Bryants' Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
16 August 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

13 Apr 1863, 7:45 PM
14 Apr 1863, 7:45 PM
15 Apr 1863, 7:45 PM
16 Apr 1863, 7:45 PM
17 Apr 1863, 7:45 PM
18 Apr 1863, 7:45 PM

Program Details

Bowers (1st appearance)

“Little Mac’s essense” (The Miserables)

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Exempt Shaking Quakers; Exempt Shakers from Lebanon Town; Lebanon Shakers, The ; Shaking Quakers
Participants:  E. [minstrel] Bowers
3)
aka Perfect cure
4)
aka Sally come up
7)
aka Lucrezia Borgia
Participants:  Rollin Howard (E. G. B. Holder) (role: Fabrico)
8)
aka Mac's essence
9)
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Mr. Duplex);  George W. Howard Griffin (role: Mr. Fredericks)
10)
aka U. S. Grant; USG; plantation festival scene; US Grant; Ulysses S. Grant
Composer(s): Emmett
Text Author: Emmett
11)
aka Black Brigade, De; Black brigade horse cavalry
Composer(s): Emmett
Text Author: Emmett

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 13 April 1863, 7.

2)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 18 April 1863, 3.
“’The Perfect Cures’ are to be at Bryants’ this week.”
3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 18 April 1863, 8.
“Seventh Year of the Original World-Renowned Bryants’ Minstrels.”
4)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 18 April 1863, 7.

5)
Review: New York Clipper, 25 April 1863, 11.
“The Bryants don’t know what it is to have a poor house now-a-days; even on the rainy evenings of the past week their business was large.”