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Pom-Pom is a musical comedy in two acts with book and lyrics by Anne Caldwell and music by Hugo Felix. It opened at George M. Cohan's Theatre, New York, on 28 February 1916 and ran for 128 performances.

Dramatis Personæ

OLD COUNT Charles Kraus
YOUNG COUNT George Brugger
MANAGER OF THE OLYMPIA Eric Campbell
ELIZE   (Paulette's Maid) Edith Day
POLICEMAN NO. 13 Tom McNaughton
SECRETARY TO MANAGER OF THE OLYMPIA Allen Kelly
THE AUTHOR Charles Angelo
PAULETTE   (first appearance as "Pom-Pom, the Pickpocket") Mizzi Hajos
A CRITIC Ben Lewin
STAGE CARPENTER OF THE OLYMPIA Thomas Wood
BERTRAND   (Chief of Municipal Detectives) Carl Gantvoort
GROLMUS   (a burglar) Thomas Walsh
MACACHE   (a burglar) William Eville
BIDAGE   (a burglar) Harry Childs
THERESE   (a Confidence Woman) Christie Dane
TOINETTE   (a thief) Edith Day
JEAN   (a hold-up man) Thomas Wood
PAPA CHAPELLE   (Sanctimonious Thief) George Brugger
BIG BIASSOU   (Colossus of Thieves) Detmar Poppen
LUCIE
GABRIELLA
ROSA
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Marion Owen
Eleanor Williams
Blanche Terrill
A POLICEMAN Justin Laury
A DETECTIVE Robert Greenlaw
THE DUMMY Phyllis Davis
CREVETE Signe Paterson
GIGOLO Frank Hale
FLIC Carl Judd

MIDI Files

ACT I - Scene 1   -   Green Room in the Olympia Theatre.

ACT I - Scene 2   -   Foyer of the Olympia Theatre.

  • No. 5 - Trio - Grolmus and Two Thieves - "Zim, zim, zim-zim-zim!  File for a while now the light is dim;  soon we'll make our get-away! ..."
  • No. 6 - Ensemble - "Gone!  She's gone!  My pretty prima donna, I wonder what has happen'd to my little friend!  Gone!  She's gone!  The money I'll make on her..."

ACT I - Scene 3   -   Yard of the Police Precinct Station.

ACT II   -   At the Black Elephant.


External Links
Vocal Score at Musopen

American Musical Theatre

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