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The Mousmé (The Maids of Japan) is a musical play by Alexander Mattock Thompson and Robert Courtneidge, lyrics by Arthur Wimperis and Percy Greenbank and music by Lionel Monckton and Howard Talbot which opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London on 9 September 1911.

Dramatis Personæ

CAPTAIN FUJIWARA (of the Japanese Army) Mr. Harry Welchman
LIEUTENANT MAKEI (of the Japanese Army) Mr. Nelson Keys
HASHIMOTO (A Tea House Keeper) Mr. George Hestor
TANAKA (A Journalist) Mr. Harry Ray
SUKI (A Fortune Teller) Mr. Dan Rolyat
MIYO KO SAN Miss Cicely Courtneidge
  (Daughter of General Okubo and of his English Wife)
MITSU (Mistress of Geisha) Miss Ada Blanche
O HANA SAN (A Singer in the Temple) Miss Florence Smithson

Musical Numbers

ACT I -   The Shrine at Tsumura.

ACT II -   The Tea House of Sweet Content in Tokyo.

ACT III -   The Temple Grounds at Tsumura.


Photographs of the production .

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