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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 1 Sung 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 2 Sung 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