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The Charlatan   

Harlem Opera House, (12/05/1889 - circa. 12/1898)
Knickerbocker Theatre, (9/05/1898 - 10/08/1898)
Fifth Avenue Theatre, (5/11/1899 - 6/17/1899)
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Opening Date: Dec 05, 1889    
Closing Date: Jun 17, 1899 Total Performances: 82

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: The village of Bohkara, Gogol's house, and the Grand Duke's Palace in Russia in the early nineteenth century

Production Staff
Produced by De Wolf Hopper Opera Company
Book by Charles Klein; Lyrics by Charles Klein; Music by John Philip Sousa; Musical Director: Paul Steindorff
Staged by H.A. Cripps
Scenic Design by Ernest M. Gros; Costume Design by Caroline F. Siedle
Conducted by William T. Francis
Charles ArthurShowman
George W. BarnumCaptain Peshofski
Nella BergenAnna
alias Princess Ruchkowski
Adine BouvierGrand Duchess
Catherine CarlisleSophia
Arthur CunninghamGrand Duke
DeWolf HopperDemidoff
Alice JudsonKatrinka
Alfred KleinJelikoff
Mark PriceGogol
Edmund StanleyPrince Boris
Harry P. StoneKoreff
music by John Philip Sousa; lyrics by Charles Klein
ACT 1 Sung By
Mountebanks, Come Waken from Your DreamingChorus
Good MorningShowman
She Was a Maid of Sweet Simplicit-eePrince Boris
The Philosophic Tale is ToldPrince Boris and Showman
As the AgentKatrinka
Pluto's Partner IDemidoff and Katrinka
Social LawsAnna (alias Princess Ruchkowski), Katrinka, Demidoff and Jelikoff
Venus, Goddess of LoveAnna (alias Princess Ruchkowski), Katrinka, Prince Boris, Demidoff and Chorus
When the Wintry Moon Is BrightAnna (alias Princess Ruchkowski), Katrinka, Sophia, Jelikoff, Demidoff, Gogol and Chorus
Love's the PleasureAnna (alias Princess Ruchkowski), Katrinka, Prince Boris, Jelikoff, Demidoff, Gogol and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
I'm the Seventh Son of a Seventh SonDemidoff, Prince Boris, Gogol, Captain Peshofski and Male Quartette
Before the Twilight Shadows ChangeAnna (alias Princess Ruchkowski), Prince Boris and Chorus
The Matrimonial GuardsKatrinka and Demidoff
Day of JoyChorus
The Lillies of Your Love May DieAnna (alias Princess Ruchkowski) and Prince Boris
Friends, Dear FriendsPrince Boris, Demidoff, Grand Duke and Katrinka
It's a Well-Established FactDemidoff
AmmoniaKatrinka, Prince Boris, Grand Duke, Demidoff, Jelikoff and Chorus
After Due ConsiderationPrincipals and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Oh, Sunlit Sea!Anna (alias Princess Ruchkowski)
I'm the Seventh Son of a Seventh SonDemidoff and Chorus
The Legend of the FrogsDemidoff and Chorus
The College ManPrincipals and Chorus