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When We Were Forty-one    An Oslerized Burlesque in Two Doses, preceded by a program of vaudeville.

New York Roof, (6/12/1905 - 8/26/1905)
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Opening Date: Jun 12, 1905    
Closing Date: Aug 26, 1905 Total Performances: 66

Category: Musical, Burlesque, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Produced by Edward E. Rice
Book by Robert B. Smith; Lyrics by Robert B. Smith; Music by Gus Edwards; Burlesque inspired by the farce "When We Were Twenty One" by Henry V. Esmond; Orchestra under the direction of Robert Hood Bowers; Featuring songs by Gertrude Hoffman; Featuring songs with lyrics by Vincent Bryan
Staged under the Direction of Edward E. Rice; Musical numbers produced by Joseph C. Smith and Gertrude Hoffman
Scenery by Joseph A. Physioc; Costumes Designed by Thomas McIlvaine
Cast
Harry Bulger
Dr. Hosler
the Chloroform King
Emma Carus
Lady Long-Green
the Dowis Heiress; just escaped from the unkissed
John McVeigh
John de Rocks, Jr.
the sole proprietor of a young men's class
Harry Meehan
Digby Pipp
a Gibson Man
Charles H. Prince
George Gessler
a sparkling lothario
Nellie Daly
Anastasia Pickles
fresh from the farm
Clara Hathaway
Bennie
Dr. Hosler's valet
Percy Janis
Ted Sparks
a continuous tourist
George Kelly
Charles Vagner
a simple liver
Amy Lake
Dolly Dimples
a rollicking girl
George P. Reno
Kid Narrow
a pugilist; hero of the Red Lights
Tom
Claremont waiter
Madlyn Sommers
Pete
a newsboy
Lucille St. Claire
Floradora Fisher
the original pretty maiden
James Thompson
Frank Penn
a dramatic critic who rules the roast
Florence Warden
Delilah
chorus
Nella Webb
Marian
the maid
music by Gus Edwards; lyrics by Robert B. Smith
(Unless otherwise noted)
The Goddess of Rector's
I am a Regular Romeo George Gessler (a sparkling lothario) and Chorus
Write to Marian the Maid Marian (the maid) and Chorus
(The) Brother Masons
(music by Gertrude Hoffman; lyrics by Vincent Bryan)
Dr. Hosler (the Chloroform King)
The Advantage of a College Education Columbia Barnard (a "rah rah" girl ) and the Summer Girls
Entr'acte
The Man That Leads the Band Leads the Army Lady Long-Green (the Dowis Heiress; just escaped from the unkissed ) and Chorus
Up and Down the Boardwalk Lady Long-Green (the Dowis Heiress; just escaped from the unkissed ) and Chorus
Kindly Pass the Chloroform Along
(music by Gertrude Hoffman; lyrics by Vincent Bryan)
Dr. Hosler (the Chloroform King)
Meet Me Under the Wysteria Theodore (Pupil in John De Rock Jr.'s class) and Chorus
Sweet Kitty Killairs Lady Long-Green (the Dowis Heiress; just escaped from the unkissed ) and Chorus
Shooting Scene Dr. Hosler (the Chloroform King), John de Rocks, Jr. (the sole proprietor of a young men's class) and George Gessler (a sparkling lothario)
Imitations Columbia Barnard (a "rah rah" girl )
Finale Entire Company