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The Beggar Student   

Casino Theatre, (10/29/1883 - 2/02/1884)
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Opening Date: Oct 29, 1883    
Closing Date: Feb 02, 1884 Total Performances: 110

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts adn five scenes
Setting: Cracow


Production Staff
Produced by McCaull Opera Comique Company
Libretto by F. Zell and Richard Genee; Based on "Fernande" by Victorien Sardou; Based on "The Lady of Lyons" by Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton; Book adapted by Emil Schwab; Music by Carl Millocker
Staged by Jesse Williams
Scenic Design by Harley Merry, William T. Voegtlin and Charles Huist; Costume Design by Mme. Prinz and Mr. Karmstedt
Cast
Angel Barbara
Captain Henrici
A. D. Barker
Puffke
Rose Beaudet
Eva
Cousin of Palmatica
William T. Carleton
Symon Symonovicz
The Beggar Student
Mathilde Cottrelly
Bronislava
The Contess' Daughter
Joseph Fahey
Alexis
A Prisoner
J. B. Fischer
Onouphrie
The Countess' Servant
G. Furey
Lieutenant Wangerheim
L. M. Hall
Major Schweinitz
Harry Hamblin
Lieutenant Poppenburg
Rose Leighton
Countess of Palmatica
Frederick Leslie
General Ollendorf
Governor of Cracow
Harry MacDonough
Bogumil
Cousin of Palmatica
George Pyke
Sitzka
Innkeeper
Bertha Ricci
Laura
The Contess' Daughter
W. S. Rising
Janitsky
A Polish noble
Ellis Ryse
Enterich
A Jailer
L. Schrader
Ensign Richtofen
F. Senger
Burgomaster
Harry Standish
Major Holzhoff
music by Carl Millocker
ACT 1 Sung By
Our husbands, alas! They've lock'd up in jail Enterich, Puffke and Chorus
When with good cheer the festive board doth smile Chorus
And they say toward ladies one should gallantly behave General Ollendorf
The world to soaring genius ever quick recognition has refused! Symon Symonovicz, Janitsky and Saxon Officers
Confounded cell, at last I leave thee! Symon Symonovicz, Janitsky and Saxon Officers
Hurrah, hip, hurrah! the fair has begun
Some little shopping really we ought to do Laura, Bronislava, Countess of Palmatica and Onouphrie
That is the Prince Wibicki with his Secretary there! General Ollendorf, Laura, Bronislava, Countess of Palmatica, Eva, Symon Symonovicz and Saxon Officers
You love each other! Principals and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
I at last have found a husband Laura, Bronislava, Countess of Palmatica and Onouphrie
This kiss, sweet love, our union shall cement forevermore! Bronislava and Janitsky
Shall I tell her? or keep silence? Laura and Symon Symonovicz
Most happy bride, for you life's skies are clearing General Ollendorf, Symon Symonovicz, Countess of Palmatica, Janitsky, Saxon Officers and Chorus
One day I was perambulating along the Ganges General Ollendorf
There in the chamber Polish they acted quite Mongolish General Ollendorf
Wedding bells are sweetly ringing Principals and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Shabby young hussy! penniless cheat! Chorus
I'm penniless and outlawed too Symon Symonovicz
Hush they come! See, there the fellow stands! Countess of Palmatica, Symon Symonovicz, General Ollendorf, Eva, Bogumil, Janitsky, Laura, Bronislava and Saxon Officers
The land is free, united we, a daring game brought luck and fame! Symon Symonovicz, Laura, Bronislava, Principals and Chorus