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The Merry Widow Burlesque   

Weber's Music Hall, (1/02/1908 - 5/16/1908)
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Opening Date: Jan 02, 1908    
Closing Date: May 16, 1908 Total Performances: 156

Category: Musical, Burlesque, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: The Farsovian Embassy; Garden at Fonia's residence; Maxim's

Production Staff
Produced by Joe Weber
Music by Franz Lehár; Book by George V. Hobart; Lyrics by George V. Hobart; Orchestrations and entr'acte music arranged by Hugo Frey; Music production under the direction of Anton Heindl
Staged by Julian Mitchell
Gowns and fancy costumes designed by William H. Matthews; Male and character costumes by Eaves; Scenic Design by John H. Young
Music by permission of Henry W. Savage
Bessie Clayton
Kickette De Lingerie
a visitor at Maxim's
Peter F. Dailey
Caramel de Jollidog
a journeyman lover
Mabel Fenton
the Baroness Copoff
Lulu Glaser
a Farsovian widow with means
Albert Hart
Baron Copoff
Farsovian Ambassador at Paris
Charles J. Ross
Prince Dandilo
a waiter at Maxim's
Joe Weber
a janitor at the Embassy
M. Atwell
Male Guest
Charlie Ball
Male Guest
Martha Bright
Mons. Robideau
Perfect Gentleman
Edna Chase
Perfect Lady
An Englishman
Nina Collins
Mlle. Angelique
Guest of the Embassy
Major Criqui
Byron Lizst
author and composer
Nathalie Dagwell
Mlle. Celeste
Guest at the Embassy
Lynn D'Arcy
Miss Zwiebach
Farsovian Guest
Mlle. Creme de Menthe
Agnes Dasmar
Mlle. Piquette
Guest at the Embassy
Edna Dodsworth
Mlle. Nannette
Guest at the Embassy
Ida Doerge
Mlle. Antoinette
Guest at the Embassy
Ethel Donaldson
Perfect Lady
Mlle. Creme Yvette
Robert Dunlap
a diplomat
Lillian Fitzgerald
Mlle. Cateline
late of the Moulin Rouge
Miss Balaclava
Carl Gordon
Napoleon Bernstein Archer
solider, playwright and critic
Letita Gordon
Senorita Concarne
from Spain
A.C. Heath
Male Guest
Irene Howley
Miss Wienerschnitzel
Farsovian Guest
Vonnie Hoyt
Miss Goulasche
Farsovian Guest
Harry Huber
Male Guest
Violet Jewell
Mlle. Yvonne
Guest at the Embassy
Maud Kent
Miss Kolsbratten
Farsovian Guest
Beatrice Learwood
Mons. Charpentier
Perfect Gentleman
Miss Brandywine
Stacie Leslie
Mlle. Babette
Guest at the Embassy
Ruby Lewis
Perfect Lady
Miss Marathon
Mlle. Burgundy
Selma Mantell
Mons. Duval
Perfect Gentleman
Edna Mayo
Mons. Verdun
Perfect Gentleman
Miss Plevna
Loretta McDonald
Perfect Lady
M. Miller
Male Guest
M. Robinson
Male Guest
M. Senna
Male Guest
Max Sheck
Marquis Cascara
a diplomat
M. Sidney
Male Guest
M. Steinmann
Male Guest
W. Douglas Stevenson
Raoul St. Grouche
an attache
Edith Villa
Mlle. Bettine
Guest at the Embassy
Minerva Walton
Miss Pumpernickle
Farsovian Guest
Kitty Wheaton
Perfect Lady
Helen Willis
Mlle. Clochette
Guest at the Embassy
Florence Wilson
Miss Kaffeeklatsch
Farsovian Guest
Gladys Zell
Perfect Lady
Miss Bosworthfield
Mlle. Champagne
Violet Zell
Miss Waterloo
music by Franz Lehar; lyrics by George V. Hobart
ACT 1 Sung By
We've a Feeling Ensemble
(I Am) a Beautiful Wife Fatalie (the Baroness Copoff) and Caramel de Jollidog (a journeyman lover)
In Farsovia Fonia (a Farsovian widow with means) and Ensemble
I Am a Waiter at Maxim's Prince Dandilo (a waiter at Maxim's)
ACT 2 Sung By
Vilia Fonia (a Farsovian widow with means) and Ensemble
Silly Bingham Cavalier Prince Dandilo (a waiter at Maxim's) and Fonia (a Farsovian widow with means)
Women Prince Dandilo (a waiter at Maxim's), Baron Copoff (Farsovian Ambassador at Paris), Disch (a janitor at the Embassy), Caramel de Jollidog (a journeyman lover), Katcha (a diplomat) and Raoul St. Grouche (an attache)
ACT 3 Sung By
Wine, Girls and Gay Paree Baron Copoff (Farsovian Ambassador at Paris) and Ensemble
Merry Widow Waltz Fonia (a Farsovian widow with means) and Prince Dandilo (a waiter at Maxim's)