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The Charlatan   

 
Harlem Opera House , (12/05/1889 - circa. 12/1898)
Knickerbocker Theatre , (9/05/1898 - 10/08/1898)
Fifth Avenue Theatre , (5/11/1899 - 6/17/1899)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Dec 05, 1889   
Closing Date:Jun 17, 1899 Total Performances:82

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: The village of Bohkara, Gogol's house, and the Grand Duke's Palace in Russia in the early nineteenth century


Production Staff
Produced by De Wolf Hopper Opera Company
Book by Charles Klein; Lyrics by Charles Klein; Music by John Philip Sousa; Musical Director: Paul Steindorff
Staged by H.A. Cripps
Scenic Design by Ernest M. Gros; Costume Design by Caroline F. Siedle
Conducted by William T. Francis
Cast
Charles Arthur Showman
George W. Barnum Captain Peshofski
Nella Bergen Anna
alias Princess Ruchkowski
Adine Bouvier Grand Duchess
Catherine Carlisle Sophia
Arthur Cunningham Grand Duke
DeWolf Hopper Demidoff
Alice Judson Katrinka
Alfred Klein Jelikoff
Mark Price Gogol
Edmund Stanley Prince Boris
Harry P. Stone Koreff
music by John Philip Sousa; lyrics by Charles Klein
ACT 1Sung By
Mountebanks, Come Waken from Your Dreaming Chorus
Good Morning Showman
She Was a Maid of Sweet Simplicit-ee Prince Boris
The Philosophic Tale is Told Prince Boris and Showman
As the Agent Katrinka
Pluto's Partner I Demidoff and Katrinka
Social Laws Anna (alias Princess Ruchkowski), Katrinka, Demidoff and Jelikoff
Venus, Goddess of Love Anna (alias Princess Ruchkowski), Katrinka, Prince Boris, Demidoff and Chorus
When the Wintry Moon Is Bright Anna (alias Princess Ruchkowski), Katrinka, Sophia, Jelikoff, Demidoff, Gogol and Chorus
Love's the Pleasure Anna (alias Princess Ruchkowski), Katrinka, Prince Boris, Jelikoff, Demidoff, Gogol and Chorus
ACT 2Sung By
I'm the Seventh Son of a Seventh Son Demidoff, Prince Boris, Gogol, Captain Peshofski and Male Quartette
Before the Twilight Shadows Change Anna (alias Princess Ruchkowski), Prince Boris and Chorus
The Matrimonial Guards Katrinka and Demidoff
Day of Joy Chorus
The Lillies of Your Love May Die Anna (alias Princess Ruchkowski) and Prince Boris
Friends, Dear Friends Prince Boris, Demidoff, Grand Duke and Katrinka
It's a Well-Established Fact Demidoff
Ammonia Katrinka, Prince Boris, Grand Duke, Demidoff, Jelikoff and Chorus
After Due Consideration Principals and Chorus
ACT 3Sung By
Oh, Sunlit Sea! Anna (alias Princess Ruchkowski)
I'm the Seventh Son of a Seventh Son Demidoff and Chorus
The Legend of the Frogs Demidoff and Chorus
The College Man Principals and Chorus