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:
12 January 2015

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

08 Feb 1864, 7:30 PM
09 Feb 1864, 7:30 PM
10 Feb 1864, 7:30 PM
11 Feb 1864, 7:30 PM
12 Feb 1864, 7:30 PM
13 Feb 1864, 7:30 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Wild steed of Bohoken; Wild steed of the Bowery
Text Author: Leslie
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Mazeppa No. 1);  Neil Bryant (role: Frank Drew Mazeppa);  Nelse [minstrel] Seymour (role: Kate Fisher Mazeppa);  Little [minstrel] Mac (role: Ida Isaacs Menken Mazeppa);  Dave [minstrel] Reed (role: Leo Hudson Mazeppa)
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 Mac's essence
5)
aka Seedy musicians; Old time's rocks; Old times' rocks; Old times rock
6)
aka Stocks up and stocks down
7)
aka Pompey's blunders!
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Pompey Smashall);  Nelse [minstrel] Seymour (role: Old Puffy)
8)
aka Perfect cure

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 07 February 1864.

“Dan Bryant in his great Bare Back Act.”

2)
Announcement: New York Post, 09 February 1864.
3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 13 February 1864, 352.

Performers.

4)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 13 February 1864.
“Dan Bryant is to do his great bare back act, without saddle, bridle, or horse, never before attempted in this country.”