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Miss Innocence   

 
New York Theatre , (11/30/1908 - 5/01/1909)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Nov 30, 1908   
Closing Date:May 01, 1909 Total Performances:176

Category: Musical, Extravaganza, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Vienna, Paris, and others


Production Staff
Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
Music by Ludwig Englander; Book by Harry B. Smith; Lyrics by Harry B. Smith; Featuring songs by Egbert Van Alstyne; Featuring songs with lyrics by Harry Williams; Featuring "My Post Card Girl" by Louis A. Hirsch and Addison Burkhardt; Featuring "I'm Learning Something Every Day" by Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth; Featuring "I Have Lost My Little Brown Bear" by J. Rosamond Johnson and Bob Cole; Featuring "I'm Crazy When the Band Begins to Play" by Jean Schwartz and William Jerome; Featuring "What Kind of a Wife to Choose" by Gus Edwards; Musical Director: Frank Darling
Produced under the stage direction of Julian Mitchell
Scenic Design by Ernest Albert and John H. Young; Costume Design by Klaw and Erlanger's Costume Company
Cast
Charles A. Bigelow Ezra Pettingill
"the greatest detective in the world"
Pompignac
Edith Decker Helen Legarde
a gay Parisienne
Lawrence D'Orsay Captain, The Hon. Roland Fitzmaurice Montjoy
of the First Life Guards
Eva Francis Loulou
"Three Weeks with You"
Ballet School
Anna Held Anna
Miss Innocence
Emma Janvier Miss Sniffins
Proprietor of the School for Innocence
Mme. Pompignac
the Husband Syndicate
Shirley Kellogg Ella Lee
an American serio-comic
"Three Weeks with You"
School Girl
Lillian Lorraine Angele
"Three Weeks with You"
Ballet School
Edith St. Clair Claire
a school girl
Florence Walton Spanish Dancer
Maid
"Three Weeks with You"
Ballet School
Gladys Zell Spanish Dancer
Maid
Ballet School
Charles Barry Rastignac
a student
James Barry "Three Weeks with You"
Edna Birch Rita
"Hindoo Honey" Girl
Maid
Ballet School
Bertha Blake Marie
Martha Bright Maid
Ballet School
John S. Brush Count Sergius Borodin
a Russian
Miss Burns School Girl
Daisy Carson Maid
Ballet School
Edna Chase Clairette
"Three Weeks with You"
School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
Daisy Clark School Girl
Ballet School
James Clyde Count Maxime
Miss Davies School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
Edna Dodsworth School Girl
Ethel Donaldson Fleurette
Faico Spanish Dancer
Specialty
Alfred Fairbrother Ben Hassan
an Arab
"Three Weeks with You"
Miss Fennell School Girl
Dorothy Follies Sadie
School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
William Gammage Claude
Robert Paton Gibbs The Duke of Pomerania
Mayble Gilmore Maid
Ballet School
Elise Hamilton Carita
"Hindoo Honey" Girl
Spanish Dancer
Artist Model
School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
Josephine Harriman School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
F. Stanton Heck Bobo
a poor relation
Maurice Hegeman The Marquis de Chabert
Schmalz
a ballet master
Dr. Charcot
May Hopkins Diane
visitor
Vonnie Hoyt Ballet School
Violet Jewell School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
La Flamencia Spanish Dancer
Beatrice Learwood Railway Number
Ballet School
Ruby Lewis Pepita
"Hindoo Honey" Girl
Ballet School
Lionel Lozier Prince Yogama
a Japanese
Miss MacDonald School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
Selma Mantell School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
Leo Mars Pierre de Brissac
Lieutenant in the French Navy
Virginia Marshall Flore
visitor
Dudley Oatman Walker
an American
A Postman
"Three Weeks with You"
Mae Paul Eve
visitor
Grace Rankin Margot
visitor
"Three Weeks with You"
Alfred Rinehart Durand
an artist
"Three Weeks with You"
Pierre Roudil Albert
Maitre d'hotel
Alphonse
attendant at the Hotel de Boheme
Daisy Rudd Yvonne
School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
Mabel Snyder Lolo
Madlyn Summers Premiere Danseuse
Railway Number
Ballet School
Peter Swift O'Brien
an American athlete
Reina Swift School Girl
Ballet School
Lottie Vernon Celestine
visitor
Grace Washburn Felise
visitor
John Wentzel "Three Weeks with You"
Blanche West Spanish Dancer
Maid
Ballet School
Vida Whitmore Eugenie
visitor
"Three Weeks with You"
Marion Whitney Maxine
Lillian Wiggins Hortense
May Willard Maid
Railway Number
Anna C. Wilson Pierrette
Maid
Ernest Wood Hobbes
a college boy
A Gendarme
"Three Weeks with You"
John A. Young Sergeant
"Three Weeks with You"
music by Ludwig Englander; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Am I a Wife, Widow or Maid? Claire (a school girl)
Please Tell Me What They Mean Anna (Miss Innocence) and Ezra Pettingill ("the greatest detective in the world")
My Post Card Girl
(music by Louis A. Hirsch; lyrics by Addison Burkhardt)
Angele and School Girls
I'm Learning Something Every Day
(music by Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth; lyrics by Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth)
Anna (Miss Innocence)
(Oh! That) Yankiana Rag
(music by Melville Gideon; lyrics by E. Ray Goetz)
Ella Lee (an American serio-comic) and Company
I Have Lost My Little Brown Bear
(music by J. Rosamond Johnson and Bob Cole; lyrics by Bob Cole)
Anna (Miss Innocence)
ACT 2Sung By
I'm Crazy When the Band Begins to Play
(music by Jean Schwartz; lyrics by William Jerome)
Helen Legarde (a gay Parisienne)
I Wonder What's the Matter with My Eyes
(music by Egbert Van Alstyne; lyrics by Harry Williams)
Anna (Miss Innocence)
What Kind of a Wife to Choose (What Kind of a Wife Does a Man Like Best)
(music by Gus Edwards; lyrics by Gus Edwards)
Pierre de Brissac (Lieutenant in the French Navy)
Perfectly Terrible Dear
(music by Egbert Van Alstyne; lyrics by Harry Williams)
Miss Sniffins (Proprietor of the School for Innocence)
In My Flying Machine Anna (Miss Innocence) and Pierre de Brissac (Lieutenant in the French Navy)
Afraid to Go Home At All Pompignac
Three Weeks (with You) Ensemble