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The Auto Race   
a Musical Melange and Spectacle, including a Novelty Circus and a Ballet

 

This production was composed of the following shows:

Hippodrome Theatre , (11/25/1907 - 5/23/1908)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Nov 25, 1907   
Closing Date:May 23, 1908 Total Performances:312

Category: Musical, Ballet, Circus, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Description: Renamed Lady Gay's Garden Party by February 1908
Setting: Lady Gay Spanker's Mansion and Estate


The Auto Race

Category: Musical, Ballet, Circus, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Setting: Lady Gay Spanker's Mansion and Estate

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.) and G. M. Anderson
Music composed and directed by Manuel Klein; Story and lyrics by Edward P. Temple
Arranged and staged by Edward P. Temple; Dances arranged by Vincenzo Romeo
Scenic Design by Arthur Voegtlin; Costume Design by Frances Ziebarth; 'The Four Seasons' Ballet costumes by Alfredo Edel
Cast
William H. Clark Mr. William Worthington
Lady Gay's father
Edwin A. Clarke Mr. Dick Spanker
her husband
J. Parker Coombs Sergeant Ruggles
Mounted Squad
Rose La Harte Mrs. Gay Spanker
known as 'Lady Gay'
Marceline Tony
The Head Waiter
John G. Sparks Sergeant O'Rafferty
Foot Patrol
Margaret Townshend The Ice Maiden
in The Four Seasons ballet
James R. Adams Acrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
Abe Aronson Acrobatic Waiter
James Balno Acrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
Sam Barker Singing Waiter
L. Blumenthal Singing Waiter
The Six Bonsettis Specialty act
in Novelty Circus
Leo Brunswick Acrobatic Waiter
J. Carrol Singing Waiter
The Five Cliftons Specialty act
in Novelty Circus
H.S. Cluett Singing Waiter
H. Dale Singing Waiter
Otto Fenn Acrobatic Waiter
Marie Louise Gribbin Miss Virginia Carter
Lady Gay's cousin
The Seven Grunathos Specialty act
in Novelty Circus
Hagenbeck's Troupe of 12 Performing Elephants Specialty act
in Novelty Circus
Frank Hanson Acrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
Nat W. Harris Acrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
Daisy Hodgini Specialty act
in Novelty Circus
George Holland Acrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
The Mirza Golem Troupe of Persian Gymnasts and Acrobats Specialty act
in Novelty Circus
John Norman Mr. Arthur Fitz Wilkins
fiance of Virginia
Marcel and Rene Philippart Specialty act
in Novelty Circus
Clyde Powers Acrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
Charles Ravel Acrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
Angelo Romeo Acrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
H. Shaw Acrobatic Waiter
D. Sheehan Singing Waiter
E. Vary Singing Waiter
J. Warren Singing Waiter

The Battle of Port Arthur

Category: Musical, History, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Setting: At Port Arthur

Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.) and G. M. Anderson
Book by Owen Davis; Music composed and directed by Manuel Klein
Arranged and staged by Edward P. Temple
Scenic Design by Arthur Voegtlin
Cast
J. Parker Coombs Colonel Ostag
of the Russian Army
William R Hawley Captain Tonkoka
of the Japanese Army, arrested as a spy
James R. Adams Chigi
Japanese Secret Agent
A. Barbara Olaf
an old peasant
Sam Barker Captain Garabedioff
Aide to Colonel Ostag
C. Caldron Barnsky
of the Prison Guard
H. Dale Major Yamoko
Miss M. England Tatiana
A Soldier's Wife
John Fleming Mounted Aide
Russian Army
Nat Harris Wounded Soldier
Russian Army
H. Mansfield Picket
Russian Army
Miss E. McKenzie Riuka
Daughter of Colonel Ochigi and in love w/ Tonkoka
W. C. Moore Lyoff
a Drunken soldier
Charles Ravel Okopa
Charlotte Weir Garasun
an Old Peasant
W. Williams Mounted Messenger
Russian Army
ACT 1Sung By
Riding in a Motor Car Mrs. Gay Spanker (known as 'Lady Gay')
Sweet is the Perfume of Summer Flowers Miss Virginia Carter (Lady Gay's cousin)
Those Days Gone By Mr. William Worthington (Lady Gay's father)
Starlight Maid Mr. Dick Spanker (her husband)
ACT 2Sung By
The Four Seasons Ensemble