Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.50 parquette; .30 gallery; $5 private boxes

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
13 April 2020

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

25 Dec 1865, 7:45 PM
26 Dec 1865, 7:45 PM
27 Dec 1865, 7:45 PM
28 Dec 1865, 7:45 PM
29 Dec 1865, 7:45 PM
30 Dec 1865, 7:45 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Stump orator; Any other man
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Phour Know)
3)
aka Ici on parle francais
Text Author: Williams
4)
aka Mac's essence; Little Mac's essence of Old Virginia
Participants:  Little [minstrel] Mac
5)
aka Jocko, a mischievous monkey; Monkeyana; Monkey act; Little Mac as the monkey
6)
Text Author: Johnson
Participants:  Little [minstrel] Mac
7)
aka Exempt Shaking Quakers; Exempt Shakers from Lebanon Town; Lebanon Shakers, The ; Shaking Quakers
Participants:  Dan Bryant
8)
aka Perfect cure
Participants:  Dan Bryant
9)
aka Echo
Participants:  Little [minstrel] Mac
11)
aka Lord Dundreary's giraffe
12)
aka Black-eyed William; Black eyed William
Text Author: White
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: William);  Nelse Seymour (role: Susan)
13)
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
Participants:  Dan Bryant
14)
aka Reckon I'm in luck
Participants:  Dave [minstrel] Reed
15)
aka Echo
Participants:  Little [minstrel] Mac

Citations

1)
Announcement: New York Herald, 25 December 1865, 1.

     “From a varied programme we may mention as about to be performed the monster concert Tin pan-oni-on, conductor Sig. Dano Bryanti; Reckon I’m in Luck, Dave Reed; Dan Bryant as the Stump Orator, Phour Know, with Exempt Shakers or Perfect Cures by the company; Little Mac in his comic Essence, the Haunted House and In and Out of Place.”

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 25 December 1865, 7.
3)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 30 December 1865, 303.
4)
Review: New York Clipper, 01 January 1866, 310.

     “‘Black-eyed William’ . . .  is a very amusing little sketch.”