Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.50 parquet; .30 gallery

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Record Information


Last Updated:
11 October 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

18 Sep 1865, 8:00 PM
19 Sep 1865, 8:00 PM
20 Sep 1865, 8:00 PM
21 Sep 1865, 8:00 PM
22 Sep 1865, 8:00 PM

Program Details

Bryants’ did not perform on Saturday, September 23, 1865, because of the death of William Bryant, the brother of Dan and Neil.

Performers and/or Works Performed

aka Seedy musicians; Old time's rocks; Old times' rocks; Old times rock
aka Woman's rights lecture


Announcement: New York Clipper, 12 August 1865, 142.

Bryants’ Minstrels will resume their performance in this city on or about the 17th of September. Dan Bryant and Eph. Horn will have the ends, but it is probable that Dan will haul off after the show is fairly started.”

Advertisement: New York Herald, 18 September 1865.

New songs, dances, burlesques, plantation scenes.

Review: New York Clipper, 30 September 1865, 198.

“Bryant’s minstrels continue to attract large houses.  The establishment was closed on Saturday evening, Sept. 23rd, in consequence of the death of Mr. Wm. T. Bryant, brother of Dan and Neil, which sad event took place on that morning.”