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:
28 April 2011

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

25 Jan 1864, 7:30 PM
26 Jan 1864, 7:30 PM
27 Jan 1864, 7:30 PM
28 Jan 1864, 7:30 PM
29 Jan 1864, 7:30 PM
30 Jan 1864, 7:30 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Bob Ridley);  Nelse [minstrel] Seymour (role: The Tiger)
3)
Composer(s): McNally [composer, conductor, minstrel]
Text Author: Reed
Participants:  Dave [minstrel] Reed
4)
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
6)
aka Mac's essence
7)
aka Seedy musicians; Old time's rocks; Old times' rocks; Old times rock
11)
aka Pompey's blunders!
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Pompey Smashall);  Nelse [minstrel] Seymour (role: Old Puffy)
12)
aka Exempt Shaking Quakers; Exempt Shakers from Lebanon Town; Lebanon Shakers, The ; Shaking Quakers
13)
aka Perfect cure
14)
aka U. S. Grant; USG; plantation festival scene; US Grant; Ulysses S. Grant
Composer(s): Emmett
Text Author: Emmett

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 24 January 1864.

2)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 30 January 1864, 331.

3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 30 January 1864, 335.

4)
Review: New York Clipper, 06 February 1864, 339.
“Anything will draw at Bryants’.  The company is not near so good as it formerly was, yet the houses are as full as they can pack them; girls and hoops and men being squeezed together in one seemingly inextricable mass.”