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The Rose of Persia   
The Story Teller and the Slave

Based on the tale of "Abu Hassan, or The Sleeper Awakened" from the "Arabian Nights"
Daly's Theatre, (9/06/1900 - 9/29/1900)
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Opening Date: Sep 06, 1900    
Closing Date: Sep 29, 1900 Total Performances: 25

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts
Setting: The Court of Hassan's house and the Audience Hall of the Sultan's Palace

Production Staff
Produced by Charles Frohman; Produced by arrangement with D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Libretto by Basil Hood; Musical Director: William Furst
Staged by Richard Barker
Scenic Design by Edward G. Unitt; Costume Design by Percy Anderson
Charles AngeloThe Sultan Mahmoud
Arthur BarryThe Royal Executioner
Sidney BraceyYussuf
Herbert ClaytonAbdallah
Mary CunninghamBlush-of-the-Morning
Isabel DillonHeart's Desire
John DoranThe Physician-inChief
Hetty HertzfeldMoon-upon-the-Waters
Stuart HyattThe Grand Vizier
Doris LatourOasis-in-the Desert
John Le HayHassan
Hettice LundScent-of-Lilies
Amy MartinDancing Sunbeam
Nell MeissenerWhisper-of-the-West-Wind
Hilda StephensHoney-of-Life
Margerite TrewSong-of-Nightingales
Ruth VincentThe Sultana Zubedyeh
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by Basil Hood
ACT 1 Sung By
As We Lie in Languor LazyChorus of Girls
I'm Abu-el-HassanHassan
When Islam First AroseAbdallah and Chorus of Girls
Dancing SunbeamDancing Sunbeam
If a Sudden Stroke of FateBlush-of-the-Morning, Dancing Sunbeam and Abdallah
If You Ask Me to Advise YouThe Sultana Zubedyeh, Scent-of-Lilies and Heart's Desire
'Neath My LatticeThe Sultana Zubedyeh
Tramps and ScampsChorus
When My Father Sent Me to IspahanHassan and Chorus
I Care Not If the Cup I HoldYussuf and Chorus
Mystical Maidens Are WeThe Sultana Zubedyeh, Scent-of-Lilies, Heart's Desire, Honey-of-Life, Hassan and Chorus
We Have Come to InvadeAbdallah and Hassan
What Will Become of Me?Hassan, Dancing Sunbeam, Oasis-in-the Desert, Moon-upon-the-Waters, Song-of-Nightingales, Whisper-of-the-West-Wind, Blush-of-the-Morning and Wives
I'm the Sultan's Vigilant VizierThe Grand Vizier, The Physician-inChief, The Royal Executioner and The Sultan Mahmoud
Oh, luckless hour!
ACT 2 Sung By
Oh, What Is Love?Heart's Desire and Yussuf
If You or I Should Tell the TruthScent-of-Lilies, Honey-of-Life, Heart's Desire and Yussuf
From Morning Prayer to SultanThe Grand Vizier, The Physician-inChief, The Royal Executioner and Chorus
Let a Satirist Enumerate a Catalogue of CrimesThe Sultan Mahmoud
In My Heart of Hearts I've Always KnownDancing Sunbeam, Blush-of-the-Morning, Honey-of-Life, Song-of-Nightingales, The Sultan Mahmoud, The Grand Vizier and The Physician-inChief
Suppose- I Say, SupposeThe Sultana Zubedyeh and The Sultan Mahmoud
Laughing Low, on Tip-toeChorus
Where Am I?Hassan, The Grand Vizier, The Physician-inChief and Chorus
It's a Busy DayScent-of-Lilies, The Royal Executioner, Yussuf, Heart's Desire and Hassan
What Does It Mean?Dancing Sunbeam
Our Tale Is ToldYussuf
What Does It Mean?Blush-of-the-Morning, Yussuf and A Soldier of the Guard
It Has Reached Me a Lady Named HubbardDancing Sunbeam, Scent-of-Lilies, Yussuf and A Soldier of the Guard
Hassan, the Sultan with His Court ApproachesThe Grand Vizier, The Physician-inChief, The Royal Executioner and Chorus
There Once Was a Small Street ArabHassan