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:
3 September 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

27 Oct 1862, 7:45 PM
28 Oct 1862, 7:45 PM
29 Oct 1862, 7:45 PM
30 Oct 1862, 7:45 PM
31 Oct 1862, 7:45 PM
01 Nov 1862, 7:45 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

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aka Smiggy McGhural; Smiggy McGuirrel

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 27 October 1862, 7.
2)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 01 November 1862.
3)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 01 November 1862.
“Wood’s are favorites with the ladies, without a doubt; for the majority of those who visit Wood’s splendid hall are of the feminine persuasion. . . . Such sweet singing, and such instrumental performances, are seldom heard in a minstrel entertainment.”