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Tom Jones   

Astor Theatre, (11/11/1907 - 1/04/1908)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 11, 1907    
Closing Date: Jan 04, 1908 Total Performances: 65

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: Squire Western's; Inn at Upton; Ranelagh Gardens


Production Staff
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
Cast
Laura Butler
Lady Bellaston
a lady of quality
Louise Gunning
Sophia
Western's daughter
William Norris
Benjamin Patridge
Gertrude Quinlan
Honour
maid to Sophia
Van Rensselaer Wheeler
Tom Jones
a foundling
Miss Aubrey
A Farmer's Daughter
Odette Bourdeaux
A Farmer's Daughter
Letty Wheatcroft
Sophia's friend
E.W. Bowman
Soldier
Pimlott
Western's friend
Miss Bownes
A Squire's Daughter
John Bunny
Gregory
Western's servant
Florence Burdett
Hostess
of the Inn at Upton
Miss Carroll
A Squire's Daughter
E.A. Clark
Farmer
Tony
Western's friend
Miss Crantzell
A Squire's Daughter
T.D. Crittenden
Highwayman
Miss Curtis
A Squire's Wife
A Lady of Quality
Whitlock Davis

M. Edwardes
Squire
Marjorie Fairbanks
Bessie Wiseacre
Sophia's friend
A Lady of Quality
M. Fay
Farmer
M. Fenton
Squire
E. P. Foster
Soldier
Squire Cloddy
Western's friend
M. Fougerard
Farmer
John Frolisch
Waiter
Squire
Bernard Gorcey
Grizzle
Western's servant
Anna Hall
Peggy
waiting maid
A Farmer's Daughter
M. Hammond
Squire
Soldier
John Hassan
Squire
Colonel Wilcox
William Herman
Post Boy
M. Kearns
Farmer
Charles Kingsland
Tom Edwardes
Squire
Soldier
Miss Lang
A Farmer's Daughter
Miss Leslie
A Squire's Wife
Madge Marston
Etoff
Lady Bellaston's maid
Louise Meyers
Rosie Lucas
A Farmer's Daughter
Henry Norman
Squire Western
Miss Norton
A Farmer's Daughter
E.J. Oden
Highwayman
Percy Parsons
Officer
M. Pearson
Farmer
Albert Pellaton
Mr. Allworthy
a Somersetshire magistrate
Miss Peters
A Squire's Daughter
Grace Rankin
A Squire's Wife
Evelyn Smith
Betty
waiting maid
A Squire's Wife
A Lady of Quality
Miss J. Standish
A Squire's Daughter
Miss M. Standish
A Squire's Wife
Miss Stoner
A Squire's Daughter
M. Supraner
Farmer
M. Terry
Squire
Lucy Tonge
Susan
serving maid at Upton
Vaughan Trevor
Blifil
Allworthy's nephew
Henry Turpin
Dobbin
Western's servant
Miss Vernon
A Squire's Daughter
Miss Von deMuehlen
A Squire's Daughter
Miss Weeks
A Squire's Daughter
A Lady of Quality
Banning Willis
Colonel Hamstead
Soldier
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 (a foundling) and Chorus
I Wonder Sophia (Western's daughter)
Wisdom Says 'Festina Lente Sophia (Western's daughter), Honour (maid to Sophia) and Tom Jones (a foundling)
The Barley Mow Honour (maid to Sophia), Gregory (Western's servant), Betty (waiting maid), Peggy (waiting maid), Dobbin (Western's servant) and Grizzle (Western's servant)
Here's a Paradox for Lovers (Madrigal) Sophia (Western's daughter), Honour (maid to Sophia), Tom Jones (a foundling) and Mr. Allworthy (a Somersetshire magistrate)
For Aye, My Love
ACT 2 Sung By
Hurry, Bustle Hostess (of the Inn at Upton) and Officer
Benjamin Partridge, a Person of Parts Benjamin Patridge and Chorus
Dream o' Day Jill Sophia (Western's daughter)
Uncle John Tappit Gregory (Western's servant) and Chorus
My Lady's Coach Has Been Attacked Hostess (of the Inn at Upton) and Chorus
Let's Be Merry Honour (maid to Sophia), Benjamin Patridge and Gregory (Western's servant)
Love Maketh the Heart a Garden Fair
ACT 3 Sung By
Glass of Fashion
All for a Green Ribbon Honour (maid to Sophia) and Male Chorus
Beguile, Beguile, with Music Sweet Sophia (Western's daughter)
King Neptune
(lyrics by Basil Hood)
Benjamin Patridge and Chorus
Hark, The Merry Marriage Bells