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:
16 May 2011

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

16 May 1864, 8:00 PM
17 May 1864, 8:00 PM
18 May 1864, 8:00 PM
19 May 1864, 8:00 PM
20 May 1864, 8:00 PM
21 May 1864, 8:00 PM

Program Details



Fox had been fired a few weeks earlier for being drunk.

Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
aka Ghost of happy Uncle Tom, The
Participants:  Frank Brower
4)
aka Mugology
Participants:  John T. Boyce [minstrel]
5)
aka Old maids' lament, The ; Old maid's lament; Old maids lament; Poor old spinsters; Old maids
Composer(s): M.
8)
aka Napoleon and Maximilian

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 16 May 1864.

2)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 21 May 1864, 46.
“A complete change of programme is made in the entertainment at Wood’s Minstrels, introducing the company in several new as well as favorite old acts.  Charley Fox, like the prodigal son, has returned to the fold, and promises to go and sin no more.”

COMMENT: Fox had been fired a few weeks earlier for being drunk.


3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 21 May 1864, 48.
Only a few performers listed.