Griffin and Christy’s Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Fifth Avenue Opera House

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
15 February 2016

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

10 Jun 1867, 8:00 PM
11 Jun 1867, 8:00 PM
12 Jun 1867, 8:00 PM
13 Jun 1867, 8:00 PM
14 Jun 1867, 8:00 PM
15 Jun 1867, 2:30 PM
15 Jun 1867, 8:00 PM

Performers and/or Works Performed

6)
aka Miss Bloomer at the soiree; Fanny Bloomer; Fancy Bloomer
7)
aka Philharmonic Society

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 09 June 1867, 12.
2)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 10 June 1867, 7.
3)
Review: New York Herald, 12 June 1867, 7.

“Griffin & Christy bring out ventriloquism, the Poor Indian, and Philharmonic Concert, in addition to other attractions of their former programme.”  

4)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 15 June 1867, 79.
5)
Review: New York Clipper, 22 June 1867, 86, 2d col., middle.

“In consequence of the death of Johnny [John T.] Boyce, W. W. Hodgkins, the alto singer of the company, occupied the end all last week.”  Death of Boyce on June 11 reported in paragraph following review.