Bryants’ Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Proprietor / Lessee:
Dan Bryant
Neil Bryant

Price: $.30 gallery; $.50 parquet; $5 private box

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
28 May 2020

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

16 Apr 1866, Evening
17 Apr 1866, Evening
18 Apr 1866, Evening
19 Apr 1866, Evening
20 Apr 1866, Evening
21 Apr 1866, Evening

Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Trial scene of Shylock; Shylock, the merchant of Chatham Street
3)
aka Taming the elephant
8)
Composer(s): Emmett
Text Author: Emmett

Citations

1)
Announcement: New York Herald, 16 April 1866, 5.

     “The well known and favorite company, Bryant’s [sic] Minstrels, are always excellent, always amusing, and ever witty and musical, and were never more than at the present moment.” Gives program.

2)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 16 April 1866, 7.
3)
Review: New York Herald, 17 April 1866, 1.

No mention of music.

4)
Announcement: New York Clipper, 21 April 1866, 14.
5)
Advertisement: New York Clipper, 21 April 1866, 16.