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Peggy Machree   

Broadway Theatre, (12/21/1908 - 1/23/1909)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Dec 21, 1908    
Closing Date: Jan 23, 1909 Total Performances: 40

Category: Play, Play with music, Romantic Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Edge of Downkilty Fair; Courtyard and Great Hall of Castle O'Driscoll in Ireland in 1740


Production Staff
Produced by Brooks & Dingwall
Written by Patrick Bidwell; Lyrics by Patrick Bidwell; Music by Signor Michele Esposito and Clarence Lucas; Music orchestrated by Clarence Lucas; Featuring songs by Alicia Adelaide Needham; Featuring songs with lyrics by Denis O'Sullivan
Staged by Percy F. Leach
Scenery painted by Frank Platzer; Scenic Design by Klaw and Erlanger's Costume Company
Conducted by Antonio DeNovellis
Cast
Adrienne Augarde
The Lady Margaret O'Donnell
(Peggy)
Percy F. Leach
Sir Lawrence Borthwick
Trevor's friend
John D. O'Hara
Alexander McDougal
major-domo at Castle O'Driscoll
Joseph O'Mara
Barry Trevor
a young English-Irishman traveling in Ireland
Arthur Wynn
Bampton
sergeant in the English Army
Corah Adams
Mme. de la Cour
Peggy's aunt
Stella Baker
Cathleen
a village girl
Ed. Cahill
Mike
Fred A. Cordes
Priest
Miriam Cordes
Mrs. Ryan
Belle D'Aube
The Hon. Emily Pryor
Trevor's cousin
Dan Fitzgerald
Michael Donoghue
the O'Driscoll's hereditary piper who can't pipe
Jennie Lamont
Moira
the widow Cafferty
Marc MacDermott
Captain de la Cour
Peggy's cousin from France
Katherine Moran
Molly Cafferty
Moira's daughter
Marcus Moriarty
Lawyer Keane
family solicitor to the O'Driscoll's
C. P. Waters
Patsy
a villager
Jean Waters
Nora
a village girl
music by Signor Michele Esposito and Clarence Lucas; lyrics by Patrick Bidwell
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Downkilty Fair Chorus
The Colors of the King Nora (a village girl) and Chorus
Maureen
(music by Alicia Adelaide Needham; lyrics by Alicia Adelaide Needham)
Barry Trevor (a young English-Irishman traveling in Ireland) and Chorus
Co-Boss
(lyrics by Denis O'Sullivan)
Molly Cafferty (Moira's daughter) and Chorus
The Ould Plaid Shawl Barry Trevor (a young English-Irishman traveling in Ireland)
The Idle Colleen The Lady Margaret O'Donnell ((Peggy))
Peggy Machree The Lady Margaret O'Donnell ((Peggy)) and Barry Trevor (a young English-Irishman traveling in Ireland)
Believe Me (If All Those Endearing Young Charms) Barry Trevor (a young English-Irishman traveling in Ireland)
ACT 2 Sung By
Follow the Plow Chorus
The Exile's Return Barry Trevor (a young English-Irishman traveling in Ireland)
The Birds Fly South Barry Trevor (a young English-Irishman traveling in Ireland)
(O) Lovely Roses The Lady Margaret O'Donnell ((Peggy))
Family Pride The Lady Margaret O'Donnell ((Peggy)) and Sir Lawrence Borthwick (Trevor's friend)
ACT 3 Sung By
Ladies, We Love You Bampton (sergeant in the English Army) and Chorus
Thea Wearin' of the Green Barry Trevor (a young English-Irishman traveling in Ireland)
Scotland Ye Ken (Bonny Scotland) Alexander McDougal (major-domo at Castle O'Driscoll) and Maids
O, Never Trust to Strangers The Lady Margaret O'Donnell ((Peggy))
Hail to the Deer Chorus
Peggy Machree (Reprise)