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The Billionaire   

Daly's Theatre, (12/29/1902 - 3/28/1903)
Grand Opera House, (4/06/1903 - circa. 4/1903)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Dec 29, 1902    
Closing Date: Apr 1903 Total Performances: 112

Category: Musical, Farce, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Nice, France during Carnival Time, Doe's Theatre in New York, and the Race Track in Longchamps

Production Staff
Produced by Klaw & Erlanger
Music by Gustav Kerker; Book by Harry B. Smith; Lyrics by Harry B. Smith; Musical Director: Antonio DeNovellis
Staged by Herbert Gresham; Choreographed by Ned Wayburn
Costume Design by F. Richard Anderson; Scenic Design by Ernest Albert
General Manager: B. D. Stevens and Frank L. Perley
R. A. BealeFirst Theatre-goer
Marion BentA Page
Vera CameronMiss Capitol
George DolanSecond Theatre-goer
Marie DoroRosalba
Edward EverettSouthern Gent
Sallie FisherFlora
L. C. FitzroyFirst Ticket Speculator
L. B. (Louis) FoleyHot Stuff Jake
Nellie FollisPansy Good
Abraham FriedlandPing Pong
James GrantMr. Gummel
William HavensMr. Fidget
Lillian HudsonMiss Gotham
Walter JamesSecond Ticket Speculator
Harry KellyTim Lafferty
John P. KennedyMonsieur Achille Petipas
Thomas C. LearyMr. Peppercorn
George LymanThird Theatre-goer
Harry MacDonoughBaptiste
Sallie McNeelMiss Tremont
Sadie PetersMiss Tulane
Hans F. RobertWally Peppercorn
May RobsonMrs. Peppercorn
A. RosenthalLittle Leopold
Gertrude SayeMiss Lakeside
Mirandy Hopkins
Fred ScottM. Cardenes
Charles SinclairMessenger Boy
Elphye SnowdenMiss Memphis
Julius StegerLieutenant Ladislas
John StepplingMr. Herman Rheinheister
Albert S. SykesHiram Hopkins
Jerome SykesJohn Doe
Frank ToddA Stage Carpenter
Hattie WatersMiss Flossie Frivol
music by Gustav Kerker; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
ACT 1 Sung By
To this most entrancing feteChorus
Americans WeMr. Peppercorn, Wally Peppercorn, Flora and Rosalba
To Be Truly RefinedMrs. Peppercorn and Chorus
People sometimes travel round the world to spend their wealthWally Peppercorn and Mr. Peppercorn
Oh, toss the ready capChorus
The Money BurnerJohn Doe and Chorus
We're demanding satisfactionChorus
Morality's a Matter of GeographyJohn Doe and Pansy Good
Defeat We Never KnowLieutenant Ladislas and Chorus
Such a Dear Little Man as YouLieutenant Ladislas, Flora, Rosalba and Baptiste
The KangarooTim Lafferty and Monsieur Achille Petipas
Grace PersonifiedMrs. Peppercorn
For a Sight of Old BroadwayJohn Doe
We represent the power
ACT 2 Sung By
To the opening of a playhouse we have all been invited
The Money Burner (Reprise) John Doe and Chorus
There Are Tricks in Every TradeJohn Doe and Mrs. Peppercorn
Such a Dear Little Wife as YouLieutenant Ladislas, Flora, Rosalba and Baptiste
Rap, Rap, RapChorus
The Lives of Famous MenJohn Doe
PansyPansy Good and Chorus
The Drink of All NationsJohn Doe and Company
ACT 3 Sung By
Then horses all expectantlyChorus
Don't You CareWally Peppercorn and Girls
Here Comes PansyPansy Good, Tim Lafferty and Monsieur Achille Petipas
Truly RefinedMrs. Peppercorn
In the Land of Romance
Just 'Cause the Moon Was Shinin'John Doe and Chorus
The Money BurnerJohn Doe and Chorus