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The Merry Widow and The Devil    Joe Weber's Travesty Company, Incorporated in a Satire on "The Merry Widow" and "The Devil"

West End Theatre, (11/16/1908 - 11/21/1908)
Weber's Music Hall, (1/18/1909 - 1/30/1909)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 16, 1908    
Closing Date: Jan 30, 1909 Total Performances: 24

Category: Musical, Operetta, Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Studio of Prince Dandilo; Garden at Fonia's residence; Witching Hour Cafe


Production Staff
Produced by Joe Weber; Produced by arrangement with Henry W. Savage
Libretto by George V. Hobart; Orchestra under the direction of Hugo Frey; Featuring songs by John H. Flynn
Staged by Julian Mitchell; Produced under the personal direction of Joe Weber
Scenic Design by John H. Young
Cast
Robert Dunlap
Booze de Grouch
one of the Three Twins
Lillian Fitzgerald
Mimi
model
Grace Griswold
Elsie Eisberg
an heiress, engaged to Prince Dandilo
Albert Hart
Baron Kaughman
Farsovian ambassador to Paris
A.C. Heath
Baz de Grouch
one of the Three Twins
Walter Jones
The Devil
calling himself DeJollidog, a wine agent
Blanche Ring
Fonia
Kaughman's wife, who wants to be a merry widow
Charles J. Ross
Prince Dandilo
now known as Carl Mahler, an artist
E. Spatz
Biff de Grouch
one of the Three Twins
Joe Weber
Heinrich Disch
valet
Sadie Aravol
Do-Do
Charlie Ball
Dog
Mons. Deverdon
Annie Betterton
Mlle. Antoinette
Janet Burton
Ko-Ko
Major Crique
Mons. Duval
Nettie Hamilton
Mlle. Nanette
Nora Hamilton
Mlle. Babette
Neal Harvey
Mons. Carpentier
Nellie Howard
Mlle. Piquette
Vivian Howard
Mlle. Bettine
Harry Huber
Cat
Mons. Robideau
Marie Hughes
Mlle. Marnold
Violet Laray
Mlle. Celeste
Violet Laurell
Coo-Coo
Maud Le Roy
Senorita Concarne
Eunice MacKay
Mlle. Cochette
June Marlowe
Mlle. Fatima
Beatrice McKay
English Tourist
Jo-Jo
Minnie May Quental
Mlle. Yvonne
Annie Ray
Jo-Ko
Kittie Sayer
Mlle. Angelique
Minerva Walton
Goo-Goo
lyrics by George V. Hobart
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Gee, Ain't I Glad I'm Single
(music by Silvio Hein)
Prince Dandilo (now known as Carl Mahler, an artist)
In Farsovia Fonia (Kaughman's wife, who wants to be a merry widow)
I'm the Original Devil (The Devil)
(music by Silvio Hein)
The Devil (calling himself DeJollidog, a wine agent)
ACT 2 Sung By
Bonnie, My Highland Lassie Fonia (Kaughman's wife, who wants to be a merry widow)
She's My Daisy Prince Dandilo (now known as Carl Mahler, an artist)
Girls Prince Dandilo (now known as Carl Mahler, an artist), Baron Kaughman (Farsovian ambassador to Paris), Heinrich Disch (valet), The Devil (calling himself DeJollidog, a wine agent), Biff de Grouch (one of the Three Twins) and Baz de Grouch (one of the Three Twins)
The Girls at Maxim's Baron Kaughman (Farsovian ambassador to Paris)
Yip, I Adee, I Aye
(music by John H. Flynn; lyrics by Will D. Cobb)
Fonia (Kaughman's wife, who wants to be a merry widow)