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Sporting Days   

 

This production was composed of the following shows:

Hippodrome Theatre , (9/05/1908 - 5/29/1909)
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Opening Date:Sep 05, 1908   
Closing Date:May 29, 1909 Total Performances:448

Category: Musical, Melodrama, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Setting: Newtown College and Saratoga


Sporting Days

Category: Musical, Melodrama, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Setting: Newtown College and Saratoga

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.) and Max Anderson
Book by R.H. Burnside; Music by Manuel Klein; Lyrics by Manuel Klein; Musical Director: Manuel Klein
Staged by R.H. Burnside
Scenic Design by Arthur Voegtlin; Costume Design by Frances Ziebarth
Cast
J. Parker Coombs John P. Vanderveer
a Millionaire
Harry Dale Tommy Swift
formerly a jockey in Mr. Vanderveer's employ
Nanette Flack Countess of Scarbrough
Baron Henri's sister
Nat W. Harris Jimmy Bobbs
tramp
Herbert Mansfield Baron Henri de Belleville
Marceline Toby
the clown
Ella Smyth Mrs. Stuyvesant Mills
Marie Tyler Kitty Vanderveer
Vanderveer's daughter
Albert's 10 Performing Polar Bears Misc.
Circus Program
Gabrielle Bacot The Spring Girl
Sam Baker Jim Brice
Cambria coach
Newtown Leader
Sam Baker
Adrian Bellevue Dick Seymour
in love with Kitty
Edwin A. Clark Jack Vanderveer
Vanderveer's eldest son
William H. Clarke Doctor Dawson
head of Newtown College
Harry E. Cluett Joe Van Dyck
Newtown coach
J. Donohue Mickey Bryan
Vanderveer's jockey
Urolin Edwards Cambria Leader
The Eight Brazilian Equestrians Equestrian
Circus Program
John Fleming Second Crook
Four Kirston-Mariettis Equilibrists
Circus Program
The Four Poncherrys Wire Act
Circus Program
The Four Riegos Acrobats
Circus Program
Gene Hassell The Winter Girl
George Holland Willie Bibbs
tramp
Oscar Lowande Bareback Rider
Circus Program
Peter Lyon First Crook
Frank Melville Peter Barker
Proprietor of Barker's Circus
George Melville Matt Morgan
Mr. Vanderveer's trainer
Equestrian
Circus Program
George Mordecai Paul Vanderveer
Vanderveer's youngest son
Paul Sandor's Dog Circus Misc.
Circus Program
Herbert Ross Chauffeur
J. Harry Taylor Village Policeman
Jack C. Warren Umpire
Gertrude Williams The Autumn Girl
Violet Williams The Summer Girl

The Three Wishes

Category: Musical, Ballet, Original, Broadway
Setting: Near the Hartz Mountains; The Land of the Birds

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Written and produced by R.H. Burnside; Music composed and directed by Manuel Klein
Dances arranged by Vincenzo Romeo
Scenic Design by Arthur Voegtlin; Costume Design by Alfredo Edel
Cast
Signor G. Bonfiglia The Devil Bird
Nanette Flack The Canary
Marceline The Sentinel Bird
Vincenzo Romeo The Bird Trapper
Margaret Townsend The Bird Trapper's Wife
Mlle. Esther Zanini The Dove
Adrian Bellevue The Eagle
Blanche Boone The Bird Trapper's Daughter
Lillian Daven The Wood Chopper's Son
Eva Mackenzie The Wood Chopper's Wife
William Moore The Stork
Charles Ravel The Wood Chopper

The Battle of the Skies

Category: Musical, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Setting: United States and Europe

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Written and produced by R.H. Burnside; Music composed and directed by Manuel Klein; Invented by Arthur Voegtlin
Costume Design by Hy. Mayer
Cast
Edwin A. Clark Geoffrey Gedison
a young inventor
William H. Clark General Fairfax
Commander of the United States Aero-Plane Army
J. Parker Coombs Count Lucca Malini
an Italian officer
Nanette Flack Alice Gedison
Geoffrey's sister
George Holland Baron Rudolph von Amberg
a German attache
Ella Smyth Madam Servaroff
a Russian adventuress
Marie Tyler Diana Fairfax
The General's daughter
John Fleming First Citizen
Herbert Mansfield Captain
George Melville Captain Norendorff
Jack C. Warren Lieutenant
music by Manuel Klein; lyrics by Manuel Klein
Sporting Days
ACT 1Sung By
Good Old Cambria Ensemble
When the Circus Comes to Town Kitty Vanderveer (Vanderveer's daughter)
Rowing Coaches and Chorus
The Racing Game John P. Vanderveer (a Millionaire)
The Whole Year Round Jack Vanderveer (Vanderveer's eldest son)
The Three Wishes
ACT 2Sung By
The Canary Song
Giving Three Wishes
The Battle of the Skies
ACT 3Sung By
What a Scene of Beauty Glorious General Fairfax (Commander of the United States Aero-Plane Army)
A Toast to the King of War General Fairfax (Commander of the United States Aero-Plane Army)
Love is King Alice Gedison (Geoffrey's sister)
Dear Motherland Geoffrey Gedison (a young inventor)