Wood's Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Wood's Minstrel Hall

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

Manager / Director:
Henry [Wood's Minstrels] Wood

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
11 August 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

08 Sep 1862, 8:00 PM
09 Sep 1862, 8:00 PM
10 Sep 1862, 8:00 PM
11 Sep 1862, 8:00 PM
12 Sep 1862, 8:00 PM
13 Sep 1862, 8:00 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Cenerisiamoptimamfontibusoptimis
4)
aka Ghost of happy Uncle Tom, The
5)
aka Old maids' lament, The ; Old maid's lament; Old maids lament; Poor old spinsters; Old maids
Composer(s): M.
6)
aka Gisippus, the Roman father
8)
aka New songs; Foreign airs by native artists
Composer(s): Unknown composer

Citations

1)
Announcement: New York Herald, 08 September 1862, 5.
“One of the most elegant and best ventilated theatres in the city is that occupied by Wood’s Minstrels. Unlike the old halls devoted to this kind of entertainment, it is so constructed that persons can see and hear comfortably in all parts of the house. It presents at the same time an aspect of luxuriousness and refinement which, though it may appear inconsistent with the character of the performances, is yet extremely agreeable. As a natural result the audiences are of a superior class, and present quite as fashionable an appearance as those of the opera or other leading theatres.”
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 08 September 1862, 7.
AD: NYH 09/08/62, p.7
3)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 12 September 1862, 7.
For title of first piece, “Cerevisia . . .”