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The Merry Widow Burlesque   

 
Weber's Music Hall , (1/02/1908 - 5/16/1908)
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Opening Date:Jan 02, 1908   
Closing Date:May 16, 1908 Total Performances:156

Category: Musical, Burlesque, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: The Farsovian Embassy; Garden at Fonia's residence; Maxim's


Production Staff
Produced by Joe Weber
Music by Franz Lehár; Book by George V. Hobart; Lyrics by George V. Hobart; Orchestrations and entr'acte music arranged by Hugo Frey; Music production under the direction of Anton Heindl
Staged by Julian Mitchell
Gowns and fancy costumes designed by William H. Matthews; Male and character costumes by Eaves; Scenic Design by John H. Young
Music by permission of Henry W. Savage
Cast
Bessie Clayton Kickette De Lingerie
a visitor at Maxim's
Peter F. Dailey Caramel de Jollidog
a journeyman lover
Mabel Fenton Fatalie
the Baroness Copoff
Lulu Glaser Fonia
a Farsovian widow with means
Albert Hart Baron Copoff
Farsovian Ambassador at Paris
Charles J. Ross Prince Dandilo
a waiter at Maxim's
Joe Weber Disch
a janitor at the Embassy
M. Atwell Male Guest
Charlie Ball Male Guest
Martha Bright Mons. Robideau
Perfect Gentleman
Edna Chase Coo-coo
Perfect Lady
An Englishman
Nina Collins Mlle. Angelique
Guest of the Embassy
Major Criqui Byron Lizst
author and composer
Nathalie Dagwell Mlle. Celeste
Guest at the Embassy
Lynn D'Arcy Miss Zwiebach
Farsovian Guest
Mlle. Creme de Menthe
Agnes Dasmar Mlle. Piquette
Guest at the Embassy
Edna Dodsworth Mlle. Nannette
Guest at the Embassy
Ida Doerge Mlle. Antoinette
Guest at the Embassy
Ethel Donaldson Do-do
Perfect Lady
Mlle. Creme Yvette
Robert Dunlap Katcha
a diplomat
Lillian Fitzgerald Mlle. Cateline
late of the Moulin Rouge
Miss Balaclava
battle-axe
Carl Gordon Napoleon Bernstein Archer
solider, playwright and critic
Letita Gordon Senorita Concarne
from Spain
A.C. Heath Male Guest
Irene Howley Miss Wienerschnitzel
Farsovian Guest
Vonnie Hoyt Miss Goulasche
Farsovian Guest
Harry Huber Male Guest
Violet Jewell Mlle. Yvonne
Guest at the Embassy
Maud Kent Miss Kolsbratten
Farsovian Guest
Beatrice Learwood Mons. Charpentier
Perfect Gentleman
Miss Brandywine
battle-axe
Stacie Leslie Mlle. Babette
Guest at the Embassy
Ruby Lewis Jo-jo
Perfect Lady
Miss Marathon
battle-axe
Mlle. Burgundy
Selma Mantell Mons. Duval
Perfect Gentleman
Edna Mayo Mons. Verdun
Perfect Gentleman
Miss Plevna
battle-axe
Loretta McDonald Jo-ko
Perfect Lady
M. Miller Male Guest
M. Robinson Male Guest
M. Senna Male Guest
Max Sheck Marquis Cascara
a diplomat
M. Sidney Male Guest
M. Steinmann Male Guest
W. Douglas Stevenson Raoul St. Grouche
an attache
Edith Villa Mlle. Bettine
Guest at the Embassy
Minerva Walton Miss Pumpernickle
Farsovian Guest
Kitty Wheaton Ko-ko
Perfect Lady
Helen Willis Mlle. Clochette
Guest at the Embassy
Florence Wilson Miss Kaffeeklatsch
Farsovian Guest
Gladys Zell Goo-goo
Perfect Lady
Miss Bosworthfield
battle-axe
Mlle. Champagne
Violet Zell Miss Waterloo
battle-axe
music by Franz Lehar; lyrics by George V. Hobart
ACT 1Sung By
We've a Feeling Ensemble
(I Am) a Beautiful Wife Fatalie (the Baroness Copoff) and Caramel de Jollidog (a journeyman lover)
In Farsovia Fonia (a Farsovian widow with means) and Ensemble
I Am a Waiter at Maxim's Prince Dandilo (a waiter at Maxim's)
ACT 2Sung By
Vilia Fonia (a Farsovian widow with means) and Ensemble
Silly Bingham Cavalier Prince Dandilo (a waiter at Maxim's) and Fonia (a Farsovian widow with means)
Women Prince Dandilo (a waiter at Maxim's), Baron Copoff (Farsovian Ambassador at Paris), Disch (a janitor at the Embassy), Caramel de Jollidog (a journeyman lover), Katcha (a diplomat) and Raoul St. Grouche (an attache)
ACT 3Sung By
Wine, Girls and Gay Paree Baron Copoff (Farsovian Ambassador at Paris) and Ensemble
Merry Widow Waltz Fonia (a Farsovian widow with means) and Prince Dandilo (a waiter at Maxim's)