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The Pearl of Pekin   

 
Niblo's Garden, (9/30/1889 - 10/05/1889)
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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 ClaytonSosoriki
Florence DavisPepine
Hattie DelaroAngelique
Bertha FischFinnette
Amy GardnerFantine
Louis HarrisonTyfoo
F. L. HillPaul Mathot
Aida JenourePearl of Pekin
John C. LeachSing High
Hattie StarPierrette
Edward WebbPetit 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 TenderSosoriki
A Pretty Maid
I Was Born in TokioSosoriki
(We Are) Four Little Tchin-Tchin GirlsPepine, Angelique, Fantine and Pierrette
Bad as They Are, We Love These Men
I Love My Old Love StillPearl of Pekin
Pearl of Pekin
Now that Pearl of Pekin's marriedSosoriki
What a Subject to Paint on a FanPearl of Pekin, Sosoriki and Finnette
I Hope It Won't Happen Again
(music by Edward E. Rice; lyrics by Louis Harrison)
Tyfoo
Signor McStinger
(music by Edward E. Rice)
Tyfoo
Chop Sticks
If I Were a BirdSosoriki, 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