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The Purple Road   

 
Liberty Theatre, (4/07/1913 - 6/16/1913)
Casino Theatre, (6/16/1913 - 8/02/1913)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 07, 1913    
Closing Date: Aug 02, 1913 Total Performances: 136

Category: Musical, Operetta, Romance, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts and an epilogue
Setting: Vienna, Paris, and St. Helena from 1808 to 1821



Production Staff
Produced by Joseph M. Gaites
Book by Fred De Gresac and William Carey Duncan; Music by William Frederick Peters and Heinrich Reinhardt; Lyrics by Fred De Gresac and William Carey Duncan; Based on the original Viennese singspeil 'Napoleon und die Frauen' by Heinrich Reinhardt; Musical Director: Gustave Salzer
Directed by Edward P. Temple and George Marion
Scenic Design by Walter Harvey and P. Dodd Ackerman; Costume Design by Orange Manufacturing Company
Cast
Janet BeecherThe Empress Josephine
Winnie BrandonStephanie
Elsie BraunMitzi
B. BrennanA Soldier
Harrison BrockbankNapoleon
Harriet BurtThe Duchess Dantzic
Annabelle DennisonThe Princess Lugano
Paula
Eva FallonKathi
William J. FergusonFouche
Harold H. FordePappi
Evelyn GrahmeBertha
Frank GromFranz
Horace J. HainMajor
Constant
Emilie LeaAnita Carina
Elsa LynnTheresa
John MaddernLieutenant
Murat
Edward MartindelColonel Stappe
Talleyrand
Sidney
Elita Proctor OtisFrau Stimmer
Mabel ParmaleeOphelia
Joseph Royer
Robert SmithRouston
Vallie ValliWanda
Jerome Van NordenCaptain
Richard
John WardBernadotte
Clifton WebbBisco
Vestris
Anna WilkesLori
Page to the Empress
ACT 1 Sung By
When Someone Marries MeKathi, Brides and Frau Stimmer
March of the BridegroomsEnsemble
The Mysterious KissWanda and Ensemble
Feed Me with LovePappi and Kathi
The Love SpellNapoleon and Wanda
Austrian PatrolOrchestra
I Am All AloneWanda
ACT 2 Sung By
The Break-Neck QuadrilleEntire Ensemble
A Hit in ParisThe Duchess Dantzic and Ensemble
DiplomacyTalleyrand and Ensemble
Pretty Little ChichisKathi and Ensemble
Be Mine, Be MineWanda and Napoleon
Dear Little PagesPage to the Empress and Pages
Irresistible Pappi
ACT 3 Sung By
The Reaper's ChorusEnsemble
He Is GoneWanda