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Sporting Days   

 

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Hippodrome Theatre, (9/05/1908 - 5/29/1909)
First Preview: Total Previews:
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

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 CoombsJohn P. Vanderveer
a Millionaire
Harry DaleTommy Swift
formerly a jockey in Mr. Vanderveer's employ
Nanette FlackCountess of Scarbrough
Baron Henri's sister
Nat W. HarrisJimmy Bobbs
tramp
Herbert MansfieldBaron Henri de Belleville
MarcelineToby
the clown
Ella SmythMrs. Stuyvesant Mills
Marie TylerKitty Vanderveer
Vanderveer's daughter
Albert's 10 Performing Polar BearsMisc.
Circus Program
Gabrielle BacotThe Spring Girl
Sam BakerJim Brice
Cambria coach
Newtown Leader
Sam Baker
Adrian BellevueDick Seymour
in love with Kitty
Edwin A. ClarkJack Vanderveer
Vanderveer's eldest son
William H. ClarkeDoctor Dawson
head of Newtown College
Harry E. CluettJoe Van Dyck
Newtown coach
J. DonohueMickey Bryan
Vanderveer's jockey
Urolin EdwardsCambria Leader
The Eight Brazilian EquestriansEquestrian
Circus Program
John FlemingSecond Crook
Four Kirston-MariettisEquilibrists
Circus Program
The Four PoncherrysWire Act
Circus Program
The Four RiegosAcrobats
Circus Program
Gene HassellThe Winter Girl
George HollandWillie Bibbs
tramp
Oscar LowandeBareback Rider
Circus Program
Peter LyonFirst Crook
Frank MelvillePeter Barker
Proprietor of Barker's Circus
George MelvilleMatt Morgan
Mr. Vanderveer's trainer
Equestrian
Circus Program
George MordecaiPaul Vanderveer
Vanderveer's youngest son
Paul Sandor's Dog CircusMisc.
Circus Program
Herbert RossChauffeur
J. Harry TaylorVillage Policeman
Jack C. WarrenUmpire
Gertrude WilliamsThe Autumn Girl
Violet WilliamsThe Summer Girl

The Three Wishes

Category: Musical, Ballet, Original, Broadway

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. BonfigliaThe Devil Bird
Nanette FlackThe Canary
MarcelineThe Sentinel Bird
Vincenzo RomeoThe Bird Trapper
Margaret TownsendThe Bird Trapper's Wife
Mlle. Esther ZaniniThe Dove
Adrian BellevueThe Eagle
Blanche BooneThe Bird Trapper's Daughter
Lillian DavenThe Wood Chopper's Son
Eva MackenzieThe Wood Chopper's Wife
William MooreThe Stork
Charles RavelThe Wood Chopper

The Battle of the Skies

Category: Musical, Spectacle, Original, Broadway

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. ClarkGeoffrey Gedison
a young inventor
William H. ClarkGeneral Fairfax
Commander of the United States Aero-Plane Army
J. Parker CoombsCount Lucca Malini
an Italian officer
Nanette FlackAlice Gedison
Geoffrey's sister
George HollandBaron Rudolph von Amberg
a German attache
Ella SmythMadam Servaroff
a Russian adventuress
Marie TylerDiana Fairfax
The General's daughter
John FlemingFirst Citizen
Herbert MansfieldCaptain
George MelvilleCaptain Norendorff
Jack C. WarrenLieutenant
music by Manuel Klein; lyrics by Manuel Klein
Sporting Days
ACT 1 Sung By
Good Old CambriaEnsemble
When the Circus Comes to TownKitty Vanderveer (Vanderveer's daughter)
RowingCoaches and Chorus
The Racing GameJohn P. Vanderveer (a Millionaire)
The Whole Year RoundJack Vanderveer (Vanderveer's eldest son)
The Three Wishes
ACT 2 Sung By
The Canary Song
Giving Three Wishes
The Battle of the Skies
ACT 3 Sung By
What a Scene of Beauty GloriousGeneral Fairfax (Commander of the United States Aero-Plane Army)
A Toast to the King of WarGeneral Fairfax (Commander of the United States Aero-Plane Army)
Love is KingAlice Gedison (Geoffrey's sister)
Dear MotherlandGeoffrey Gedison (a young inventor)