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The Purple Road   

Liberty Theatre, (4/07/1913 - 6/16/1913)
Casino Theatre, (6/16/1913 - 8/02/1913)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 07, 1913    
Closing Date: Aug 02, 1913 Total Performances: 136

Category: Musical, Operetta, Romance, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts and an epilogue
Setting: Vienna, Paris, and St. Helena from 1808 to 1821


Production Staff
Produced by Joseph M. Gaites
Book by Fred De Gresac and William Carey Duncan; Music by William Frederick Peters and Heinrich Reinhardt; Lyrics by Fred De Gresac and William Carey Duncan; Based on the original Viennese singspeil 'Napoleon und die Frauen' by Heinrich Reinhardt; Musical Director: Gustave Salzer
Directed by Edward P. Temple and George Marion
Scenic Design by Walter Harvey and P. Dodd Ackerman; Costume Design by Orange Manufacturing Company
Cast
Janet Beecher
The Empress Josephine
Winnie Brandon
Stephanie
Elsie Braun
Mitzi
B. Brennan
A Soldier
Harrison Brockbank
Napoleon
Harriet Burt
The Duchess Dantzic
Annabelle Dennison
The Princess Lugano
Paula
Eva Fallon
Kathi
William J. Ferguson
Fouche
Harold H. Forde
Pappi
Evelyn Grahme
Bertha
Frank Grom
Franz
Horace J. Hain
Major
Constant
Emilie Lea
Anita Carina
Elsa Lynn
Theresa
John Maddern
Lieutenant
Murat
Edward Martindel
Colonel Stappe
Talleyrand
Sidney
Elita Proctor Otis
Frau Stimmer
Mabel Parmalee
Ophelia
Joseph Royer

Robert Smith
Rouston
Vallie Valli
Wanda
Jerome Van Norden
Captain
Richard
John Ward
Bernadotte
Clifton Webb
Bisco
Vestris
Anna Wilkes
Lori
Page to the Empress
ACT 1 Sung By
When Someone Marries Me Kathi, Brides and Frau Stimmer
March of the Bridegrooms Ensemble
The Mysterious Kiss Wanda and Ensemble
Feed Me with Love Pappi and Kathi
The Love Spell Napoleon and Wanda
Austrian Patrol Orchestra
I Am All Alone Wanda
ACT 2 Sung By
The Break-Neck Quadrille Entire Ensemble
A Hit in Paris The Duchess Dantzic and Ensemble
Diplomacy Talleyrand and Ensemble
Pretty Little Chichis Kathi and Ensemble
Be Mine, Be Mine Wanda and Napoleon
Dear Little Pages Page to the Empress and Pages
Irresistible Pappi
ACT 3 Sung By
The Reaper's Chorus Ensemble
He Is Gone Wanda