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White Lilacs   

 
Shubert Theatre , (9/10/1928 - circa. 10/1928)
Jolson's 59th Street Theatre , (10/08/1928 - 1/12/1929)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Sep 10, 1928   
Closing Date:Jan 12, 1929 Total Performances:136

Category: Musical, Operetta, Romance, Original
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: The Fragonard Room in the Countess D'Agoult's house, Paris; The gardens at George Sand's Villa, on the Island of Majorica; Chopin's studio in Paris


Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Karl Hajos; Book by Harry B. Smith; Lyrics by Harry B. Smith; Original German book by Sigurd Johannsen; Musical Director: Pierce de Reeder; Additional music by Maurie Rubens and Sam Timberg; Additional lyrics by David Goldberg and J. Keirn Brennan
Entire production under the supervision of Jacob J. Shubert; Directed by George Marion; Ensembles staged by Vaughn Godfrey
Scenic Design by Rollo Wayne; Costume Design by George Barbier and Ernest Schrapps
Based on melodies by Frédéric Chopin
Cast
Catherine Allen Ensemble
Melba Alter Louison
One of Trio
Louise Beaudet Catherine
Helen Bishop Ensemble
Grace Brinkley Delphine Potocka
John Campbell Ensemble
Madeline Clancy Ensemble
Charles Croker-King Giacomo Meyerbeer
William Demarest Ensemble
Diana Doering Ensemble
Edwin Drake Ensemble
Eliz Fergusson Ensemble
Dorothy Forsythe Ensemble
Mae Golding Ensemble
William Hall Ensemble
Maurice Holland Gaston de Flavigny
DeWolf Hopper Dubusson
Frank Horn Prince Obelenski
Ensemble
Juanita Juanita
Ernest Lawford Heinrich Heine
Vivian Lynn Ensemble
Wallace Magill Ensemble
Eva Mascagno Mlle. Taglioni
Steven McNulty Ensemble
Odette Myrtil Madame George Sand
Phyllis Newkirk Marquise De Mours
One of Trio
Paco Paco
Helen Page Ensemble
Louise Randolph Ensemble
Phil Reep Ensemble
Guy Robertson Frederic Chopin
Allan Rogers Luselle
Vernon Rudolph Franz Liszt
Ensemble
Edna Starck Ensemble
Franklin Van Horn Balzac
Douglas Vincent Ensemble
Frank Weiner Ensemble
Charlotte Woodruff Countess D'Agoult
One of Trio
Dora Zommerowna Ensemble
music by Karl Hajos; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
The Music Call Countess D'Agoult and Guests
Adorable You
(music by Maurie Rubens; lyrics by David Goldberg)
Delphine Potocka and Gaston de Flavigny
Words, Music, Cash Dubusson, Heinrich Heine and Giacomo Meyerbeer
I Love Love Madame George Sand and Ensemble
White Lilacs
(lyrics by J. Keirn Brennan)
Frederic Chopin and Delphine Potocka
Far Away and Long Ago Madame George Sand and Frederic Chopin
Inspiration Frederic Chopin and Trio
Star in the Twilight Luselle and Quartette
ACT 2Sung By
Harvest Moon/Dance of Majorca/Tarantella Juanita, Paco and Ensemble
Melodies Within My Heart Madame George Sand and Frederic Chopin
Know When to Smile Madame George Sand and Girls
(Our) Castle of Love
(music by Sam Timberg)
Delphine Potocka and Gaston de Flavigny
I Love You, I Adore You Luselle and Madame George Sand
ACT 3Sung By
A-Flat Polonaise Frederic Chopin and Ensemble
White Lilacs (Reprise)
(lyrics by J. Keirn Brennan)
Frederic Chopin
Be Happy in Your Dreams Frederic Chopin and Madame George Sand