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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 EnterichA Jailer, Puffke and Chorus
When with good cheer the festive board doth smile Chorus
And they say toward ladies one should gallantly behave General OllendorfGovernor of Cracow
The world to soaring genius ever quick recognition has refused! Symon SymonoviczThe Beggar Student, JanitskyA Polish noble and Saxon Officers
Confounded cell, at last I leave thee! Symon SymonoviczThe Beggar Student, JanitskyA Polish noble and Saxon Officers
Hurrah, hip, hurrah! the fair has begun
Some little shopping really we ought to do LauraThe Contess' Daughter, BronislavaThe Contess' Daughter, Countess of Palmatica and OnouphrieThe Countess' Servant
That is the Prince Wibicki with his Secretary there! General OllendorfGovernor of Cracow, LauraThe Contess' Daughter, BronislavaThe Contess' Daughter, Countess of Palmatica, EvaCousin of Palmatica, Symon SymonoviczThe Beggar Student and Saxon Officers
You love each other! Principals and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
I at last have found a husband LauraThe Contess' Daughter, BronislavaThe Contess' Daughter, Countess of Palmatica and OnouphrieThe Countess' Servant
This kiss, sweet love, our union shall cement forevermore! BronislavaThe Contess' Daughter and JanitskyA Polish noble
Shall I tell her? or keep silence? LauraThe Contess' Daughter and Symon SymonoviczThe Beggar Student
Most happy bride, for you life's skies are clearing General OllendorfGovernor of Cracow, Symon SymonoviczThe Beggar Student, Countess of Palmatica, JanitskyA Polish noble, Saxon Officers and Chorus
One day I was perambulating along the Ganges General OllendorfGovernor of Cracow
There in the chamber Polish they acted quite Mongolish General OllendorfGovernor of Cracow
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 SymonoviczThe Beggar Student
Hush they come! See, there the fellow stands! Countess of Palmatica, Symon SymonoviczThe Beggar Student, General OllendorfGovernor of Cracow, EvaCousin of Palmatica, BogumilCousin of Palmatica, JanitskyA Polish noble, LauraThe Contess' Daughter, BronislavaThe Contess' Daughter and Saxon Officers
The land is free, united we, a daring game brought luck and fame! Symon SymonoviczThe Beggar Student, LauraThe Contess' Daughter, BronislavaThe Contess' Daughter, Principals and Chorus