San Francisco Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
San Francisco Minstrels Hall

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
16 August 2016

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

17 Sep 1866, Evening
18 Sep 1866, Evening
19 Sep 1866, Evening
20 Sep 1866, Evening
21 Sep 1866, Evening
22 Sep 1866, Evening

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka We are the happiest couple out
5)
aka Ten minutes at the Academy
6)
aka Clog reel
9)
aka Animated photographs; Living pictures of great artists

Citations

1)
Announcement: New York Herald, 17 September 1866, 5.
2)
Review: New York Herald, 19 September 1866, 7.

“The theatre of the above named minstrels was crowded last evening with a fashionable audience, many persons being compelled to stand up for want of seats. The programme was varied and interesting, and was excellently performed. A caricature of Norma, between Messrs. Rice and Bernard, was excellent, and occasioned roars of laughter. A ‘breakneck’ act between Birch and Wambold was also very comical.  The evening’s entertainment closed with the burlesque of the Hilton Head Institute, which was received with much laughter and hearty applause.”

3)
Review: New York Clipper, 22 September 1866, 190.

“The San Francisco Minstrels were never in better form than they are at present, and those who attend their performances are sure of being well entertained.”