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The Prima Donna   
Made in America

 
Knickerbocker Theatre, (11/30/1908 - 1/30/1909)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 30, 1908    
Closing Date: Jan 30, 1909 Total Performances: 72

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Setting: St. Germain and Paris



Production Staff
Produced by Charles Dillingham
Music by Victor Herbert; Libretto by Henry Blossom; Orchestra under the direction of John Lund
Staged by Fred G. Latham
Scenery painted by Homer Emens; Dresses by Mlle. Elsie DeWolfe
Cast
St. Clair BayfieldColonel Dutois
W. J. FergusonMonsieur Beaurivage
Athenee's father
Donald HallLieutenant Fernand Drouillard
William K. HarcourtCaptain Bordenave
Martin HaydonLieutenant Gaston de Randal
Ruth Holt BoucicaultThe Duchess of Montrose
Blanche MorrisonCountess Helene
William RaymondLieutenant Armand
Count de Fontenne
Fritzi ScheffMlle. Athenee
prima donna of the Opera Comique, Paris
James E. SullivanHerr Max Gundelfinger
known as "Pop"
Herbert AylingBaron de Pompal
Marie BarryEnsemble
Josephine BartlettMother Justine
proprietress of the cafe
Phil BransonSignor Giuseppe Ciucicini
Peter CanovaSecond waiter
Robert E. ClarkLieutenant Eugene de Beaumont
Ada CookeEnsemble
Armand CortesFirst waiter
Ailsa CraigEnsemble
Grace CrowleyEnsemble
Beatrice CummingsEnsemble
Grace DelmarMlle. Mathilde
Cafe chanteuse
Albert A. DennayMetropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Gertrude DoremusMignon
Cafe-concert girl
Gertrude DouglasEnsemble
J.S. DuffusEnsemble
Renee DyrisMlle. Desiree
Cafe Chanteuse
Clara FayeEnsemble
Florence FiskMetropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Luivine FrankelEnsemble
Marie FranklinEnsemble
Josephine GibbonsEnsemble
Sidney GlassEnsemble
I. GoldmanEnsemble
P. HahnEnsemble
Evelyn HallEnsemble
Muriel HarmonEnsemble
Margaret HarrisonMetropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Leonard HartleyEnsemble
Genevieve HawesEnsemble
Virgil HolmesMetropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Evelyn JacksonMetropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Fred KilleenMetropolitan Octette
Ensemble
La NovetaThe Dancer
Katherine LeslieEnsemble
Margaret MacKenzieMetropolitan Octette
Ensemble
George W. MacNamaraLieutenant Prosper Rousseau
Eleanor MansfieldEnsemble
Marguerite MayBebe
Cafe-concert girl
Evelyn MitchellEnsemble
Dottie MoyerEnsemble
Irene MoyerEnsemble
W. H. MytingerEnsemble
Anna PelhamEnsemble
Alma PicardEnsemble
Lillian RandolphEnsemble
Virginia ReedClairette
Cafe-concert girl
Vivian RoseEnsemble
Margaret RossCeleste
Cafe-concert girl
H. RussellEnsemble
Harry SemelsEnsemble
Vina SnyderEnsemble
Olive StanleyEnsemble
Katherine StewartMarquise du Perrifonds
Emma TritchelerEnsemble
Gwendolyn ValentineMargot
F. Von GottfriedEnsemble
Herman WaltersEnsemble
Walter WhiteMetropolitan Octette
Ensemble
music by Victor Herbert; lyrics by Henry Blossom
ACT 1 Sung By
There's Only One Rose in the Garden of Love
Something Always Happens When It Shouldn'tHerr Max Gundelfinger (known as "Pop")
Here's to My Comrades and Me
Dream Love ('Twas Only Dreaming)Mlle. Athenee (prima donna of the Opera Comique, Paris)
A Soldier's Life Is Never LongChorus
Oh! Oh! Oh!
O Mia Speranza
A Soldier's Love!Mlle. Athenee (prima donna of the Opera Comique, Paris)
ACT 2 Sung By
The One You're Looking For
When Girls Command the Army
Everybody Else's Girl Looks Better to Me Than MineLieutenant Gaston de Randal
What Is LoveOctette
A Man and a MaidOctette
I'll Be Married to the Music of a Military BandHerr Max Gundelfinger (known as "Pop")
EspagnolaMlle. Athenee (prima donna of the Opera Comique, Paris)