Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Proprietor / Lessee:
Dan Bryant
Neil Bryant

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
23 May 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

21 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM
22 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM
23 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM
24 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM
25 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM
26 Sep 1863, 7:45 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Italian airs sung by native artists; Italian airs; Burlesque on Italian airs; Italian opera burlesque
Composer(s): Unidentified
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Count McGinnis);  Rollin Howard (E. G. B. Holder) (role: Madame Fabbrico)
4)
Composer(s): McNally [composer, conductor, minstrel]
Text Author: Reed
Participants:  Dave [minstrel] Reed
9)
aka Jeems the poet
Text Author: Leavitt, Egan
10)
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Funny Jim);  Neil Bryant (role: Ike Bitters);  Nelse Seymour (role: Long Abe)
11)
Composer(s): Emmett

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 20 September 1863.

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 21 September 1863.

3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 26 September 1863, 192.

4)
Review: New York Clipper, 03 October 1863, 195.

     “The Bryant Bros. continue to attract the biggest kind of houses at their bijou of a minstrel hall.”