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The Golden Butterfly   

 
Broadway Theatre , (10/12/1908 - 11/21/1908)
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Opening Date:Oct 12, 1908   
Closing Date:Nov 21, 1908 Total Performances:48

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around Beda-Pesth


Production Staff
Produced by Grace Van Studdiford Amusement Company
Music by Reginald De Koven; Libretto by Harry B. Smith; Musical Director: Anton Heindl; Music orchestrated by Reginald De Koven
Staged by A. M. Holbrook
Scenic Design by Frank E. Gates, Edward A. Morange, Ernest Albert, Edward G. Unitt and Joseph Wickes; Costume Design by William H. Matthews
Cast
Louis Casavant Petoffy
a rich brewer of Buda-Pesth
Prince Sergius Orloffsky
a Russian noble
Louis Harrison Baron von Affenkoff
director of the Buda-Pesth Opera
Walter Percival Franz
a music student of the Latin Quarter
Charles Purcell Count Androssy
Colonel of the Hungarian Hussars stationed at Buda
Lazlov
a wine grower
Grace Van Studdiford Ilma Walden
of the Buda-Pesth Opera
Miss Allen Show Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Harriet Allen Toni
coryphee
Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Frank Benor Schmucke
strolling musician
A Shoemaker
Footman
Gendarme
Miss Boies Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Man
June Bonnell Duschka
coryphee
Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Boy
Miss Bowes Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
M. Burke Hussar
Peasant Man
Charles W. Butler Schinken
strolling musician
Call Boy
"To To" at the opera
M. Camp Hussar
Usher
Miss Carmody Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
John Carroll Assistant Hairdresser
Hussar
Usher
Miss Chapelle Society Girl
Columbine
Peasant Girl
M. Chapman Hussar
Peasant Man
Miss Coburn Show Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Gladys Coleman Lazlov's Wife
Show Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Miss Dare Show Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Miss Desmond Society Girl
Columbine
Peasant Girl
Miss Detrich Society Girl
Columbine
Peasant Girl
Miss Doane Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Miss Elmo Society Girl
Columbine
Peasant Boy
Automobile Girl
Miss Elmore Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Boy
Miss Fanning Society Girl
Columbine
Peasant Girl
Miss Frances Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Miss Fursman Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Miss Gardner Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Louise Garrett Freda
coryphee
Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Carl Gordon Schmalz
strolling musician
Robert Graham A Theatrical Tailor
Hussar
A. Hanschman Puffenkranz
strolling musician
Head Usher
at the opera
Civilian
Richard Hartford Civilian
Gendarme
A Pantaloon
Peasant Man
Alice Hills Wanda
a Gypsy girl
M. Hovel Hussar
A Musical Director
Walter Jenkins Eselbein
strolling musician
Stage Carpenter
at the opera
Hussar
Usher
M. Klisto Civilian
Gendarme
A Harlequin
Peasant Man
M. Lademan Hussar
Usher
Miss Lange Show Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Miss Livingston Show Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Gene Luneska Tina Korbay
of the Buda-Pesth Opera Company
W.J. McCarthy Hanska
stage manager of the Buda-Pesth Opera House
Miss Meredith Society Girl
Columbine
Peasant Girl
Miss Morden Show Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
M. Musser Hussar
Peasant Man
Bertha Norfolk Maid
Leonora Novasio Bertha
daughter of Petoffy
Peasant Boy
Hildegarde
coryphee
Miss Pierce Show Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Miss Prentiss Society Girl
Columbine
Peasant Girl
Miss Raymond Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Edward Reddy A Hairdresser
Hussar
Peasant Man
Miss Southgate Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Miss Spencer Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Florence Topham Magda
coryphee
Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Boy
Miss Vivian Show Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Miss Wall Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Boy
Miss Wallace Society Girl
Columbine
Automobile Girl
Robert G. Williams Lump
strolling musician
A Wigmaker
Gendarme
Footman
H. P. Woodley A Costumer
Civilian
Gendarme
Peasant Man
Marion Woods Olga
Bertha's sister
Fritzi
coryphee
Peasant Boy
music by Reginald De Koven; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
ACT 1Sung By
Military Review Count Androssy (Colonel of the Hungarian Hussars stationed at Buda) and Ensemble
Great Musicians Baron von Affenkoff (director of the Buda-Pesth Opera) and Chorus
Don't Forget Me Ilma Walden (of the Buda-Pesth Opera)
Wandering Musicians Franz (a music student of the Latin Quarter) and Strolling Musicians
In Paris Ilma Walden (of the Buda-Pesth Opera) and Franz (a music student of the Latin Quarter)
Singing Lesson Ilma Walden (of the Buda-Pesth Opera), Baron von Affenkoff (director of the Buda-Pesth Opera), Franz (a music student of the Latin Quarter) and Hanska (stage manager of the Buda-Pesth Opera House)
ACT 2Sung By
Queen of the Ring Tina Korbay (of the Buda-Pesth Opera Company) and Chorus
The Two-Headed Nightingale Baron von Affenkoff (director of the Buda-Pesth Opera)
Butterfly and the Clover Ilma Walden (of the Buda-Pesth Opera) and Chorus
Off to Russia Tina Korbay (of the Buda-Pesth Opera Company) and Franz (a music student of the Latin Quarter)
The Man About Town Petoffy (a rich brewer of Buda-Pesth) and Chorus
ACT 3Sung By
Legend Wanda (a Gypsy girl), Count Androssy (Colonel of the Hungarian Hussars stationed at Buda), Lazlov's Wife and Chorus
The Elf King Wanda (a Gypsy girl), Count Androssy (Colonel of the Hungarian Hussars stationed at Buda), Lazlov's Wife and Chorus
The Bottle Imp Franz (a music student of the Latin Quarter) and Chorus