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The Chocolate Soldier   

 
St. James Theatre , (5/02/1934 - 5/12/1934)
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Opening Date:May 02, 1934   
Closing Date:May 12, 1934 Total Performances:13

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


Production Staff
Produced by Charles Purcell and Donald Brian
Original German libretto ("Dertapfere Soldat") by Rudolph Bernauer and Leopold Jacobson; Based on "Arms and the Man" by George Bernard Shaw; Music by Oscar Straus; American version by Hugh Stanislaus Stange
Staged by Alonzo Price
Costume Design by Tams
Cast
Hazel Andrews Ensemble
Leah Baliver Ensemble
Theo Bayles Ensemble
Suzanne Black Ensemble
Lauretta Brislin Mascha
Aurelia's cousin
Jack Bruns Ensemble
Tamara Charle Ensemble
Bernice Claire Nadina Popoff
Col. Popoff's daughter
Frank Clark Ensemble
Ruth Clayton Ensemble
Aida Conkey Ensemble
Alberta Doone Ensemble
Anita Duncan Ensemble
John Dunsmure Col. Kasimer Popoff
member of the Bulgarian Army
Lillian Gast Ensemble
Chris Gerard Ensemble
Sheila Gibbs Ensemble
Bernice Hampshire Ensemble
Betty Hawsin Ensemble
Dick Kneely Ensemble
Paul Largay Ensemble
Frank Manda Ensemble
Olivia Martin Aurelia Popoff
Nadina's mother
Albert R. Miller Ensemble
Audrey Mott Ensemble
Joseph Napalis Ensemble
Leona Neumann Ensemble
Paul Owen Ensemble
Ernest Pavano Ensemble
Detmar Poppen Captain Massakroff
member of the Bulgarian Army
Charles Purcell Lieutenant Bumerli
"The Chocolate Soldier"
John Rowan Ensemble
Helen Sada Ensemble
Parker Steward Major Alexius Spiridoff
member of the Bulgarian Army, betrothed to Nadina
Morris Tepper Ensemble
Verd Twiford Ensemble
Theo Van Tassell Louka
Popoff's servant
Cora Wallace Ensemble
John Wallace Ensemble
Frank Worden Stephen
Popoff's servant
Ensemble
music by Oscar Straus; lyrics by Stanislaus Stange
ACT 1Sung By
My Hero Nadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter)
Sympathy Nadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier")
Seek the Spy Captain 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
ACT 2Sung By
Thank the Lord the War Is Over Ensemble
Never Was There Such a Lover Nadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Major Alexius Spiridoff (member of the Bulgarian Army, betrothed to Nadina)
The Chocolate Soldier Nadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier")
Tale of the Coat Nadina 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 Lovely Nadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier")
ACT 3Sung By
Sweetheart Ensemble
Falling in Love Mascha (Aurelia's cousin) and Major Alexius Spiridoff (member of the Bulgarian Army, betrothed to Nadina)
The Letter Song Nadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter)
The Letter Nadina Popoff (Col. Popoff's daughter) and Lieutenant Bumerli ("The Chocolate Soldier")