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Mlle. Modiste   

Knickerbocker Theatre, (12/25/1905 - 6/16/1906)
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Opening Date: Dec 25, 1905    
Closing Date: Jun 16, 1906 Total Performances: 202

Category: Musical, Opera, Comedy, Original, 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
Theatre Owned / Operated by Al Hayman & Co.
Produced by Charles Dillingham
Music by Victor Herbert; Libretto by Henry Blossom; Musical Director: John Lund
Staged by Fred G. Latham
Scenic Design by Homer Emens; Dresses executed by John Wanamaker and Dazian; Wig Design by Hepner
Business Manager: John Major
Stage Manager: Edgar Temple
Scenery painted by Ernest Gros and Emens and Unitt
Fritzi ScheffFifi
Mae BaldwinEnsemble
Flora BarbierEnsemble
Josephine BartlettMme. Cecile
proprietress of a Parisian hat shop
Carli BensonEnsemble
Grace BondEnsemble
Frank W. BoyleEnsemble
A.F. BurchlyEnsemble
Peter CanovaEnsemble
Dix CarruthersEnsemble
Edna CecilEnsemble
Howard ChambersLieut. Rene La Motte
engaged to Marie Louise
Grace CornishEnsemble
Olive CoxEnsemble
Ailsa CraigEnsemble
Thomas De VaseyEnsemble
Edna FassettFanchette
Mme. Cecile's daughter
Pauline GeorgiEnsemble
Claude GillingwaterHiram Bent
an American millionaire
Bertha HollyMrs. Hiram Bent
R. W. HuntFrancois
porter at Mme. Cecile's
G. V. HurlockEnsemble
La MoraBebe
dancer at Folies Bergere
F. LademanEnsemble
Louise Le BaronMarie Louise de Bouvray
Etienne's sister
Lillian LipyeatEnsemble
H. MarganEnsemble
Leo MarsGaston
an artist, Mme. Cecile's son
Alice MayEnsemble
Ada MeadeFleurette
Kathryn MertensEnsemble
Blanche MorrisonNanette
Mme. Cecile's daughter
Thekla MortonEnsemble
Adelaide OttEnsemble
Charles H. PageEnsemble
Marie ParkesEnsemble
Nellie ParkesEnsemble
Jeanette PatersonEnsemble
Janet PawseyEnsemble
Walter PercivalCapt. Etienne de Bouvray
Comte de St. Mar's nephew
A. M. PergainEnsemble
Nancy PooleEnsemble
William PruetteHenri de Bouvray
Comte de St. Mar
James QuarringtonEnsemble
Gertrude ReevesEnsemble
Maurice RobinsonEnsemble
Cecile RoweEnsemble
George SchraederGeneral Le Marquis de Villefranche
Grace SpencerEnsemble
A. SwintonEnsemble
Herman WaltersEnsemble
A. WiddowsonEnsemble
music by Victor Herbert; lyrics by Henry Blossom
ACT 1 Sung By
Furs and Feathers, Buckles and BowsFanchette (Mme. Cecile's daughter), Nanette (Mme. Cecile's daughter) and Girls
When the Cat's Away the Mice Will PlayFanchette (Mme. Cecile's daughter), Nanette (Mme. Cecile's daughter) and Mme. Cecile (proprietress of a Parisian hat shop)
The Time, the Place and the GirlCapt. 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 DogGaston (an artist, Mme. Cecile's son)
Hats Make the WomanFifi and Female Chorus
FinaleEntire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
I Want What I Want When I Want ItHenri de Bouvray (Comte de St. Mar)
Ze English LanguageGaston (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 GoodLieut. Rene La Motte (engaged to Marie Louise) and Female Ensemble
The Keokuk Culture ClubMrs. Hiram Bent and Ensemble
The Nightingale and the StarFifi
FinaleEntire Company