Female American Serenaders, 12 Apr. 1847 -13 Apr. 1847, Lancashire


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Event Type

Minstrel Show

Event Details

Troupe: Female American Serenaders (

Miami not always listed (e.g. Bristol, 1848);
Hodson - "conductor" (at least in Sheffield, 1847)

Venue Type: Theatre
Location: Manchester
County: Lancashire
Type: Minstrel Show
Venue: Queen's Theatre
Date: 12 April 1847-13 April 1847
Date notes: Monday-Tuesday; Part of a longer run

Event Program

Title Performed Person / Troupe Notes Type
New Grand Medley Overture Female American Serenaders

"in which is introduced several National Melodies"

Song, Overture
Raccoon Hunters, The Female American Serenaders Song, Solo & Chorus
Flora May Cora/ Female American Serenaders Song, New Ballad
Going ober de Mountains Jumba/ Female American Serenaders Song
Overture, consisting of Selections of Airs from 'Masaniello' Female American Serenaders Song, Overture
Lucy Long Woski/ Female American Serenaders Song & Chorus
Who's dat knocking at de Door Jumba/ Female American Serenaders Song
Buffalo Gals Female American Serenaders Song, Chorus
Railroad Overture Female American Serenaders Song, Finale

Bibliographic Sources

  • British Library, BL Mic. C. 13137 Playbills 251: April 12, 1847 (Queen's)
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
    • Troupe Name: “The Female American Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Mesdames Cora, Womba, Yarico, Woski, Jumba, Miami, & Rosa”
    • Days & Times: “On Monday and Tuesday, April 12 & 13” (1847)
    • Venue Name: “Queen’s Theatre”
    • Other Acts on Bill: “the Historical Play in Three Acts, entitled The Royal Oak, Or The Perils of King Charles the Second” (1st on Bill), “the laughable Piece entitled The 100 Pound Note” (3rd).
    • Program Info: “a Grand American Concert of Vocal and Instrumental Music, including the principal Songs and Airs with which the public have been familiarized by the Ethiopian Serenaders; and also several Native Melodies quite new to European Associations.” (2nd) Complete program provided (and transcribed in the relevant event record in this database).
    • Other:
      performance time,
      ticket info,
      other (mention of Serenaders’ recent success at the Theatre, other surrounding events at venue, venue regulations)