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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)
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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
Roy AtwellLord Dundreary
a ghost from the humorous past
Irene BentleySonia
formerly the Merry Widow
William BonelliJack Witchinghour
a gentleman gambler
Vernon CastleMrs. Guilford
a society leader
Harry Corson ClarkLemuel Sawwood
an American business man
Lotta FaustMademoiselle Ou La La
Phoebe Snow
Seymour FelixGeorge Cohan
a pop-up clip-up
Charles KingArtie
an American college chap
Walter LawrencePrince Danillo
husband of the Merry Widow
Dave LewisWilliam Sawwood
George W. MonroeMiss Tiny Daley
of Chicago
Grace TysonMrs. Richard Thief
Theresa BercienJacqueline
a female coacher
Doris CameronPamela
Man Hater
Gladys ClairePolly
of the circus
Miss Hook of Holland Burlesque Specialty
Sam CollinsLudwig Knoedler
Woman Hater, a near hero
Marjorie CortlandViolet
Man Hater
Dorothy DavidsonFlo Flo
Miss V. EarlAmerican Daisy
Etta FranklinAmerican Daisy
Lottie FranklinAmerican Daisy
Louis FranklinVictor
headwaiter at La Cascade
Miss P. FranklinAmerican Daisy
Bert FrenchHenri Montmarty
Elizabeth GardnerLu Lu
Ada GordonKate
Man Hater
Jack GordonPrince Distingu
a diplomat
Lillian GrahamKo Ko
Joe HadleyEvans
a butler
Marian HartmanJo Jo
Mazie KingBessie Clayton
Nellie KingMolly Carey
Jack LaughlinCaptain Champmars
a Parisian
Hattie LorraineFrou Frou
Frank MayneRichard Thief
a worthy gentleman
Arthur McWatersKid Burns
an authority on the races
Gladys MooreSalome
American Daisy
William MoorePierre Ambigu
a French actor
George C. PierceBaron Savogaire
a diplomat
Miss H. PillardAmerican Daisy
Grace ShannonNinette
a gay Parisienne
Charles SharpMr. Disch
Woman Hater, of the Marsovian Embassy
Sam SidmanHenry Schniff
Woman Hater, a soldier of misfortune
Bessie StevensGoo Goo
Frank ThomasArretta
a gendarme
Grace Van StuddifordHo Ho
Bert Von KleinTom Sawwood
Will WestColonel Bridau
a custodian of his family's honor
Ellen WorthCoo Coo
music by Ben M. Jerome and Seymour Furth; lyrics by Addison Burkhardt and Edward Madden
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Any Old Nag at AllKid Burns (an authority on the races) and Company
All the Stars and Stripes Belong to MeGeorge Cohan (a pop-up clip-up)
MademoiselleMademoiselle Ou La La and Father
(Your Lips Say No, But) Your Eyes Say YesSonia (formerly the Merry Widow) and Ensemble
Richard CarleGeorge Cohan (a pop-up clip-up)
Rogers BrothersGeorge Cohan (a pop-up clip-up) and Polly (of the circus)
When Tetrazzini Sighs High FMrs. 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 WomanSonia (formerly the Merry Widow), Mrs. Richard Thief and Lemuel Sawwood (an American business man)
Two Hearts Beat As OneArtie (an American college chap) and Molly Carey
I'm No Stingy RomeoPrince 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 2 Sung By
Phoebe SnowPhoebe Snow, William Sawwood and Ensemble
Chip AlongEnsemble
My Lady Wine
(music by Carl Rehman)
Prince Danillo (husband of the Merry Widow) and Ensemble
Miss Hook of HollandPolly (of the circus)
Fred StoneGeorge Cohan (a pop-up clip-up)
Bessie ClaytonBessie Clayton
Yankee Prince WaltzGeorge Cohan (a pop-up clip-up) and Polly (of the circus)
(In) Monte Carlo TownColonel Bridau (a custodian of his family's honor) and Ensemble
Making EyesMrs. Richard Thief
Ambassador's MarchPrince Danillo (husband of the Merry Widow) and Ensemble