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:
14 April 2011

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

18 Jan 1864, 7:30 PM
19 Jan 1864, 7:30 PM
20 Jan 1864, 7:30 PM
21 Jan 1864, 7:30 PM
22 Jan 1864, 7:30 PM
23 Jan 1864, 7:30 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
aka Mugology
4)
aka African Camille
Text Author: Brickner
Participants:  Charley (Wood's) Fox (role: Armand);  Frank Brower (role: Camille)
5)
Composer(s): Dodworth
7)
aka African cousins

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 18 January 1864.

2)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 23 January 1864, 323.
Bower and Fox are “gorgeous.  In a word, and to be explicit, they’re ‘hunky dora.’  But in addition to the great burlesque, we are to have another mug of ‘Mugology.’
3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 23 January 1864, 327.
Performers.