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Met-A-Mora    or, the Last of the Pollywogs

Park Theatre, (3/06/1848 - Closing date unknown)
Broadway Theatre, (4/22/1848 - 4/29/1848)
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Opening Date: Mar 06, 1848    
Closing Date: Apr 29, 1848 Total Performances: 2

Category: Musical, Burlesque, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A Grand Tragical Comical Burlesque in Two Acts, 6 Scenes.

Production Staff
Produced by Edmund Simpson
Written by John Brougham
Mrs. John Brougham
La Belle Sauvage, squalling Squaw of Metamora
John Brougham
ultimate Pollywog, aboriginal hero, favorite child
A. Andrews
Lord Fitzfaddle
highly-to-be-envied, to die by Metamora's knife
Mr. Barton
a recreant red man, rather serpentine
Mr. Bernard
a most unpleasant individual
Mr. Bridges
Pappy Vaughan
an influential early settler, early settled
Mrs. Frary
old Vaughan's daughter, a chip off the old block
Mr. Heath
much the same, only more so
Mr. King
Whiskee Toddi
skilled in talk, so we are informed
Mr. McDouall
Master Walter
not the hunchback, but over head and ears in love
S. Pearson
Old Tar
Indian interpreter, from the Junk, savage/sailor
Mr. Povey
a friend, who gives excellent advice

ACT 1 Sung By
O slumber, my darling (O, slumber, my pappoose!) Tapiokee
Dan Tucker (We can hardly suppress our laughter) Chorus
Metamora seizes Vaughan
ACT 2 Sung By
Hush-a-by, baby, on the tree top Tapiokee
Burlesque Combat
We're all nodding (We're all dying, die, dying) Chorus
You're all lying, lie, lie, lying Metamora
Finale (If you would look out for pleasure) Metamora
Pollywog, Polly, Polly, Pollywog Chorus
Comic Dance and Tableau