Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.50 parquet; .30 family circle; $5 private boxes

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
7 October 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

01 Jan 1866, 7:45 PM

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Ici on parle francais
Text Author: Williams
3)
aka Perfect cure
5)
aka Black-eyed William; Black eyed William
Text Author: White
6)
aka Stump orator; Any other man
7)
aka Jocko, a mischievous monkey; Monkeyana; Monkey act; Little Mac as the monkey
Participants:  Little [minstrel] Mac

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 01 January 1866.
2)
Advertisement: New-York Times, 01 January 1866.
3)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 06 January 1866, 310.

     “‘Black-eyed William’ is still on the programme; it is a very amusing little sketch.”

4)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 06 January 1866.
5)
Review: New York Clipper, 13 January 1866, 318.

     “The Bryants’ gave last week one of the best shows they have given for some time. The company has been strengthened by the addition of C. Henry, one of the best tenor and ballad singers in the profession.”