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The Gingerbread Man, described as "a fanciful fairyesque" has book and lyrics by Frederic Ranken and music by A. Baldwin Sloane. It was first performed at the Liberty Theatre, New York, on 25 December 1905.

Dramatis Personæ

KRIS KRINGLE, known as Santa Claus George H. Palmer
MACHEVALIUS FUDGE, Homer Lind
  dealer in Black Art, Second Hand Curses and Evil Omens  
GOOD FAIRY, a very fair Fairy Queen Ross Snow
KING BUNN Gus Weinberg
WONDROUS WISE, a Solomon in Judgment W. H. Mack
JACK HORNER, a baker's apprentice Helen Bertram
SIMON SIMPLE, Joseph Welsh
  known as Simple Simon, author of Nursery Rhymes, his friend  
TAFFY Lillian Leon
THE GINGERBREAD MAN, Eddie Redway
  mere outline, but in danger of being obliterated  
THE FIERY DRAGON H. L. Zeda
MAZIE BON-BON, Almyra Forrest
  a Confectioner's Sales Girl; afterwards Princess Sugar Plum  
MARGERY DAW, the Village Tomboy Nellie Lynch
SALLY LUNN Harriet Burt

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   A Street in Santa Claus Land.

ACT II   -   The dividing line between the Realms of King Sugar Plum and King Bunn.

MIDI files copyright © 2006 Colin Johnson   All Rights Reserved

External Links
Alfred Baldwin Sloane at Wikipedia
The Gingerbread Man, the original story, at Wikipedia

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