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:
19 September 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

04 Sep 1865, 8:00 PM
05 Sep 1865, 8:00 PM
06 Sep 1865, 8:00 PM
07 Sep 1865, 8:00 PM
08 Sep 1865, 8:00 PM
09 Sep 1865, 8:00 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

6)
aka Old maids' lament, The ; Old maid's lament; Old maids lament; Poor old spinsters; Old maids
Composer(s): M.
8)
aka Bounty jumpers
Composer(s): Arlington
Text Author: Murphy
9)
aka Don't get weary yet
10)
aka Julien burlesque; Julian burlesque; Monster Jullien concert
11)
aka Blockade runner

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 04 September 1865.
2)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 09 September 1865, 174.

“[O]ur country friends who wish to see a good minstrel entertainment should bear in mind Wood’s Minstrels.”

3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 09 September 1865, 175.
4)
Review: New York Herald, 09 September 1865.

“At Wood’s the entertainments are, as usual, of a first class character, all the resources of the scenic art being lavished in aid of their musical and burlesque attractions.”

5)
Review: New York Clipper, 16 September 1865, 182.

“Last week business was excellent, and the company gave a good performance.”