Wood’s Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Wood's Minstrel Hall

Proprietor / Lessee:
Henry [Wood's Minstrels] Wood

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
19 May 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

14 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM
15 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM
16 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM
17 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM
18 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM

Program Details

The 6th week of The Ghost of happy Uncle Tom.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Ghost of happy Uncle Tom, The
3)
aka Woman's rights; Women's rights oration
Composer(s): Fern
5)
aka Dar’s de money
6)
aka My grandfather's farm yard
Composer(s): Kirbye
7)
Composer(s): Unidentified

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 13 September 1863.

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 15 September 1863.

3)
Review: New York Clipper, 26 September 1863, 187.

     “Wood’s Minstrels continue to attract overflowing houses every night.  The ‘Ghost of Uncle Tom’ is very laughable, and creates much merriment; also, the Othello act, in which Messrs. Brower and Eph Horn are very funny.”