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A Glance at New York In 1848   

Olympic Theatre, (2/15/1848 - 5/23/1848)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 15, 1848    
Closing Date: May 23, 1848 Total Performances: 50

Category: Play, Sketches, Original, Broadway
Description: A Local Sketch in Two Acts, 12 Scenes.


Production Staff
Produced by William Mitchell
Written by Benjamin A. Baker; Music arranged by E. Woolf
Produced under the direction of William Mitchell
Scenic Design by Mr. Bengough; Machinery by Mr. Burns; Dresses by Mr. Roberts
Cast
Frank S. Chanfrau
Mose
a true specimen of one of the B'Hoys
Mr. G. J. Arnold
Harry Gordon
a Gothamite
Miss E. Barber
Member of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Miss M. Barber
Member of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Jenny Bogert
Eliza's friend
Mr. Bleecker
Mike
a Sharper
Mr. G. Clark
George Parsells
a Green-horn
Mr W. Conover
Jake
a Sharper, and Proprietor of Loafer's Paradise
Master Drew
New character from revised version
Sam
a young Thief
Miss Elton
Member of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Miss Garvey
Member of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Mr. Henry
New character from revised version
Mr. Morton
Mrs. Henry
Mrs. Morton
President of the "Ladies Bowling Saloon"
Mrs. LeBrun
Member of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Mr. Levere
Major Gates
a Literary Loafer
Miss Maberly
Member of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Miss Mealing
Member of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Miss Phillips
Mary
Mrs. Morton's daughter
Miss C. Roberts
Jane
a young girl from the country
Mr. Seymour
New character from revised version
Ben
peripatetic vendor of News
Mr. J. Seymour
New character from revised version
Sykesee
Mary Taylor
New character from revised version
Eliza Stebbins (Lizey)
one of the Gals

ACT 1 Sung By
Jolly Young Waterman (The folks are all wanting to see the fast steamer) Opening Chorus
Chorus from FRA DIAVOLO, Act 2 (For pleasure there's no denying) Chorus
Bow-wow-wow (I'm sure the world can't blame a man) Jake (a Sharper, and Proprietor of Loafer's Paradise)
Irish Air (Here we are, a precious crew, that's always on hand) Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
Canadian Boat Song (Go, Major, go, for half the night's past) Mike (a Sharper) and Major Gates (a Literary Loafer)
Lovely Mae Eliza Stebbins (Lizey) (one of the Gals)
Oh, Lud, Galls (Here we are, as you diskivir) Eliza Stebbins (Lizey) (one of the Gals) and Jenny Bogert (Eliza's friend)