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The Chocolate Soldier   

Lyric Theatre, (9/13/1909 - circa. 10/23/1909)
Herald Square Theatre, (10/25/1909 - circa. 11/20/1909)
Lyric Theatre, (11/22/1909 - circa. 12/18/1909)
Casino Theatre, (12/20/1909 - 5/28/1910)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Sep 13, 1909    
Closing Date: May 28, 1910 Total Performances: 295

Category: Musical, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera bouffe (comic opera) in three acts
Setting: Near the Dragoman Pass, Bulgaria, in 1885.


Production Staff
Produced by F. C. Whitney
Music by Oscar Straus; Original Viennese book and lyrics by Rudolph Bernauer and Leopold Jacobson; Based on "Arms and the Man" by George Bernard Shaw; American book and lyrics by Stanislaus Stange; Music arranged by Al Holbrook
Staged by Stanislaus Stange; Choreographed by Al Holbrook
Settings by Hugo Baruch, Edward G. Unitt and Joseph Wickes; Costume Design by Hugo Baruch
Conducted by Antonio DeNovellis
Cast
Flavia Arcaro
Aurelia Popoff
Nadina's mother
Edith Bradford
Mascha
Aurelia's cousin
Jack E. Gardner
Lieutenant Bumerli
"The Chocolate Soldier"
Ida Brooks Hunt
Nadina Popoff
Col. Popoff's daughter
Henry Norman
Captain Massakroff
member of the Bulgarian Army
George C. Ogle
Stephen
Popoff's servant
Lillian Poli
Louka
Popoff's servant
William Pruette
Col. Kasimer Popoff
member of the Bulgarian Army
George Tallman
Major Alexius Spiridoff
member of the Bulgarian Army, betrothed to Nadina
music by Oscar Straus
ACT 1 Sung By
My Hero Nadina Popoff
Sympathy Nadina Popoff and Lieutenant Bumerli
Seek the Spy Captain Massakroff, Nadina Popoff, Mascha, Aurelia Popoff, Lieutenant Bumerli and Bulgarian Soldiers
ACT 2 Sung By
Thank the Lord the War Is Over Ensemble
Never Was There Such a Lover Nadina Popoff and Major Alexius Spiridoff
The Chocolate Soldier Nadina Popoff and Lieutenant Bumerli
Tale of the Coat Nadina Popoff, Mascha, Aurelia Popoff, Lieutenant Bumerli, Major Alexius Spiridoff and Col. Kasimer Popoff
That Would Be Lovely Nadina Popoff and Lieutenant Bumerli
ACT 3 Sung By
Sweetheart Ensemble
Falling in Love Mascha and Major Alexius Spiridoff
The Letter Song Nadina Popoff
The Letter Nadina Popoff and Lieutenant Bumerli