Wood’s Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Wood's Minstrel Hall

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

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
10 June 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

28 Aug 1865, 8:00 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
aka Old maids' lament, The ; Old maid's lament; Old maids lament; Poor old spinsters; Old maids
Composer(s): M.
7)
aka Bounty jumpers
Composer(s): Arlington
Text Author: Murphy
9)
aka Don't get weary yet

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 01 September 1865.
2)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 02 September 1865, 167.
3)
Review: New York Clipper, 09 September 1865, 174.

comments on “the delightful ballad singing of Henry and Corrister, the funnyisms of Purdy and Glenn, and the laughable eccentricities of Uncle Frank Bower, and Cool White . . . Our country friends who wish to see a good minstrel entertainment should bear in mind Wood’s Minstrels.”