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The Chocolate Soldier   

 
St. James Theatre, (5/02/1934 - 5/12/1934)
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Opening Date: May 02, 1934    
Closing Date: May 12, 1934 Total Performances: 13

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in three acts
Setting: Nadina's sleeping apartment in Popoff's house. Garden of Popoff's house.



Production Staff
Produced by Charles Purcell and Donald Brian
Original German libretto ("Dertapfere Soldat") by Rudolph Bernauer and Leopold Jacobson; Based on "Arms and the Man" by George Bernard Shaw; Music by Oscar Straus; American version by Stanislaus Stange
Staged by Alonzo Price
Costume Design by Tams
Cast
Hazel AndrewsEnsemble
Leah BaliverEnsemble
Theo BaylesEnsemble
Suzanne BlackEnsemble
Lauretta BrislinMascha
Aurelia's cousin
Jack BrunsEnsemble
Tamara CharleEnsemble
Bernice ClaireNadina Popoff
Col. Popoff's daughter
Frank ClarkEnsemble
Ruth ClaytonEnsemble
Aida ConkeyEnsemble
Alberta DooneEnsemble
Anita DuncanEnsemble
John DunsmureCol. Kasimer Popoff
member of the Bulgarian Army
Lillian GastEnsemble
Chris GerardEnsemble
Sheila GibbsEnsemble
Bernice HampshireEnsemble
Betty HawsinEnsemble
Dick KneelyEnsemble
Paul LargayEnsemble
Frank MandaEnsemble
Olivia MartinAurelia Popoff
Nadina's mother
Albert R. MillerEnsemble
Audrey MottEnsemble
Joseph NapalisEnsemble
Leona NeumannEnsemble
Paul OwenEnsemble
Ernest PavanoEnsemble
Detmar PoppenCaptain Massakroff
member of the Bulgarian Army
Charles PurcellLieutenant Bumerli
"The Chocolate Soldier"
John RowanEnsemble
Helen SadaEnsemble
Parker StewardMajor Alexius Spiridoff
member of the Bulgarian Army, betrothed to Nadina
Morris TepperEnsemble
Verd TwifordEnsemble
Theo Van TassellLouka
Popoff's servant
Cora WallaceEnsemble
John WallaceEnsemble
Frank WordenStephen
Popoff's servant
Ensemble
music by Oscar Straus; lyrics by
ACT 1 Sung By
My HeroNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter)
SympathyNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier")
Seek the SpyCaptain Massakroff (member of the Bulgarian Army), Nadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter), Mascha (Aurelia's cousin), Aurelia Popoff (Nadina's mother), Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier") and Bulgarian Soldiers
ACT 2 Sung By
Thank the Lord the War Is OverEnsemble
Never Was There Such a LoverNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Major Alexius Spiridoff (member of the Bulgarian Army, betrothed to Nadina)
The Chocolate SoldierNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier")
Tale of the CoatNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter), Mascha (Aurelia's cousin), Aurelia Popoff (Nadina's mother), Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier"), Major Alexius Spiridoff (member of the Bulgarian Army, betrothed to Nadina) and Col. Kasimer Popoff (member of the Bulgarian Army)
That Would Be LovelyNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier")
ACT 3 Sung By
SweetheartEnsemble
Falling in LoveMascha (Aurelia's cousin) and Major Alexius Spiridoff (member of the Bulgarian Army, betrothed to Nadina)
The Letter SongNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter)
The LetterNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier")