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The Mimic World [1908]   

 
Casino Theatre , (7/09/1908 - 9/26/1908)
Grand Opera House , (9/28/1908 - 10/03/1908)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Jul 09, 1908   
Closing Date:Oct 03, 1908 Total Performances:100

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway
Setting: France and Marsovia


Production Staff
Produced by Sam S. and Lee Shubert, Inc. and Lew M. Fields
Music by Ben M. Jerome and Seymour Furth; Book by Edgar Smith; Lyrics by Edward Madden and Addison Burkhardt; Featuring "Mary Carey" by Benjamin Hapgood Burt and John B. Lovitz; Music for "When Johnny Comes March Home (From College) Again" and "Rag Man, Music Man" by Louis A. Hirsch; Music for "My Lady Wine" by Carl Rehman; Orchestra under the direction of Oscar Radin
Staged by J. C. Huffman; Musical numbers conceived and executed by Ned Wayburn
Scenic Design by H. Robert Law and Arthur Voegtlin; Costume Design by William H. Matthews, Mme. Freisinger and Mme. Ripley
Cast
Roy Atwell Lord Dundreary
a ghost from the humorous past
Irene Bentley Sonia
formerly the Merry Widow
William Bonelli Jack Witchinghour
a gentleman gambler
Vernon Castle Mrs. Guilford
a society leader
Harry Corson Clark Lemuel Sawwood
an American business man
Lotta Faust Mademoiselle Ou La La
Phoebe Snow
Seymour Felix George Cohan
a pop-up clip-up
Charles King Artie
an American college chap
Walter Lawrence Prince Danillo
husband of the Merry Widow
Dave Lewis William Sawwood
George W. Monroe Miss Tiny Daley
of Chicago
Grace Tyson Mrs. Richard Thief
Theresa Bercien Jacqueline
a female coacher
Doris Cameron Pamela
Man Hater
Gladys Claire Polly
of the circus
Miss Hook of Holland Burlesque Specialty
Sam Collins Ludwig Knoedler
Woman Hater, a near hero
Marjorie Cortland Violet
Man Hater
Dorothy Davidson Flo Flo
Miss V. Earl American Daisy
Etta Franklin American Daisy
Lottie Franklin American Daisy
Louis Franklin Victor
headwaiter at La Cascade
Miss P. Franklin American Daisy
Bert French Henri Montmarty
Elizabeth Gardner Lu Lu
Ada Gordon Kate
Man Hater
Jack Gordon Prince Distingu
a diplomat
Lillian Graham Ko Ko
Joe Hadley Evans
a butler
Marian Hartman Jo Jo
Mazie King Bessie Clayton
Nellie King Molly Carey
Jack Laughlin Captain Champmars
a Parisian
Hattie Lorraine Frou Frou
Frank Mayne Richard Thief
a worthy gentleman
Arthur McWaters Kid Burns
an authority on the races
Gladys Moore Salome
American Daisy
William Moore Pierre Ambigu
a French actor
George C. Pierce Baron Savogaire
a diplomat
Miss H. Pillard American Daisy
Grace Shannon Ninette
a gay Parisienne
Charles Sharp Mr. Disch
Woman Hater, of the Marsovian Embassy
Sam Sidman Henry Schniff
Woman Hater, a soldier of misfortune
Bessie Stevens Goo Goo
Frank Thomas Arretta
a gendarme
Grace Van Studdiford Ho Ho
Bert Von Klein Tom Sawwood
Will West Colonel Bridau
a custodian of his family's honor
Ellen Worth Coo Coo
music by Ben M. Jerome and Seymour Furth; lyrics by Addison Burkhardt and Edward Madden
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
Any Old Nag at All Kid Burns (an authority on the races) and Company
All the Stars and Stripes Belong to Me George Cohan (a pop-up clip-up)
Mademoiselle Mademoiselle Ou La La and Father
(Your Lips Say No, But) Your Eyes Say Yes Sonia (formerly the Merry Widow) and Ensemble
Richard Carle George Cohan (a pop-up clip-up)
Rogers Brothers George Cohan (a pop-up clip-up) and Polly (of the circus)
When Tetrazzini Sighs High F Mrs. Richard Thief
Mary Carey
(music by Benjamin Hapgood Burt; lyrics by Benjamin Hapgood Burt and John B. Lovitz)
Prince Danillo (husband of the Merry Widow) and Ensemble
When Johnny Comes Marching Home (from College) Again
(music by Louis A. Hirsch)
Mademoiselle Ou La La and Ensemble
Woman, Lovely Woman Sonia (formerly the Merry Widow), Mrs. Richard Thief and Lemuel Sawwood (an American business man)
Two Hearts Beat As One Artie (an American college chap) and Molly Carey
I'm No Stingy Romeo Prince Danillo (husband of the Merry Widow) and Directoire Ladies
Rag Man, Music Man
(music by Louis A. Hirsch)
Artie (an American college chap) and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Phoebe Snow Phoebe Snow, William Sawwood and Ensemble
Chip Along Ensemble
My Lady Wine
(music by Carl Rehman)
Prince Danillo (husband of the Merry Widow) and Ensemble
Miss Hook of Holland Polly (of the circus)
Fred Stone George Cohan (a pop-up clip-up)
Bessie Clayton Bessie Clayton
Yankee Prince Waltz George Cohan (a pop-up clip-up) and Polly (of the circus)
(In) Monte Carlo Town Colonel Bridau (a custodian of his family's honor) and Ensemble
Making Eyes Mrs. Richard Thief
Ambassador's March Prince Danillo (husband of the Merry Widow) and Ensemble