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Mlle. Modiste   

Jolson's 59th Street Theatre, (10/07/1929 - 10/1929)
Casino Theatre, (10/21/1929 - 11/16/1929)
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Opening Date: Oct 07, 1929    
Closing Date: Nov 16, 1929 Total Performances: 48

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Revival, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts and three scenes
Setting: Paris, France. One year time span between Act I and Act II.


Production Staff
Produced by Jolson Theatre Musical Comedy Company
Music by Victor Herbert; Book by Henry Blossom; Lyrics by Henry Blossom; Musical Director: Louis Kroll
Staged by Milton Aborn; Choreographed by Albertina Rasch
Costume Design by Tams and Rose Mandel
Cast
Grace Alden
Ensemble
Amy Alexander
Ensemble
Frank Alexander
Ensemble
Flavia Arcaro
Mme. Cecile
proprietress of a Parisian hat shop
Edith Artley
Fanchette
Mme. Cecile's daughter
Ensemble
Frances Baviello
Bebe
dancer at Folies Bergere
Marion Blau
Ensemble
Marjorie Booth
Ensemble
Evelyn Brown
Ensemble
William Burbank
Ensemble
Arthur Burckley
Gaston
an artist, Mme. Cecile's son
Maude Carleton
Ensemble
James Carlin
Ensemble
Florence Caselle
Nanette
Mme. Cecile's daughter
Emma Curtis
Ensemble
Lee Daly
Francois
porter at Mme. Cecile's
Louis Diamond
Ensemble
William Ellis
Ensemble
Elizabeth Flannigan
Ensemble
Sally Galbreaith
Ensemble
Milton Gallagher
Ensemble
Ida Goodrich
Ensemble
Wee Griffin
Ensemble
Marie Grimaldi
Premier Danseuse
Peggy Guilbert
Ensemble
Ione Haals
Ensemble
Helen Held
Ensemble
Betty Hines
Ensemble
Ralph Hoyt
Ensemble
Lucyle Keeling
Marie Louise de Bouvray
Etienne's sister
Harry Knabenshue
Ensemble
George Koenig
Ensemble
Anna Koons
Ensemble
Florine Lacluyze
Ensemble
Florence Lamorer'e
Ensemble
Mary Leavitt
Ensemble
Ethel Lynne
Ensemble
Theresa Masters
Ensemble
William J. McCarthy
General Le Marquis de Villefranche
Nell McCormick
Ensemble
Eileen McGann
Ensemble
Bert Melrose
Ensemble
Bernice Mershon
Mrs. Hiram Bent
Eleanor Meyer
Ensemble
Roy Miller
Ensemble
Gertrude Noble
Ensemble
Helen Petrie
Ensemble
Dolly Pierce
Ensemble
Detmar Poppen
Henri de Bouvray
Comte de St. Mar
Richard Powell
Hiram Bent
an American millionaire
Robert Rhodes
Capt. Etienne de Bouvray
Comte de St. Mar's nephew
Bernie Sager
Ensemble
Pearl Saunders
Ensemble
Fritzi Scheff
Fifi
Ruth Sharpe
Ensemble
Blanche Shock
Ensemble
Helen Smythe
Ensemble
Alexander Stock
Ensemble
Cecelia Stockdale
Ensemble
Edward Taylor
Ensemble
Roland Tudor
Lieut. Rene La Motte
engaged to Marie Louise
Dorothy Wadleigh
Ensemble
Lillian Wallace
Ensemble
Jane Walters
Ensemble
Adeline White
Ensemble
Homer Wright
Ensemble
Bronek Wrobleski
Ensemble
Francesco Yannelli
Ensemble
Hobson Young
Ensemble
Meredith Young
Ensemble
music by Victor Herbert; lyrics by Henry Blossom
ACT 1 Sung By
Furs and Feathers, Buckles and Bows Fanchette (Mme. Cecile's daughter), Nanette (Mme. Cecile's daughter) and Girls
When the Cat's Away the Mice Will Play Fanchette (Mme. Cecile's daughter), Nanette (Mme. Cecile's daughter) and Mme. Cecile (proprietress of a Parisian hat shop)
The Time, the Place and the Girl Capt. 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 Dog Gaston (an artist, Mme. Cecile's son)
Hats Make the Woman Fifi and Female Chorus
Finale Entire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
I Want What I Want When I Want It Henri de Bouvray (Comte de St. Mar)
Ze English Language Gaston (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 Good Lieut. Rene La Motte (engaged to Marie Louise) and Female Ensemble
The Keokuk Culture Club Mrs. Hiram Bent and Ensemble
The Nightingale and the Star Fifi
Finale Entire Company