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White Lilacs   

Shubert Theatre, (9/10/1928 - circa. 10/1928)
Jolson's 59th Street Theatre, (10/08/1928 - 1/12/1929)
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Opening Date: Sep 10, 1928    
Closing Date: Jan 12, 1929 Total Performances: 136

Category: Musical, Operetta, Romance, Original
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: The Fragonard Room in the Countess D'Agoult's house, Paris; The gardens at George Sand's Villa, on the Island of Majorica; Chopin's studio in Paris


Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Karl Hajos; Book by Harry B. Smith; Lyrics by Harry B. Smith; Original German book by Sigurd Johannsen; Musical Director: Pierre De Reeder; Additional music by Maurie Rubens and Sam Timberg; Additional lyrics by David Goldberg and J. Keirn Brennan
Entire production under the supervision of Jacob J. Shubert; Directed by George Marion; Ensembles staged by Vaughn Godfrey
Scenic Design by Rollo Wayne; Costume Design by George Barbier and Ernest Schrapps
Based on melodies by Frédéric Chopin
Cast
Catherine Allen
Ensemble
Melba Alter
Louison
One of Trio
Louise Beaudet
Catherine
Helen Bishop
Ensemble
Grace Brinkley
Delphine Potocka
John Campbell
Ensemble
Madeline Clancy
Ensemble
Charles Croker-King
Giacomo Meyerbeer
William Demarest
Ensemble
Diana Doering
Ensemble
Edwin Drake
Ensemble
Eliz Fergusson
Ensemble
Dorothy Forsythe
Ensemble
Mae Golding
Ensemble
William Hall
Ensemble
Maurice Holland
Gaston de Flavigny
DeWolf Hopper
Dubusson
Frank Horn
Prince Obelenski
Ensemble
Juanita
Juanita
Ernest Lawford
Heinrich Heine
Vivian Lynn
Ensemble
Wallace Magill
Ensemble
Eva Mascagno
Mlle. Taglioni
Steven McNulty
Ensemble
Odette Myrtil
Madame George Sand
Phyllis Newkirk
Marquise De Mours
One of Trio
Paco
Paco
Helen Page
Ensemble
Louise Randolph
Ensemble
Phil Reep
Ensemble
Guy Robertson
Frederic Chopin
Allan Rogers
Luselle
Vernon Rudolph
Franz Liszt
Ensemble
Edna Starck
Ensemble
Franklin Van Horn
Balzac
Douglas Vincent
Ensemble
Frank Weiner
Ensemble
Charlotte Woodruff
Countess D'Agoult
One of Trio
Dora Zommerowna
Ensemble
music by Karl Hajos; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
The Music Call Countess D'Agoult and Guests
Adorable You
(music by Maurie Rubens; lyrics by David Goldberg)
Delphine Potocka and Gaston de Flavigny
Words, Music, Cash Dubusson, Heinrich Heine and Giacomo Meyerbeer
I Love Love Madame George Sand and Ensemble
White Lilacs
(lyrics by J. Keirn Brennan)
Frederic Chopin and Delphine Potocka
Far Away and Long Ago Madame George Sand and Frederic Chopin
Inspiration Frederic Chopin and Trio
Star in the Twilight Luselle and Quartette
ACT 2 Sung By
Harvest Moon/Dance of Majorca/Tarantella Juanita, Paco and Ensemble
Melodies Within My Heart Madame George Sand and Frederic Chopin
Know When to Smile Madame George Sand and Girls
(Our) Castle of Love
(music by Sam Timberg)
Delphine Potocka and Gaston de Flavigny
I Love You, I Adore You Luselle and Madame George Sand
ACT 3 Sung By
A-Flat Polonaise Frederic Chopin and Ensemble
White Lilacs (Reprise)
(lyrics by J. Keirn Brennan)
Frederic Chopin
Be Happy in Your Dreams Frederic Chopin and Madame George Sand