Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
18 July 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

04 May 1863, 8:00 PM
05 May 1863, 8:00 PM
06 May 1863, 8:00 PM
07 May 1863, 8:00 PM
08 May 1863, 8:00 PM
09 May 1863, 8:00 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Monster tin panonion; Monster concert tin-pan-on-ion; Grand tin-pan-on-ion; Grand tinpanonion; Grand Tin Pano-ni-on; Tin-pan-o-ni-on; Tin-Pan O-Ni-On concert
3)
Composer(s): Emmett
4)
aka Mac's essence; Little Mac's essence of Old Virginia
5)
Composer(s): Smith
Text Author: Perrin
6)
aka Exempt Shaking Quakers; Exempt Shakers from Lebanon Town; Lebanon Shakers, The ; Shaking Quakers
7)
aka Perfect cure
8)
aka Grand scene Norma
9)
aka Row at Lanagan's ball, The
10)
aka Sally come up
Participants:  Dave [minstrel] Reed
11)
aka Dat's what's de matter
Composer(s): Foster
12)
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Handy Andy);  George W. Howard Griffin (role: Mr. Puffy)
13)
Composer(s): Hinton
Participants:  Dan Bryant

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 04 May 1863, 7.
“Dan Bryant’s new Song . . . O, I’d be a Soger Boy.”
2)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 09 May 1863, 27.
“There’s to be a ‘Row at Lannigan’s [sic] Ball’ this week, at Bryant’s, and there will be a large attendance to see the ‘Row.’”
3)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 09 May 1863, 27.
Unrelated to this show, but important nonetheless.  “By the way, the New Bowery adopts the Bryant Minstrel plan of reserving the front part of the parquet for those who have ladies with them.  Why cannot the patrons of the reserved seat system shirk the speculators, and do likewise?”
4)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 09 May 1863, 12.

5)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 16 May 1863, 38.
[From City Summary, dated May 8.]  “Bryants Minstrels promise a fine programme for the week ending May 11th.”