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The Pearl of Pekin   

 
Bijou Theatre , (1/07/1889 - Closing date unknown)
Standard Theatre , (1/28/1889 - 2/23/1889)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Jan 07, 1889   
Closing Date:Feb 23, 1889 Total Performances:136

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


Production Staff
Produced by Edward E. Rice and Henry Dixey
Music by Charles Le Cocq and Gustav Kerker; Musical Director: Gustav Kerker; Based on the original French "Fleur de the" by Alfred Duru and Henri Chivot; Libretto by Charles Alfred Byrne
Costume Design by Carrie E. Perkins; Scenic Design by Edward G. Unitt
Production Supervisor: Gustav Kerker and Charles Alfred Byrne
Cast
Carrie Behr Angelique
Philip Branson Petit Pierre
Bertha Fisch Fantine
Louis Harrison Tyfoo
Joseph W. Herbert Sosoriki
John C. Leach Sing High
Belle Thorne Pearl of Pekin
Clairette Vanderbilt Pierrette
Irene Verona Finnette
Edward Webb Paul Mathot
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
Chop Sticks
If I Were a Bird Sosoriki, Pearl of Pekin and Finnette
The Lady Picking Mulberries
(music by Edgar Stillman Kelley; lyrics by Edgar Stillman Kelley)
Pearl of Pekin
When Ching-a-Lung Hit High
(music by Louis Harrison; lyrics by Louis Harrison)
Tyfoo