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Betty is an Edwardian musical comedy in three acts, with a book by Frederick Lonsdale and Gladys Unger, music by Paul Rubens and Ernest Steffan, and lyrics by Adrian Ross and Rubens. It was first produced at the Prince's Theatre in Manchester, opening on 24 December 1914, then at Daly's Theatre in London, managed by George Edwardes, opening on 24 April 1915 and running for 391 performances. It also played at the Globe Theater in New York, opening on 3 October 1916.

Dramatis Personæ

GERARD, THE EARL OF BEVERLEY Mr. Donald Calthrop
THE DUKE OF CROWBOROUGH Mr. C. M. Lowne
THE HON. VICTOR HALIFAX Mr. Arthur Wellesley
CHARLES OTWAY Mr. Alfred S. Barber
LATHERS Mr. Frank Perfitt
HILLIER Mr. Chas. F. Cooke
CEDRIC Mr. Cecil Fletcher
ALF Master Cyril Doughty
ACHILLE JOTTE   (Court Dressmaker) Mr. W. H. Berry
LORD PLAYNE Mr. G. P. Huntley
CHICQUETTE Miss Isabel Delorme
ESTELLE Miss Mabel Sealby
LADY PLAYNE Miss Madeline Seymour
DAVID PLAYNE   (Lord Playne's Nephew) Miss Daisy Burrell
MRS. RAWLINS Miss Kate Welch
JANE Miss Modesta Daly
BETTY Miss Winifred Barnes

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   The Earl of Beverley's House in Regent's Park.

ACT II   -   The Garden of the Earl of Beverley's House  (next morning).

ACT III   -   Lord Playne's House, Farnham Towers.


External Link
Vocal Score at the University of Rochester
Betty at Wikipedia

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