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Papa's Wife   

Manhattan Theatre, (11/13/1899 - 3/31/1900)
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Opening Date: Nov 13, 1899    
Closing Date: Mar 31, 1900 Total Performances: 147

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: The Convent of St. Dorothy, the Gold Lion Hotel, and the military barracks near Fontainebleau

Production Staff
Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
Music by Reginald De Koven; Based on two French vaudevilles by Maurice Hennequin and Albert Millaud; Lyrics by Reginald De Koven and Harry B. Smith; Book by Harry B. Smith; Musical Director: Herman Perlet; Additional music by William H. Penn, A. Baldwin Sloane and Herve; Additional lyrics by Frank Sloane, James O'Dea and Glen MacDonough
Costume Design by Will R. Barnes; Scenic Design by D. Frank Dodge and Richard Marston
Marie AllenTita
Ann ArcherNinette
Anita AustinLieutenant Mercier
Henry BergmanBaron Florestand de la Boucaniere
Charles A. BigelowProfessor Celestine
Vivian BlackburnFifine
Gladys ClaireLieutenant Gallifet
Dan CollyerTobias
Beulah Coolidge
Royal CutterWaiter
Eva DavenportCoralie
Valerie DouglasLieutenant Boisdeffre
Isabelle Evesson
Agnes FindlayThe Governess of the Convent
William GillowWaiter
Anna HeldAnna
May LevigneZizi
Lieutenant Gonse
Emma LevyPaula
George MarionMajor Bombardos
Adelaide OrtonLucienne
Sallie RandallGabrielle
Cecilia RhodeEugenie
Max RosenWaiter
Charles SinclairA Porter
William SissonsWaiter
Charles SturgesAntoine
Jessie ThompsonTili
Olive WallacePierette
Frances WilsonFanchon
Henry WoodruffAristide
music by Reginald De Koven; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
They Wouldn't Do in the Orient the things that we do hereAristide and Girls
Mistakes Are Apt to happenAristide and Professor Celestine
Socrates JacksonJackson and Girls
In the Convent They Didn't Teach Me That
(music by Herve)
Dreamy EyesAnna and Professor Celestine
O Summer Bathing GirlMen and Girls
Cut High, Cut LowAnna
Automobile Song (You may talk about your horses)Anna and Girls
ACT 3 Sung By
Wedding Anthem
A Private Affair
I'd Like to Have a Photograph of ThatAristide
The Dissolute Mosquito
This Wine's All Right
Professor, Won't You Teach Me All You Know
Oh, That's the Worst of Girls
From la Femme a Papa
(music by Herve)
My Honolulu Queen
(music by William H. Penn; lyrics by James O'Dea)
I'm Fraid dis Snap is Most too Good to Last
(music by A. Baldwin Sloane; lyrics by Frank Sloane)
I've Been Dreaming of You, Baby
(music by A. Baldwin Sloane; lyrics by Frank Sloane and Harry B. Smith)
The Other Page Is Missing (You'll Have to Guess the Rest)
(music by A. Baldwin Sloane; lyrics by Glen MacDonough)
Professor Celestine
The Song of the Colonel
(music by Herve)