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Sporting Days   

This production was composed of the following shows:

Hippodrome Theatre, (9/05/1908 - 5/29/1909)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Sep 05, 1908    
Closing Date: May 29, 1909 Total Performances: 448

Category: Musical, Melodrama, Spectacle, Original, Broadway

Sporting Days

Category: Musical, Melodrama, Spectacle, Original, Broadway

Setting: Newtown College and Saratoga

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.) and Max Anderson
Book by R.H. Burnside; Music by Manuel Klein; Lyrics by Manuel Klein; Musical Director: Manuel Klein
Staged by R.H. Burnside
Scenic Design by Arthur Voegtlin; Costume Design by Frances Ziebarth
J. Parker Coombs
John P. Vanderveer
a Millionaire
Harry Dale
Tommy Swift
formerly a jockey in Mr. Vanderveer's employ
Nanette Flack
Countess of Scarbrough
Baron Henri's sister
Nat W. Harris
Jimmy Bobbs
Herbert Mansfield
Baron Henri de Belleville
the clown
Ella Smyth
Mrs. Stuyvesant Mills
Marie Tyler
Kitty Vanderveer
Vanderveer's daughter
Albert's 10 Performing Polar Bears
Circus Program
Gabrielle Bacot
The Spring Girl
Sam Baker
Jim Brice
Cambria coach
Newtown Leader
Sam Baker
Adrian Bellevue
Dick Seymour
in love with Kitty
Edwin A. Clark
Jack Vanderveer
Vanderveer's eldest son
William H. Clarke
Doctor Dawson
head of Newtown College
Harry E. Cluett
Joe Van Dyck
Newtown coach
J. Donohue
Mickey Bryan
Vanderveer's jockey
Urolin Edwards
Cambria Leader
The Eight Brazilian Equestrians
Circus Program
John Fleming
Second Crook
Four Kirston-Mariettis
Circus Program
The Four Poncherrys
Wire Act
Circus Program
The Four Riegos
Circus Program
Gene Hassell
The Winter Girl
George Holland
Willie Bibbs
Oscar Lowande
Bareback Rider
Circus Program
Peter Lyon
First Crook
Frank Melville
Peter Barker
Proprietor of Barker's Circus
George Melville
Matt Morgan
Mr. Vanderveer's trainer
Circus Program
George Mordecai
Paul Vanderveer
Vanderveer's youngest son
Paul Sandor's Dog Circus
Circus Program
Herbert Ross
J. Harry Taylor
Village Policeman
Jack C. Warren
Gertrude Williams
The Autumn Girl
Violet Williams
The Summer Girl

The Three Wishes

Category: Musical, Ballet, Original, Broadway

Setting: Near the Hartz Mountains; The Land of the Birds

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Written and produced by R.H. Burnside; Music composed and directed by Manuel Klein
Dances arranged by Vincenzo Romeo
Scenic Design by Arthur Voegtlin; Costume Design by Alfredo Edel
Signor G. Bonfiglia
The Devil Bird
Nanette Flack
The Canary
The Sentinel Bird
Vincenzo Romeo
The Bird Trapper
Margaret Townsend
The Bird Trapper's Wife
Mlle. Esther Zanini
The Dove
Adrian Bellevue
The Eagle
Blanche Boone
The Bird Trapper's Daughter
Lillian Daven
The Wood Chopper's Son
Eva Mackenzie
The Wood Chopper's Wife
William Moore
The Stork
Charles Ravel
The Wood Chopper

The Battle of the Skies

Category: Musical, Spectacle, Original, Broadway

Setting: United States and Europe

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Written and produced by R.H. Burnside; Music composed and directed by Manuel Klein; Invented by Arthur Voegtlin
Costume Design by Hy. Mayer
Edwin A. Clark
Geoffrey Gedison
a young inventor
William H. Clark
General Fairfax
Commander of the United States Aero-Plane Army
J. Parker Coombs
Count Lucca Malini
an Italian officer
Nanette Flack
Alice Gedison
Geoffrey's sister
George Holland
Baron Rudolph von Amberg
a German attache
Ella Smyth
Madam Servaroff
a Russian adventuress
Marie Tyler
Diana Fairfax
The General's daughter
John Fleming
First Citizen
Herbert Mansfield
George Melville
Captain Norendorff
Jack C. Warren
music by Manuel Klein; lyrics by Manuel Klein
ACT 1 Sung By
Good Old Cambria (From SPORTING DAYS) Ensemble
When the Circus Comes to Town (From SPORTING DAYS) Kitty Vanderveer
Rowing (From SPORTING DAYS) Coaches and Chorus
The Racing Game (From SPORTING DAYS) John P. Vanderveer
The Whole Year Round (From SPORTING DAYS) Jack Vanderveer
The Canary Song (From THE THREE WISHES)
Giving Three Wishes (From THE THREE WISHES)
ACT 3 Sung By
What a Scene of Beauty Glorious (From THE BATTLE OF THE SKIES) General Fairfax
A Toast to the King of War (From THE BATTLE OF THE SKIES) General Fairfax
Love is King (From THE BATTLE OF THE SKIES) Alice Gedison
Dear Motherland (From THE BATTLE OF THE SKIES) Geoffrey Gedison