Bryants' Minstrels

Event Information

Venue(s):
Mechanic's Hall

Price: $.25

Event Type:
Minstrel

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
13 August 2010

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

08 Dec 1862, 7:30 PM
09 Dec 1862, 7:30 PM
10 Dec 1862, 7:30 PM
11 Dec 1862, 7:30 PM
12 Dec 1862, 7:30 PM
13 Dec 1862, 7:30 PM

Program Details



Performers and/or Works Performed

2)
aka Italian airs sung by native artists; Italian airs; Burlesque on Italian airs; Italian opera burlesque
Composer(s): Unidentified
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Count McGinnis);  Rollin Howard (E. G. B. Holder) (role: Mad. Fabrico)
4)
aka South Carolina extract; Old Carlina extract
5)
aka Blockade runner
Participants:  Dan Bryant (role: Joe Merrimac);  George W. Howard Griffin (role: Mr. Union);  Nelse [minstrel] Seymour (role: Jim Monitor)

Citations

1)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 07 December 1862, 7.
“S.C. Campbell, in his favorite Ballads and Warblings.”
2)
Announcement: New York Herald, 08 December 1862.
“The Bryant’s, with their burlesques and really fine music, draw full houses.”
3)
Advertisement: New York Herald, 13 December 1862, 7.
4)
Review: New York Herald, 15 December 1862, 2.
“Bryant’s, Christy’s, Campbell’s and Wood’s have, as is the case with them usually, been filled to overflowing during the past week. These performances attract large crowds, and really merit the patronage they receive, the managers displaying great care in varying the programmes.”