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Tammany / The Agreeable Surprise   
or The Indian Chief


This production was composed of the following shows:

John Street Theatre , (3/03/1794 - 4/11/1794)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Mar 03, 1794   
Closing Date:Apr 11, 1794 Total Performances:4

Category: Musical, Opera, One Act, Spectacle, Original, Broadway


Category: Musical, Opera, One Act, Spectacle, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by Old American Company (Lewis Hallam & John Henry)
Libretto by Anne Julia Hatton; Music by James Hewitt; Prologue by Richard B. Davis
Scenic Design by Charles Ciceri and Charles Robins
Mr. Bisset Indian
John Durang Indian Dancer
Lewis Hallam Columbus
Mrs. Lewis Hallam Rhema
Mrs. Hamilton Zulla
Mr. Hammond Spaniard
John Hodgkinson Tammany
Mrs. John Hodgkinson Manana
Mr. Kenna Spaniard
Mrs. Kenna Indian Woman
Mr. King Perez
Mrs. King Indian Woman
Mrs. Lang Indian Woman
John Martin Ferdinand
Mr. Miller Indian Dancer
Mrs. Miller Indian Woman
Mr. O'Reilly Spaniard
W. H. Prigmore Wegaw
Mr. Richards Indian
Mr. Robbins Indian
Mr. West Indian

The Agreeable Surprise

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, One Act, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by Old American Company (Lewis Hallam & John Henry)
Libretto by John O'Keeffe; Music by Samuel Arnold
Mr. Ashton Chicane
John Durang Thomas
Mrs. Hamilton Fringe
John Hodgkinson Lingo
Mrs. John Hodgkinson Cowslip
Mr. King Sir Felix Friendly
Mrs. King Laura
Mr. Martin Eugene
Mrs. Miller The Widow Chesire
Mr. O'Reilly John
Mr. Ryan Mr. Cudden
Mr. Woolls Compton
music by James Hewitt; lyrics by Anne Julia Hatton
ACT 1Sung By
Whence glows in each Columbian breast that flame Tammany
Refulgent pow'r! whose gladsome ray Manana
Dear woods! beneath whose spreading bows Manana
At early dawn to rouse the chase Manana
When dark and cheerless is the sky Manana
Neer Or'noco's limpid stream Men, Zulla and Manana
ACT 2Sung By
For the deep sups of this liquor I swear Wegaw
Sweet simple maid dispel each fear Ferdinand
See! the orb of night appears Manana
Pale chilly fear my heart assails Manana
Joy and mirth dispel, the pensive tears of grief Chorus
ACT 3Sung By
Fury swells my aching soul Tammany
From they dear brow that frown remove Manana
Soft peace, alas! from us is flown Manana
The sun sets in night and then stars shun the day (Altered from the old Indian song) Tammany and Manana
Now let's forget each woe that's past Tammany, Manana and Chorus
Yes, he deserv'd our warmest praise Tammany and Manana
Oh Hero! sunk alas thy might Indian Priests
You whose souls with virtue burn Indians and Spaniards
Indian maids your voices raise Chorus of Women
While we rear the standard high Chorus
The Drama over- 't has been long the vogue Ferdinand