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The Pearl of Pekin   

 
Niblo's Garden , (9/30/1889 - 10/05/1889)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Sep 30, 1889   
Closing Date:Oct 05, 1889 Total Performances:8

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Revival, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: China, 1861


Production Staff
Produced by Henry E. Dixey and Edward E. Rice
Music by Gustav Kerker and Charles Le Cocq; Libretto by Charles Alfred Byrne; Adapted from the French opera-bouffe, "Fleur de the" by Alfred Duru; Musical Director: Herman Perlet
Staged by Edward E. Rice
Scenic Design by Edward G. Unitt; Costume Design by Carrie E. Perkins
Cast
Gilbert Clayton Sosoriki
Florence Davis Pepine
Hattie Delaro Angelique
Bertha Fisch Finnette
Amy Gardner Fantine
Louis Harrison Tyfoo
F. L. Hill Paul Mathot
Aida Jenoure Pearl of Pekin
John C. Leach Sing High
Hattie Star Pierrette
Edward Webb Petit Pierre
music by Gustav Kerker and Charles Le Cocq; lyrics by Charles Alfred Byrne
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

Where ever we roam o'er the seas
He Loved Her Tender Sosoriki
A Pretty Maid
I Was Born in Tokio Sosoriki
(We Are) Four Little Tchin-Tchin Girls Pepine, Angelique, Fantine and Pierrette
Bad as They Are, We Love These Men
I Love My Old Love Still Pearl of Pekin
Pearl of Pekin
Now that Pearl of Pekin's married Sosoriki
What a Subject to Paint on a Fan Pearl of Pekin, Sosoriki and Finnette
I Hope It Won't Happen Again
(music by Edward E. Rice; lyrics by Louis Harrison)
Tyfoo
Signor McStinger Tyfoo
Chop Sticks
If I Were a Bird Sosoriki, Pearl of Pekin and Finnette
The Lady Picking Mulberries
(music by Edgar Stillman Kelley; lyrics by Edgar Stillman Kelley)
Pearl of Pekin
When Ching-a-Lung Hit High
(music by Louis Harrison; lyrics by Louis Harrison)
Tyfoo