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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

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. ClarkMr. William Worthington
Lady Gay's father
Edwin A. ClarkeMr. Dick Spanker
her husband
J. Parker CoombsSergeant Ruggles
Mounted Squad
Rose La HarteMrs. Gay Spanker
known as 'Lady Gay'
MarcelineTony
The Head Waiter
John G. SparksSergeant O'Rafferty
Foot Patrol
Margaret TownshendThe Ice Maiden
in The Four Seasons ballet
James R. AdamsAcrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
Abe AronsonAcrobatic Waiter
James BalnoAcrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
Sam BarkerSinging Waiter
L. BlumenthalSinging Waiter
The Six BonsettisSpecialty act
in Novelty Circus
Leo BrunswickAcrobatic Waiter
J. CarrolSinging Waiter
The Five CliftonsSpecialty act
in Novelty Circus
H.S. CluettSinging Waiter
H. DaleSinging Waiter
Otto FennAcrobatic Waiter
Marie Louise GribbinMiss Virginia Carter
Lady Gay's cousin
The Seven GrunathosSpecialty act
in Novelty Circus
Hagenbeck's Troupe of 12 Performing ElephantsSpecialty act
in Novelty Circus
Frank HansonAcrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
Nat W. HarrisAcrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
Daisy HodginiSpecialty act
in Novelty Circus
George HollandAcrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
The Mirza Golem Troupe of Persian Gymnasts and AcrobatsSpecialty act
in Novelty Circus
John NormanMr. Arthur Fitz Wilkins
fiance of Virginia
Marcel and Rene PhilippartSpecialty act
in Novelty Circus
Clyde PowersAcrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
Charles RavelAcrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
Angelo RomeoAcrobatic Waiter
Clown
in Novelty Circus
H. ShawAcrobatic Waiter
D. SheehanSinging Waiter
E. VarySinging Waiter
J. WarrenSinging Waiter

The Battle of Port Arthur

Category: Musical, History, Spectacle, Original, Broadway

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 CoombsColonel Ostag
of the Russian Army
William R HawleyCaptain Tonkoka
of the Japanese Army, arrested as a spy
James R. AdamsChigi
Japanese Secret Agent
A. BarbaraOlaf
an old peasant
Sam BarkerCaptain Garabedioff
Aide to Colonel Ostag
C. CaldronBarnsky
of the Prison Guard
H. DaleMajor Yamoko
Miss M. EnglandTatiana
A Soldier's Wife
John FlemingMounted Aide
Russian Army
Nat HarrisWounded Soldier
Russian Army
H. MansfieldPicket
Russian Army
Miss E. McKenzieRiuka
Daughter of Colonel Ochigi and in love w/ Tonkoka
W. C. MooreLyoff
a Drunken soldier
Charles RavelOkopa
Charlotte WeirGarasun
an Old Peasant
W. WilliamsMounted Messenger
Russian Army
music by Manuel Klein; lyrics by Manuel Klein and Edward P. Temple
The Auto Race
ACT 1 Sung By
Riding in a Motor CarMrs. Gay Spanker (known as 'Lady Gay')
Sweet is the Perfume of Summer FlowersMiss Virginia Carter (Lady Gay's cousin)
Those Days Gone ByMr. William Worthington (Lady Gay's father)
Starlight MaidMr. Dick Spanker (her husband)
ACT 2 Sung By
The Four SeasonsEnsemble