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Edwin and Angelina    or The Banditti

John Street Theatre, (12/19/1796 - 12/19/1796)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Dec 19, 1796    
Closing Date: Dec 19, 1796 Total Performances: 1

Category: Musical, Drama, Opera, Original, Broadway
Setting: A forest in the north of England.

Production Staff
Based on the ballad "The Hermit" (from "The Vicar of Wakefield") by Oliver Goldsmith; Libretto by Elihu Hubbard Smith; Lyrics by Oliver Goldsmith; Music by Victor Pelissier
Scenic Design by Charles Ciceri
Business Manager: William Dunlap
Mr. Crosby
John Hodgkinson
Mrs. John Hodgkinson
John E. Martin
Mr. Miller
Mr. Munto
Joseph Tyler
ACT 1 Sung By
When wars surround, and dangers rife Edred and Banditti
The generous heart, distressed with shame Sifrid
When'er Oppression dares to urge Sifrid
ACT 2 Sung By
The lover, journeying to his fair Ethelbert
The bird, when summer charms no more Angelina
The mother, anxious for her child Sifrid
Sweet are the fleet and flying hours Sifrid and Ethelbert
ACT 3 Sung By
O Memory! Thou fond deceiver Edwin
Turn gently hermit of the dale Angelina
Then turn, my son, and freely share Edwin
When, in our youth, a friend we find Sifrid
But mine the sorrow, mine the fault Angelina
Turn, Angelina, ever dear Edwin
Now burst the shout of joy around Chorus