bristol
County: Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire
Type: Dramatic
Venue: Theatre Royal, Bristol
Date: 2 October 1848-6 October 1848
Date notes: Monday, Wednesday, Friday (evening)

Bibliographic Sources

  • Bristol Journal September 30, 1848: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Performers Listed: “The celebrated negro, Juba”
    • Days & Times: “will shortly appear”
    • Venue Name: “The Theatre”
    • Other:
      (surrounding events at venue)
  • Bristol Mercury September 30, 1848: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “the celebrated Pell’s company of American Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “the renowned Juba”
    • Days & Times: “three nights next week”
    • Venue Name: “The Theatre”
  • Bristol Mercury October 7, 1848: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: a “company of Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “the well-known bone player, G.W. Pell”, “‘the Nigger Juba’”
    • Days & Times: “have been performing”
    • Venue Name: “our Theatre”
    • Program Info: “Juba’s dancing” and “singing”
    • Other:
      description/review,
      other (surrounding events at venue)
  • Bristol Mirror September 30, 1848: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Venue Name: “The Theatre”
  • Bristol Mirror October 7, 1848: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “Mr. G.W. Pell’s celebrated serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Mr. Pell”, “Boz’s Juba”
    • Days & Times: “this week” (past)
    • Venue Name: “The Theatre”
    • Program Info: “Ethiopian entertainments”
    • Other:
      description/review,
      reception,
      other (surrounding events at venue)
  • Bristol Mirror September 30, 1848: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Dramatic
    • Troupe Name: G.W. Pell’s Ethiopian Serenaders
    • Performers Listed: Boz’s Juba
    • Days & Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday (evening)
    • Venue Name: Theatre Royal (Bristol)
    • Other Acts on Bill: Monday: The Queensberry Fete (1st on bill), Lola Montes (3rd) [serenaders 2nd & 4th], Friday: Romeo and Juliet, not given for Wednesday.
  • University of Bristol, Kathleen Barker Collection KB/4: Playbill, October 4, 1848
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Minstrel Show
    • Troupe Name: “G.W. Pell’s Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Boz’s Juba”
    • Days & Times: “Monday, Wednesday, and Friday”
    • Venue Name: Theatre Royal
    • Program Info: Juba… “accomplishes with most perfect ease the extraordinary number of Two Hundred Different Steps!”
    • Other:
      audience,
      other (surrounding events at venue)
  • University of Bristol, Kathleen Barker Collection KB/8: Entry for October 4, 1848
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Dramatic
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: Juba, Briggs, Ludlow, Valentine, Everton, Irwen and Pell.
    • Days & Times: Wednesday, October 4th, 1848
    • Venue Name: Theatre Royal
    • Other Acts on Bill: “The Travellers’ Room” (1st on bill), “Raising the Wind” (3rd)
    • Program Info: an entertainment in 2 parts (2nd & 4th)
  • University of Bristol, Kathleen Barker Collection KB/8: Entry for October 6, 1848
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Dramatic
    • Troupe Name: “Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: Juba
    • Days & Times: Friday, October 6th, 1848 “last night of the Ethiopian Serenaders”
    • Venue Name: Theatre Royal
    • Other:
      benefit