Author of Peck's Bad
Publisher, and Statesman
The Hi. Henry's Minstrels had their first
performance in 1879. Henry started in the theatre as a bandleader and a
cornettist with the Wallace Sisters in 1872.
The company was founded by Hiram Patrick Henry (1844-). They were
active for more than thirty years. Their shows played at various
theaters throughout the country.
Hi. Henry's troupe did several unauthorized performances of Peck's Bad
Boy in the early 1880's.
Some Hi. Henry Minstrel memorabilia is shown below.
Revision: November 4, 2016