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The Chaperons is a musical comedy with music by Isidore Witmark and lyrics by Frederic Ranken produced at the New York Theatre, New York on 5th. June 1902.

Dramatis Personæ

Adam Hogg (a Pork-Packer of Cincinnati and President of the International
Henry Conor
  Society for the Investigation and Suppression of Vice)  
Augustus (his Valet) George K. Henery
Algernon O'Shaunessy (studying Rapid Transit in Paris) Walter Jones
Signor Ricardo Bassini (Proprietor of the Opera Company known as
Jos. C. Miron
   the "Ancient and Honorable Parisians")  
Schnitzel   (with an appetite for paper) Edd Redway
Tom Schyuler   (an American student of Vocal Music at the Paris Albert Farrington
  Conservatory)  
Pierre
Paul
Philip
Jacques
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(Student friends of Tom) {
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D. G. Ruthven
E. H. Randall
Jake Weibly
T. H. Burton
François   (a head waiter) Carl Hartberg
Aramanthe Dedincourt (Managing Director of the English Trixie Friganza
  and Continental Order of Trained Chaperons)  
Phrosia   (an admirer of Old Sleuth) Eva Tanguay
Violet Simlax ( a ward of Adam Hogg and masquerading as Carola
Nellie Follis
   in the Paris Conservatory of Chaperons)  
Jacquelin   (Prima Donna Soprano in Bassini's Co.) Winifred Florence
Hortense   (Prima Donna Contralto in Bassini's Co.) May Boley
Edourd
Jean
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(Eaton Boys) {
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Geralda Malone Ida Hopper
Pinzonette
Caromella
Sybyllena
Suzanola
Papinezza
Bizzibizzi
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(Pupils in Aramanthe's Conservatory of Choice Chaperons) {
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May Stebbins
Sophia Williams
Isabel Franklin
Nellie Victoria
Kathrine Monteith
Nina Gillet
Clarabella Blewster
Ahdelaide Fetherington
Maymie Gilburton
Mahdeline Pessington
Sarahine Kensington
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(American Chaperons accompanying Violet) {
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Geraldine Cooke
Elsie Baird
May Calvert
Ruoy Paine
Katherine Call
Gertrude
Gladys
Gwendolin
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(Chorus Girls in Bassini's Co.)

 

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Sadie Harris
Lillie de Vere
Ida Hopper

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   Street in Latin Quartier, Paris.

ACT II   -   Court Yard of Imperial Hotel, Alexandria, Egypt.


External Link
Vocal Score at the University of Rochester

American Musical Theatre

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