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Mlle. Modiste   

Knickerbocker Theatre, (12/25/1905 - 6/16/1906)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Dec 25, 1905    
Closing Date: Jun 16, 1906 Total Performances: 202

Category: Musical, Opera, Comedy, Original, 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
Theatre Owned / Operated by Al Hayman & Co.
Produced by Charles Dillingham
Music by Victor Herbert; Libretto by Henry Blossom; Musical Director: John Lund
Staged by Fred G. Latham
Scenic Design by Homer Emens; Dresses executed by John Wanamaker and Dazian; Wig Design by Hepner
Business Manager: John Major
Stage Manager: Edgar Temple
Scenery painted by Ernest Gros and Emens and Unitt
Cast
Fritzi Scheff
Fifi
Mae Baldwin
Ensemble
Flora Barbier
Ensemble
Josephine Bartlett
Mme. Cecile
proprietress of a Parisian hat shop
Carli Benson
Ensemble
Grace Bond
Ensemble
Frank W. Boyle
Ensemble
A.F. Burchly
Ensemble
Peter Canova
Ensemble
Dix Carruthers
Ensemble
Edna Cecil
Ensemble
Howard Chambers
Lieut. Rene La Motte
engaged to Marie Louise
Grace Cornish
Ensemble
Olive Cox
Ensemble
Ailsa Craig
Ensemble
Thomas De Vasey
Ensemble
Edna Fassett
Fanchette
Mme. Cecile's daughter
Pauline Georgi
Ensemble
Claude Gillingwater
Hiram Bent
an American millionaire
Bertha Holly
Mrs. Hiram Bent
R. W. Hunt
Francois
porter at Mme. Cecile's
G. V. Hurlock
Ensemble
La Mora
Bebe
dancer at Folies Bergere
F. Lademan
Ensemble
Louise Le Baron
Marie Louise de Bouvray
Etienne's sister
Lillian Lipyeat
Ensemble
H. Margan
Ensemble
Leo Mars
Gaston
an artist, Mme. Cecile's son
Alice May
Ensemble
Ada Meade
Fleurette
Kathryn Mertens
Ensemble
Blanche Morrison
Nanette
Mme. Cecile's daughter
Thekla Morton
Ensemble
Adelaide Ott
Ensemble
Charles H. Page
Ensemble
Marie Parkes
Ensemble
Nellie Parkes
Ensemble
Jeanette Paterson
Ensemble
Janet Pawsey
Ensemble
Walter Percival
Capt. Etienne de Bouvray
Comte de St. Mar's nephew
A. M. Pergain
Ensemble
Nancy Poole
Ensemble
William Pruette
Henri de Bouvray
Comte de St. Mar
James Quarrington
Ensemble
Gertrude Reeves
Ensemble
Maurice Robinson
Ensemble
Cecile Rowe
Ensemble
George Schraeder
General Le Marquis de Villefranche
Grace Spencer
Ensemble
A. Swinton
Ensemble
Herman Walters
Ensemble
A. Widdowson
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