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The Bohemian Girl   

Park Theatre, (11/25/1844 - 12/14/1844)
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Opening Date: Nov 25, 1844    
Closing Date: Dec 14, 1844 Total Performances: 17

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: Château of Count Arnheim; On the Road to the Gypsies' Encampment; The Encampment; Road to the Fair; A Square in Pressburg; The Hall of Justice; Reception Room in the Château of Count Arnheim.

Production Staff
Libretto by Alfred Bunn; Music by Michael William Balfe; after the ballet-pantomime "La Gypsy" by Jules Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges and Mazilier; from the story "La Gitanella" by Miguel de Cervantes; Musical Director: Mr. Chubb
Maître de Ballet: Monsieur Martin
Scenic Design by Mr. Hillyard; Costumes and decorations by Mr. Dejonge; Machinery by Mr. Speyers
Conducted by Mr. Chubb
Mr. AndersonGipsey
A. AndrewsCount Arnheim
Miss AugustaCorps de Ballet
Mrs. BartonChorus
Mrs. BoulardChorus
Mrs. BurrowsChorus
Mr. CharlesCorps de Ballet
Miss ClaraCorps de Ballet
Miss CohenDancer
Mr. ColmanChorus
Miss DeliaCorps de Ballet
Miss Dyott
in Act 1
Mrs. John DyottBuda
Mr. EmiliusCorps de Ballet
Mr. FrazerThaddeus
Mr. FreelandOfficer
Mr. GallotChorus
Mrs. GallotCorps de Ballet
Mr. GourlayChorus
Mrs. GriffithChorus
Mr. HarrisChorus
Mr. HenriqueCorps de Ballet
Mrs. HiffartChorus
Mr. HoffmanCorps de Ballet
Mr. HolmanChorus
Miss JacobsCorps de Ballet
Mrs. JacobsonChorus
Mr. JosephCorps de Ballet
Mr. KavanaghChorus
Mr. KingCorps de Ballet
Mr. KneassCaptain of the Guard
Mrs. KnightQueen of the Gipsies
Mr. LeachChorus
Mr. LitchChorus
Monsieur MartinPrincipal Dancer
Mr. PearsonChorus
S. PearsonFlorestein
Mr. Pearson, Jr.Chorus
Mr. PoveyChorus
Miss RitterCorps de Ballet
Miss RosaCorps de Ballet
Mr. SardoffChorus
Mr. SchnephChorus
Edward SeguinDevilshoof
Mrs. Anne Seguin
in Acts 2, 3
Mr. SelleChorus
Miss St. ClairDancer
Julia TurnbullPrincipal Dancer
Mr. Van PraggChorus
Mr. WhalanCorps de Ballet
Mrs. WiesaChorus
Mrs. WillisChorus
Mr. WilsonCorps de Ballet
Miss YatesCorps de Ballet
music by Michael William Balfe; lyrics by Alfred Bunn
ACT 1 Sung By
Up with the BannerChorus
A soldier's lifeCount Arnheim
Without FriendsThaddeus
'Tis sad to leave our fatherlandThaddeus
In the gipsy's life you readGipsies
Comrade, your handsThaddeus and Devilshoof
Is no succour near at hand?Florestein
What means this alarm?Thaddeus
Down with the daring slaveThaddeus, Devilshoof, Count Arnheim, Florestein and Chorus
What sounds break on the earChorus
Thou in might supreme
Follow, follow
ACT 2 Sung By
Silence, Silence! The lady moonQueen of the Gypsies, Florestein, Devilshoof and Gipsies
I dreamt I dwelt in marble hallsArline
The wound upon thine armArline and Thaddeus
What is the spell hath yet effacedArline
Listen, while I relate the hope of a gipsy's fateArline, Queen of the Gypsies, Devilshoof and Thaddeus
In the gipsy's life you read (Reprise) Gipsies
'Tis gone- the past was all a dreamQueen of the Gypsies
This is thy deedQueen of the Gypsies and Thaddeus
In the gipsies' life/ Come with the gipsy brideChorus and Arline
Life itself is at the bestChorus
From the Valleys and HillsArline and Queen of the Gypsies
Sir Knight and Lady, ListenArline
Shame! Shame!Principals and Chorus
The heart bow'd downCount Arnheim
Hold! Hold!Arline, Count Arnheim and Florestein
ACT 3 Sung By
The past appears to me but a dreamArline
Then you'll remember meThaddeus
Through the world thou wilt fly, loveArline, Thaddeus and Devilshoof
Welcome the presentArline, Queen of the Gypsies, Florestein and Count Arnheim
Though every hope be fledArline, Queen of the Gypsies, Thaddeus, Florestein and Count Arnheim
See at your feet a suppliant oneArline
When the fair land of PolandThaddeus
Pity for one in childhood tornThaddeus
The feuds of a nation's strifeCount Arnheim
Let not the soul for sorrows grieveArline, Thaddeus and Count Arnheim
Oh, what full delightArline and Chorus