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Lonesome Town   

 
Circle Theatre, (1/20/1908 - 4/04/1908)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Jan 20, 1908    
Closing Date: Apr 04, 1908 Total Performances: 88

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: Based on a story of "Watts," a boom town in California
Setting: Watts, California, 1902



Production Staff
Produced by Kolb and Dill
Music by J. A. Raynes; Book by Judson D. Brusie; Lyrics by Judson D. Brusie; Additional numbers by Witmark and Sons; Featuring "Gee! But This Is a Lonesome Town" by Billy Gaston; Featuring "The Lanky, Yankee Boys in Blue" by Theodore M. Morse and Edward Madden; Featuring "Just Some One" by Will R. Anderson; Musical Director: J. A. Raynes
Staged by Frank Smithson; Dances arranged by Kolb and Dill
Scenic Design by Homer Emens; Costume Design by Eaves
Cast
Wilmer BentleyHip
promoter
Lounnie Dippe
a proprietor of Hotel Watts
Max M. DillBakersfield Bill
tramp
Ben T. DillonFresno Phil
tramp
C. William KolbChico Charlie
tramping for his health
Georgia O'RameyHazy Fogg
a native daugther of Watts
Robert G. PitkinWise
promoter
Clyde AllenGolf Boy
R. J. BellaireGolf Boy
B. CaseGolf Boy
Irma CroftAnne Nother
Myrtle DeSotaSummer Girl
Rhoda DeVourneySummer Girl
Evangeline DixieSummer Girl
Edna DormanIma Peach
a product of San Francisco
Louis FletcherGolf Boy
Marie LamarSummer Girl
Maude LambertMrs. A. Marvellous Wonder
a New York widow
Herbert LancasterGolf Boy
L. LawsonGolf Boy
Marion LewisSummer Girl
Austina MasonSummer Girl
Charles McCaffreyGolf Boy
Lottie McCreeSummer Girl
Charles McGaffneyCow
Marion MillerSummer Girl
Julie NewellSummer Girl
Lillian NortonSummer Girl
Jennie E. OrrSummer Girl
Mabel OrrSummer Girl
Frances PaonSummer Girl
Marie ProppSummer Girl
Carlita RicardSummer Girl
Elenore RussellSummer Girl
Faye StewartSummer Girl
Arthur VanEazy
a native son of Watts
Graham VelseyGolf Boy
Marion VoseSummer Girl
Alice WillardSummer Girl
Anna WilsonSummer Girl
Loretta WilsonSummer Girl
George Wright, Sr.Hiram Diggs
a constable of Watts
music by J. A. Raynes; lyrics by Judson D. Brusie
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
California SunriseOrchestra
The Game of GolfChorus
I'm Running After NancyIma Peach (a product of San Francisco), Anne Nother, Wise (promoter) and Hip (promoter)
Gee! But This Is a Lonesome Town
(music by Billy Gaston; lyrics by Billy Gaston)
Chico Charlie (tramping for his health), Bakersfield Bill (tramp) and Fresno Phil (tramp)
The Old Barn DanceHazy Fogg (a native daugther of Watts), Eazy (a native son of Watts) and Chorus
The Lanky, Yankee Boys in Blue
(music by Theodore M. Morse; lyrics by Edward Madden)
Chico Charlie (tramping for his health), Bakersfield Bill (tramp) and Fresno Phil (tramp)
ACT 2 Sung By
Mission BellsChorus
Just Some One
(music by Will R. Anderson; lyrics by Will R. Anderson)
Mrs. A. Marvellous Wonder (a New York widow), Summer Boys and Girls
Big Chief SmokeChico Charlie (tramping for his health), Bakersfield Bill (tramp), Fresno Phil (tramp) and Indians
My Cigarette MaidWise (promoter)
When the Moon Plays Peek-a-BooMrs. A. Marvellous Wonder (a New York widow) and Chorus