Victro Herbert recordings

Miss Dolly Dollars (1905)

A Musical Comedy in Two Acts

Music by Victor Herbert Book and lyrics by Harry B. Smith Modified and edited by Thomas Petiet

CMDD07P-2C   MISS DOLLY DOLLARS- dialog...................$20
CMDD07P-2M   MISS DOLLY DOLLARS- music only...........$20
Concert performance, with dialog or music only. Duo piano accomp.

Miss Dolly Dollars
Act I: A Villa on the Thames at Henley
Opening Chorus................................................................................ Chorus
The Self-Made Family (She's a Lady with Money)........................... Mrs. Gay, Samuel Gay and Guy Gay
An Educated Fool (It Keeps Me Guessing All the Time).................. Finney Doolittle
Dolly's Entrance................................................................................. Chorus
Just Get Out and Walk....................................................................... Dorothy Gay and Chorus
Entrance of the Friendly Rivals' Club................................................ Noblemen
An American Heiress......................................................................... Dorothy Gay and Noblemen
Dolly Dollars...................................................................................... Guy Gay and Girls
My Fair Unknown.............................................................................. Lord Burlingham and Men
Finale Act I..........................................................................................Ensemble

Entr'Acte "Valse Lente".................................................................... The Two Pianos

Act II Garden of a Hotel in Paris
Opening Chorus............................................................................... Chorus
Barney Maguire................................................................................ Celeste
Life's a Masquerade......................................................................... Mrs. Gay, Samuel Gay, Celeste
and Guy Gay
The Moth and the Moon.................................................................. Dorothy Gay and Chorus
Ollendorff Duet (It's All in the Book You Know)............................ Dorothy Gay and Lt. von Richter
No One Will Steal Him..................................................................... Bertha
Dream On, Dream On...................................................................... Dolly and Lord Burlingham
Walks................................................................................................ Guy Gay and Girls
A Woman Is Only a Woman, But a Good Cigar is a Smoke.......... Lord Burlingham and Men
(American Music) 'Tis Better Than Old Parsifal to Me.................. Principals and Chorus
Queen of the Ring............................................................................ Dorothy Gay and Chorus
Finale................................................................................................ Ensemble

Appendix
Waltz Me Around Again Willie....................................................... Dorothy Gay
(1906 Revival for Blanche Ring) Music by Ren. Shields, Lyrics by Will D. Cobb

Cast

Dorothy Gay, an American heiress known as "Dolly Dollars"................... Marla Bentley
Lord Burlingham, in favor of an Anglo-American alliance....................... Greg Wakefield
Finney Doolittle, an educated fool.............................................................. Mitch Gilette
Mr. Samuel Gay, A Condensed Soup magnate.......................................... Nick Fitzer
Mrs. Gay, his better fifty percent................................................................ Kirsten Kunkle
Guy Gay, who pays a fellow to study for him at Oxford............................ David Troiano
Bertha Billings, Dorothy's maid with a fondness for romance.................. Christina Gurne
Celeste, a young Parisian lady.................................................................... Barbara Scanlon
Lieutenant von Richter, of the German Army........................................... Tom Petiet
Mrs. Miggs, Lord Burlingham's maid........................................................ Elizabeth Mihalo

Members of the Club of Friendly Rivals:
Captain Sheridan Barry............................................................................ Laurence Bryk
Duke de Bolero.......................................................................................... Blake Bard
Count Runoffsky....................................................................................... Phil Kitchell

Narrated by George Valenta
with Adam Aceto & Patrick Johnson at the two pianos

The Ensemble
Kirsten Kunkle, Barbara Scanlon, Marla Bentley, Elizabeth Mihalo, Sarah Hercula, Kimberley Dolanski, Christina Gurne, Cathy O'Shaunnessy, Tom Petiet, Phil Kitchell, Greg Wakefield, Blake Bard, Nick Fitzer, Mitch Gilette, David Troiano, Craig Wickham, Laurence Bryk, Bob Douglas, Seth Gilman

Creative Team
Musical Direction by Adam Aceto
Scripts reconstructed and new narrations created by Tom Petiet

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