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The Purple Road   

 
Liberty Theatre , (4/07/1913 - 6/16/1913)
Casino Theatre , (6/16/1913 - 8/02/1913)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Apr 07, 1913   
Closing Date:Aug 02, 1913 Total Performances:136

Category: Musical, Operetta, Romance, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts and an epilogue
Setting: Vienna, Paris, and St. Helena from 1808 to 1821


Production Staff
Produced by Joseph M. Gaites
Book by Fred De Gresac and William Carey Duncan; Music by William Frederick Peters and Heinrich Reinhardt; Lyrics by Fred De Gresac and William Carey Duncan; Based on the original Viennese singspeil 'Napoleon und die Frauen' by Heinrich Reinhardt; Musical Director: Gustave Salzer
Directed by Edward P. Temple and George Marion
Scenic Design by Walter Harvey and P. Dodd Ackerman; Costume Design by Orange Manufacturing Company
Cast
Janet Beecher The Empress Josephine
Winnie Brandon Stephanie
Elsie Braun Mitzi
B. Brennan A Soldier
Harrison Brockbank Napoleon
Harriet Burt The Duchess Dantzic
Annabelle Dennison The Princess Lugano
Paula
Eva Fallon Kathi
William J. Ferguson Fouche
Harold H. Forde Pappi
Evelyn Grahme Bertha
Frank Grom Franz
Horace J. Hain Major
Constant
Emilie Lea Anita Carina
Elsa Lynn Theresa
John Maddern Lieutenant
Murat
Edward Martindel Colonel Stappe
Talleyrand
Sidney
Elita Proctor Otis Frau Stimmer
Mabel Parmalee Ophelia
Joseph Royer
Robert Smith Rouston
Vallie Valli Wanda
Jerome Van Norden Captain
Richard
John Ward Bernadotte
Clifton Webb Bisco
Vestris
Anna Wilkes Lori
Page to the Empress
ACT 1Sung By
When Someone Marries Me Kathi, Brides and Frau Stimmer
March of the Bridegrooms Ensemble
The Mysterious Kiss Wanda and Ensemble
Feed Me with Love Pappi and Kathi
The Love Spell Napoleon and Wanda
Austrian Patrol Orchestra
I Am All Alone Wanda
ACT 2Sung By
The Break-Neck Quadrille Entire Ensemble
A Hit in Paris The Duchess Dantzic and Ensemble
Diplomacy Talleyrand and Ensemble
Pretty Little Chichis Kathi and Ensemble
Be Mine, Be Mine Wanda and Napoleon
Dear Little Pages Page to the Empress and Pages
Irresistible Pappi
ACT 3Sung By
The Reaper's Chorus Ensemble
He Is Gone Wanda