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Presented at the Broadway Theatre, New York, on November 16th. 1903.

Cast of Characters

BABETTE   (a village letter writer, afterward a Court prima donna) Fritzi Scheff
MONDRAGON   (a soldier of fortune) Eugene Cowles
MARCEL   (a painter, in love with Babette) Richie Ling
BALTAZAR   (a professional conspirator) Edward J. Connelly
VINETTE   (his daughter) Ida Hawley
VAN TYMPEL   (a clock-maker) Louis Harrison
EVA   (his wife) Josephine Bartlett
THE KING OF FRANCE Errol Dunbar
GUZMAN   (a Spanish officer) Madison Smith
SCHNAPPS   (a tavern keeper) William Sissons
CAPTAIN WALTHER Alfred S. Ely
JAN
QUENTIN
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    (Apprentices) {
{
Frank Boyle
James Beale
MARGOT
GRETA
JOAN
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    (Village Girls) {
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{
Rosa Earle
Edna Luby
Adele Nott
COACHMAN J. T. Chaillee
FOOTMAN Charles Emerson
MLLE. DE LE MOTTE
MLLE. DE ROHAN
MLLE. FONTANGES
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    (Maids of Honor) {
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{
Beth Willoughby
May Seeley
Mildred Forrest
MARQUIS DE VILLETTE
COUNT DE COURVILLE
DUC DE ST. MICHEL
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    (Courtiers) {
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{
George Williamson
Arthur Blanchard
Henry Wilkinson
FRANCOIS
HENRI
GASTON
JACQUE
LAURENT
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    (Pages) {
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Georgia Campbell
Rita Deane
Helen Planche
Aline Redmond
Gertrude Adams
THERESA Emily Montague
KATRINA Florence Belleville

Synopsis of Scenes

ACT I -   Garden of Van Tympel's House near Antwerp.
ACT II -   A Roadside Inn near Brussels.
ACT III -   Versailles.

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   Garden of Van Tympel's House near Antwerp.

ACT II   -   A Roadside Inn near Brussels.

ACT III   -   Versailles.

  • No. 19 - Opening Chorus - "Stately grace!  Rhythmic tread!  Trip the newest dance of sword and fan.  Proudly posed!  Haughty head ..."
  • No. 20 - Entrance of Principals as Spanish Envoys - "We've come from the land of sunny, sunny Spain ... and a hearing by royalty we wish to gain..."
  • No. 21 - Madrigal - "My lady of the manor may be fair, may be fair.  Hey nonny O, none shall say her nay.  But Dolly of the milking pail may have as golden hair..."
  • No. 22 - Butterfly Waltz Song - Babette - "Ah...  Where the fairest flow'rs are blooming in the summer air 'neath the azure sky, I would dwell 'mid their perfuming..."
  • No. 23 - Finale Act III - "Say farewell to all;  one and all must happy be.  I invite you to my wedding;  none shall be as gay as we..."
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