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The Alaskan   

Knickerbocker Theatre, (8/12/1907 - 9/07/1907)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Aug 12, 1907    
Closing Date: Sep 07, 1907 Total Performances: 29

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts
Setting: Prologue: On the trial. Act I: Long Chance Creek, near Nome. Act II: Arlee Easton's Bungalow at Dawson.


Production Staff
Produced by John Cort
Music by Harry Girard; Book by Joseph Blethen and Max Figman; Lyrics by Joseph Blethen
Staged by Max Figman; Dances arranged by Joseph C. Smith
Gowns by A. Morton Oppenheim; Eskimo suits by Warnock Uniform Company
Conducted by Oscar Radin
Cast
Anne Adair
Mrs. (Lydia) Good-Better-Best
the chaperon
Agnes Cain Brown
Arlee Easton
an heiress
Harry Girard
Richard Atwater
a prospector
Edward Martindel
Totem Pole Pete
foreman of Discovery Claim
Harold Vizard
Meadowbrooke Blazes
Ph. D. of the Metropolitan Museum
Teddy Webb
Smallberry Strander
a Broadway favorite
Mr. Abbott
Alaskan Miner
M. Bagge
Alaskan Miner
M. Bretland
Alaskan Miner
Jessie Brown
Trixie
Geraldine Cook
Eskimo Girl
M. Derbyshire
Alaskan Miner
R.M. Dolliver
Alaskan Miner
Ellen Dompierre
Eskimo Girl
William Fables
Teddy Bear
the real thing
M. Forest
Alaskan Miner
Vivienne Fraser
Show Girl
Ida Gabrielle
Eskimo Girl
Pearl Gabrielle
Eskimo Girl
Marjory Ganes
Show Girl
Pearl Girard
Sextette Girl
Marie Goodner
Eskimo Girl
Mazie Hartford
Show Girl
R. Huddlestone
Alaskan Miner
Anna Hudson
Show Girl
Daisy Johnstone
Eskimo Girl
M. Jones
Alaskan Miner
M. Kalich
Alaskan Miner
Reta Kent
Eskimo Girl
Amy Leicester
Claudie Cluster
a wardrobe mistress
M. Little
Alaskan Miner
Ethel Little
Eskimo Girl
Alice Loasby
Sextette Girl
M. Loomis
Alaskan Miner
Daisy Lucas
Eskimo Girl
M. Ludwig
Alaskan Miner
Mae Murray
Eskimo Girl
Lillian Norton
Sextette Girl
Florence Paulin
Sextette Girl
Bertha Perl
Eskimo Girl
M. Reed
Alaskan Miner
Eloise Reed
Sextette Girl
Genevieve Reed
Sextette Girl
M. Rough
Alaskan Miner
M. Sharp
Alaskan Miner
M. Silverman
Alaskan Miner
M. V. L. Smith
U. S. Mail Driver
Ellen Tate
Eskimo Girl
M. Thatcher
Alaskan Miner
Pauline Turner
Show Girl
M. Wheeler
Alaskan Miner
John Wheeler
Eskimo Chief
Lela Williams
Show Girl
music by Harry Girard; lyrics by Joseph Blethen
ACT 1 Sung By
Yup and Away Totem Pole Pete (foreman of Discovery Claim) and Chorus
The Trouble Tree Smallberry Strander (a Broadway favorite) and Chorus
The Fossil Man Meadowbrooke Blazes (Ph. D. of the Metropolitan Museum) and Eskimo Girls
Song of the Riffles Richard Atwater (a prospector) and Ensemble
Party of the Second Part Arlee Easton (an heiress)
Glittering Gold Arlee Easton (an heiress), Mrs. (Lydia) Good-Better-Best (the chaperon) and Smallberry Strander (a Broadway favorite)
Rainbow and Thistle Arlee Easton (an heiress) and Richard Atwater (a prospector)
(My) Totem Pole Totem Pole Pete (foreman of Discovery Claim) and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
There Is Gold Along the Rivers Male Chorus
Mother Did Arlee Easton (an heiress) and Male Chorus
Bah, Bah, Black Sheep Smallberry Strander (a Broadway favorite) and Chorus
Alimony Mrs. (Lydia) Good-Better-Best (the chaperon)
Naughty Little Lady, O Totem Pole Pete (foreman of Discovery Claim) and Chorus
Arlee Richard Atwater (a prospector) and Ensemble
My Eskimo Ensemble