The Catch of the Season
The original text
A play about a debutante who is engaged to a young aristocrat but loves a page, it is based on the fairy tale of Cinderella. The book was written by Hicks and Hamilton, with music by Herbert Edgar Haines (1880-1923) and Evelyn Baker, and lyrics by Charles H. Taylor (1859–1907).
The musical premiered at the Vaudeville Theatre in London in 1904 with Hicks, Zena Dare and Camille Clifford in the leads. It opened in Daly's Theatre, New York, on 28th August, 1905.
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