Wood's Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Wood's Minstrel Hall

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

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
2 August 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

13 Oct 1862, 7:30 PM
14 Oct 1862, 7:30 PM
15 Oct 1862, 7:30 PM
16 Oct 1862, 7:30 PM
17 Oct 1862, 7:30 PM
18 Oct 1862, 7:30 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
aka Blacksmith jubilee
4)
aka Dar’s de money
5)
aka Jealous musicians
8)
aka African cousins

Citations

1)
Announcement: New York Herald, 13 October 1862, 2.
“The minstrels – Wood’s, Christy’s, and Bryant’s . . . are crowded nightly to repletion. This is the best paying branch of theatrical business just now.”
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 13 October 1862, 7.
3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 18 October 1862.
4)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 18 October 1862.
“Wood’s Minstrels . . . are deservedly popular, and their hall has so many recommendations as a place of public resort, in any kind of weather, that we need not wonder at the crowds nightly on hand ‘for a sure thing’ with twenty-five cents.”