Roman Catholic Orphan Asylum Benefit

Event Information

Venue(s):
Academy of Music

Event Type:
Variety / Vaudeville

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
19 March 2014

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

08 Oct 1863, 7:30 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Hero of Switzerland, The
Text Author: Knowles
5)
aka Grand operatic scene
Participants:  Bryants' Minstrels
6)
aka Kingdom's coming; or, The song of the contraband!; Song of the contraband!
Composer(s): Work
Text Author: Work
Participants:  Dave [minstrel] Reed
9)
Composer(s): Harvey
Text Author: Richardson
Participants:  Frank [minstrel] Leslie
10)
aka Finale – Slumbering motes
Participants:  Bryants' Minstrels
12)
aka Sonambula; Sonnambula Amina
13)
aka Essence of old Virginia; Essence of ol' Virginny; Essence of ole Virginia; Quint essence of Old Virginny; Quaint essence of Old Virginny; Quintessence of Old Virginny; Essence of Old Birginia
Participants:  Little [minstrel] Mac
14)
aka Dat's what's de matter
Composer(s): Foster
Participants:  Dan Bryant
15)
aka Sally come up
Participants:  Dave [minstrel] Reed
16)
aka Echo ghost; Ghost echo
Participants:  Dan Bryant;  Nelse Seymour
17)
aka Pleasant neighbors
Text Author: Planché

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 07 October 1863, 5.
“Two companies of minstrels.”
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 08 October 1863, 8.
Includes program and performers.
3)
Advertisement: New York Sun, 08 October 1863.
For Thursday, 10/30.
4)
Announcement: New York Herald, 11 October 1863, 7.

Offers thanks to various participants, including but not limited to: Mr. E. Eddy, J.W. Lingard, G.L. Fox, Tony Pastor, R. Butler, N.B. Clarke, and members of Bryants' Minstrels.

“It is also a matter of intense gratification and of universal comment that the festival was one of the most, if not the most, successful of any that the managers ever had.”