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Papa's Wife   

Manhattan Theatre, (11/13/1899 - 3/31/1900)
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Opening Date: Nov 13, 1899    
Closing Date: Mar 31, 1900 Total Performances: 147

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: The Convent of St. Dorothy, the Gold Lion Hotel, and the military barracks near Fontainebleau


Production Staff
Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
Music by Reginald De Koven; Based on two French vaudevilles by Maurice Hennequin and Albert Millaud; Lyrics by Reginald De Koven and Harry B. Smith; Book by Harry B. Smith; Musical Director: Herman Perlet; Additional music by William H. Penn, A. Baldwin Sloane and Herve; Additional lyrics by Frank Sloane, James O'Dea and Glen MacDonough
Costume Design by Will R. Barnes; Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge and Richard Marston
Cast
Marie Allen
Tita
Ann Archer
Ninette
Anita Austin
Lieutenant Mercier
Henry Bergman
Baron Florestand de la Boucaniere
Charles A. Bigelow
Professor Celestine
Vivian Blackburn
Fifine
Gladys Claire
Lieutenant Gallifet
Dan Collyer
Tobias
Beulah Coolidge

Royal Cutter
Waiter
Eva Davenport
Coralie
Valerie Douglas
Lieutenant Boisdeffre
Isabelle Evesson

Agnes Findlay
The Governess of the Convent
William Gillow
Waiter
Anna Held
Anna
May Levigne
Zizi
Lieutenant Gonse
Emma Levy
Paula
George Marion
Major Bombardos
Adelaide Orton
Lucienne
Sallie Randall
Gabrielle
Cecilia Rhode
Eugenie
Max Rosen
Waiter
Charles Sinclair
A Porter
William Sissons
Waiter
Charles Sturges
Antoine
Jessie Thompson
Tili
Olive Wallace
Pierette
Frances Wilson
Fanchon
Henry Woodruff
Aristide
music by Reginald De Koven; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
They Wouldn't Do in the Orient the things that we do here Aristide and Girls
Mistakes Are Apt to happen Aristide and Professor Celestine
Socrates Jackson Jackson and Girls
In the Convent They Didn't Teach Me That
(music by Herve)
Anna
Dreamy Eyes Anna and Professor Celestine
O Summer Bathing Girl Men and Girls
Cut High, Cut Low Anna
Automobile Song (You may talk about your horses) Anna and Girls
ACT 3 Sung By
Wedding Anthem
A Private Affair
I'd Like to Have a Photograph of That Aristide
The Dissolute Mosquito
This Wine's All Right
Professor, Won't You Teach Me All You Know
Oh, That's the Worst of Girls
From la Femme a Papa
(music by Herve)
Inconsistency
My Honolulu Queen
(music by William H. Penn; lyrics by James O'Dea)
Anna
I'm Fraid dis Snap is Most too Good to Last
(music by A. Baldwin Sloane; lyrics by Frank Sloane)
I've Been Dreaming of You, Baby
(music by A. Baldwin Sloane; lyrics by Frank Sloane and Harry B. Smith)
Anna
The Other Page Is Missing (You'll Have to Guess the Rest)
(music by A. Baldwin Sloane; lyrics by Glen MacDonough)
Professor Celestine
The Song of the Colonel
(music by Herve)