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The Merry Countess   

 
Casino Theatre, (8/20/1912 - 12/14/1912)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Aug 20, 1912    
Closing Date: Dec 14, 1912 Total Performances: 135

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: A comic opera in three acts
Setting: A fashionable watering place in Austria



Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Johann Strauss; Book by Gladys Unger; Lyrics by Arthur Anderson; Based on "Le Reveillon" by Ludovic Halévy; Based on the operette "Die Fledermaus" by: Carl Haffner and Richard Genee; Based on "Le Reveillon" by: Henri Meilhac; Musical Director: Oscar Radin; Featuring songs by Joseph H. McKeon
Choreographed by Emile Agoust; Staged by Charles A. Maynard; Production Supervised by Melville Ellis
Costume Design by Melville Ellis; Scenic Design by R.C. McCleery and Terraine
Cast
Miss. ArthurChorus
A. W. BaskcombMattoni
Betty BerryChorus
Mr. BogartChorus
Josephine BrandellSidi
Lorraine BrightChorus
Mildred BrightChorus
F BrownChorus
H BrownChorus
Martin BrownPrince Orloffsky
Mabel BurnegeMinna
H. CollinsChorus
Jose CollinsCountess Rosalinda Cliquot
Chorus
Corgene DareChorus
Mlle. DaziePremiere Danseuse
Miss DeAragonChorus
Mr. DiamondChorus
Rozsika DollyFelice
Yansci DollyAdele
Vyvyen DonnerFaustine
Chorus
Ninon DudleyMelanie
Chorus
Robert DunlapChorus
Miss DunnChorus
Maurice FarkoaGabor Szabo
a Hungarian
Frank FarringtonNeirstiner
Deputy Governor
Irving FeinerChorus
Robert FeuhrerLeopold
Tiger to Prince Orloffsky
Claude FlemmingDr. Berncastler
Miss FontenyChorus
Madeline FrainChorus
Mr. FrenacChorus
Warner GaultChorus
Marion GeorgeFelicita
Chorus
James GeorgiJoseph
Estelle GrayceNatalie
Chorus
Miss HallChorus
Henry HanftChorus
Mr. HolmerChorus
Forrest HuffCount Max Cliquot
Violet JewellChorus
Mr. KleinChorus
B. LangChorus
Irving LavitzChorus
Miss LawlorChorus
Violet LorraineChorus
Hermine
George LymanA Warden
Franz
Miss LyonsChorus
Miss MacDonaldChorus
Arthur MillerErnest
Chorus
Miss GrayceChorus
Miss MiullerChorus
Blixie MurrieChorus
B. NodraerChorus
Oscar
Mr. O'RourkeChorus
C. PeckardChorus
Sabine
M. PeckardChorus
Arthur PepeWilhelm
Chorus
Evelyn ProvostIrma
Miss RandolphChorus
Miss RaymondChorus
Frank RossInspector of Police
Alfred
Chorus
Juanita RussellFritzie
Chorus
Mr. SackChorus
Mona SartorisChorus
Dorothy SayceChorus
Dorothy SchererChorus
Tom A. ShaleHochheimer
Governor of the New Age Prison
Stone SommerfieldChorus
Mr. SummervilleChorus
Mr. TrentiniChorus
Fritzi Von BusingIlka
a Parlormaid
Mr. WhitcombChorus
Sue YoungDoreen
Chorus
music by Johann Strauss; lyrics by Arthur Anderson
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
SerenadeGabor Szabo (a Hungarian)
Letter SongIlka (a Parlormaid)
ACT 2 Sung By
Prince Orloffsky's BalletPremiere Danseuse and Ballet
CzardasCountess Rosalinda Cliquot
ACT 3 Sung By
Jail Birds
(music by Melville Ellis; lyrics by Martin Brown)
Felice and Chorus
The Blue Danube (Just That You Are You)Gabor Szabo (a Hungarian) and Mattoni
Must We Say Goodbye?
(music by Joseph H. McKeon and Arthur Gutman; lyrics by Joseph H. McKeon and Arthur Gutman)
Countess Rosalinda Cliquot and Gabor Szabo (a Hungarian)