Bryants' Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
3 September 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

16 Feb 1863, 7:30 PM
17 Feb 1863, 7:30 PM
18 Feb 1863, 7:30 PM
19 Feb 1863, 7:30 PM
20 Feb 1863, 7:30 PM
21 Feb 1863, 7:30 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Bryants' laughing gas
Text Author: White
5)
aka Sally come up
Participants:  Dave [minstrel] Reed
6)
aka Bryan O'Linn; Brian O'Lynn
7)
aka Blacksmith jubilee
8)
aka Black Brigade, De; Black brigade horse cavalry
Composer(s): Emmett
Text Author: Emmett
9)
aka Lucrezia Borgia
Participants:  Rollin Howard (E. G. B. Holder) (role: as Mad. Howard Fabbrico as Lucrezia Borgia)
10)
aka South Carolina extract; Old Carlina extract
Participants:  W. W. [minstrel] Newcomb

Citations

1)
Announcement: New York Herald, 16 February 1863.
“[T]heir performances are thus popular because pains are taken to vary them, and that each week novelties are introduced by Bryant’s.”
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 16 February 1863, 7.
3)
Announcement: New York Post, 18 February 1863, 2.
4)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 21 February 1863, 7.