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The Office Boy is a musical comedy in two acts with book and lyrics by Harry B. Smith, based on the French farce Le Jockey malgré lui by Maurice Ordonneau and Paul Gavault, and music by Ludwig Engländer. It opened at Hammerstein's Victoria Theatre, New York on 2 November, 1903 where it ran for 66 performances.

Dramatis Personæ

NOAH LITTLE   (an office boy) Frank Daniels
RIDER LITTLE   (a famous jockey) Alfred Hickman
TOBIAS VAN TWILLER Sydney Toler
DAMON KETCHAM Gilbert Clayton
PYTHIAS CHEATHAM James C. Reany
REGGY HIGGINS David Bennett
PERCY WIGGINS Laurence Wheat
McNAB W. C. Kelly
SCALES Leavitt James
EUPHEMIA Louise Gunning
CLAIRE DE LUNE Eva Tanguay
PAQUITA Violet Holls
JEANETTE Marion Harte
FLORINE Ida Gabrielle
FIRST MESSENGER IN LAW OFFICE May Sheridan
SECOND MESSENGER IN LAW OFFICE Maud Welsh
MISS HARVARD
MISS YALE
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Gwendolyn Valentine
Gertrude Doremus
SPIKE MUGGINS Frank Conway
THUG MAGAFA J. Lafayette

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   Law office of Ketcham and Cheatham.

ACT II   -   Van Twiller's villa and private race course.


External Link
The Office Boy at The Guide to Musical Theatre

American Musical Theatre

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