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Miss Innocence   

 
New York Theatre, (11/30/1908 - 5/01/1909)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 30, 1908    
Closing Date: May 01, 1909 Total Performances: 176

Category: Musical, Extravaganza, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Vienna, Paris, and others



Production Staff
Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr.
Music by Ludwig Englander; Book by Harry B. Smith; Lyrics by Harry B. Smith; Featuring songs by Egbert Van Alstyne; Featuring songs with lyrics by Harry Williams; Featuring "My Post Card Girl" by Louis A. Hirsch and Addison Burkhardt; Featuring "I'm Learning Something Every Day" by Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth; Featuring "I Have Lost My Little Brown Bear" by J. Rosamond Johnson and Bob Cole; Featuring "I'm Crazy When the Band Begins to Play" by Jean Schwartz and William Jerome; Featuring "What Kind of a Wife to Choose" by Gus Edwards; Musical Director: Frank Darling
Produced under the stage direction of Julian Mitchell
Scenic Design by Ernest Albert and John H. Young; Costume Design by Klaw and Erlanger's Costume Company
Cast
Charles A. BigelowEzra Pettingill
"the greatest detective in the world"
Pompignac
Edith DeckerHelen Legarde
a gay Parisienne
Lawrence D'OrsayCaptain, The Hon. Roland Fitzmaurice Montjoy
of the First Life Guards
Eva FrancisLoulou
"Three Weeks with You"
Ballet School
Anna HeldAnna
Miss Innocence
Emma JanvierMiss Sniffins
Proprietor of the School for Innocence
Mme. Pompignac
the Husband Syndicate
Shirley KelloggElla Lee
an American serio-comic
"Three Weeks with You"
School Girl
Lillian LorraineAngele
"Three Weeks with You"
Ballet School
Edith St. ClairClaire
a school girl
Florence WaltonSpanish Dancer
Maid
"Three Weeks with You"
Ballet School
Gladys ZellSpanish Dancer
Maid
Ballet School
Charles BarryRastignac
a student
James Barry"Three Weeks with You"
Edna BirchRita
"Hindoo Honey" Girl
Maid
Ballet School
Bertha BlakeMarie
Martha BrightMaid
Ballet School
John S. BrushCount Sergius Borodin
a Russian
Miss BurnsSchool Girl
Daisy CarsonMaid
Ballet School
Edna ChaseClairette
"Three Weeks with You"
School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
Daisy ClarkSchool Girl
Ballet School
James ClydeCount Maxime
Miss DaviesSchool Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
Edna DodsworthSchool Girl
Ethel DonaldsonFleurette
FaicoSpanish Dancer
Specialty
Alfred FairbrotherBen Hassan
an Arab
"Three Weeks with You"
Miss FennellSchool Girl
Dorothy FolliesSadie
School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
William GammageClaude
Robert Paton GibbsThe Duke of Pomerania
Mayble GilmoreMaid
Ballet School
Elise HamiltonCarita
"Hindoo Honey" Girl
Spanish Dancer
Artist Model
School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
Josephine HarrimanSchool Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
F. Stanton HeckBobo
a poor relation
Maurice HegemanThe Marquis de Chabert
Schmalz
a ballet master
Dr. Charcot
May HopkinsDiane
visitor
Vonnie HoytBallet School
Violet JewellSchool Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
La FlamenciaSpanish Dancer
Beatrice LearwoodRailway Number
Ballet School
Ruby LewisPepita
"Hindoo Honey" Girl
Ballet School
Lionel LozierPrince Yogama
a Japanese
Miss MacDonaldSchool Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
Selma MantellSchool Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
Leo MarsPierre de Brissac
Lieutenant in the French Navy
Virginia MarshallFlore
visitor
Dudley OatmanWalker
an American
A Postman
"Three Weeks with You"
Mae PaulEve
visitor
Grace RankinMargot
visitor
"Three Weeks with You"
Alfred RinehartDurand
an artist
"Three Weeks with You"
Pierre RoudilAlbert
Maitre d'hotel
Alphonse
attendant at the Hotel de Boheme
Daisy RuddYvonne
School Girl
Railway Number
Ballet School
Mabel SnyderLolo
Madlyn SummersPremiere Danseuse
Railway Number
Ballet School
Peter SwiftO'Brien
an American athlete
Reina SwiftSchool Girl
Ballet School
Lottie VernonCelestine
visitor
Grace WashburnFelise
visitor
John Wentzel"Three Weeks with You"
Blanche WestSpanish Dancer
Maid
Ballet School
Vida WhitmoreEugenie
visitor
"Three Weeks with You"
Marion WhitneyMaxine
Lillian WigginsHortense
May WillardMaid
Railway Number
Anna C. WilsonPierrette
Maid
Ernest WoodHobbes
a college boy
A Gendarme
"Three Weeks with You"
John A. YoungSergeant
"Three Weeks with You"
music by Ludwig Englander; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Am I a Wife, Widow or Maid?Claire (a school girl)
Please Tell Me What They MeanAnna (Miss Innocence) and Ezra Pettingill ("the greatest detective in the world")
My Post Card Girl
(music by Louis A. Hirsch; lyrics by Addison Burkhardt)
Angele and School Girls
I'm Learning Something Every Day
(music by Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth; lyrics by Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth)
Anna (Miss Innocence)
(Oh! That) Yankiana Rag
(music by Melville Gideon; lyrics by E. Ray Goetz)
Ella Lee (an American serio-comic) and Company
I Have Lost My Little Brown Bear
(music by J. Rosamond Johnson and Bob Cole; lyrics by Bob Cole)
Anna (Miss Innocence)
ACT 2 Sung By
I'm Crazy When the Band Begins to Play
(music by Jean Schwartz; lyrics by William Jerome)
Helen Legarde (a gay Parisienne)
I Wonder What's the Matter with My Eyes
(music by Egbert Van Alstyne; lyrics by Harry Williams)
Anna (Miss Innocence)
What Kind of a Wife to Choose (What Kind of a Wife Does a Man Like Best)
(music by Gus Edwards; lyrics by Gus Edwards)
Pierre de Brissac (Lieutenant in the French Navy)
Perfectly Terrible Dear
(music by Egbert Van Alstyne; lyrics by Harry Williams)
Miss Sniffins (Proprietor of the School for Innocence)
In My Flying MachineAnna (Miss Innocence) and Pierre de Brissac (Lieutenant in the French Navy)
Afraid to Go Home At AllPompignac
Three Weeks (with You)Ensemble