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The Girl Behind the Counter   

Herald Square Theatre, (10/01/1907 - 6/06/1908)
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Opening Date: Oct 01, 1907    
Closing Date: Jun 06, 1908 Total Performances: 282

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: "The Universal," an American department store in London; The "Jardin de Paris," at Hammersmith.


Production Staff
Produced by Sam S. and Lee Shubert, Inc. and Lew M. Fields
Music by Howard Talbot; Book by Leedham Bantock and Arthur Anderson; Freely adapted and reconstructed by Edgar Smith; Lyrics by Arthur Anderson; Featuring "Much Obliged to You" by Benjamin Hapgood Burt; Featuring "When You Steal a Kiss or Two" by Kenneth S. Clark; Featuring "The Cherry in the Glass" by Paul Lincke and Will D. Cobb; Featuring songs with lyrics by Lilla Cayley Robinson
Produced under the direction of J. C. Huffman and Julian Mitchell
Scenic Design by Arthur Voegtlin; Costume Design by William H. Matthews
Conducted by William E. MacQuinn
Cast
George Beban
Henri Duval
manager
Vernon Castle
John Blobbs
waiter at the Jardin de Paris
Hon. Aubrey Battersea
friend of Lord Gushington
Hawkins
waiter
Louise Dresser
Millie Mostyn
overlady at "The Universal"
Connie Ediss
Mrs. Henry Schniff
formerly Mrs. Willoughby
Lotta Faust
Ninette Valois
of the millinery department
Lew M. Fields
Henry Schniff
a soldier of misfortune
Denman Maley
Lord Augustine Gushington
familiarly known as "Gussie"
Ignacio Martinetti
Dudley Cheatham
cashier
May Naudain
Winnie Willoughby
Mrs. Schniff's daughter
Joseph Ratliff
Charley Chetwynd
a self-made young millionaire
Topsy Siegrist
Susie Scraggs
assistant cashier
Mae Allen
Hattie Tryon
shopper
Nan Brennan
Kitty Ermine
shopper
Gladys Browne
Hope Gonne
saleslady
May Burnett
Lady Stonybroke
patron
Daisy Carson
Tessie Temple
cash girl
Claire Casscles
Dottie Styles
shopper
Sebastian Cassie
Tompkins
waiter
Erminie Clark
Rhode Rimple
cash girl
Vincent Cooper
Ponsonby
a chauffeur
Lillian Devere
Sallie Sample
cash girl
Ida Doerge
Vera Leight
saleslady
Radford D'Orsay
Louis
booth attendant
Richard Fanning
Simkins
waiter
Lottie Fremont
Mrs. Crossley-Shoppington
Jane Grant
Mrs. Mark Down
patron
Josephine Harriman
Winnie Wimple
cash girl
Frances Harris
Mrs. Uneeda Wafer
patron
Elizabeth Hawman
Ensemble
Louise Hawman
Ensemble
Viola Hopkins
Mrs. Canby Dunn
patron
Ruth Humphries
The Hon. Eunice Byington
patron
Bettine LeFevre
Rita Ruffhouse
saleslady
Beatrice Liddell
Ensemble
Molly Mack
Tessie Tardington
saleslady
Dorothy Marlowe
Ensemble
Edith Ethel McBride
Mrs. M. Whittington
J.J. McDonald
Francois
booth attendant
Seppie McNeil
Ensemble
Olive Menton
Lady Cheapington-Jones
patron
Ethel Millard
Ida Knowington
saleslady
Charles Mitchell
John L. Fitz Corbet
"Patsy" Mitchell
Maggie
of the wrapping department
Mitchell & Durante

Hubert Neville
Lord Rumbold
friend of Lord Gushington
Lillian Raymond
Grace Church
saleslady
Elsa Reinhardt
Lottie Munn
shopper
John Reinhardt
Jean
booth attendant
Ada Robertson
Ensemble
Madge Robertson
Maida Mantell
saleslady
Reina Swift
Willa Ketchum
saleslady
Joseph Torpey
Bliffkins
waiter
Helen Turner
Daisy Lyons
shopper
A. Van Sant
Pierre
booth attendant
Winifred Vaughan
Lady Bargyn-Hunter
patron
Marion Whitney
Trixie Coates
shopper
Dorothy Williams
Mrs. C.O.D. Billings
patron
Anna C. Wilson
Winnie Fellows
saleslady
J. J. Youngs
DeBelleville
porter for Millie Mostyn
music by Howard Talbot; lyrics by Arthur Anderson
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
The Entreprising Frenchman Henri Duval and Chorus
Flirting Dudley Cheatham and Susie Scraggs
Eh? Ah? Oh! Mrs. Henry Schniff
Shopping Shoppers and Chorus
(The Best I Get Is) 'Much Obliged to You
(music by Benjamin Hapgood Burt; lyrics by Benjamin Hapgood Burt)
Millie Mostyn
The Bandbox Girl Ninette Valois and Pony Ballet
Won't You Buy? Winnie Willoughby and Charley Chetwynd
ACT 2 Sung By
Frivolity The Pony Ballet
I Want to Marry a Man (I Mean to Marry a Man) Winnie Willoughby
The Glow-Worm (Replaced "I Want to Marry a Man" after opening )
(music by Paul Lincke; lyrics by Lilla Cayley Robinson)
Winnie Willoughby
(Any Time You're) Passing By Millie Mostyn
When You Steal a Kiss or Two (Making Love)
(music by Kenneth S. Clark; lyrics by Kenneth S. Clark)
Ninette Valois
The Cherry in the Glass
(music by Paul Lincke; lyrics by Will D. Cobb)
Charley Chetwynd
Now I've Married a Millionaire Mrs. Henry Schniff
The Way of Trade Susie Scraggs, Dudley Cheatham, The Pony Ballet and Chorus