Wood’s Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Wood's Minstrel Hall

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

Price: $.30; .50 reserved

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
14 August 2011

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

31 Oct 1864, 8:00 PM
01 Nov 1864, 8:00 PM
02 Nov 1864, 8:00 PM
03 Nov 1864, 8:00 PM
04 Nov 1864, 8:00 PM
05 Nov 1864, 8:00 PM

Program Details

Program included “Siegrist and Son” in acrobatic feats and Siegrist and his performing dogs. Unclear which members of the Siegrist family this would be.

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
Composer(s): Dibdin
Text Author: Dibdin
3)
aka Circus Burlesque [backwards]
5)
Composer(s): Emmett
Text Author: Emmett

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 30 October 1864.

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 01 November 1864.
Third Week Of Siegrist’s Troupe Of Performing Dogs, The Greatest Novelty Of The Age. The best and the most sagacious animals ever exhibited to the public. They appear every evening as The Fireman, Gentleman Pat, The Milkman, the Highland Laddie, Lucy Neal, Mlle. Taglioni and the School Girl, Jumping the Rope, Leaping the Barriers, Marching, Dancing, &c, &c. Acrobatic Feats. Wood’s Minstrels In Their Grand Soiree D’Ethiope.”
3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 05 November 1864, 239.