Female American Serenaders, 14 Apr. 1847 -15 Apr. 1847, Lancashire

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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: Dramatic
Venue: Queen's Theatre
Date: 14 April 1847-15 April 1847
Date notes: Wednesday-Thursday; 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
American Serenaders, The Female American Serenaders Song, Chorus
Mary Blane Cora/ Female American Serenaders Song, Ballad
American Jack Sheppard, The Yarico/ Jumba/ Female American Serenaders Song, Duet
Intermission
Overture, consisting of Selections of Airs from 'Masaniello' Female American Serenaders Song, Overture
Boatman of the Ohio (Song) Female American Serenaders Song, Chorus
Old Dan Tucker Rosa/ Female American Serenaders Song
Who's dat knocking at de Door Jumba/ Female American Serenaders Song & Chorus
Railroad Overture Female American Serenaders Song, Finale

Bibliographic Sources

  • British Library, BL Mic. C. 13137 Playbills 251: April 14, 1847 (Queen's)
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Dramatic
    • Troupe Name: “The Female American Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Mesdames Cora, Womba, Yarico, Woski, Jumba, Miami, & Rosa”
    • Days & Times: “On Wednesday and Thursday, April 14 & 15” (1847)
    • Venue Name: “Queen’s Theatre”
    • Other Acts on Bill: “Sergeant Talford’s Classic Tragedy […] called The Athenian Captive” (1st on Bill), “the laughable Piece of X.Y.Z. Or Wives by Advertisment” (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)
  • British Library, BL Mic. C. 13137 Playbills 251: April 12, 1847 (Queen's)
    Info in Record:
    • Performance Type:
      Dramatic
    • Troupe Name: “The Female American Serenaders”
    • Performers Listed: “Mesdames Cora, Womba, Yarico, Woski, Jumba, Miami, & Rosa”
    • Days & Times: “On Wednesday” (coming)
    • Venue Name: “Queen’s Theatre”
    • Other Acts on Bill: “Sergeant Talford’s Play of The Athenian Captive”
    • Program Info: a Concert by the Serenaders.
    • Other:
      performance time,
      other (mention of Serenaders’ recent success at the Theatre, other surrounding events at venue, venue regulations)