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The Star Gazer   

Plymouth Theatre, (11/26/1917 - 12/01/1917)
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Opening Date: Nov 26, 1917    
Closing Date: Dec 01, 1917 Total Performances: 8

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A Comedy with Music in Three Acts
Setting: Bath, England in 1830
Comments: Actress Beth Lydy was originally cast as 'Kitty.' She withdrew from the production on the afternoon of November 22, 1917, the day the production was originally scheduled to open. The opening was postponed until November 26, 1917, with newly-cast Carolyn Thomson in the role of 'Kitty.'



Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Book by Cosmo Hamilton; Music by Franz Lehár; Lyrics by Matthew C. Woodward; Based on the Viennese original by Fritz Lohner-Beda and Dr. A. M. Willner; Musical Director: Gaetano Merola; Additional music by Albert Von Tilzer; Additional lyrics by Neville Fleeson
Staged by Edward P. Temple; Production Supervised by J. J. Shubert
Cast
John T. Murray
Peter Blunt Esq.
an enthusiast on astronomy
John Charles Thomas
Arthur Howard
a young gallant
Carolyn Thomson
Kitty
Peter's sister
Jeanne Belyea
Lady Puddifant
Carolyn Duffy
Elizabeth Puddifant
Joshua's daughter
Sidonie Espero
Anne
the Trendlecomes' daughter
Alternate
Arthur Geary
Lieutenant Claydown
His Majesty's 10th Regiment of Foot
Elizabeth Goodall
Mrs. Trendlecome
Elizabeth Harcourt
Maid
George Harcourt
Alderman Hornblower
John Harwood
Peckham
Mr. Blunt's confidential servant
Alfred Hemming
Sir Joshua Puddifant
Master of fox hounds
Owen Hervey
Footman
Paul Irving
Mr. Percy Ebblewhite
teacher of music
Billy Lynn
Horace Howyer, Esp.
a young fop
Wanda Lyon
Martha Hornblower
the Hornblowers' daugter
Catherine Manning
Mrs. Hornblower
Jeannetta Methven
Anne
the Trendlecomes' daughter
Jack Paulton
Nicholas Finchley, Esq.
Theodore F. Reynolds
Squire Trendlecome
Herbert Salinger
Mr. Ollyffe
of the Official Information Bureau of the City of
Edna Temple
Rebecca Puddifant
another daughter
Isabel Vernon
Miss Honora Titterton
principal of the ladies' seminary
music by Franz Lehar; lyrics by Matthew C. Woodward
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
While All Are Asleep Kitty
We Loved and We Lost, Good-bye! Arthur Howard and Anne
Twinkle, Twinkle Kitty, Anne, Martha Hornblower and Rebecca Puddifant
Butterfly Kitty, Anne, Rebecca Puddifant and Martha Hornblower
My Heart Is Like a Bird in May Kitty and Arthur Howard
You, You, You! Kitty, Anne and Arthur Howard
You My Sweetheart Will Have to Be Rebecca Puddifant and Peter Blunt Esq.
ACT 2 Sung By
If You Only Knew
(music by Albert Von Tilzer; lyrics by Neville Fleeson)
Kitty
When You Are Mine, All Mine Arthur Howard and Kitty
If A Bachelor in Love Should Fall Kitty, Peter Blunt Esq. and Peckham
Won't You Come Up to the Table? Anne, Rebecca Puddifant, Martha Hornblower and Peter Blunt Esq.
Rhyming for a Dance Anne, Rebecca Puddifant, Martha Hornblower, Peter Blunt Esq. and Kitty
Star Gazer Anne and Peter Blunt Esq.
But You Alone Arthur Howard
ACT 3 Sung By
A Bachelor's Button Peckham
Drink Some Tea Anne and Peter Blunt Esq.
As the Butterfly Sips the Roses Kitty, Arthur Howard, Anne and Peter Blunt Esq.
My Heart Is Like a Bird in May (Reprise) Kitty, Arthur Howard, Rebecca Puddifant, Horace Howyer, Esp., Martha Hornblower, Lieutenant Claydown, Anne and Peter Blunt Esq.