Playbill for "September Morn" Musical Comedy

A playbill (undated), for "September Morn" at the Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville Virginia.

THE JEFFERSON

The Big Fun Festival With Tunes and Tangoes

"September Morn"

Book and Lyrics by Arthur Gillespie.Music by Aubrey Stauffer

Staged by Frank Tannehill, Jr. Dances by Virgel Bennett

ASSIGNMENT OF CHARACTERS

Arranged in order of their appearance

Henri, Assistant in Pastric's Studio . . . Walter M. Welfitt
Louise Storm, the Major's daughter by his first wife . . . Florence Hill
Teddy Van Dyke, the new pupil . . . Curf Vance
Rudolph Plastric, professor of art . . . Carl George
Mrs. Major Storm, Ted's Mother by her first husband . . . Margaret Felch
Major Storm, retired army officer . . . James Babe
Argentina, "The World's Greatest Tango Dancer" . . . Jo Taylor
Detective Miller . . . Billy Murphy
Policeman . . . P. Burch
M. Francis-Gonzales, proprietor of "The Gilded Pig" . . . Walter Welfitt
Gracon . . . James Sloan
Willie Pagen . . . Billy Murphy

SONGS AND DANCES

Orchestra Under the Direction of Omer Herbert

ACT I.

  • 1. Opening Chorus . . . Ensemble
  • 2. "When a Little Boy Loves a Little Girl" . . . Ted and Louise
  • 3. "In Berlin" . . . Rudolph and Choristers
  • 4. "September Morn" . . . Argentina, Choristers and Corps de Ballet
  • 5. Finale . . . Ensemble

ACT II.

  • 6. Opening Chorus . . . Ensemble
  • 7. Berlin Tango (society) . . . The Tango Eight
  • 8. "Everybody's Tango Crazy" . . . Argentina, and Corps de Ballet
  • 9. "A Spare Rib from the Butcher Shop of Life" . . . Prof. Plastric
  • 10. The Maxixe (with variations) . . . Argentina and Teddy
  • 11. "So I've Been Told" (By Omer Herbert) . . . Fuzz Four
  • 12. "Where is the Pleasure In Wine and Song—If the Woman is Not There" (Featuring the hesitation waltz . . . Willie Bunkem and Ensemble
  • [1]3. Finale . . . Ensemble

ACT III.

  • 14. "Autumn Leaf Girl" . . . Louise and Choristers
  • 15. "The Sunshade Girl" . . . Argentina and Corps de Ballet
  • 16. "Beautiful Dreams I'm Dreaming" . . . Mrs. Storm, Willie Bunkem and THAT QUARTETTE
  • 17. "I Lost My Girl on Broadway" . . . Argentina, Teddy and Choristers
  • 18. Finale . . . Ensemble

TIME, PLACE AND ACTION.

  • ACT I—3 P. M., of August 31, 1915. The setting above San Souci Cafe rented by Prof. Plastric as an exhibition place for his works of art.
  • ACT II—9 P. M. the same day. The setting is "The Gilded Pig," formerly the San Souci
  • ACT III—Midnight the same day. The setting shows Major Storm's residence on the Hudson River.

WHO THE GIRLS ARE

  • THE MODELS—Misses Wilkins, Loretta, Mason, King and Williams.
  • THE SHOPPERS—Misses Nichols, Mack, Fulton, Travis and Rednan.
  • THE ART STUDENTS—Misses George, Rheil, Haller, Kennedy and Roseland.
  • THE MEN—Messrs. Murphy, Sloan, Leonard, Scott and Burch.
  • The Poseuse of "September Morn," Miss Nellie Loretta.

COMING ATTRACTIONS

  • Wednesday—Virginia Pearson and Naomi Childress in "The Turn of the Road," a V. L. S. E.
  • Friday—"The Unknown," a Paramount.
  • Monday—Fannie Ward in "The Cheat," a Paramount drama of society Life.

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Playbill for "September Morn" Musical Comedy

Subject

September Morn Musical Comedy

Description

A playbill (undated), for "September Morn" at the Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville Virginia.

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Jefferson Theater

Format

Paper Playbill, measuring 4.75 inches by 11inches

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en

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THE JEFFERSON

The Big Fun Festival With Tunes and Tangoes

"September Morn"

Book and Lyrics by Arthur Gillespie.Music by Aubrey Stauffer

Staged by Frank Tannehill, Jr. Dances by Virgel Bennett

ASSIGNMENT OF CHARACTERS

Arranged in order of their appearance

Henri, Assistant in Pastric's Studio . . . Walter M. Welfitt
Louise Storm, the Major's daughter by his first wife . . . Florence Hill
Teddy Van Dyke, the new pupil . . . Curf Vance
Rudolph Plastric, professor of art . . . Carl George
Mrs. Major Storm, Ted's Mother by her first husband . . . Margaret Felch
Major Storm, retired army officer . . . James Babe
Argentina, "The World's Greatest Tango Dancer" . . . Jo Taylor
Detective Miller . . . Billy Murphy
Policeman . . . P. Burch
M. Francis-Gonzales, proprietor of "The Gilded Pig" . . . Walter Welfitt
Gracon . . . James Sloan
Willie Pagen . . . Billy Murphy

SONGS AND DANCES

Orchestra Under the Direction of Omer Herbert

ACT I.

  • 1. Opening Chorus . . . Ensemble
  • 2. "When a Little Boy Loves a Little Girl" . . . Ted and Louise
  • 3. "In Berlin" . . . Rudolph and Choristers
  • 4. "September Morn" . . . Argentina, Choristers and Corps de Ballet
  • 5. Finale . . . Ensemble

ACT II.

  • 6. Opening Chorus . . . Ensemble
  • 7. Berlin Tango (society) . . . The Tango Eight
  • 8. "Everybody's Tango Crazy" . . . Argentina, and Corps de Ballet
  • 9. "A Spare Rib from the Butcher Shop of Life" . . . Prof. Plastric
  • 10. The Maxixe (with variations) . . . Argentina and Teddy
  • 11. "So I've Been Told" (By Omer Herbert) . . . Fuzz Four
  • 12. "Where is the Pleasure In Wine and Song—If the Woman is Not There" (Featuring the hesitation waltz . . . Willie Bunkem and Ensemble
  • [1]3. Finale . . . Ensemble

ACT III.

  • 14. "Autumn Leaf Girl" . . . Louise and Choristers
  • 15. "The Sunshade Girl" . . . Argentina and Corps de Ballet
  • 16. "Beautiful Dreams I'm Dreaming" . . . Mrs. Storm, Willie Bunkem and THAT QUARTETTE
  • 17. "I Lost My Girl on Broadway" . . . Argentina, Teddy and Choristers
  • 18. Finale . . . Ensemble

TIME, PLACE AND ACTION.

  • ACT I—3 P. M., of August 31, 1915. The setting above San Souci Cafe rented by Prof. Plastric as an exhibition place for his works of art.
  • ACT II—9 P. M. the same day. The setting is "The Gilded Pig," formerly the San Souci
  • ACT III—Midnight the same day. The setting shows Major Storm's residence on the Hudson River.

WHO THE GIRLS ARE

  • THE MODELS—Misses Wilkins, Loretta, Mason, King and Williams.
  • THE SHOPPERS—Misses Nichols, Mack, Fulton, Travis and Rednan.
  • THE ART STUDENTS—Misses George, Rheil, Haller, Kennedy and Roseland.
  • THE MEN—Messrs. Murphy, Sloan, Leonard, Scott and Burch.
  • The Poseuse of "September Morn," Miss Nellie Loretta.

COMING ATTRACTIONS

  • Wednesday—Virginia Pearson and Naomi Childress in "The Turn of the Road," a V. L. S. E.
  • Friday—"The Unknown," a Paramount.
  • Monday—Fannie Ward in "The Cheat," a Paramount drama of society Life.

Original Format

Paper playbill, measuring 4.75inches by 11inches.

Citation

Jefferson Theater, "Playbill for "September Morn" Musical Comedy," in September Morn Archive, Item #53, http://septembermorn.org/items/show/53 (accessed November 15, 2018).