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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 ClaytonKickette De Lingerie
a visitor at Maxim's
Peter F. DaileyCaramel de Jollidog
a journeyman lover
Mabel FentonFatalie
the Baroness Copoff
Lulu GlaserFonia
a Farsovian widow with means
Albert HartBaron Copoff
Farsovian Ambassador at Paris
Charles J. RossPrince Dandilo
a waiter at Maxim's
Joe WeberDisch
a janitor at the Embassy
M. AtwellMale Guest
Charlie BallMale Guest
Martha BrightMons. Robideau
Perfect Gentleman
Edna ChaseCoo-coo
Perfect Lady
An Englishman
Nina CollinsMlle. Angelique
Guest of the Embassy
Major CriquiByron Lizst
author and composer
Nathalie DagwellMlle. Celeste
Guest at the Embassy
Lynn D'ArcyMiss Zwiebach
Farsovian Guest
Mlle. Creme de Menthe
Agnes DasmarMlle. Piquette
Guest at the Embassy
Edna DodsworthMlle. Nannette
Guest at the Embassy
Ida DoergeMlle. Antoinette
Guest at the Embassy
Ethel DonaldsonDo-do
Perfect Lady
Mlle. Creme Yvette
Robert DunlapKatcha
a diplomat
Lillian FitzgeraldMlle. Cateline
late of the Moulin Rouge
Miss Balaclava
battle-axe
Carl GordonNapoleon Bernstein Archer
solider, playwright and critic
Letita GordonSenorita Concarne
from Spain
A.C. HeathMale Guest
Irene HowleyMiss Wienerschnitzel
Farsovian Guest
Vonnie HoytMiss Goulasche
Farsovian Guest
Harry HuberMale Guest
Violet JewellMlle. Yvonne
Guest at the Embassy
Maud KentMiss Kolsbratten
Farsovian Guest
Beatrice LearwoodMons. Charpentier
Perfect Gentleman
Miss Brandywine
battle-axe
Stacie LeslieMlle. Babette
Guest at the Embassy
Ruby LewisJo-jo
Perfect Lady
Miss Marathon
battle-axe
Mlle. Burgundy
Selma MantellMons. Duval
Perfect Gentleman
Edna MayoMons. Verdun
Perfect Gentleman
Miss Plevna
battle-axe
Loretta McDonaldJo-ko
Perfect Lady
M. MillerMale Guest
M. RobinsonMale Guest
M. SennaMale Guest
Max SheckMarquis Cascara
a diplomat
M. SidneyMale Guest
M. SteinmannMale Guest
W. Douglas StevensonRaoul St. Grouche
an attache
Edith VillaMlle. Bettine
Guest at the Embassy
Minerva WaltonMiss Pumpernickle
Farsovian Guest
Kitty WheatonKo-ko
Perfect Lady
Helen WillisMlle. Clochette
Guest at the Embassy
Florence WilsonMiss Kaffeeklatsch
Farsovian Guest
Gladys ZellGoo-goo
Perfect Lady
Miss Bosworthfield
battle-axe
Mlle. Champagne
Violet ZellMiss Waterloo
battle-axe
music by Franz Lehar; lyrics by George V. Hobart
ACT 1 Sung By
We've a FeelingEnsemble
(I Am) a Beautiful WifeFatalie (the Baroness Copoff) and Caramel de Jollidog (a journeyman lover)
In FarsoviaFonia (a Farsovian widow with means) and Ensemble
I Am a Waiter at Maxim'sPrince Dandilo (a waiter at Maxim's)
ACT 2 Sung By
ViliaFonia (a Farsovian widow with means) and Ensemble
Silly Bingham CavalierPrince Dandilo (a waiter at Maxim's) and Fonia (a Farsovian widow with means)
WomenPrince 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 3 Sung By
Wine, Girls and Gay PareeBaron Copoff (Farsovian Ambassador at Paris) and Ensemble
Merry Widow WaltzFonia (a Farsovian widow with means) and Prince Dandilo (a waiter at Maxim's)