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A Runaway Girl is a musical comedy in two acts written by Seymour Hicks and Harry Nicholls. The composer was Ivan Caryll, with additional music by Lionel Monckton, and lyrics by Aubrey Hopwood and Harry Greenbank. It was produced by George Edwardes at the Gaiety Theatre, London, opening on 21 May 1898 and ran for a very successful 593 performances.

Dramatis Personæ

BROTHER TAMARIND (A Lay Brother of St Pierre) Mr. Harry Monkhouse
GUY STANLEY (Lord Coodle's Nephew) Mr. W. Louis Bradfield
LORD COODLE (A Tea House Keeper) Mr. Fred Kaye
SIGNOR PALONI (Consul at Corsica) Mr. Robert Nainby
MR. CREEL (An Entomologist) Mr. Willie Ward
SIR WILLIAM HAKE (A Cook's Tourist) Mr. Fred Wright
LEONELLO (Head of a Wandering Troupe of Musicians) Mr. John Coates
PIETRO PASCARA (Also of the Troupe) Mr. Edward O'Niell
FLIPPER (A Jockey) Mr. Edmund Payne
ALICE (Lady Coodle's Maid) Miss Katie Seymour
DOROTHY STANLEY Miss Ethel Hayden
CARMENITA (A Street Musician) Miss Connie Ediss
LADY COODLE Miss M. Talbot
FRAULEIN EHRENBREITSTEIN VON DER HÖHE (A Cook's Tourist) Miss Grace Palotta
WINIFRED GREY (An Orphan) Miss Ellaline Terriss

Musical Numbers

Act I Scene 1 - A Wood near the Convent of St. Pierre, Corsica

Act I Scene 2 - Ajaccio, Corsica

Act II - Venice

Addenda


External Links
Vocal Score at UR Research
A Runaway Girl at Wikipedia

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