The Only Girl is a musical comedy in three acts with book and lyrics by Henry Blossom and music by Victor Herbert. It opened at the 39th Street Theatre, New York, on 2 November 1914 and transferred to the Lyric Theatre two weeks later.
| ALAN KIMBROUGH ("Kim" - a librettist)
|| Thurston Hall
| SYLVESTER MARTIN ("Corksey" - a broker)
|| Richard Bartlett
| JOHN AYRE ("Fresh" - a lawyer)
|| Jed Prouty
| ANDREW McMURRAY ("Bunkie" - a painter)
|| Ernest Torrence
| RUTH WILSON (a composer)
|| Wilda Bennett
| SAUNDERS (Kimbrough's Valet)
|| John Findlay
| BIRDIE MARTIN (Corksey's wife)
|| Louise Kelly
| MARGARET AYRE (Fresh's wife)
|| Josephine Whittell
| JANE McMURRAY (Bunkie's wife)
|| Vivian Wessell
| PATRICE LA MONTROSE ("Patsy" - a soubrette)
|| Adele Rowland
| (Friends of Patsy)
| Estelle Richmond |
ACT I - The Living Room in Kimbrough's Apartment, New York.
ACT II - The Same, six weeks later.
- No. 6 - Entr'Acte
- No. 7 - Song - Patsy and Girls - "Some people call 'acting' a labor exacting, and they pull this tiresome 'highbrow' stuff! ..."
- No. 8 - Song - Renée - "Pretty Antoinette! Dainty young soubrette, wore an angel face and baby stare! ..."
- No. 9 - Duet - Kim, Patsy and Girls - "Ah! See the soldier lad go marching to war! ... Altho' he has no idea what it is for! "
- No. 10 - Song - Jane - "Ah! when in sweet raptures of love you enfold me, close, close to your heart, dear..."
- No. 11 - Sextet - Bunkie, Jane, Corksey, Birdie, Fresh and Margaret - "I do confess I'm happy, boys..."
- No. 12 - Finale Act II - Ruth (reprise of no. 3b) - "Then when you're near me, there's naught that I strive to do..."
ACT III - The Dining Room, same evening.
- External Link
- Vocal Score at the Internet Archive
American Musical Theatre
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