The Merry Widow

Philadelphia / Forrest Theatre / January 25, 1909


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This is the touring company of the Broadway production of The Merry Widow which ran at the New Amsterdam Theatre from October 21, 1907 to June 28, 1908, moved to the Aerial Gardens and played from June 29, 1908 through
August 30, 1908, before moving back again to the New Amsterdam Theatre and running from
August 31, 1908 through October 17, 1908 -- a total of 416 performances.

Members from the Broadway opening night cast included:

Donald Brian......Prince Danilo
R. E. Graham......Popoff
Frances Cameron......Sonia (played Olga in the original production)
Eva Bennett......Fi-Fi
Portia Belma......Margot
Ralph Whiting......Englishman
Fred Frear......Nisch
Bernice Harte......Zu-Zu
Sophie Witt......Sapho
F.J. McCarthy......Nova Kovich
Blanche Rice......Praskovia
William C. Weedon......Camille de Jolidon
Nicholas Szabo......Orchestra Leader at Maxim's
Alekx Hursau......Marsovian Troubadour
Koszta Kolarszky......Marsovian Troubadour
Emil Demetorad......Marsovian Troubadour
Cira Lozarne......Marsovian Troubadour
M. Ellinger......Marsovian Dancing Man
M. Bauer......Marsovian Dancing Man
M. Manchester......Marsovian Dancing Man
M. Ransome......Marsovian Dancing Man
M. Taylor......Marsovian Dancing Man
M. Hastings......Guest
M. Livington......Guest
M. Whiting......Guest

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