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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
Robert Dunlap
Booze de Grouch
one of the Three Twins
Lillian Fitzgerald
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
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
Sadie Aravol
Charlie Ball
Mons. Deverdon
Annie Betterton
Mlle. Antoinette
Janet Burton
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
Mons. Robideau
Marie Hughes
Mlle. Marnold
Violet Laray
Mlle. Celeste
Violet Laurell
Maud Le Roy
Senorita Concarne
Eunice MacKay
Mlle. Cochette
June Marlowe
Mlle. Fatima
Beatrice McKay
English Tourist
Minnie May Quental
Mlle. Yvonne
Annie Ray
Kittie Sayer
Mlle. Angelique
Minerva Walton
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
In Farsovia Fonia
I'm the Original Devil (The Devil)
(music by Silvio Hein)
The Devil
ACT 2 Sung By
Bonnie, My Highland Lassie Fonia
She's My Daisy Prince Dandilo
Girls Prince Dandilo, Baron Kaughman, Heinrich Disch, The Devil, Biff de Grouch and Baz de Grouch
The Girls at Maxim's Baron Kaughman
Yip, I Adee, I Aye
(music by John H. Flynn; lyrics by Will D. Cobb)