Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
29 July 2014

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

14 Dec 1863, 8:00 PM
15 Dec 1863, 8:00 PM
16 Dec 1863, 8:00 PM
17 Dec 1863, 8:00 PM
18 Dec 1863, 8:00 PM
19 Dec 1863, 8:00 PM

Program Details

First time of "The take-it-and-leave man."

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Rush-in ball
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: the Doorkeeper)
3)
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
4)
aka Johnny Schmoker ("Pilly Willy Wink" in refrain.); Pillwillywink Band; Johani Schmoker
6)
Composer(s): McNally [composer, conductor, minstrel]
Text Author: Reed
7)
Composer(s): Emmett
Text Author: Emmett
Participants:  Dave [minstrel] Reed
9)
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Robert Ridley);  Nelse Seymour (role: Hawk's Claw);  Dave [minstrel] Reed (role: The Tiger)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 13 December 1863.

2)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 19 December 1863, 283.

Take-it-and-leave man is a “new burlesque . . . said to be a very droll affair.”