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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 Adams Chorus
Dorothy Arthur Fleurette
a folly
Burrell Barbaretto Captain Henry Beaubisson
Beaubisson's nephew
Marjorie Beecher
Ida Bentley Chorus
Fenton Bolger Chorus
Jack Borden Chorus
Gladys Buckley Chorus
Marie Cahill Celeste Deremy
a young widow
Viola Cain Babette
a folly
Frank Carrig Chorus
Evelyn Carter Carrington Palmyra
wife Beaubisson
Bessie Clifford Chorus
Harry Conor Theophilus Beaubisson
a merchant
William Croxton Chorus
Irma Cummings Chorus
Harry Dee Chorus
Ned Elkington Chorus
Jack Elliott Chorus
Harry Fairleigh George Dumenil
a Parisian
Della Forsyth Chorus
Mayme Gehrue Fedora
chansonette
Alice Gentle Marguerite
wife of George
Jack Hamilton Chorus
Bertie Harris Chorus
Maybelle Haskelle Chorus
Evelyn Inch Chorus
Jack Johnson Chorus
Julia Kelleher Chorus
Hazel Kingdon Yvette
a maid
Evelyn Kneen Chorus
Mignon Leris Chorus
George Lydecker Paul Aubier
Dumenil's friend
Marion Miller Coquette
a folly
Philip Moroe Chorus
Elvira North Chorus
Howard Pascal Germain
a butler
Emma Paxton Chorus
Ethel Peterson Chorus
Wilson Price Chorus
Kenneth Roland Chorus
Thomas Shields Chorus
Mae Starkey Chorus
May Stockton Chorus
Martha Stone Chorus
Beatrice Thompson Chorus
Frank Tierney Philip
head waiter
Olive Ulrich Angele
Beaubisson's daughter, married to Paul
George Wagner Chorus
Margaret Zimmerman Chorus
music by Richard Heuberger; lyrics by Sydney Rosenfeld and Clare Kummer
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
We Have Only One Life to Live George Dumenil (a Parisian) and Paul Aubier (Dumenil's friend)
Paris Is a Spot So Fair Angele (Beaubisson's daughter, married to Paul)
What Are We Coming To? Celeste Deremy (a young widow)
ACT 2Sung By
Let Us Find a Charming Rendezvous Celeste 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 Again Paul Aubier (Dumenil's friend), George Dumenil (a Parisian) and Captain Henry Beaubisson (Beaubisson's nephew)
Folly Fleurette (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 3Sung By
Listen to Me Celeste Deremy (a young widow)
Nurses' Chorus
(music by Jerome Kern)
Theophilus Beaubisson (a merchant) and Chorus
Kiss and Be Friends Celeste 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)