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The World's Fair    
or, Columbia in the Clouds

 
Brougham's Lyceum Theatre, (2/10/1851 - 3/06/1851)
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Opening Date: Feb 10, 1851    
Closing Date: Mar 06, 1851 Total Performances: 20

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: An original, aboriginal, logical and mythological, opposite and apporistic anonymosity in One Act.



Production Staff
Produced by John Brougham
Musical Director: George Loder
Stage Manager: Henry Lynne
Cast
Mr. BakerNox
a dark Knight
Mrs. W.R. BlakeJuno Februalia
the Oxeyed spouse of Jove, a bit of a bully
Mr. BristollEsculapius
a Son of Apollo, the first regular Practitioner Licensed to Kill
John BroughamJove
the original Don Joveanni, an uncontroverted Pagan of very doubtful repute
Mr. DunnApollo
God of Music and Phisic, Inventor Derogatory Type
Mr. GaylorVulcan
Founder of the "Smith" family, and originator of "Old Sledge"
Julia GouldMercury
the winged footman of Olympus, Star of Wall street, patron of pickpockets
Mr. HuntHerr Hercules
the King of Clubs, a Deuce of a Fellow, and a very strong trump
Mr. LeachBacchus Lyceus
conductor and professor of Geology
Fred LysterMars
a professed pugilist and great expounder of the "Hyer" law
Mr. SaurienNeptune
a "Fishmonger," Ruler of the Ocean, and a "heavy swell" occasionally
Mary TaylorColumbia
a democratic and access-ible genius, liable to be "hailed" by everybody
Miss E. TaylorGanymede
Jove's cupbearer, "a heavenly body," although not in the solar system
Mr. ThompsonCupid
a Knave of Hearts, a Court Card

Oh this dolce far niente (Opening Chorus)
I Love To See a Red, Red NoseApollo (God of Music and Phisic, Inventor Derogatory Type)
I'm Columbia, understandColumbia (a democratic and access-ible genius, liable to be "hailed" by everybody)
When I first saw ParodiColumbia (a democratic and access-ible genius, liable to be "hailed" by everybody)
A Horn, a HornBacchus Lyceus (conductor and professor of Geology)