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British Musical Theatre   The Sunshine Girl

The Sunshine Girl is a musical comedy in two acts with lyrics and music by Paul A. Rubens. Additional lyrics were provided by Arthur Wimperis. It was produced by Mr. George Edwardes at the Gaiety Theatre, London, on 24 February 1912.

Dramatis Personæ

LORD BICESTER   (known as Bingo, a young Stockbroker) Mr. George Grossmith, Jun.
VERNON BLUNDELL Mr. Basil Foster
COMMODORE PARKER Mr. George Barrett
  (known as Nosey, of the Blundell Line of Boats)
HODSON   (Chief Manager of the Works) Mr. Tom Walls
STEPNEYAK   (Manager of the Foreign Department) Mr. Robert Nainby
DEVER
WHITLEY
TELFRIDGE
GARING
WEARS
NELGROVE
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(Managers of the various Departments of the Works) {
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Mr. W. Stephens
Mr. George Grundy
Mr. J. Grande
Mr. Spencer Lloyd
Mr. Oswald Collins
Mr. Garry Lynch
CLARENCE   (a Footman) Mr. F. Raynham
FLOOT   (An ex-four-wheeler driver) Mr. Edmund Payne
LADY ROSABELLE MERRYDEW   (Lord Bicester's Fiancée) Miss Olive May
MARIE SILVAINE   (Head of the Packing Department at the Works) Miss Mabel Sealby
EMMELINE   (A Workgirl) Miss Violet Essex
SYBIL
MAY
LUCY
VIOLET
LILY
KIT
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(Heads of the various Departments) {
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Miss Irene Warren
Miss Blanche Stocker
Miss Avice Kelham
Miss Elsie Collier
Miss Marie Mitchell
Miss Olive Wade
MISS MOLYNEUX Miss Gladys Wray
HON. MISS GREY Miss Pattie Wells
BRENDA BLACKER   Miss Connie Ediss
  (Floot's Wife, calling herself by her maiden name)
DELIA DALE   (of the Perfume Department of the Works) Miss Phyllis Dare

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   Port Sunshine.

ACT II   -   Mr. Blundell's Private House at Port Sunshine.

Addenda.

Colin did not prepare lyric pages for these numbers:


External Links
Vocal Score at UR Research
The Sunshine Girl at Wikipedia
The Sunshine Girl at The Guide to Musical Theatre

British Musical Theatre

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