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The Charlatan   

Harlem Opera House, (12/05/1889 - circa. 12/1898)
Knickerbocker Theatre, (9/05/1898 - 10/08/1898)
Fifth Avenue Theatre, (5/11/1899 - 6/17/1899)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Dec 05, 1889    
Closing Date: Jun 17, 1899 Total Performances: 82

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: The village of Bohkara, Gogol's house, and the Grand Duke's Palace in Russia in the early nineteenth century

Production Staff
Produced by DeWolf Hopper Comic Opera Company
Book by Charles Klein; Lyrics by Charles Klein; Music by John Philip Sousa; Musical Director: Paul Steindorff
Staged by H.A. Cripps
Scenic Design by Ernest M. Gros; Costume Design by Caroline F. Siedle
Conducted by William T. Francis
Charles Arthur
George W. Barnum
Captain Peshofski
Nella Bergen
alias Princess Ruchkowski
Adine Bouvier
Grand Duchess
Catherine Carlisle
Arthur Cunningham
Grand Duke
DeWolf Hopper
Alice Judson
Alfred Klein
Mark Price
Edmund Stanley
Prince Boris
Harry P. Stone
music by John Philip Sousa; lyrics by Charles Klein
ACT 1 Sung By
Mountebanks, Come Waken from Your Dreaming Chorus
Good Morning Showman
She Was a Maid of Sweet Simplicit-ee Prince Boris
The Philosophic Tale is Told Prince Boris and Showman
As the Agent Katrinka
Pluto's Partner I Demidoff and Katrinka
Social Laws Anna, Katrinka, Demidoff and Jelikoff
Venus, Goddess of Love Anna, Katrinka, Prince Boris, Demidoff and Chorus
When the Wintry Moon Is Bright Anna, Katrinka, Sophia, Jelikoff, Demidoff, Gogol and Chorus
Love's the Pleasure Anna, Katrinka, Prince Boris, Jelikoff, Demidoff, Gogol and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
I'm the Seventh Son of a Seventh Son Demidoff, Prince Boris, Gogol, Captain Peshofski and Male Quartette
Before the Twilight Shadows Change Anna, Prince Boris and Chorus
The Matrimonial Guards Katrinka and Demidoff
Day of Joy Chorus
The Lillies of Your Love May Die Anna and Prince Boris
Friends, Dear Friends Prince Boris, Demidoff, Grand Duke and Katrinka
It's a Well-Established Fact Demidoff
Ammonia Katrinka, Prince Boris, Grand Duke, Demidoff, Jelikoff and Chorus
After Due Consideration Principals and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Oh, Sunlit Sea! Anna
I'm the Seventh Son of a Seventh Son Demidoff and Chorus
The Legend of the Frogs Demidoff and Chorus
The College Man Principals and Chorus