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The Opera Ball   

Liberty Theatre, (2/12/1912 - 3/09/1912)
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Opening Date: Feb 12, 1912    
Closing Date: Mar 09, 1912 Total Performances: 32

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Paris, France


Production Staff
Produced by Daniel V. Arthur
Music by Richard Heuberger; Book by Sydney Rosenfeld and Clare Kummer; Lyrics by Sydney Rosenfeld and Clare Kummer; from the German of Heinrich Von Wald and Victor Leon; Based on a comedy by Alfred Hennequin and Alfred Delacour; Musical Director: Josiah Zuro; Featuring songs by Jerome Kern and Chris Smith; Featuring songs with lyrics by Chris Smith
Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge and William Castle; Costume Design by Max & Mahieu
Cast
Gertrude Adams
Chorus
Dorothy Arthur
Fleurette
a folly
Burrell Barbaretto
Captain Henry Beaubisson
Beaubisson's nephew
Marjorie Beecher

Ida Bentley
Chorus
Fenton Bolger
Chorus
Jack Borden
Chorus
Gladys Buckley
Chorus
Marie Cahill
Celeste Deremy
a young widow
Viola Cain
Babette
a folly
Frank Carrig
Chorus
Evelyn Carter Carrington
Palmyra
wife Beaubisson
Bessie Clifford
Chorus
Harry Conor
Theophilus Beaubisson
a merchant
William Croxton
Chorus
Irma Cummings
Chorus
Harry Dee
Chorus
Ned Elkington
Chorus
Jack Elliott
Chorus
Harry Fairleigh
George Dumenil
a Parisian
Della Forsyth
Chorus
Mayme Gehrue
Fedora
chansonette
Alice Gentle
Marguerite
wife of George
Jack Hamilton
Chorus
Bertie Harris
Chorus
Maybelle Haskelle
Chorus
Evelyn Inch
Chorus
Jack Johnson
Chorus
Julia Kelleher
Chorus
Hazel Kingdon
Yvette
a maid
Evelyn Kneen
Chorus
Mignon Leris
Chorus
George Lydecker
Paul Aubier
Dumenil's friend
Marion Miller
Coquette
a folly
Philip Moroe
Chorus
Elvira North
Chorus
Howard Pascal
Germain
a butler
Emma Paxton
Chorus
Ethel Peterson
Chorus
Wilson Price
Chorus
Kenneth Roland
Chorus
Thomas Shields
Chorus
Mae Starkey
Chorus
May Stockton
Chorus
Martha Stone
Chorus
Beatrice Thompson
Chorus
Frank Tierney
Philip
head waiter
Olive Ulrich
Angele
Beaubisson's daughter, married to Paul
George Wagner
Chorus
Margaret Zimmerman
Chorus
music by Richard Heuberger; lyrics by Sydney Rosenfeld and Clare Kummer
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
We Have Only One Life to Live George Dumenil (a Parisian) and Paul Aubier (Dumenil's friend)
Paris Is a Spot So Fair Angele (Beaubisson's daughter, married to Paul)
What Are We Coming To? Celeste Deremy (a young widow)
ACT 2 Sung By
Let Us Find a Charming Rendezvous Celeste Deremy (a young widow) and Captain Henry Beaubisson (Beaubisson's nephew)
Sergeant Philip of the Lancers
(music by Jerome Kern)
Fedora (chansonette) and Philip (head waiter)
(I Want a Little Loving) Sometimes
(music by Chris Smith; lyrics by Chris Smith)
Celeste Deremy (a young widow)
Never Again Paul Aubier (Dumenil's friend), George Dumenil (a Parisian) and Captain Henry Beaubisson (Beaubisson's nephew)
Folly Fleurette (a folly), Babette (a folly), Coquette (a folly), Paul Aubier (Dumenil's friend), George Dumenil (a Parisian), Captain Henry Beaubisson (Beaubisson's nephew) and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Listen to Me Celeste Deremy (a young widow)
Nurses' Chorus
(music by Jerome Kern)
Theophilus Beaubisson (a merchant) and Chorus
Kiss and Be Friends Celeste Deremy (a young widow), Marguerite (wife of George), Angele (Beaubisson's daughter, married to Paul), Paul Aubier (Dumenil's friend) and George Dumenil (a Parisian)