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Tom Jones   

Astor Theatre, (11/11/1907 - 1/04/1908)
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Opening Date: Nov 11, 1907    
Closing Date: Jan 04, 1908 Total Performances: 65

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: Squire Western's; Inn at Upton; Ranelagh Gardens

Production Staff
Produced by Henry W. Savage
Orchestra under the direction of Herman Perlet; Music by Edward German; Libretto by Robert Courtneidge and A. M. Thompson; Lyrics by Charles H. Taylor; Based on the novel by Henry Fielding; Lyrics for "King Neptune" by Basil Hood
Produced under the personal direction of Edward German and Robert Courtneidge; Dances arranged by Dave Marion
Scenic Design by Walter Burridge; Costume Design by Mme. Herman; Lighting Design by Joseph Wilson
Laura ButlerLady Bellaston
a lady of quality
Louise GunningSophia
Western's daughter
William NorrisBenjamin Patridge
Gertrude QuinlanHonour
maid to Sophia
Van Rensselaer WheelerTom Jones
a foundling
Miss AubreyA Farmer's Daughter
Odette BourdeauxA Farmer's Daughter
Letty Wheatcroft
Sophia's friend
E.W. BowmanSoldier
Western's friend
Miss BownesA Squire's Daughter
John BunnyGregory
Western's servant
Florence BurdettHostess
of the Inn at Upton
Miss CarrollA Squire's Daughter
E.A. ClarkFarmer
Western's friend
Miss CrantzellA Squire's Daughter
T.D. CrittendenHighwayman
Miss CurtisA Squire's Wife
A Lady of Quality
Whitlock Davis
M. EdwardesSquire
Marjorie FairbanksBessie Wiseacre
Sophia's friend
A Lady of Quality
M. FayFarmer
M. FentonSquire
E. P. FosterSoldier
Squire Cloddy
Western's friend
M. FougerardFarmer
John FrolischWaiter
Bernard GorceyGrizzle
Western's servant
Anna HallPeggy
waiting maid
A Farmer's Daughter
M. HammondSquire
John HassanSquire
Colonel Wilcox
William HermanPost Boy
M. KearnsFarmer
Charles KingslandTom Edwardes
Miss LangA Farmer's Daughter
Miss LeslieA Squire's Wife
Madge MarstonEtoff
Lady Bellaston's maid
Louise MeyersRosie Lucas
A Farmer's Daughter
Henry NormanSquire Western
Miss NortonA Farmer's Daughter
E.J. OdenHighwayman
Percy ParsonsOfficer
M. PearsonFarmer
Albert PellatonMr. Allworthy
a Somersetshire magistrate
Miss PetersA Squire's Daughter
Grace RankinA Squire's Wife
Evelyn SmithBetty
waiting maid
A Squire's Wife
A Lady of Quality
Miss J. StandishA Squire's Daughter
Miss M. StandishA Squire's Wife
Miss StonerA Squire's Daughter
M. SupranerFarmer
M. TerrySquire
Lucy TongeSusan
serving maid at Upton
Vaughan TrevorBlifil
Allworthy's nephew
Henry TurpinDobbin
Western's servant
Miss VernonA Squire's Daughter
Miss Von deMuehlenA Squire's Daughter
Miss WeeksA Squire's Daughter
A Lady of Quality
Banning WillisColonel Hamstead
music by Edward German; lyrics by Charles H. Taylor
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Don't You Find the Weather Charming?Chorus
On a January Morning (in Zummersetscheer)Squire Western and Chorus
West Country LadTom Jones (a foundling) and Chorus
I WonderSophia (Western's daughter)
Wisdom Says 'Festina LenteSophia (Western's daughter), Honour (maid to Sophia) and Tom Jones (a foundling)
The Barley MowHonour (maid to Sophia), Gregory (Western's servant), Betty (waiting maid), Peggy (waiting maid), Dobbin (Western's servant) and Grizzle (Western's servant)
Here's a Paradox for Lovers (Madrigal)Sophia (Western's daughter), Honour (maid to Sophia), Tom Jones (a foundling) and Mr. Allworthy (a Somersetshire magistrate)
For Aye, My Love
ACT 2 Sung By
Hurry, BustleHostess (of the Inn at Upton) and Officer
Benjamin Partridge, a Person of PartsBenjamin Patridge and Chorus
Dream o' Day JillSophia (Western's daughter)
Uncle John TappitGregory (Western's servant) and Chorus
My Lady's Coach Has Been AttackedHostess (of the Inn at Upton) and Chorus
Let's Be MerryHonour (maid to Sophia), Benjamin Patridge and Gregory (Western's servant)
Love Maketh the Heart a Garden Fair
ACT 3 Sung By
Glass of Fashion
All for a Green RibbonHonour (maid to Sophia) and Male Chorus
Beguile, Beguile, with Music SweetSophia (Western's daughter)
King Neptune
(lyrics by Basil Hood)
Benjamin Patridge and Chorus
Hark, The Merry Marriage Bells