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The Rose of Persia    The Story Teller and the Slave

Based on the tale of "Abu Hassan, or The Sleeper Awakened" from the "Arabian Nights"

Daly's Theatre, (9/06/1900 - 9/29/1900)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Sep 06, 1900    
Closing Date: Sep 29, 1900 Total Performances: 25

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts
Setting: The Court of Hassan's house and the Audience Hall of the Sultan's Palace

Production Staff
Produced by Charles Frohman; Produced by arrangement with D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Libretto by Basil Hood; Musical Director: William Furst
Staged by Richard Barker
Scenic Design by Edward G. Unitt; Costume Design by Percy Anderson
Charles Angelo
The Sultan Mahmoud
Arthur Barry
The Royal Executioner
Sidney Bracey
Herbert Clayton
Mary Cunningham
Isabel Dillon
Heart's Desire
John Doran
The Physician-inChief
Hetty Hertzfeld
Stuart Hyatt
The Grand Vizier
Doris Latour
Oasis-in-the Desert
John Le Hay
Hettice Lund
Amy Martin
Dancing Sunbeam
Nell Meissener
Hilda Stephens
Margerite Trew
Ruth Vincent
The Sultana Zubedyeh
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Basil Hood
ACT 1 Sung By
As We Lie in Languor Lazy Chorus of Girls
I'm Abu-el-Hassan Hassan
When Islam First Arose Abdallah and Chorus of Girls
Dancing Sunbeam Dancing Sunbeam
If a Sudden Stroke of Fate Blush-of-the-Morning, Dancing Sunbeam and Abdallah
If You Ask Me to Advise You The Sultana Zubedyeh, Scent-of-Lilies and Heart's Desire
'Neath My Lattice The Sultana Zubedyeh
Tramps and Scamps Chorus
When My Father Sent Me to Ispahan Hassan and Chorus
I Care Not If the Cup I Hold Yussuf and Chorus
Mystical Maidens Are We The Sultana Zubedyeh, Scent-of-Lilies, Heart's Desire, Honey-of-Life, Hassan and Chorus
We Have Come to Invade Abdallah and Hassan
What Will Become of Me? Hassan, Dancing Sunbeam, Oasis-in-the Desert, Moon-upon-the-Waters, Song-of-Nightingales, Whisper-of-the-West-Wind, Blush-of-the-Morning and Wives
I'm the Sultan's Vigilant Vizier The Grand Vizier, The Physician-inChief, The Royal Executioner and The Sultan Mahmoud
Oh, luckless hour!
ACT 2 Sung By
Oh, What Is Love? Heart's Desire and Yussuf
If You or I Should Tell the Truth Scent-of-Lilies, Honey-of-Life, Heart's Desire and Yussuf
From Morning Prayer to Sultan The Grand Vizier, The Physician-inChief, The Royal Executioner and Chorus
Let a Satirist Enumerate a Catalogue of Crimes The Sultan Mahmoud
In My Heart of Hearts I've Always Known Dancing Sunbeam, Blush-of-the-Morning, Honey-of-Life, Song-of-Nightingales, The Sultan Mahmoud, The Grand Vizier and The Physician-inChief
Suppose- I Say, Suppose The Sultana Zubedyeh and The Sultan Mahmoud
Laughing Low, on Tip-toe Chorus
Where Am I? Hassan, The Grand Vizier, The Physician-inChief and Chorus
It's a Busy Day Scent-of-Lilies, The Royal Executioner, Yussuf, Heart's Desire and Hassan
Our Tale Is Told Yussuf
What Does It Mean? Dancing Sunbeam, Blush-of-the-Morning, Yussuf and A Soldier of the Guard
It Has Reached Me a Lady Named Hubbard Dancing Sunbeam, Scent-of-Lilies, Yussuf and A Soldier of the Guard
Hassan, the Sultan with His Court Approaches The Grand Vizier, The Physician-inChief, The Royal Executioner and Chorus
There Once Was a Small Street Arab Hassan