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When We Were Forty-one   
An Oslerized Burlesque in Two Doses, preceded by a program of vaudeville.

 
New York Roof , (6/12/1905 - 8/26/1905)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Jun 12, 1905   
Closing Date:Aug 26, 1905 Total Performances:66

Category: Musical, Burlesque, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Produced by Edward E. Rice
Book by Robert B. Smith; Lyrics by Robert B. Smith; Music by Gus Edwards; Burlesque inspired by the farce "When We Were Twenty One" by Henry V. Esmond; Orchestra under the direction of Robert Hood Bowers; Featuring songs by Gertrude Hoffman; Featuring songs with lyrics by Vincent Bryan
Staged under the Direction of Edward E. Rice; Musical numbers produced by Joseph C. Smith and Gertrude Hoffman
Scenery by Joseph A. Physioc; Costumes Designed by Thomas McIlvaine
Cast
Harry Bulger Dr. Hosler
the Chloroform King
Emma Carus Lady Long-Green
the Dowis Heiress; just escaped from the unkissed
John McVeigh John de Rocks, Jr.
the sole proprietor of a young men's class
Harry Meehan Digby Pipp
a Gibson Man
Charles H. Prince George Gessler
a sparkling lothario
Nellie Daly Anastasia Pickles
fresh from the farm
Clara Hathaway Bennie
Dr. Hosler's valet
Percy Janis Ted Sparks
a continuous tourist
George Kelly Charles Vagner
a simple liver
Amy Lake Dolly Dimples
a rollicking girl
George P. Reno Kid Narrow
a pugilist; hero of the Red Lights
Tom
Claremont waiter
Madlyn Sommers Pete
a newsboy
Lucille St. Claire Floradora Fisher
the original pretty maiden
James Thompson Frank Penn
a dramatic critic who rules the roast
Florence Warden Delilah
chorus
Nella Webb Marian
the maid
music by Gus Edwards; lyrics by Robert B. Smith
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

The Goddess of Rector's
I am a Regular Romeo George Gessler (a sparkling lothario) and Chorus
Write to Marian the Maid Marian (the maid) and Chorus
(The) Brother Masons
(music by Gertrude Hoffman; lyrics by Vincent Bryan)
Dr. Hosler (the Chloroform King)
The Advantage of a College Education Columbia Barnard (a "rah rah" girl ) and the Summer Girls
Entr'acte
The Man That Leads the Band Leads the Army Lady Long-Green (the Dowis Heiress; just escaped from the unkissed ) and Chorus
Up and Down the Boardwalk Lady Long-Green (the Dowis Heiress; just escaped from the unkissed ) and Chorus
Kindly Pass the Chloroform Along
(music by Gertrude Hoffman; lyrics by Vincent Bryan)
Dr. Hosler (the Chloroform King)
Meet Me Under the Wysteria Theodore (Pupil in John De Rock Jr.'s class) and Chorus
Sweet Kitty Killairs Lady Long-Green (the Dowis Heiress; just escaped from the unkissed ) and Chorus
Shooting Scene Dr. Hosler (the Chloroform King), John de Rocks, Jr. (the sole proprietor of a young men's class) and George Gessler (a sparkling lothario)
Imitations Columbia Barnard (a "rah rah" girl )
Finale Entire Company