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A Glance at New York In 1848   

 
Olympic Theatre, (2/15/1848 - 5/23/1848)
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Opening Date: Feb 15, 1848    
Closing Date: May 23, 1848 Total Performances: 50

Category: Play, Sketches, Original, Broadway
Description: A Local Sketch in Two Acts, 12 Scenes.



Production Staff
Produced by William Mitchell
Written by Benjamin A. Baker; Music arranged by E. Woolf
Produced under the direction of William Mitchell
Scenic Design by Mr. Bengough; Machinery by Mr. Burns; Dresses by Mr. Roberts
Cast
Frank S. ChanfrauMose
a true specimen of one of the B'Hoys
Mr. G. J. ArnoldHarry Gordon
a Gothamite
Miss E. BarberMember of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Miss M. BarberMember of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Jenny Bogert
Eliza's friend
Mr. BleeckerMike
a Sharper
Mr. G. ClarkGeorge Parsells
a Green-horn
Mr W. ConoverJake
a Sharper, and Proprietor of Loafer's Paradise
Master Drew
New character from revised version
Sam
a young Thief
Miss EltonMember of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Miss GarveyMember of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Mr. Henry
New character from revised version
Mr. Morton
Mrs. HenryMrs. Morton
President of the "Ladies Bowling Saloon"
Mrs. LeBrunMember of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Mr. LevereMajor Gates
a Literary Loafer
Miss MaberlyMember of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Miss MealingMember of the 'Ladies Bowling Saloon'
Miss PhillipsMary
Mrs. Morton's daughter
Miss C. RobertsJane
a young girl from the country
Mr. Seymour
New character from revised version
Ben
peripatetic vendor of News
Mr. J. Seymour
New character from revised version
Sykesee
Mary Taylor
New character from revised version
Eliza Stebbins (Lizey)
one of the Gals

ACT 1 Sung By
Jolly Young Waterman (The folks are all wanting to see the fast steamer)Opening Chorus
Chorus from FRA DIAVOLO, Act 2 (For pleasure there's no denying)Chorus
Bow-wow-wow (I'm sure the world can't blame a man)Jake (a Sharper, and Proprietor of Loafer's Paradise)
Irish Air (Here we are, a precious crew, that's always on hand)Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
Canadian Boat Song (Go, Major, go, for half the night's past)Mike (a Sharper) and Major Gates (a Literary Loafer)
Lovely MaeEliza Stebbins (Lizey) (one of the Gals)
Oh, Lud, Galls (Here we are, as you diskivir)Eliza Stebbins (Lizey) (one of the Gals) and Jenny Bogert (Eliza's friend)