Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Proprietor / Lessee:
Dan Bryant
Neil Bryant
East 14th St at the corner of Irving Place Academy of Music

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
1 June 2011

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

07 Dec 1863, 7:30 PM
08 Dec 1863, 7:30 PM
09 Dec 1863, 7:30 PM
10 Dec 1863, 7:30 PM
11 Dec 1863, 7:30 PM
12 Dec 1863, 7:30 PM

Program Details



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
9)
aka Jeems the poet
Text Author: Leavitt, Egan
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Funny Jim);  Nelse [minstrel] Seymour (role: Long Abe)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 06 December 1863.

2)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 07 December 1863, 278.
Performers listed.
3)
Announcement: New York Post, 07 December 1863, 3.
In “Diary of Amusements—Monday, December 7.  Negro melodies.”