Shows "C"

THE CIRCUS GIRL A musical play in 2 acts, 4 scenes: Book by James T. Tanner and Walter Palings; Lyrics by Harry Greenbank and Adrian Ross; Music by Ivan Caryll; additional numbers by Lionel Monckton. Daly's Theatre, Broadway- 23 April, 1897 (75 perfs) Reopened 16 August 1897 (97 perfs) total perfs 172. Gaiety Theatre, London - 5 December, 1896 (494 perfs) SYNOPSIS Dick Capel deputized occasionally at a Paris circus as "The Cannon King", impressing pretty Dora Wemyss, a school girl. Dick, however, is engaged to be married. Dora's father, Sir Titus, an English tourist, has been hiding in the cannon, because he has been flirting with the circus girls and is avoiding his wife. Dick shoots Sir Titus out of the cannon. Meanwhile Bugs, a silly American bartender, agrees to fight a celebrated wrestler, The Terrible Turk, in order to win over Lucille, the girl who walks the slack wire. La Favorita is a bareback rider. MUSICAL NUMBERS: 1. Mi Carême - Opening Chorus 2. The Barman - Biggs and chorus 3. I Love Her - Dick, Reggie and Biggs 4. The Uses of Advertisement - Drivelli and chorus 5. La Favorita - La Favorita 6. Professions - Lucille and Biggs 7. A Paris - Dora 8. In the Ring - Dora and Dick 9. Now You Know Your Way - Gaston and chorus 10. A Wet Day - Dick and chorus 11. The Master of the Ring - Albertoni 12. A Circus Girl - La Favorita 13. She Never Did the Same Thing Twice - Dick and chorus 14. Farandole - Chorus 15. Wine, Women and Waltz - Gaston 16. A Simple Little String - Dora 17. Clowns - Lucille and Biggs 18. The Way To Treat A Lady - Mrs Drivelli 19. Danse des Polichinelles