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:
10 February 2014

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

28 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM
29 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM
30 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM
01 Oct 1863, 7:45 PM
02 Oct 1863, 7:45 PM
03 Oct 1863, 2:30 PM
03 Oct 1863, 7:45 PM

Program Details



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
Participants:  Eph Horn
4)
aka Dar’s de money
Participants:  Frank Brower
7)
aka Smiggy McGhural; Smiggy McGuirrel

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 27 September 1863.

     Eighth week of “The Ghost of Happy Uncle Tom.”

2)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 03 October 1863, 200.

3)
Review: New York Clipper, 10 October 1863, 203.

Positive review; no mention of music.  “Wood’s Minstrel Hall was tested to its utmost capacity every night last week…The Matinees continue to be as attractive as ever.”