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The Opera Ball   

 
Liberty Theatre, (2/12/1912 - 3/09/1912)
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Opening Date: Feb 12, 1912    
Closing Date: Mar 09, 1912 Total Performances: 32

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Paris, France



Production Staff
Produced by Daniel V. Arthur
Music by Richard Heuberger; Book by Sydney Rosenfeld and Clare Kummer; Lyrics by Sydney Rosenfeld and Clare Kummer; from the German of Heinrich Von Wald and Victor Leon; Based on a comedy by Alfred Hennequin and Alfred Delacour; Musical Director: Josiah Zuro; Featuring songs by Jerome Kern and Chris Smith; Featuring songs with lyrics by Chris Smith
Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge and William Castle; Costume Design by Max & Mahieu
Cast
Gertrude AdamsChorus
Dorothy ArthurFleurette
a folly
Burrell BarbarettoCaptain Henry Beaubisson
Beaubisson's nephew
Marjorie Beecher
Ida BentleyChorus
Fenton BolgerChorus
Jack BordenChorus
Gladys BuckleyChorus
Marie CahillCeleste Deremy
a young widow
Viola CainBabette
a folly
Frank CarrigChorus
Evelyn Carter CarringtonPalmyra
wife Beaubisson
Bessie CliffordChorus
Harry ConorTheophilus Beaubisson
a merchant
William CroxtonChorus
Irma CummingsChorus
Harry DeeChorus
Ned ElkingtonChorus
Jack ElliottChorus
Harry FairleighGeorge Dumenil
a Parisian
Della ForsythChorus
Mayme GehrueFedora
chansonette
Alice GentleMarguerite
wife of George
Jack HamiltonChorus
Bertie HarrisChorus
Maybelle HaskelleChorus
Evelyn InchChorus
Jack JohnsonChorus
Julia KelleherChorus
Hazel KingdonYvette
a maid
Evelyn KneenChorus
Mignon LerisChorus
George LydeckerPaul Aubier
Dumenil's friend
Marion MillerCoquette
a folly
Philip MoroeChorus
Elvira NorthChorus
Howard PascalGermain
a butler
Emma PaxtonChorus
Ethel PetersonChorus
Wilson PriceChorus
Kenneth RolandChorus
Thomas ShieldsChorus
Mae StarkeyChorus
May StocktonChorus
Martha StoneChorus
Beatrice ThompsonChorus
Frank TierneyPhilip
head waiter
Olive UlrichAngele
Beaubisson's daughter, married to Paul
George WagnerChorus
Margaret ZimmermanChorus
music by Richard Heuberger; lyrics by Sydney Rosenfeld and Clare Kummer
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
We Have Only One Life to LiveGeorge Dumenil (a Parisian) and Paul Aubier (Dumenil's friend)
Paris Is a Spot So FairAngele (Beaubisson's daughter, married to Paul)
What Are We Coming To?Celeste Deremy (a young widow)
ACT 2 Sung By
Let Us Find a Charming RendezvousCeleste Deremy (a young widow) and Captain Henry Beaubisson (Beaubisson's nephew)
Sergeant Philip of the Lancers
(music by Jerome Kern)
Fedora (chansonette) and Philip (head waiter)
(I Want a Little Loving) Sometimes
(music by Chris Smith; lyrics by Chris Smith)
Celeste Deremy (a young widow)
Never AgainPaul Aubier (Dumenil's friend), George Dumenil (a Parisian) and Captain Henry Beaubisson (Beaubisson's nephew)
FollyFleurette (a folly), Babette (a folly), Coquette (a folly), Paul Aubier (Dumenil's friend), George Dumenil (a Parisian), Captain Henry Beaubisson (Beaubisson's nephew) and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Listen to MeCeleste Deremy (a young widow)
Nurses' Chorus
(music by Jerome Kern)
Theophilus Beaubisson (a merchant) and Chorus
Kiss and Be FriendsCeleste Deremy (a young widow), Marguerite (wife of George), Angele (Beaubisson's daughter, married to Paul), Paul Aubier (Dumenil's friend) and George Dumenil (a Parisian)