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Met-A-Mora   
or, the Last of the Pollywogs

 
Park Theatre, (3/06/1848 - Closing date unknown)
Broadway Theatre, (4/22/1848 - 4/29/1848)
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Opening Date: Mar 06, 1848    
Closing Date: Apr 29, 1848 Total Performances: 2

Category: Musical, Burlesque, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A Grand Tragical Comical Burlesque in Two Acts, 6 Scenes.



Production Staff
Produced by Edmund Simpson
Written by John Brougham
Cast
Mrs. John BroughamTapiokee
La Belle Sauvage, squalling Squaw of Metamora
John BroughamMetamora
ultimate Pollywog, aboriginal hero, favorite child
A. AndrewsLord Fitzfaddle
highly-to-be-envied, to die by Metamora's knife
Mr. BartonAnaconda
a recreant red man, rather serpentine
Mr. BernardBad-Enough
a most unpleasant individual
Mr. BridgesPappy Vaughan
an influential early settler, early settled
Mrs. FraryOceana
old Vaughan's daughter, a chip off the old block
Mr. HeathWorser
much the same, only more so
Mr. KingWhiskee Toddi
skilled in talk, so we are informed
Mr. McDouallMaster Walter
not the hunchback, but over head and ears in love
S. PearsonOld Tar
Indian interpreter, from the Junk, savage/sailor
Mr. PoveyKantshine
a friend, who gives excellent advice

ACT 1 Sung By
O slumber, my darling (O, slumber, my pappoose!)Tapiokee (La Belle Sauvage, squalling Squaw of Metamora)
Dan Tucker (We can hardly suppress our laughter)Chorus
Metamora seizes Vaughan
ACT 2 Sung By
Hush-a-by, baby, on the tree topTapiokee (La Belle Sauvage, squalling Squaw of Metamora)
Burlesque Combat
We're all nodding (We're all dying, die, dying)Chorus
You're all lying, lie, lie, lyingMetamora (ultimate Pollywog, aboriginal hero, favorite child)
Finale (If you would look out for pleasure)Metamora (ultimate Pollywog, aboriginal hero, favorite child)
Pollywog, Polly, Polly, PollywogChorus
Comic Dance and Tableau