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 August 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

17 Nov 1862, 7:30 PM
18 Nov 1862, 7:30 PM
19 Nov 1862, 7:30 PM
20 Nov 1862, 7:30 PM
21 Nov 1862, 7:30 PM
22 Nov 1862, 7:30 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Yakeys; Yakee family
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
5)
aka Seedy musicians; Old time's rocks; Old times' rocks; Old times rock
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Maria);  George W. Howard Griffin (role: Jean Valjean)
7)
aka Hand-a-lone brothers, The
8)
aka Captive trovatore, Il
Composer(s): Unidentified
Participants:  Sherwood C. Campbell (role: Manne);  Rollin Howard (E. G. B. Holder) (role: Leonora)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 16 November 1862, 7.
2)
Announcement: New York Herald, 17 November 1862, 2.
“We have now four companies of minstrels in New York – viz Wood’s, Bryants’, Christy’s and Campbell’s – all doing an excellent business.”
3)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 17 November 1862, 7.
Time. “Change of Time.”
4)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 22 November 1862.
“A capital programme is announced for the current week.”
5)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 22 November 1862.
6)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 22 November 1862, 7.