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The Prima Donna    Made in America

Knickerbocker Theatre, (11/30/1908 - 1/30/1909)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 30, 1908    
Closing Date: Jan 30, 1909 Total Performances: 72

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Setting: St. Germain and Paris


Production Staff
Produced by Charles Dillingham
Music by Victor Herbert; Libretto by Henry Blossom; Orchestra under the direction of John Lund
Staged by Fred G. Latham
Scenery painted by Homer Emens; Dresses by Mlle. Elsie DeWolfe
Cast
St. Clair Bayfield
Colonel Dutois
W. J. Ferguson
Monsieur Beaurivage
Athenee's father
Donald Hall
Lieutenant Fernand Drouillard
William K. Harcourt
Captain Bordenave
Martin Haydon
Lieutenant Gaston de Randal
Ruth Holt Boucicault
The Duchess of Montrose
Blanche Morrison
Countess Helene
William Raymond
Lieutenant Armand
Count de Fontenne
Fritzi Scheff
Mlle. Athenee
prima donna of the Opera Comique, Paris
James E. Sullivan
Herr Max Gundelfinger
known as "Pop"
Herbert Ayling
Baron de Pompal
Marie Barry
Ensemble
Josephine Bartlett
Mother Justine
proprietress of the cafe
Phil Branson
Signor Giuseppe Ciucicini
Peter Canova
Second waiter
Robert E. Clark
Lieutenant Eugene de Beaumont
Ada Cooke
Ensemble
Armand Cortes
First waiter
Ailsa Craig
Ensemble
Grace Crowley
Ensemble
Beatrice Cummings
Ensemble
Grace Delmar
Mlle. Mathilde
Cafe chanteuse
Albert A. Dennay
Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Gertrude Doremus
Mignon
Cafe-concert girl
Gertrude Douglas
Ensemble
J.S. Duffus
Ensemble
Renee Dyris
Mlle. Desiree
Cafe Chanteuse
Clara Faye
Ensemble
Florence Fisk
Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Luivine Frankel
Ensemble
Marie Franklin
Ensemble
Josephine Gibbons
Ensemble
Sidney Glass
Ensemble
I. Goldman
Ensemble
P. Hahn
Ensemble
Evelyn Hall
Ensemble
Muriel Harmon
Ensemble
Margaret Harrison
Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Leonard Hartley
Ensemble
Genevieve Hawes
Ensemble
Virgil Holmes
Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Evelyn Jackson
Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Fred Killeen
Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
La Noveta
The Dancer
Katherine Leslie
Ensemble
Margaret MacKenzie
Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
George W. MacNamara
Lieutenant Prosper Rousseau
Eleanor Mansfield
Ensemble
Marguerite May
Bebe
Cafe-concert girl
Evelyn Mitchell
Ensemble
Dottie Moyer
Ensemble
Irene Moyer
Ensemble
W. H. Mytinger
Ensemble
Anna Pelham
Ensemble
Alma Picard
Ensemble
Lillian Randolph
Ensemble
Virginia Reed
Clairette
Cafe-concert girl
Vivian Rose
Ensemble
Margaret Ross
Celeste
Cafe-concert girl
H. Russell
Ensemble
Harry Semels
Ensemble
Vina Snyder
Ensemble
Olive Stanley
Ensemble
Katherine Stewart
Marquise du Perrifonds
Emma Tritcheler
Ensemble
Gwendolyn Valentine
Margot
F. Von Gottfried
Ensemble
Herman Walters
Ensemble
Walter White
Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
music by Victor Herbert; lyrics by Henry Blossom
ACT 1 Sung By
There's Only One Rose in the Garden of Love
Something Always Happens When It Shouldn't Herr Max Gundelfinger
Here's to My Comrades and Me
Dream Love ('Twas Only Dreaming) Mlle. Athenee
A Soldier's Life Is Never Long Chorus
Oh! Oh! Oh!
O Mia Speranza
A Soldier's Love! Mlle. Athenee
ACT 2 Sung By
The One You're Looking For
When Girls Command the Army
Everybody Else's Girl Looks Better to Me Than Mine Lieutenant Gaston de Randal
What Is Love Octette
A Man and a Maid Octette
I'll Be Married to the Music of a Military Band Herr Max Gundelfinger
Espagnola Mlle. Athenee