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The Chocolate Soldier   

 
Jolson's 59th Street Theatre, (1/27/1930 - 2/15/1930)
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Opening Date: Jan 27, 1930    
Closing Date: Feb 15, 1930 Total Performances: 25

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in three acts
Setting: 1885, near the Dragoman Pass, Bulgaria



Production Staff
Produced by Jolson Theatre Musical Comedy Company
Music by Oscar Straus; Book by Rudolph Bernauer and Leopold Jacobson; Book adapted by Hugh Stanislaus Stange
Staged by Milton Aborn
Cast
Frances BavielloLouka
Popoff's servant
Roy CropperMajor Alexius Spiridoff
member of the Bulgarian Army, betrothed to Nadina
John DunsmureCol. Kasimer Popoff
member of the Bulgarian Army
William C. GordonCaptain Massakroff
member of the Bulgarian Army
Wee GriffinStephen
Popoff's servant
Vivian HartMascha
Aurelia's cousin
Alice MacKenzieNadina Popoff
Col. Popoff's daughter
Charles PurcellLieutenant Bumerli
"The Chocolate Soldier"
Vera RossAurelia Popoff
Nadina's mother
music by Oscar Straus; lyrics by Stanislaus Stange
ACT 1 Sung By
My HeroNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter)
SympathyNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier")
Seek the SpyCaptain Massakroff (member of the Bulgarian Army), Nadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter), Mascha (Aurelia's cousin), Aurelia Popoff (Nadina's mother), Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier") and Bulgarian Soldiers
Thank the Lord the War Is OverEnsemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Never Was There Such a LoverNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Major Alexius Spiridoff (member of the Bulgarian Army, betrothed to Nadina)
The Chocolate SoldierNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier")
Tale of the CoatNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter), Mascha (Aurelia's cousin), Aurelia Popoff (Nadina's mother), Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier"), Major Alexius Spiridoff (member of the Bulgarian Army, betrothed to Nadina) and Col. Kasimer Popoff (member of the Bulgarian Army)
That Would Be LovelyNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier")
ACT 3 Sung By
SweetheartEnsemble
Falling in LoveMascha (Aurelia's cousin) and Major Alexius Spiridoff (member of the Bulgarian Army, betrothed to Nadina)
The Letter SongNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter)
The LetterNadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier")