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Papa's Wife   

Manhattan Theatre , (11/13/1899 - 3/31/1900)
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Opening Date:Nov 13, 1899   
Closing Date:Mar 31, 1900 Total Performances:147

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: The Convent of St. Dorothy, the Gold Lion Hotel, and the military barracks near Fontainebleau

Production Staff
Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
Music by Reginald De Koven; Based on two French vaudevilles by Maurice Hennequin and Albert Millaud; Lyrics by Reginald De Koven and Harry B. Smith; Book by Harry B. Smith; Musical Director: Herman Perlet; Additional music by William H. Penn, A. Baldwin Sloane and Herve; Additional lyrics by Frank Sloane, James O'Dea and Glen MacDonough
Costume Design by Will R. Barnes; Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge and Richard Marston
Marie Allen Tita
Ann Archer Ninette
Anita Austin Lieutenant Mercier
Henry Bergman Baron Florestand de la Boucaniere
Charles A. Bigelow Professor Celestine
Vivian Blackburn Fifine
Gladys Claire Lieutenant Gallifet
Dan Collyer Tobias
Beulah Coolidge
Royal Cutter Waiter
Eva Davenport Coralie
Valerie Douglas Lieutenant Boisdeffre
Isabelle Evesson
Agnes Findlay The Governess of the Convent
William Gillow Waiter
Anna Held Anna
May Levigne Zizi
Lieutenant Gonse
Emma Levy Paula
George Marion Major Bombardos
Adelaide Orton Lucienne
Sallie Randall Gabrielle
Cecilia Rhode Eugenie
Max Rosen Waiter
Charles Sinclair A Porter
William Sissons Waiter
Charles Sturges Antoine
Jessie Thompson Tili
Olive Wallace Pierette
Frances Wilson Fanchon
Henry Woodruff Aristide
music by Reginald De Koven; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1Sung By
They Wouldn't Do in the Orient the things that we do here Aristide and Girls
Mistakes Are Apt to happen Aristide and Professor Celestine
Socrates Jackson Jackson and Girls
In the Convent They Didn't Teach Me That
(music by Herve)
Dreamy Eyes Anna and Professor Celestine
O Summer Bathing Girl Men and Girls
Cut High, Cut Low Anna
Automobile Song (You may talk about your horses) Anna and Girls
ACT 3Sung By
Wedding Anthem
A Private Affair
I'd Like to Have a Photograph of That Aristide
The Dissolute Mosquito
This Wine's All Right
Professor, Won't You Teach Me All You Know
Oh, That's the Worst of Girls
From la Femme a Papa
(music by Herve)
My Honolulu Queen
(music by William H. Penn; lyrics by James O'Dea)
I'm Fraid dis Snap is Most too Good to Last
(music by A. Baldwin Sloane; lyrics by Frank Sloane)
I've Been Dreaming of You, Baby
(music by A. Baldwin Sloane; lyrics by Frank Sloane and Harry B. Smith)
The Other Page Is Missing (You'll Have to Guess the Rest)
(music by A. Baldwin Sloane; lyrics by Glen MacDonough)
Professor Celestine
The Song of the Colonel
(music by Herve)