Bryants' Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
24 September 2013

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

23 Mar 1863, 7:45 PM
24 Mar 1863, 7:45 PM
25 Mar 1863, 7:45 PM
26 Mar 1863, 7:45 PM
27 Mar 1863, 7:45 PM
28 Mar 1863, 7:45 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Jeems the poet
Text Author: Leavitt, Egan
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Funny Jim);  W. W. [minstrel] Newcomb (role: Long Abe)
3)
aka Sally come up
Participants:  Dave [minstrel] Reed
4)
aka Lanagan's ball; Lannergan's ball; Lannigan's ball; Lynagan’s Ball
Composer(s): Bryant, Glover
Text Author: Pastor
6)
aka Sonambula; Sonnambula Amina
8)
aka Mac's essence; Little Mac's essence of Old Virginia
9)
aka Greenbacks; Green-backs; Greenbacks! : new song for the times; How are you, greenbacks?; How are you greenbacks; How are you, green-backs;
Composer(s): Emmett
Text Author: Emmett
10)
aka Scenes at Phalons
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Mr. Duplex);  Neil Bryant (role: Mr. Phalon)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 23 March 1863, 7.
2)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 28 March 1863, 395.
“The Bryant’s are on the high road to fortune and a brownstone on avenue V, their hall being crowded every night.”
3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 28 March 1863, 400.
List of performers.
4)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 28 March 1863, 7.