Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.50; .30 gallery

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
1 October 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

23 Feb 1864, 7:45 PM
19 Feb 1866, 7:45 PM
20 Feb 1866, 7:45 PM
21 Feb 1866, 7:45 PM
22 Feb 1866, 7:45 PM
24 Feb 1866, 7:45 PM

Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
aka Jocko, a mischievous monkey; Monkeyana; Monkey act
Participants:  Little [minstrel] Mac
4)
aka Stump orator; Any other man
Participants:  Dan Bryant
5)
aka Clog reel
6)
aka Live injun
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Hunkee Doree, the Live Ingin)
7)
aka Blacksmith jubilee
8)
aka Polly Ann
Composer(s): McNally [composer, conductor, minstrel]
Participants:  Dave [minstrel] Reed

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 18 February 1866.
2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 19 February 1866.
3)
Announcement: New-York Daily Tribune, 19 February 1866, 8.

     “Bryant’s Minstrels have laid hands of merriment upon the new opera, ‘Crispino e la Comare.’”