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The Firefly   

Lyric Theatre , (12/02/1912 - 12/29/1912)
Casino Theatre , (12/30/1912 - 3/15/1913)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Dec 02, 1912   
Closing Date:Mar 15, 1913 Total Performances:120

Category: Musical, Comedy, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: Recreation Pier, New York; Vandare Estate, Bermuda; Vandare Home, New York.

Production Staff
Produced by Arthur Hammerstein
Book by Otto Hauerbach; Music by Rudolf Friml; Lyrics by Otto Hauerbach; Musical Director: Gaetano Merola
Directed by Frederick G. Latham; Incidental dances arranged by Signor Luigi Albertieri; Special dances arranged by Sammy Lee
Scenic Design by Theodore Reisig Dove Studios and P. Dodd Ackerman Studios; Costume Design by William H. Matthews
Edward Agnini Chorus
Bella Anderson Chorus
Edwin Archer Chorus
Katherine Ardavini Chorus
Roy Atwell Jenkins
Ernest Band Chorus
Bessie Bourne Chorus
Russell Brown Chorus
William Brown Chorus
George Bruger Chorus
Walter Burke Chorus
Craig Campbell Jack Travers
Irene Cassini Antonio Columbo
Neva Cassini Chorus
Alvina Dare Chorus
Vera De Rosa Sybil Vandare
Louie Ducey Chorus
Edith Bonnett Chorus
Frank Farrell Chorus
Viola Garrick Chorus
Eileen Gerald Chorus
Marie Granville Chorus
Robert Halstead Chorus
Mona Harmon Chorus
Katherine Hauser Chorus
James Johnson Chorus
Marion Lee Chorus
Sammy Lee Pietro
Vera Ling Chorus
Louie Linton Chorus
Audrey Maple Geraldine Vandare
Marie Melvin Chorus
Hulda Morton Chorus
Grace Noble Chorus
Ruby Norton Suzette
Robert Odierno Chorus
Florence Reed Chorus
Alice Rose Chorus
Irene Samson Chorus
Max Silver Chorus
Stanley Sobelson Chorus
Alex Sparks Chorus
Arthur Spencer Chorus
William Stanz Chorus
Virginia Steinhardt Chorus
Katherine Stewart Mrs. Oglesby Vandare
Melville Stewart John Thurston
Bessie Stivers Chorus
Bernard Tieman Chorus
Emma Trentini Nina
Mattie Vance Chorus
Henry Vogel Herr Franz
Violet Von Nichols Chorus
Dorothy Walmer Chorus
Florence Williams Chorus
George Williams Correlli
Amelia Wurtz Chorus
music by Rudolf Friml; lyrics by Otto Harbach
ACT 1Sung By
A Trip to Bermuda Sybil Vandare, Suzette, Pietro and Chorus
He Says Yes, She Says No! Geraldine Vandare, Jack Travers and Chorus
Call Me Uncle John Thurston, Sybil Vandare and Chorus
Love Is Like a Firefly Nina
Something Suzette and Jenkins
Giannina (Mia) Nina
ACT 2Sung By
(In) Sapphire Seas Sybil Vandare and Ensemble
Tommy Atkins (On a Dress-Parade) (I Want to be a Jolly Soldier) Nina and Ensemble
Sympathy Geraldine Vandare and John Thurston
A Woman's Smile Jack Travers
De Trop Jenkins, Pietro, Suzette and Chorus
We're Going to Make a Man of You Nina, Herr Franz, Jack Travers, John Thurston and Jenkins
The Beautiful Ship from Toyland Herr Franz and Male Chorus
When a Maid Comes Knocking at Your Heart Nina, Jack Travers and Herr Franz
ACT 3Sung By
An American Beauty Rose John Thurston and Ensemble
The Latest Thing from Paris Pietro and Suzette
Kiss Me and 'Tis Day (The Dawn of Love) Nina