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Faustus    or, The Demon of Drachenfels

Broadway Theatre, (1/13/1851 - 5/21/1851)
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Opening Date: Jan 13, 1851    
Closing Date: May 21, 1851 Total Performances: 41

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway
Description: A Grand Romantic Spectacle in Three Acts, 14 scenes.
Comments: "Faustus" was on hiatus from 02/23/1851 through 05/17/1851.

Production Staff
Produced by E.A. Marshall
Written by George Soane; Songs, duets and concerted music by Sir Henry Bishop; Melo-dramatic music composed, selected and arranged by Mons. Perot
Carnival and ballet dances produced under the direction of Mons. Schmdt
Scenic Design by George Heister; Machinery and mechanical changes by E. Speyre; Costumes, decorations, properties and appointments by S. Wallis
Mrs. Abbott
Daughter of the Count de Casanova, and betrothed to Montolio
Miss Adeline
Principal Danseuse
Miss Capel
Grognoso's Daughter, and in love with Wagner
La Petite Carman
Mr. Checkeni
Principal Grotesque Dancer
Mr. Cleverly
Mr. Conway
W. Davidge
a young German student
Mr. Dyott
the German Doctor
Miss Adelaide Gougenheim
Miss Josephine Gougenheim
Mr. Harris
a gallant Soldier, and brother of Adine
Mr. Hart
Officer of the Inquisition
Mr. Herman
Officer of the Inquisition
Mr. Hill
Count Orsini
a young Venetian, in love with Adine
Mr. Hind
a Venetian officer
Mr. Keimes
Officer of the Inquisition
Mr. Marhler
Officer of the Inquisition
Mr. Mathews
Innkeeper and Father to Lucetta
Miss Olivia
Mr. Parry
Madame Ponisi
Sister to Enrico
Mr. Reynolds
a Venetian and friend of Enrico
Mr. Scharf
a Servant of the Inn, and in love with Lucetta
Mr. Shaw
a Venetian and friend of Enrico
Mr. Wharton
Mr. Whiting
Count de Casanova
Father of Rosolia
Mr. Williams
Mr. Wise
Mr. Wright
music by Sir Henry Bishop; lyrics by Sir Henry Bishop
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Home! There's a storm in the whistling blast Chorus of Fishermen
The wild bird is rocking in his nest Chorus of Hunters
Now for the fireside's cheerful blaze Chorus of Peasants
Grand Ballet: Carnival in Venice
I'm a young German scholar Wagner (a young German student)
Now prithee your laughing give over Count de Casanova (Father of Rosolia), Lucetta (Grognoso's Daughter, and in love with Wagner) and Wagner (a young German student)
Lucy, Lucy, dear Lucy! wake to the spring Lucetta (Grognoso's Daughter, and in love with Wagner)
ACT 2 Sung By
Oh, sweetly the noon day's ending Adine (Sister to Enrico)
ACT 3 Sung By
Rejoice, rejoice Invisible Chorus of Demons
The morn is up Lords, Ladies, and Guards
Duet Wagner (a young German student) and Lucetta (Grognoso's Daughter, and in love with Wagner)
Fill up, fill up, the vine-wreathed cup (Chorus from LEONORA)
(music by M. Fry; lyrics by M. Fry)