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Mlle. Modiste   

Knickerbocker Theatre, (9/09/1907 - 9/28/1907)
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Opening Date: Sep 09, 1907    
Closing Date: Sep 28, 1907 Total Performances: 21

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.
This production is a return engagement of Mlle. Modiste (12/25/1905 - 6/16/1906)


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Al Hayman & Co.
Produced by Charles Dillingham
Music by Victor Herbert; Libretto by Henry Blossom
Staged by Fred G. Latham
Scenic Design by Homer Emens; Dresses executed by John Wanamaker and Dazian; Wig Design by Hepner
Scenery Painted by Ernest Gros and Emens and Unitt
Cast
Fritzi Scheff
Fifi
Josephine Bartlett
Mme. Cecile
proprietress of a Parisian hat shop
Howard Chambers
Lieut. Rene La Motte
engaged to Marie Louise
Claude Gillingwater
Hiram Bent
an American millionaire
Bertha Holly
Mrs. Hiram Bent
R. W. Hunt
Francois
porter at Mme. Cecile's
Leo Mars
Gaston
an artist, Mme. Cecile's son
Ada Meade
Fleurette
Blanche Morrison
Nanette
Mme. Cecile's daughter
William Pruette
Henri de Bouvray
Comte de St. Mar
George Schraeder
General Le Marquis de Villefranche
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
   
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