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Mlle. Modiste   

Jolson's 59th Street Theatre , (10/07/1929 - 10/1929)
Casino Theatre , (10/21/1929 - 11/16/1929)
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Opening Date:Oct 07, 1929   
Closing Date:Nov 16, 1929 Total Performances:48

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Revival, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts and three scenes
Setting: Paris, France. One year time span between Act I and Act II.

Production Staff
Produced by Jolson Theatre Musical Comedy Company
Music by Victor Herbert; Book by Henry Blossom; Lyrics by Henry Blossom; Musical Director: Louis Kroll
Staged by Milton Aborn; Choreographed by Albertina Rasch
Costume Design by Tams and Rose Mandel
Grace Alden Ensemble
Amy Alexander Ensemble
Frank Alexander Ensemble
Flavia Arcaro Mme. Cecile
proprietress of a Parisian hat shop
Edith Artley Fanchette
Mme. Cecile's daughter
Frances Baviello Bebe
dancer at Folies Bergere
Marion Blau Ensemble
Marjorie Booth Ensemble
Evelyn Brown Ensemble
William Burbank Ensemble
Arthur Burckley Gaston
an artist, Mme. Cecile's son
Maude Carleton Ensemble
James Carlin Ensemble
Florence Caselle Nanette
Mme. Cecile's daughter
Emma Curtis Ensemble
Lee Daly Francois
porter at Mme. Cecile's
Louis Diamond Ensemble
William Ellis Ensemble
Elizabeth Flannigan Ensemble
Sally Galbreaith Ensemble
Milton Gallagher Ensemble
Ida Goodrich Ensemble
Wee Griffin Ensemble
Marie Grimaldi Premier Danseuse
Peggy Guilbert Ensemble
Ione Haals Ensemble
Helen Held Ensemble
Betty Hines Ensemble
Ralph Hoyt Ensemble
Lucyle Keeling Marie Louise de Bouvray
Etienne's sister
Harry Knabenshue Ensemble
George Koenig Ensemble
Anna Koons Ensemble
Florine Lacluyze Ensemble
Florence Lamorer'e Ensemble
Mary Leavitt Ensemble
Ethel Lynne Ensemble
Theresa Masters Ensemble
William J. McCarthy General Le Marquis de Villefranche
Nell McCormick Ensemble
Eileen McGann Ensemble
Bert Melrose Ensemble
Bernice Mershon Mrs. Hiram Bent
Eleanor Meyer Ensemble
Roy Miller Ensemble
Gertrude Noble Ensemble
Helen Petrie Ensemble
Dolly Pierce Ensemble
Detmar Poppen Henri de Bouvray
Comte de St. Mar
Richard Powell Hiram Bent
an American millionaire
Robert Rhodes Capt. Etienne de Bouvray
Comte de St. Mar's nephew
Bernie Sager Ensemble
Pearl Saunders Ensemble
Fritzi Scheff Fifi
Ruth Sharpe Ensemble
Blanche Shock Ensemble
Helen Smythe Ensemble
Alexander Stock Ensemble
Cecelia Stockdale Ensemble
Edward Taylor Ensemble
Roland Tudor Lieut. Rene La Motte
engaged to Marie Louise
Dorothy Wadleigh Ensemble
Lillian Wallace Ensemble
Jane Walters Ensemble
Adeline White Ensemble
Homer Wright Ensemble
Bronek Wrobleski Ensemble
Francesco Yannelli Ensemble
Hobson Young Ensemble
Meredith Young Ensemble
music by Victor Herbert; lyrics by Henry Blossom
ACT 1Sung By
Furs and Feathers, Buckles and Bows Fanchette (Mme. Cecile's daughter), Nanette (Mme. Cecile's daughter) and Girls
When the Cat's Away the Mice Will Play Fanchette (Mme. Cecile's daughter), Nanette (Mme. Cecile's daughter) and Mme. Cecile (proprietress of a Parisian hat shop)
The Time, the Place and the Girl Capt. Etienne de Bouvray (Comte de St. Mar's nephew) and Chorus
If I Were on the Stage (Kiss Me Again) Fifi
Love Me, Love My Dog Gaston (an artist, Mme. Cecile's son)
Hats Make the Woman Fifi and Female Chorus
Finale Entire Company
ACT 2Sung By
I Want What I Want When I Want It Henri de Bouvray (Comte de St. Mar)
Ze English Language Gaston (an artist, Mme. Cecile's son)
The Mascot of the Troop (Mascot of the Moon) Fifi and Male Ensemble
The Dear Little Girl Who is Good Lieut. Rene La Motte (engaged to Marie Louise) and Female Ensemble
The Keokuk Culture Club Mrs. Hiram Bent and Ensemble
The Nightingale and the Star Fifi
Finale Entire Company