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Chatham Theatre, (4/17/1848 - 7/25/1848)
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Opening Date: Apr 17, 1848    
Closing Date: Jul 25, 1848 Total Performances: 47

Category: Musical, Extravaganza, Original, Broadway
Description: A Local Extravaganza in One Act

Production Staff
Produced by Frank S. Chanfrau
Written by Benjamin A. Baker
Scenic Design by Mr. Cuthbert; Machinery by Mr. Briggs; Dresses by Mme. DeGrouche
The whole produced under the supervision of Stage Manager R.J. Jones
Properties: Mr. Sherman
Mrs. J. B. Booth, Jr.Katy
a lady's maid, betrothed to Mose
Frank S. ChanfrauMose
one of the B'hoys, the great original
Susan DeninRuth
an orphan, Hugh's niece, forced by him to beg
H.O. PardeyMr. Meadows
a citizen
John WinansJoe
a Catharine Market Loafer
Mr. BarnettAndrew
vulgarly called "Andy," an old gentleman
Mr. John HerbertWilliam Twill
Charles Meadows's cousin from the country
Mr. W. Hield, Jr.Sam Sharp
Charley Bates's partner
Miss E. HildrethEmily Meadows
Mrs. W. (Fanny) IsherwoodSusan Meadows
Mr. JohnsonJack
a negro, and dancer for eels
Miss Julia MilesKitty
a cook
Mr. ReaCharley Bates
a person who lives by duping innocent countrymen
Mr. SalisburyHugh
a candidate for Sing Sing
Mr. StaffordCharles Meadows
a New Yorker
Mr. W. TaylorOld Man
Mr. VarreyTom Small
proprietor of the Soup House

What delight to roam this great cityChorus of Citizens
We have a good party here to-nightChorus of Paupers
Come Miss, Stir Your Stumps
Ah, Mosey I am yours for lifeKaty (a lady's maid, betrothed to Mose)
To the MarketChorus
Oh here I am chuck full of woeJoe (a Catharine Market Loafer)
Rise old NapperChorus