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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 CasavantPetoffy
a rich brewer of Buda-Pesth
Prince Sergius Orloffsky
a Russian noble
Louis HarrisonBaron von Affenkoff
director of the Buda-Pesth Opera
Walter PercivalFranz
a music student of the Latin Quarter
Charles PurcellCount Androssy
Colonel of the Hungarian Hussars stationed at Buda
Lazlov
a wine grower
Grace Van StuddifordIlma Walden
of the Buda-Pesth Opera
Miss AllenShow Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Harriet AllenToni
coryphee
Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Frank BenorSchmucke
strolling musician
A Shoemaker
Footman
Gendarme
Miss BoiesSociety Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Man
June BonnellDuschka
coryphee
Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Boy
Miss BowesSociety Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
M. BurkeHussar
Peasant Man
Charles W. ButlerSchinken
strolling musician
Call Boy
"To To" at the opera
M. CampHussar
Usher
Miss CarmodySociety Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
John CarrollAssistant Hairdresser
Hussar
Usher
Miss ChapelleSociety Girl
Columbine
Peasant Girl
M. ChapmanHussar
Peasant Man
Miss CoburnShow Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Gladys ColemanLazlov's Wife
Show Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Miss DareShow Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Miss DesmondSociety Girl
Columbine
Peasant Girl
Miss DetrichSociety Girl
Columbine
Peasant Girl
Miss DoaneSociety Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Miss ElmoSociety Girl
Columbine
Peasant Boy
Automobile Girl
Miss ElmoreSociety Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Boy
Miss FanningSociety Girl
Columbine
Peasant Girl
Miss FrancesSociety Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Miss FursmanSociety Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Miss GardnerSociety Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Louise GarrettFreda
coryphee
Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Carl GordonSchmalz
strolling musician
Robert GrahamA Theatrical Tailor
Hussar
A. HanschmanPuffenkranz
strolling musician
Head Usher
at the opera
Civilian
Richard HartfordCivilian
Gendarme
A Pantaloon
Peasant Man
Alice HillsWanda
a Gypsy girl
M. HovelHussar
A Musical Director
Walter JenkinsEselbein
strolling musician
Stage Carpenter
at the opera
Hussar
Usher
M. KlistoCivilian
Gendarme
A Harlequin
Peasant Man
M. LademanHussar
Usher
Miss LangeShow Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Miss LivingstonShow Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Gene LuneskaTina Korbay
of the Buda-Pesth Opera Company
W.J. McCarthyHanska
stage manager of the Buda-Pesth Opera House
Miss MeredithSociety Girl
Columbine
Peasant Girl
Miss MordenShow Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
M. MusserHussar
Peasant Man
Bertha NorfolkMaid
Leonora NovasioBertha
daughter of Petoffy
Peasant Boy
Hildegarde
coryphee
Miss PierceShow Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Miss PrentissSociety Girl
Columbine
Peasant Girl
Miss RaymondSociety Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Edward ReddyA Hairdresser
Hussar
Peasant Man
Miss SouthgateSociety Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Miss SpencerBallet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Girl
Florence TophamMagda
coryphee
Society Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Boy
Miss VivianShow Girl
Pierrot
Automobile Girl
Miss WallSociety Girl
Ballet Girl
Butterfly Girl
Peasant Boy
Miss WallaceSociety Girl
Columbine
Automobile Girl
Robert G. WilliamsLump
strolling musician
A Wigmaker
Gendarme
Footman
H. P. WoodleyA Costumer
Civilian
Gendarme
Peasant Man
Marion WoodsOlga
Bertha's sister
Fritzi
coryphee
Peasant Boy
music by Reginald De Koven; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
ACT 1 Sung By
Military ReviewCount Androssy (Colonel of the Hungarian Hussars stationed at Buda) and Ensemble
Great MusiciansBaron von Affenkoff (director of the Buda-Pesth Opera) and Chorus
Don't Forget MeIlma Walden (of the Buda-Pesth Opera)
Wandering MusiciansFranz (a music student of the Latin Quarter) and Strolling Musicians
In ParisIlma Walden (of the Buda-Pesth Opera) and Franz (a music student of the Latin Quarter)
Singing LessonIlma 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 2 Sung By
Queen of the RingTina Korbay (of the Buda-Pesth Opera Company) and Chorus
The Two-Headed NightingaleBaron von Affenkoff (director of the Buda-Pesth Opera)
Butterfly and the CloverIlma Walden (of the Buda-Pesth Opera) and Chorus
Off to RussiaTina Korbay (of the Buda-Pesth Opera Company) and Franz (a music student of the Latin Quarter)
The Man About TownPetoffy (a rich brewer of Buda-Pesth) and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
LegendWanda (a Gypsy girl), Count Androssy (Colonel of the Hungarian Hussars stationed at Buda), Lazlov's Wife and Chorus
The Elf KingWanda (a Gypsy girl), Count Androssy (Colonel of the Hungarian Hussars stationed at Buda), Lazlov's Wife and Chorus
The Bottle ImpFranz (a music student of the Latin Quarter) and Chorus