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Casino Theatre, (1/06/1908 - 2/01/1908)
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Opening Date: Jan 06, 1908    
Closing Date: Feb 01, 1908 Total Performances: 32

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: A bungalow on the seashore



Production Staff
Produced by Thomas W. Ryley
Music by Safford Waters; Book by Irvin S. Cobb; Lyrics by Safford Waters; Orchestra under the direction of Frank Palma; Additional lyrics by Paul West, Carolyn Wells, Wallace Irwin, Vincent Rose and Ted Snyder
Staged by Al M. Holbrook
Gowns by Whitmore and Lyden; Japanese costumes by A. W. Tams; Uniforms by Warnock Uniform Company; Scenic Design by Edward G. Unitt, Homer Emens and Young Brothers & Boss Co.
Cast
Percy AmesMonty Beauchamp
an American clubman
Alice FischerNan Livingston
a New York widow
Vera MichelenaPolly Rivers
an American girl
Joseph MironTecumseh J. Carter
U.S. Secretary of War
Walter PercivalJack Carter
Carter's son
William RockOwney McGehee
a refugee from Forty-Second Street
Margaret RutledgeHon. Miss Gwyndolin Hillary-Hoops
a British heiress
Belle AshlynMiss Owna Panhard
debutante
W. W. BenedictY. Hyson
seaman
Aimee BerryMaster Paducah
midshipman
Robert BuchannanS. Whitbait
seaman
Sam BurnsLittle Bumps
case-hardened sailor
Charles ButlerWilkinson
a chauffeur
Margaret CalvertKitty
a maid
Lillian CarletonMiss Holland Howes
debutante
Bertha CarlisleTea Girl
Margaret CobbMiss Effie Vessant
debutante
William CohanF. Periwinkle
seaman
Grace ConklinMaster Topeka
midshipman
R.F. CushingH. Toast
seaman
Beatrix DoaneTea Girl
C. W. EmersonO. Stilton
seaman
Grace EmmonsMaster Keokuk
midshipman
May FaulknerMiss Mercedes Carr
debutante
W. S. FreemanWilliam Harrison
H.M.S. Troublesome
Maude FultonMacy Bloomingdale Saks
of Sixth Avenue
Alice GrayTea Girl
Trudie HatchTea Girl
Helen HeilmanTea Girl
F. W. HolmesT. Marmalade
seaman
HolmsteadB. Crumpets
seaman
Jeanette HortonMiss Astor Court
debutante
Helen HowellTea Girl
Harry HuskMeouma
a light-weight Japanese wrestler
Florence JenningsMaster Tacoma
midshipman
Reba KentTea Girl
Ethel LawrenceMaster Wheeling
midshipman
O.H. McCartneyG. Whelks
seaman
George S. McConeBig Bumps
case-hardened sailor
J.F. McDonoughJ. Muffins
seaman
Lillian McMillanTea Girl
Madge MelborneMiss Knicker Bocker
debutante
D. W. MerketHi Low
a poor conversationalist
Edna MerrillTea Girl
Ione MontgomeryMaster Savannah
midshipman
Eleanor PendletonMiss Newport Hitt
debutante
Katherine PetersTea Girl
Adelaide RankinTea Girl
May ReidTea Girl
Madeline RellisTea Girl
DeG. RobinsonA. Bivalve
seaman
Grace RussellMaster Mobile
midshipman
Billie SterrettTea Girl
Violet Von NicholsTea Girl
Kitty WaldenTea Girl
Jean WardMaster Duluth
midshipman
Rose WinterMiss Claire Mont
debutante
music by Safford Waters; lyrics by Safford Waters
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
In Old JapanChorus
The Dear Old StoryPolly Rivers (an American girl) and Chorus
A Little Japan LadyPolly Rivers (an American girl) and Kitty (a maid)
Her Baggage Was Checked for TroyJack Carter (Carter's son) and Monty Beauchamp (an American clubman)
One, Two, Three All Over (Down and Out)
(lyrics by Paul West)
Owney McGehee (a refugee from Forty-Second Street)
(Love Is) My Matrimonial Bon-BonJack Carter (Carter's son) and Polly Rivers (an American girl)
The Girl Behind the Man Behind the GunWilliam Harrison (H.M.S. Troublesome) and Chorus
The Girls of Every Land/Miss Yankee Doodle
(lyrics by Carolyn Wells)
Hi YahOwney McGehee (a refugee from Forty-Second Street) and Chorus
Ambassador of PeaceTecumseh J. Carter (U.S. Secretary of War) and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
For a Girl Can Love a Sailor
(lyrics by Wallace Irwin)
Chorus
The Island of LoveJack Carter (Carter's son)
When I've Made Up My Mind to a ThingTecumseh J. Carter (U.S. Secretary of War)
I've Been Discharged by Them All
(lyrics by Paul West)
Macy Bloomingdale Saks (of Sixth Avenue)
The Butterfly and the RoseJack Carter (Carter's son), Polly Rivers (an American girl) and Hi Low (a poor conversationalist)
Entrance of MeoumaChorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Boo Ra BooKitty (a maid) and Chorus
Diplomats
FlirtationDebutantes and Diplomats
Love Is VictorJack Carter (Carter's son), Polly Rivers (an American girl) and Tecumseh J. Carter (U.S. Secretary of War)
I Walked Around
(lyrics by Ted Snyder and Vincent Rose)
Tecumseh J. Carter (U.S. Secretary of War), Owney McGehee (a refugee from Forty-Second Street), Nan Livingston (a New York widow), Macy Bloomingdale Saks (of Sixth Avenue) and Wilkinson (a chauffeur)
I'd Guess You
(lyrics by Carolyn Wells)
Owney McGehee (a refugee from Forty-Second Street) and Macy Bloomingdale Saks (of Sixth Avenue)