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The Free Lance   

New Amsterdam Theatre , (4/16/1906 - 5/19/1906)
Grand Opera House , (1/07/1907 - circa. 1/1907)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Apr 16, 1906   
Closing Date:Jan 1907 Total Performances:43

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in two acts
Setting: Braggadocia

Production Staff
Produced by Klaw & Erlanger
Music by John Philip Sousa; Book by Harry B. Smith; Lyrics by Harry B. Smith; Musical Director: Anton Heindl
Staged by Herbert Gresham
Costume Design by F. Richard Anderson; Scenic Design by Ernest Albert
Nella Bergen Princess Yolande
Joseph Cawthorn Siegmund Lump
Monte Elmo Silvandre
Louis Haines Dagonet
Felix Haney Emperor of Braggadocia
Albert Hart Duke of Graftiana
Jeannette Lowrie Griselda
Geraldine Malone Leandre
Fanny Midgley Mopsa
Sim Pulen Pertinax
Henry J. Santra Herald
Dorothy Southwick Diane
George Talman Prince Florian
Estelle Thebaud Jacqueline
music by John Philip Sousa; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
ACT 1Sung By
All Lovely Art, We Worshop at Thy Shrine Mixed Voices
Three Love Stories Princess Yolande
I Do It All By Proxy Emperor of Braggadocia and Chorus
The Goose Girl Griselda
Friendship's Sacred Touch Duke of Graftiana, Emperor of Braggadocia and Male Chorus
(It Depends Upon the) Hair Siegmund Lump
Assembling of the Two Courts Principals and Chorus
Come, My Dear Princess Yolande, Prince Florian, Griselda and Siegmund Lump
On to Victory Principals and Chorus
ACT 2Sung By
Come, Ye Heroes All Emperor of Braggadocia and Amazons
The Legend of the Sons of Samson Prince Florian and Chorus
The Mystery of History Griselda and Siegmund Lump
The Carrier Pigeon Princess Yolande
Release That Man! Principals and Chorus
Conundrums Siegmund Lump, Emperor of Braggadocia and Duke of Graftiana
The Song of the Free Lance Siegmund Lump