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Mlle. Modiste   

Academy of Music, (5/20/1907 - circa. 6/1907)
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Opening Date: May 20, 1907    
Closing Date: Jun 1907 Total Performances: 29

Category: Musical, Opera, Comedy, Original
Description: An opera in two acts and three scenes
Setting: Paris, France. One year time span between Act I and Act II.
This production is a return engagement of Mlle. Modiste (12/25/1905 - 6/16/1906)

Production Staff
Produced by Charles Dillingham
Music by Victor Herbert; Libretto by Henry Blossom
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
Scenery Painted by Ernest Gros and Emens and Unitt
Fritzi ScheffFifi
Josephine BartlettMme. Cecile
proprietress of a Parisian hat shop
Howard ChambersLieut. Rene La Motte
engaged to Marie Louise
Claude GillingwaterHiram Bent
an American millionaire
Bertha HollyMrs. Hiram Bent
R. W. HuntFrancois
porter at Mme. Cecile's
Leo MarsGaston
an artist, Mme. Cecile's son
Ada MeadeFleurette
Blanche MorrisonNanette
Mme. Cecile's daughter
William PruetteHenri de Bouvray
Comte de St. Mar
George SchraederGeneral Le Marquis de Villefranche
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