MusicalComedy OperaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 11, 1907
Closing Date
Jan 04, 1908
Performances
65
MusicalComedy OperaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

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Theatres
Astor Theatre
(Nov 11, 1907 - Jan 04, 1908)

Description
An opera in three acts

Setting
Squire Western's; Inn at Upton; Ranelagh Gardens

Produced by Henry W. Savage
Orchestra under the direction of Herman Perlet; Music by Edward German; Libretto by Robert Courtneidge and A. M. Thompson; Lyrics by Charles H. Taylor; Based on the novel by Henry Fielding; Lyrics for "King Neptune" by Basil Hood
Produced under the personal direction of Edward German and Robert Courtneidge; Dances arranged by Dave Marion
Scenic Design by Walter Burridge; Costume Design by Mme. Herman; Lighting Design by Joseph Wilson
Lady Bellaston
a lady of quality
Sophia
Western's daughter
Benjamin Patridge
Honour
maid to Sophia
Tom Jones
a foundling
A Farmer's Daughter
A Farmer's Daughter
 
Letty Wheatcroft
Sophia's friend
Pimlott
Western's friend
 
Soldier
A Squire's Daughter
Gregory
Western's servant
Hostess
of the Inn at Upton
A Squire's Daughter
Tony
Western's friend
 
Farmer
A Squire's Daughter
Highwayman
A Squire's Wife
 
A Lady of Quality
Squire
Bessie Wiseacre
Sophia's friend
 
A Lady of Quality
Farmer
Squire
Squire Cloddy
Western's friend
 
Soldier
Farmer
Squire
 
Waiter
Grizzle
Western's servant
Peggy
waiting maid
 
A Farmer's Daughter
Squire
 
Soldier
Squire
 
Colonel Wilcox
Post Boy
Farmer
 
Soldier
 
Tom Edwardes
A Farmer's Daughter
A Squire's Wife
Etoff
Lady Bellaston's maid
Rosie Lucas
 
A Farmer's Daughter
Squire Western
A Farmer's Daughter
Highwayman
Officer
Farmer
Mr. Allworthy
a Somersetshire magistrate
A Squire's Daughter
A Squire's Wife
Betty
waiting maid
 
A Squire's Wife
 
A Lady of Quality
A Squire's Daughter
A Squire's Wife
A Squire's Daughter
Farmer
Squire
Susan
serving maid at Upton
Blifil
Allworthy's nephew
Dobbin
Western's servant
A Squire's Daughter
A Squire's Daughter
A Squire's Daughter
 
A Lady of Quality
Soldier
 
Colonel Hamstead
music by Edward German; lyrics by Charles H. Taylor
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 1
Sung By
Don't You Find the Weather Charming?
Chorus
On a January Morning (in Zummersetscheer)
Squire Western and Chorus
West Country Lad
Tom Jones and Chorus
I Wonder
Sophia
Wisdom Says 'Festina Lente
Sophia, Honour and Tom Jones
The Barley Mow
Honour, Gregory, Betty, Peggy, Dobbin and Grizzle
Here's a Paradox for Lovers (Madrigal)
Sophia, Honour, Tom Jones and Mr. Allworthy
For Aye, My Love
Act 2
Sung By
Hurry, Bustle
Hostess and Officer
Benjamin Partridge, a Person of Parts
Benjamin Patridge and Chorus
Dream o' Day Jill
Sophia
Uncle John Tappit
Gregory and Chorus
My Lady's Coach Has Been Attacked
Hostess and Chorus
Let's Be Merry
Honour, Benjamin Patridge and Gregory
Love Maketh the Heart a Garden Fair
Act 3
Sung By
Glass of Fashion
All for a Green Ribbon
Honour and Male Chorus
Beguile, Beguile, with Music Sweet
Sophia
King Neptune
(lyrics by Basil Hood)
Benjamin Patridge and Chorus
Hark, The Merry Marriage Bells
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