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The Pearl of Pekin   

 
Bijou Theatre , (3/19/1888 - 5/26/1888)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Mar 19, 1888   
Closing Date:May 26, 1888 Total Performances:80

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: China, 1861


Production Staff
Produced by Edward E. Rice and Henry E. Dixey
Music by Gustav Kerker and Charles Le Cocq; Musical Director: Gustav Kerker; Libretto by Charles Alfred Byrne; Based on the French opera, "Fleur de the" by Alfred Duru; Based on Henri Chivot
Staged by Edward E. Rice
Scenic Design by Edward G. Unitt; Costume Design by Carrie E. Perkins
Cast
Carrie Behr Angelique
Philip Branson Petit Pierre
Herbert Charter Paul Mathot
Bertha Fisch Fantine
Louis Harrison Tyfoo
Joseph W. Herbert Sosoriki
Alice Johnson Pearl of Pekin
John C. Leach Sing High
Clairette Vanderbilt Pierrette
Irene Verona Finnette
Grace E. Wilson Pepine
music by Gustav Kerker and Charles Le Cocq; lyrics by Charles Alfred Byrne
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

Where ever we roam o'er the seas
He Loved Her Tender Sosoriki
A Pretty Maid
I Was Born in Tokio Sosoriki
(We Are) Four Little Tchin-Tchin Girls Pepine, Angelique, Fantine and Pierrette
Bad as They Are, We Love These Men
I Love My Old Love Still Pearl of Pekin
Pearl of Pekin
Now that Pearl of Pekin's married Sosoriki
What a Subject to Paint on a Fan Pearl of Pekin, Sosoriki and Finnette
I Hope It Won't Happen Again
(music by Edward E. Rice; lyrics by Louis Harrison)
Tyfoo
Signor McStinger Tyfoo