Charley White’s Variety Company

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Event Type:
Minstrel, Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
18 June 2016

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

02 Jul 1866, Evening
03 Jul 1866, Evening
04 Jul 1866, Evening
04 Jul 1866, 2:30 PM
05 Jul 1866, Evening
06 Jul 1866, Evening
07 Jul 1866, Evening
07 Jul 1866, 2:30 PM

Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
Participants:  George [vocal/banjo] Warren (role: Passenger);  George [minstrel] Winship (role: Passenger);  Johnny Thompson (role: Engineer);  Unidentified Buckley [minstrel-var.] (role: Passenger);  Unidentified Herman [minstrel-var.] (role: Passenger);  M. C. Campbell [minstrel] (role: Passenger);  Charley White (role: Conductor);  J. [American Theatre] Myers (role: Passenger)

Citations

1)
Announcement: New York Herald, 02 July 1866, 5.
2)
Announcement: New York Herald, 04 July 1866, 1.
3)
Announcement: New York Sun, 04 July 1866.

“There will be a negro minstrel matinee . . . Those who go there had better not wear light clothing, else buttons and hooks and eyes will come off at a fearful rate.”