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The Darling of the Gods   
A Drama of Japan

Belasco Theatre, (12/03/1902 - circa. 5/1903)
First Preview: Total Previews: 0
Opening Date: Dec 03, 1902    
Closing Date: May 1903 Total Performances: 182

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Japan. During the period of the "sword edict", when the Emperor took away the swords of the Samurai - the two-sword men.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by David Belasco
Produced by David Belasco
Written by David Belasco and John Luther Long; Incidental music by William Furst; Musical Director: William Furst
Production Supervised by David Belasco; Staged by David Belasco
Scenic Design by Ernest Gros; Wig Design by Hepner; Stage decorations and accessories after designs by Wilfred Buckland; Costume Design by Mme. Freisinger; Costumes based on designs by Genjiro Yeto
Business Manager: Benjamin F. Roeder
Stage Manager: F. A. Thomson; Assistant Stage Mgr: E. P. Wilks and Westropp Saunders
Properties: Henry Gebhardt and Edward Siedle
Press Representative: Charles E. Cook; Electrician: Louis Hartmann and Kliegl Brothers
Blanche BatesYo-San
Daughter of the Prince of Tosan
F. AndrewsShusshoo
Major Domo
George ArlissZakkuri
Minister of War
Harrison ArmstrongInu
a Corean Giant, Yo-San's slave
Mrs. F. M. BatesThe Fox Woman
Who is said to "devour men's souls"
J. Harry BenrimoKato
a fisher of carp
Kara's Two-sword Man
Albert BruningTonda-Tanji
Nephew of Zakkuri
Kara's Two-sword Man
Winthrop ChamberlainTcho
spy of Zakkuri
Gentleman of Rank
Miss ColemanGeisha Girl
John DuntonTaro
spy of Zakkuri
Kara's Two-sword Man
Gentleman of Rank
Rankin DuvallMigaku
The Shadow, spy of Zakkuri
Kara's Two-sword Man
Miss EarleSinging Girl
Miss EllisGeisha Girl
Arthur GarnellKojin
Gatherer of Geisha tattle, spy of Zakkuri
Kara's Two-sword Man
Robert T. HainesKara
Outlaw Prince and leader of the two-sword men
France HamiltonMadame Asani
The beautiful Geisha of Red Maple Gardens
Legrand HowlandFirst Secretary
Charles IngramCrier of the Night Hours
Miss KarleGeisha Girl
Cooper LeonardAdmiral Tano
guest at the Feast of a Thousand Welcomes
Adah LewisSetsu
Yo-San's maid
Madeleine LivingstonNu
a singing girl
Singing Girl
Miss MardellGeisha Girl
Mr. MeehanGentleman of Rank
Gaston MervaleBanza
Priest of the Band of Samurai, Kara's Two-sword Man
Warren MilfordHassebe Soyemon
guest at the Feast of a Thousand Welcomes
Miss MirienSinging Girl
May MontfordIsamu
Chidori's maid
Eleanor MorettiRosy Sky
a dweller in "The City Without Nights"
Maurice PikeKugo
The Gnarled-Back, spy of Zakkuri
Mr. RedmundGentleman of Rank
Dorothy RevelleKaede
a teacher of manners
A.D. RichardsSecond Secretary
Kara's Two-sword Man
Gentleman of Rank
Helen RussellNiji-Onna
Little Lady of the Rain-bow, Rosy Sky's maid
Westropp SaundersMan in The Lantern
James W. ShawSir Yuke-Yume
guest at the Feast of a Thousand Welcomes
Gentleman of Rank
Dexter SmithJutsu
Kara's Two-sword Man
Gentleman of Rank
Mr. StevensGentleman of Rank
Edward TalfordLord Chi-Chi
guest at the Feast of a Thousand Welcomes
F. A. ThomsonThe Imperial Messenger
Frederic A. ThomsonTori
Kara's Two-sword Man
Joseph TuohyAto
Watcher of Watchers, spy of Zakkuri
Miss VistaGeisha Girl
Charles WalcotSaigon
Prince of Tosan
Mrs. Charles WalcotChidori
Tonda-Tanji's Aunt
Richard WarnerKosa
Kara's Two-sword Man
Carleton WebsterYoban
Watcher at the Prince of Tosan's Yashiki
Madge WestLittle Sano
Son of Nagoya
E. P. WilksShiba
Teller of who Comes and who Goes, spy of Zakkuri
Miss WinardGeisha Girl