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Mlle. Modiste   

 
Knickerbocker Theatre , (12/25/1905 - 6/16/1906)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Dec 25, 1905   
Closing Date:Jun 16, 1906 Total Performances:202

Category: Musical, Opera, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts and three scenes
Setting: Paris, France. One year time span between Act I and Act II.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Al Hayman & Co.
Produced by Charles Dillingham
Music by Victor Herbert; Libretto by Henry Blossom; Musical Director: John Lund
Staged by Fred G. Latham
Scenic Design by Homer Emens; Dresses executed by John Wanamaker and Dazian; Wig Design by Hepner
Business Manager: John Major
Stage Manager: Edgar Temple
Scenery painted by Ernest Gros and Emens and Unitt
Cast
Fritzi Scheff Fifi
Mae Baldwin Ensemble
Flora Barbier Ensemble
Josephine Bartlett Mme. Cecile
proprietress of a Parisian hat shop
Carli Benson Ensemble
Grace Bond Ensemble
Frank W. Boyle Ensemble
A.F. Burchly Ensemble
Peter Canova Ensemble
Dix Carruthers Ensemble
Edna Cecil Ensemble
Howard Chambers Lieut. Rene La Motte
engaged to Marie Louise
Grace Cornish Ensemble
Olive Cox Ensemble
Ailsa Craig Ensemble
Thomas De Vasey Ensemble
Edna Fassett Fanchette
Mme. Cecile's daughter
Pauline Georgi Ensemble
Claude Gillingwater Hiram Bent
an American millionaire
Bertha Holly Mrs. Hiram Bent
R. W. Hunt Francois
porter at Mme. Cecile's
G. V. Hurlock Ensemble
La Mora Bebe
dancer at Folies Bergere
F. Lademan Ensemble
Louise Le Baron Marie Louise de Bouvray
Etienne's sister
Lillian Lipyeat Ensemble
H. Margan Ensemble
Leo Mars Gaston
an artist, Mme. Cecile's son
Alice May Ensemble
Ada Meade Fleurette
Kathryn Mertens Ensemble
Blanche Morrison Nanette
Mme. Cecile's daughter
Thekla Morton Ensemble
Adelaide Ott Ensemble
Charles H. Page Ensemble
Marie Parkes Ensemble
Nellie Parkes Ensemble
Jeanette Paterson Ensemble
Janet Pawsey Ensemble
Walter Percival Capt. Etienne de Bouvray
Comte de St. Mar's nephew
A. M. Pergain Ensemble
Nancy Poole Ensemble
William Pruette Henri de Bouvray
Comte de St. Mar
James Quarrington Ensemble
Gertrude Reeves Ensemble
Maurice Robinson Ensemble
Cecile Rowe Ensemble
George Schraeder General Le Marquis de Villefranche
Grace Spencer Ensemble
A. Swinton Ensemble
Herman Walters Ensemble
A. Widdowson Ensemble
music by Victor Herbert; lyrics by Henry Blossom
ACT 1Sung By
Furs and Feathers, Buckles and Bows Fanchette (Mme. Cecile's daughter), Nanette (Mme. Cecile's daughter) and Girls
When the Cat's Away the Mice Will Play Fanchette (Mme. Cecile's daughter), Nanette (Mme. Cecile's daughter) and Mme. Cecile (proprietress of a Parisian hat shop)
The Time, the Place and the Girl Capt. Etienne de Bouvray (Comte de St. Mar's nephew) and Chorus
If I Were on the Stage (Kiss Me Again) Fifi
Love Me, Love My Dog Gaston (an artist, Mme. Cecile's son)
Hats Make the Woman Fifi and Female Chorus
Finale Entire Company
ACT 2Sung By
I Want What I Want When I Want It Henri de Bouvray (Comte de St. Mar)
Ze English Language Gaston (an artist, Mme. Cecile's son)
The Mascot of the Troop (Mascot of the Moon) Fifi and Male Ensemble
The Dear Little Girl Who is Good Lieut. Rene La Motte (engaged to Marie Louise) and Female Ensemble
The Keokuk Culture Club Mrs. Hiram Bent and Ensemble
The Nightingale and the Star Fifi
Finale Entire Company