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The Begum   

Fifth Avenue Theatre, (9/21/1887 - 12/10/1887)
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Opening Date: Sep 21, 1887    
Closing Date: Dec 10, 1887 Total Performances: 22

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts
Setting: Northern India


Production Staff
Produced by McCaull Opera Comique Company
Libretto by Harry B. Smith; Music by Reginald De Koven; Musical Director: Adolph Nowak
Scenic Design by Joseph Clare; Costume Design by Mathilde Cottrelly
Stage Manager: H.A. Cripps
Cast
Digby Bell
Myhnt-Jhuleep
Laura Joyce Bell
Naomouna
Nina Bertini
Kahra-Mel
Mathilde Cottrelly
The Begum of Oude
Jefferson De Angelis
Jhust-Naut
Paula Franko
Bon Bon
Edwin Hoff
Pooteh-Wehl
DeWolf Hopper
Howja-Dhu
Josephine Knapp
Tafeh
Harry MacDonough
Asch-Khart
Marion Manola
Aminah
Annie Meyers
Damayanti
Grace Seavey
Nougat
Hubert Wilke
Klahm-Chowdee
music by Reginald De Koven; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
When war began I said Howja-Dhu and Chorus
What though I be attired in warlike raiment Howja-Dhu and Myhnt-Jhuleep
Love is pain or love is pleasure Pooteh-Wehl
I love! At last I've met my fate Aminah and Pooteh-Wehl
Amid the moss the cobra lies Aminah
'Tis the old, old story Aminah
In the carnage of a scrimmage Jhust-Naut and Asch-Khart
We think, and minds salubrious Damayanti, Naomouna, Myhnt-Jhuleep and Howja-Dhu
Hear ye the birds
Do you remember?