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The Cherry Girl is an Edwardian musical comedy in two acts with book by Seymour Hicks, lyrics by Aubrey Hopwood and music by Ivan Caryll. It opened at the Vaudeville Theatre in London's West End on 21 December 1903.

Dramatis Personæ

Act I

MOONSHINE (a White Pierrot) Mr. Seymour Hicks
STARLIGHT (a Black Pierrot) Mr. Courtice Pounds
BOW
SCRAPE
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Mr. Stanley Brett
Mr. Murray King
ESAU   (Pansy's Gorilla) Mr. Edward Sillward
SNOWBALL   (a Sweep's Boy) Master George Hersee
1ST. HERALD Mr. J. Bewlay
2ND. HERALD Mr. Charles Phillips
1ST. WATCHMAN Mr. Phillip Ritte
PANSY   (a Cherry Seller) Miss Constance Hyem
SYLVIA   (a Pierrette) Miss Carmen Hill
NIGHT   (a Pierrette) Miss Kate Vesey
MORNING   (a Pierrette) Miss Hilda Antony
DIMPLES   (Snowball's Sweetheart) Miss Winnie Hall
MDLLE. PAS BAS   (a Model) Miss Dorothy Frostick
JOSEPHINE   (a Pierrette Maid) Miss Gladys Archbutt
RAINBOW Miss Nancy Buckland
THE CHAMBERLAIN Miss Carrington
1ST. MAID OF HONOUR Miss Blanche Thorpe
2ND. MAID OF HONOUR Miss Lilian Hewitson
THE QUEEN Miss Ellaline Terriss

Cover

ACT II.

HAPPY JOE   (a Knight of the Road) Mr. Seymour Hicks
THE SQUIRE   (of Homewood Hall) Mr. Courtice Pounds
GRAB
SNATCHEM
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(two Beadles) {
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Mr. Stanley Brett
Mr. Murray King
ROSE OF THE RIVIERA Master Valchera
  (Happy Joe's Stable Boy)
WHITE SURREY (his Horse)
HECUBA (his Dog)
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Mr. Edward Sillward
ROBIN ROY
ROBIN ME
ROBIN ANYONE
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(Happy Joe's Men) {
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Mr. Frank Carrol
Mr. Robert Wilkes
Mr. William Hay
IKESTEIN   (his Irish Servant) Mr. Charles Trevor
MILLICENT   (Lady of Homewood Hall) Miss Carmen Hill
TIP-TOE   (Happy Joe's Wife) Miss Kate Vesey
THE SPIRIT OF DAWN Miss Barbara Deane
A SUNBEAM Miss Nellie Lonnen
CLOTILDE Miss Phyllis Canton
1ST. COUNTRY BELLE Miss Clair Marsden
2ND. COUNTRY BELLE Miss Lilian Burns
1ST. FLOWER Miss Jessie Lonnen
TRUTH Miss Decima Brooke
THE QUEEN Miss Ellaline Terriss

Lyrics and MIDI Files

ACT I   -  "Once upon a Time ..."

Scene 1 -   A Street in Carnival Time (Night).
Scene 2 -   On the Housetops (Pierrot-Land).
Scene 3 -   The Throne Room of the Queen.
Scene 4 -   Moonshine's Studio.
Scene 5 -   Dreamland.

ACT II   -  "A Hundred Years Ago ..."

Scene 1 -   A Village Green in Old England.
Scene 2 -   The Garden Gateway.
Scene 3 -   The Purple Garden.
Scene 4 -   Homewood Hall.
Scene 5 -   Moonshine's Studio again.

External Link
The Cherry Girl at Wikipedia

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