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Mr. Bluebeard   

 
Knickerbocker Theatre , (1/21/1903 - 5/16/1903)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Jan 21, 1903   
Closing Date:May 16, 1903 Total Performances:135

Category: Musical, Extravaganza, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Bagdad, Blue Beard's Yacht, the Isle of Ferns, the Land of Ferns, the Castle, the Chamber of Curiosities, the home of the Old Woman who lived in a Shoe, Blue Beard's Palace, and the Fairy Palace


Production Staff
Produced by Klaw & Erlanger
Music by Frederick Solomon; Additional music by C. Herbert Kerr; Book by Arthur Collins and J. Hickory Wood; Lyrics by J. Cheever Goodwin; Musical Director: Frederick Solomon; Adapted for America by John J. McNally; Additional numbers by William Jerome, Jean Schwartz, Alfred Bryan, Vincent Bryan, Gus Edwards, J. Rosamond Johnson, Theodore M. Morse, Bob Cole, Matt Woodward, Ben M. Jerome, Will D. Cobb, Harry Von Tilzer and Dan McAvoy
Choreographed by Ernest D'Auban; Staged by Herbert Gresham and Ned Wayburn
Scenic Design by Bruce Smith, Henry Emden, Ernest Albert, R.C. McCleary and Hicks & Brooks; Costume Design by Comelli
Cast
Myrtle Artlington Beca
George A. Cameron Dunfor
Herbert Cawthorne Irish Patsha
Dane and Seymour Specialty
William Danforth Mustapha
Bessie De Voie Korafai
Rose Earle Nadie
Eddie Foy Sister Anne
Elizabeth Hauman Pony Ballet
Lonie Hauman Pony Ballet
Clara Havel Mirza
Chauncey Holland Passai
Helga Howard Zara
Elsa Huerting Specialty
Georgia Kelly Stella
Norma Kopp Abdallah
Beatrice Liddell Pony Ballet
Bonnie Maginn Imer Dasher
Eva Marlow Pony Ballet
Dorothy Marlowe Pony Ballet
Dan McAvoy Mr. Blue Beard
Seppie McNeil Pony Ballet
Harry Murdoc Laidoff
Thomas O'Brien Hatrac
Edith Palmer Amina
Flora Parker Fatima
Carolyn Poltz Pony Ballet
Premiere Specialty
Adele Rafter Selim
Sam Reed Abaddin
Ada Robertson Pony Ballet
Nellie Simmons Zoli
Abner Symmons Badun
May Taylor Zaidee
The Grigolatis Troupe of Aerialists Specialty
Fred Walsh Knouse
W. H. White Hacnum
Frank C. Young Abumun
music by Frederick Solomon; lyrics by J. Cheever Goodwin
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1
Come Buy Our Luscious Fruit
Oriental Slaves Are We
We Come from Dalmatia
Algerian Slave Song and Chorus
A Most Unpopular Potentate Mr. Blue Beard and Chorus
Poor Unfortunate Sister Anne
(music by Matt Woodward; lyrics by William Jerome)
Sister Anne
Welcome Fatima
I'm as Good as I Ought to Be Fatima
Then Away We Go
There's Nothing Like the Life We Sailors Need Chorus
(You'll Have to) Read the Answer in the Stars
(music by Harry Von Tilzer; lyrics by Vincent Bryan)
I'm a Poor Unhappy Maid
(music by Jean Schwartz; lyrics by William Jerome)
Sister Anne
Marriage Is Sublime
(music by Theodore M. Morse; lyrics by Alfred Bryan)
He's Gone
ACT 2
Daylight Is Dawning Chorus
Songbird of Melody Lane
(music by Gus Edwards; lyrics by Alfred Bryan)
(The) Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous
(music by Dan McAvoy; lyrics by Dan McAvoy)
In the Pale Moonlight
(music by Ben M. Jerome; lyrics by Matt Woodward)
When the Colored-Band Comes Marching Down the Street
(music by J. Rosamond Johnson; lyrics by Bob Cole)
The Old Woman Who Lived in a Show
(music by Theodore M. Morse; lyrics by Alfred Bryan)
ACT 3
Let Us Be Jolly as Long as We Can Chorus
Billy Gray, U.S.A., (O.K)
(music by Gus Edwards; lyrics by Will D. Cobb)
Julie
(music by Jean Schwartz; lyrics by William Jerome)
Irish Patsha and Chorus
Raving
(music by Theodore M. Morse; lyrics by Vincent Bryan)
Mr. Blue Beard
Hamlet Was a Melancholy Dane
(music by Jean Schwartz; lyrics by William Jerome)
Sister Anne
The Yankee Tourist Girl
(music by Matt Woodward; lyrics by William Jerome)