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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 BergenPrincess Yolande
Joseph CawthornSiegmund Lump
Monte ElmoSilvandre
Louis HainesDagonet
Felix HaneyEmperor of Braggadocia
Albert HartDuke of Graftiana
Jeannette LowrieGriselda
Geraldine MaloneLeandre
Fanny MidgleyMopsa
Sim PulenPertinax
Henry J. SantraHerald
Dorothy SouthwickDiane
George TalmanPrince Florian
Estelle ThebaudJacqueline
music by John Philip Sousa; lyrics by Harry B. Smith
ACT 1 Sung By
All Lovely Art, We Worshop at Thy ShrineMixed Voices
Three Love StoriesPrincess Yolande
I Do It All By ProxyEmperor of Braggadocia and Chorus
The Goose GirlGriselda
Friendship's Sacred TouchDuke of Graftiana, Emperor of Braggadocia and Male Chorus
(It Depends Upon the) HairSiegmund Lump
Assembling of the Two CourtsPrincipals and Chorus
Come, My DearPrincess Yolande, Prince Florian, Griselda and Siegmund Lump
On to VictoryPrincipals and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
Come, Ye Heroes AllEmperor of Braggadocia and Amazons
The Legend of the Sons of SamsonPrince Florian and Chorus
The Mystery of HistoryGriselda and Siegmund Lump
The Carrier PigeonPrincess Yolande
Release That Man!Principals and Chorus
ConundrumsSiegmund Lump, Emperor of Braggadocia and Duke of Graftiana
The Song of the Free LanceSiegmund Lump