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Funabashi   

 
Casino Theatre , (1/06/1908 - 2/01/1908)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Jan 06, 1908   
Closing Date:Feb 01, 1908 Total Performances:32

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: A bungalow on the seashore


Production Staff
Produced by Thomas W. Ryley
Music by Safford Waters; Book by Irvin S. Cobb; Lyrics by Safford Waters; Orchestra under the direction of Frank Palma; Additional lyrics by Paul West, Carolyn Wells, Wallace Irwin, Vincent Rose and Ted Snyder
Staged by Al M. Holbrook
Gowns by Whitmore and Lyden; Japanese costumes by A. W. Tams; Uniforms by Warnock Uniform Company; Scenic Design by Edward G. Unitt, Homer Emens and Young Brothers & Boss Co.
Cast
Percy Ames Monty Beauchamp
an American clubman
Alice Fischer Nan Livingston
a New York widow
Vera Michelena Polly Rivers
an American girl
Joseph Miron Tecumseh J. Carter
U.S. Secretary of War
Walter Percival Jack Carter
Carter's son
William Rock Owney McGehee
a refugee from Forty-Second Street
Margaret Rutledge Hon. Miss Gwyndolin Hillary-Hoops
a British heiress
Belle Ashlyn Miss Owna Panhard
debutante
W. W. Benedict Y. Hyson
seaman
Aimee Berry Master Paducah
midshipman
Robert Buchannan S. Whitbait
seaman
Sam Burns Little Bumps
case-hardened sailor
Charles Butler Wilkinson
a chauffeur
Margaret Calvert Kitty
a maid
Lillian Carleton Miss Holland Howes
debutante
Bertha Carlisle Tea Girl
Margaret Cobb Miss Effie Vessant
debutante
William Cohan F. Periwinkle
seaman
Grace Conklin Master Topeka
midshipman
R.F. Cushing H. Toast
seaman
Beatrix Doane Tea Girl
C. W. Emerson O. Stilton
seaman
Grace Emmons Master Keokuk
midshipman
May Faulkner Miss Mercedes Carr
debutante
W. S. Freeman William Harrison
H.M.S. Troublesome
Maude Fulton Macy Bloomingdale Saks
of Sixth Avenue
Alice Gray Tea Girl
Trudie Hatch Tea Girl
Helen Heilman Tea Girl
F. W. Holmes T. Marmalade
seaman
Holmstead B. Crumpets
seaman
Jeanette Horton Miss Astor Court
debutante
Helen Howell Tea Girl
Harry Husk Meouma
a light-weight Japanese wrestler
Florence Jennings Master Tacoma
midshipman
Reba Kent Tea Girl
Ethel Lawrence Master Wheeling
midshipman
O.H. McCartney G. Whelks
seaman
George S. McCone Big Bumps
case-hardened sailor
J.F. McDonough J. Muffins
seaman
Lillian McMillan Tea Girl
Madge Melborne Miss Knicker Bocker
debutante
D. W. Merket Hi Low
a poor conversationalist
Edna Merrill Tea Girl
Ione Montgomery Master Savannah
midshipman
Eleanor Pendleton Miss Newport Hitt
debutante
Katherine Peters Tea Girl
Adelaide Rankin Tea Girl
May Reid Tea Girl
Madeline Rellis Tea Girl
DeG. Robinson A. Bivalve
seaman
Grace Russell Master Mobile
midshipman
Billie Sterrett Tea Girl
Violet Von Nichols Tea Girl
Kitty Walden Tea Girl
Jean Ward Master Duluth
midshipman
Rose Winter Miss Claire Mont
debutante
music by Safford Waters; lyrics by Safford Waters
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
In Old Japan Chorus
The Dear Old Story Polly Rivers (an American girl) and Chorus
A Little Japan Lady Polly Rivers (an American girl) and Kitty (a maid)
Her Baggage Was Checked for Troy Jack Carter (Carter's son) and Monty Beauchamp (an American clubman)
One, Two, Three All Over (Down and Out)
(lyrics by Paul West)
Owney McGehee (a refugee from Forty-Second Street)
(Love Is) My Matrimonial Bon-Bon Jack Carter (Carter's son) and Polly Rivers (an American girl)
The Girl Behind the Man Behind the Gun William Harrison (H.M.S. Troublesome) and Chorus
The Girls of Every Land/Miss Yankee Doodle
(lyrics by Carolyn Wells)
Hi Yah Owney McGehee (a refugee from Forty-Second Street) and Chorus
Ambassador of Peace Tecumseh J. Carter (U.S. Secretary of War) and Chorus
ACT 2Sung By
For a Girl Can Love a Sailor
(lyrics by Wallace Irwin)
Chorus
The Island of Love Jack Carter (Carter's son)
When I've Made Up My Mind to a Thing Tecumseh J. Carter (U.S. Secretary of War)
I've Been Discharged by Them All
(lyrics by Paul West)
Macy Bloomingdale Saks (of Sixth Avenue)
The Butterfly and the Rose Jack Carter (Carter's son), Polly Rivers (an American girl) and Hi Low (a poor conversationalist)
Entrance of Meouma Chorus
ACT 3Sung By
Boo Ra Boo Kitty (a maid) and Chorus
Diplomats
Flirtation Debutantes and Diplomats
Love Is Victor Jack Carter (Carter's son), Polly Rivers (an American girl) and Tecumseh J. Carter (U.S. Secretary of War)
I Walked Around
(lyrics by Ted Snyder and Vincent Rose)
Tecumseh J. Carter (U.S. Secretary of War), Owney McGehee (a refugee from Forty-Second Street), Nan Livingston (a New York widow), Macy Bloomingdale Saks (of Sixth Avenue) and Wilkinson (a chauffeur)
I'd Guess You
(lyrics by Carolyn Wells)
Owney McGehee (a refugee from Forty-Second Street) and Macy Bloomingdale Saks (of Sixth Avenue)