Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
11 September 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

29 Jun 1863, 8:00 PM
30 Jun 1863, 8:00 PM
01 Jul 1863, 8:00 PM
02 Jul 1863, 8:00 PM
03 Jul 1863, 8:00 PM
04 Jul 1863, 2:00 PM
04 Jul 1863, 8:00 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
aka Sally come up
4)
aka Mac's essence; Little Mac's essence of Old Virginia
5)
aka Blacksmith jubilee
6)
aka Grand scene Norma
7)
aka Dat's what's de matter
Composer(s): Foster
8)
aka Jeems the poet
Text Author: Leavitt, Egan
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Jeems);  George W. Howard Griffin (role: Joe Stroughton)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 28 June 1863, 7.

“LAST WEEK BUT ONE OF THE SEASON.”

2)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 04 July 1863, 91.

“Fun! Look in at Bryant’s Minstrels, and see the show.  Go in, if you do get squeezed, for it’s a rare entertainment the boys give, and will do you more good than a dose of castor oil.  Try it, the entertainment, we mean, and see if you don’t feel invigorated and refreshed after it.”

3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 04 July 1863, 96.

4)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 04 July 1863, 7.