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The Defender   

 
Herald Square Theatre, (7/03/1902 - 8/23/1902)
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Opening Date: Jul 03, 1902    
Closing Date: Aug 23, 1902 Total Performances: 60

Category: Musical, Extravaganza, Original, Broadway
Description: A Yachtical Musical Extravaganza in Three Acts
Setting: The Yacht Club, the Deck of the "Hibernia," Garden at Newport.



Production Staff
Produced by A.H. Chamberlyn
Music by Charles Dennee; Lyrics by Allen Lowe; Book by Allen Lowe; Musical Director: George P. Towle; Additional music by Andy Louis and George Evans; Featuring songs with lyrics by Ren Shields
Staged by Frank Smithson
Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge; Costume Design by Archie Gunn
Cast
George AlisonMr. Tom Pinkson
the Copper King
Miss AndersonBoating Boy
Aimee AshmoreModeste
a dear girl
Florence AverellBoating Boy
Miss BirdBoating Boy
Messr. BlackSeaman
Miss BremontBoating Boy
Messr. BrooksConspirator
Seaman
Miss BrownBoating Boy
Miss CarlyleCitizen
Emma CarusMrs. Jack Orchard
with a strong interest in anything resembling fads
Alexander ClarkSam Keno
a fallen star
Gilbert ClaytonMr. Ivory D. Queers
(Good gracious, have you used Queer's Soap?)
Miss ConquestYachting Girl
Miss E. CookDancer
Miss J. CookYachting Girl
Messr. CuttleSeaman
Miss DaggertDancer
Harry DavenportSir Thomas Ceylon Teaton
who longs to lift the cup
Miss DavisYachting Editor
Miss DenningCitizen
Messr. EatonConspirator
M. EdwardesConspirator
Paula EdwardesJellie Canvass
queen of the ring
Peggy EdwardesSnip
cabin boy
Edith EldridgeWinsome
a dear girl
Miss FaulknerCitizen
Miss FrancisYachting Editor
Effie HastyYachting Girl
Miss HoweYachting Editor
Miss HuntCitizen
Messr. HuttonSeaman
Mayme KelsoMrs. Everly Chase
"the dear girls must be provided for"
Messr. KentSeaman
Miss LansingYachting Girl
Mr. LeeSeaman
Norman LillieConspirator
Richie LingCharles Dare
Lord Hautboys, wants American girl, not her money
Miss LorraineYachting Editor
Miss MathewsYachting Girl
Messr. McFaddenConspirator
Mr. MeehanSeaman
Miss MillerCitizen
Sandol MillikenMiss Hilda Shipton
Miss MurrayBoating Boy
Harry MurrayConspirator
Miss ParksBoating Boy
Messr. ParrSeaman
Miss L. PopeBoating Boy
Kitty PopeDancer
Miss PowersYachting Editor
Blanche RingMillie Canvass
but she 'as 'opes
M. RobinsonConspirator
Miss SalvatoreYachting Girl
Miss ScottCitizen
Grace SpencerCaprice
a dear girl
Violet StaleyYachting Editor
Eleanore TelfordDancer
Miss ThorntonYachting Editor
Gordon TomkinsHan Kuff
bo'sun on Sir Thomas yacht, the Hibernia
Miss Van NessCitizen
M. WalshSeaman
Miss WarrenYachting Editor
Miss WayneYachting Editor
Charles WaynePinkie Winkerton
a detective in a measure
Miss WeirCitizen
Miss WestYachting Girl
M. WilliamsSeaman
Messr. WillingSeaman
Joe WorthingtonConspirator
music by Charles Dennee; lyrics by Allen Lowe
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
The Yachting KingChorus
Hail to the Baronet
Lift the CupSir Thomas Ceylon Teaton (who longs to lift the cup)
Lighthouse and the BoatCharles Dare (Lord Hautboys, wants American girl, not her money)
WhiskerettesSam Keno (a fallen star)
Queens of SocietyMrs. Jack Orchard (with a strong interest in anything resembling fads)
Welcome, Jellie CanvassChorus
SammieJellie Canvass (queen of the ring)
Heart-to-Heart TalksJellie Canvass (queen of the ring) and Sam Keno (a fallen star)
ACT 2 Sung By
The Moon Shines BrightMale Chorus
Vesper Bells
Cup of TeaSir Thomas Ceylon Teaton (who longs to lift the cup)
Conspirators' ChorusConspirators
Love Is the Queen of the SeaWinsome (a dear girl)
I'll Be Your RainbowMrs. Jack Orchard (with a strong interest in anything resembling fads)
Love Is the Queen of the SeaWinsome (a dear girl)
(Naughty) Little FlyMiss Hilda Shipton and Sir Thomas Ceylon Teaton (who longs to lift the cup)
Good NightJellie Canvass (queen of the ring)
Ocean's Fond CaressWinsome (a dear girl) and Charles Dare (Lord Hautboys, wants American girl, not her money)
Pinky, Panky Poo
(music by Andy Louis; lyrics by Andy Louis)
Millie Canvass (but she 'as 'opes) and Pinkie Winkerton (a detective in a measure)
The Boys Before the Mast
ACT 3 Sung By
In the Good Old Summertime
(music by George Evans; lyrics by Ren Shields)
Millie Canvass (but she 'as 'opes)
Pretty New England PinkWinsome (a dear girl)
Anglo-Saxons of To-dayCharles Dare (Lord Hautboys, wants American girl, not her money)
Sound the Bell