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The Billionaire   

 
Daly's Theatre , (12/29/1902 - 3/28/1903)
Grand Opera House , (4/06/1903 - circa. 4/1903)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Dec 29, 1902   
Closing Date:Apr 1903 Total Performances:112

Category: Musical, Farce, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: Nice, France during Carnival Time, Doe's Theatre in New York, and the Race Track in Longchamps


Production Staff
Produced by Klaw & Erlanger
Music by Gustav Kerker; Book by Harry B. Smith; Lyrics by Harry B. Smith; Musical Director: Antonio DeNovellis
Staged by Herbert Gresham; Choreographed by Ned Wayburn
Costume Design by F. Richard Anderson; Scenic Design by Ernest Albert
General Manager: B. D. Stevens and Frank L. Perley
Cast
R. A. Beale First Theatre-goer
Marion Bent A Page
Vera Cameron Miss Capitol
George Dolan Second Theatre-goer
Marie Doro Rosalba
Edward Everett Southern Gent
Sallie Fisher Flora
L. C. Fitzroy First Ticket Speculator
L. B. (Louis) Foley Hot Stuff Jake
Nellie Follis Pansy Good
Abraham Friedland Ping Pong
James Grant Mr. Gummel
William Havens Mr. Fidget
Lillian Hudson Miss Gotham
Walter James Second Ticket Speculator
Harry Kelly Tim Lafferty
John P. Kennedy Monsieur Achille Petipas
Thomas C. Leary Mr. Peppercorn
George Lyman Third Theatre-goer
Harry MacDonough Baptiste
Sallie McNeel Miss Tremont
Sadie Peters Miss Tulane
Hans F. Robert Wally Peppercorn
May Robson Mrs. Peppercorn
A. Rosenthal Little Leopold
Gertrude Saye Miss Lakeside
Mirandy Hopkins
Fred Scott M. Cardenes
Charles Sinclair Messenger Boy
Elphye Snowden Miss Memphis
Julius Steger Lieutenant Ladislas
John Steppling Mr. Herman Rheinheister
Albert S. Sykes Hiram Hopkins
Jerome Sykes John Doe
Frank Todd A Stage Carpenter
Hattie Waters Miss Flossie Frivol
music by Gustav Kerker; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
ACT 1Sung By
To this most entrancing fete Chorus
Americans We Mr. Peppercorn, Wally Peppercorn, Flora and Rosalba
To Be Truly Refined Mrs. Peppercorn and Chorus
People sometimes travel round the world to spend their wealth Wally Peppercorn and Mr. Peppercorn
Oh, toss the ready cap Chorus
The Money Burner John Doe and Chorus
We're demanding satisfaction Chorus
Morality's a Matter of Geography John Doe and Pansy Good
Defeat We Never Know Lieutenant Ladislas and Chorus
Such a Dear Little Man as You Lieutenant Ladislas, Flora, Rosalba and Baptiste
The Kangaroo Tim Lafferty and Monsieur Achille Petipas
Grace Personified Mrs. Peppercorn
For a Sight of Old Broadway John Doe
We represent the power
ACT 2Sung By
To the opening of a playhouse we have all been invited
The Money Burner (Reprise)John Doe and Chorus
There Are Tricks in Every Trade John Doe and Mrs. Peppercorn
Such a Dear Little Wife as You Lieutenant Ladislas, Flora, Rosalba and Baptiste
Rap, Rap, Rap Chorus
The Lives of Famous Men John Doe
Flora
Pansy Pansy Good and Chorus
The Drink of All Nations John Doe and Company
ACT 3Sung By
Then horses all expectantly Chorus
Don't You Care Wally Peppercorn and Girls
Here Comes Pansy Pansy Good, Tim Lafferty and Monsieur Achille Petipas
Truly Refined Mrs. Peppercorn
In the Land of Romance
Just 'Cause the Moon Was Shinin' John Doe and Chorus
The Money Burner John Doe and Chorus