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Tillie's Nightmare   

Herald Square Theatre, (5/05/1910 - 7/09/1910)
Manhattan Opera House, (12/18/1911 - circa. 12/1911)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: May 05, 1910    
Closing Date: Dec 1911 Total Performances: 85

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Skaneateles, New York, New York City, the Yacht "Tillie", Paris, and the airship "The Eagle"
Comments: Original run was 77 performances; December return engagement was 8 performances.

Production Staff
Produced by Lew M. Fields
Music by A. Baldwin Sloane; Book by Edgar Smith; Lyrics by Edgar Smith; Musical Director: George A. Nichols; Featuring songs by John L. Golden; Featuring songs with lyrics by John L. Golden
Staged by Ned Wayburn
Costume Design by Melville Ellis; Scenic Design by John H. Young
Theresa AllenChorus
Burrell BarbarettoSmiley Bragg
a New York commercial drummer
Gertrude BarnardChorus
Josephine BrandellChorus
J. C. BreeseChorus
May BrennanMrs. Jeffries Wolgast Rush
in search of a bargain
Alleta Bridgeford
Octavia BroskeMaude Blobbs
Tillie's sister
Meta CaldwellChorus
Margaret CarlinChorus
Olive CarrChorus
Gladys ColemanChorus
Nora CotterChorus
Sally DalyChorus
Nellie DeGrasseMiss Johnson
in charge of perfume counter at Pettingill's
Barry DelaneyDr. Rudolf Salve
of Bargain Ambulance Corps, at Pettingill's
Marie DresslerTillie Blobbs
a boarding house drudge
Hazel DrouantChorus
Marie FachionetteMiss Thompson
in charge of ribbon counter at Pettingill's
Ethel FairbanksChorus
Carl GordonMr. Henry Peck
of East Lemon, New Jersey
An Ambassador
George GormanA Broadway Policeman
Harry Frost
of the vaudeville team "Frost and Snow"
Sailor of the Yacht "Tillie"
John E. GormanMetropole Bill
a pickpocket
Aaron's "Hello" Girl at Pettingill's
An Ambassador
Robert E. GrahamChorus
Virginia GuntherChorus
Joseph HadleyChorus
May HanlonChorus
Andrew HarperJean
J. Clarence HarveyHarvey Tinker
an unappreciated inventor
Lillian HazelChorus
Fred HillMexico
An Ambassador
Hilda HoffmanChorus
Katherine HumphreyChorus
Marie HurstChorus
Harry LaughlinChorus
Harriet LeidyChorus
Mildred LivingstonChorus
Bernard LyonsItaly
An Ambassador
Ethel LytleChorus
Eva MarlowNell
Aaron's "Hello" Girl at Pettingill's
Garfield MeixnerChorus
May MontfordPeroxia Snow
excess baggage with "Frost and Snow"
Piertro MoutalbaRussia
An Ambassador
Mazie MurrayChorus
Horace NewmanSlim Pettingill
a small town genius with metropolitan aspirations
Edith OffurtChorus
Louise OrthChorus
Susie PittChorus
Carrie PoltzBell
Aaron's "Hello" Girl at Pettingill's
Florrie PoltzChorus
Aaron's "Hello" Girl at Pettingill's
Harry PondChorus
Sim PulenA Taxi Chauffeur
Lew QuinnDorset Walkingly
head floorwalker at Pettingill's
Captain Fitzpelet
of the Yacht "Tillie"
Bess RyanChorus
Mina SchallChorus
Kathryn SchuylerChorus
Ernest SharrockChorus
Lois StoweChorus
Florence TophamChorus
Lottie UartTillie's Mother
a voice
Mrs. Grouch
shopping for pink ribbon
Louis Von BlakeChorus
Ralph WatsonChorus
Arthur WhitmanChorus
Harry WilcoxA Newsboy
Nellie WilkieStell
Aaron's "Hello" Girl at Pettingill's
George WilliamsEngland
An Ambassador
music by A. Baldwin Sloane; lyrics by Edgar Smith
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Heaven Will Protect the Working GirlTillie Blobbs (a boarding house drudge)
White Light LaneEnsemble
There He GoesSlim Pettingill (a small town genius with metropolitan aspirations) and Chorus
Every Pretty GirlDorset Walkingly (head floorwalker at Pettingill's), Models and Chorus
Shopping GlideDorset Walkingly (head floorwalker at Pettingill's) and Miss Thompson (in charge of ribbon counter at Pettingill's)
I Want to Bring You a Ring
(music by John L. Golden; lyrics by John L. Golden)
Smiley Bragg (a New York commercial drummer), Hello Girls and Chorus
The Wedding RehearsalTillie Blobbs (a boarding house drudge) and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Life Is What We Make It, After AllMaude Blobbs (Tillie's sister) and Male Chorus
Shipboard FrolicsNip (Sailor of the Yacht "Tillie") and Tuck (Aaron's "Hello" Girl at Pettingill's)
Spook DanceAaron's Dancing Dolls
Be-BeeGrisettes, Yankee Wives, Americans, Chanteuse, Bou
What I Could Do Upon the StageTillie Blobbs (a boarding house drudge)
Flight of the Air ShipEnsemble