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The Prima Donna   
Made in America

 
Knickerbocker Theatre , (11/30/1908 - 1/30/1909)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Nov 30, 1908   
Closing Date:Jan 30, 1909 Total Performances:72

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Setting: St. Germain and Paris


Production Staff
Produced by Charles Dillingham
Music by Victor Herbert; Libretto by Henry Blossom; Orchestra under the direction of John Lund
Staged by Fred G. Latham
Scenery painted by Homer Emens; Dresses by Mlle. Elsie DeWolfe
Cast
St. Clair Bayfield Colonel Dutois
W. J. Ferguson Monsieur Beaurivage
Athenee's father
Donald Hall Lieutenant Fernand Drouillard
William K. Harcourt Captain Bordenave
Martin Haydon Lieutenant Gaston de Randal
Ruth Holt Boucicault The Duchess of Montrose
Blanche Morrison Countess Helene
William Raymond Lieutenant Armand
Count de Fontenne
Fritzi Scheff Mlle. Athenee
prima donna of the Opera Comique, Paris
James E. Sullivan Herr Max Gundelfinger
known as "Pop"
Herbert Ayling Baron de Pompal
Marie Barry Ensemble
Josephine Bartlett Mother Justine
proprietress of the cafe
Phil Branson Signor Giuseppe Ciucicini
Peter Canova Second waiter
Robert E. Clark Lieutenant Eugene de Beaumont
Ada Cooke Ensemble
Armand Cortes First waiter
Ailsa Craig Ensemble
Grace Crowley Ensemble
Beatrice Cummings Ensemble
Grace Delmar Mlle. Mathilde
Cafe chanteuse
Albert A. Dennay Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Gertrude Doremus Mignon
Cafe-concert girl
Gertrude Douglas Ensemble
J.S. Duffus Ensemble
Renee Dyris Mlle. Desiree
Cafe Chanteuse
Clara Faye Ensemble
Florence Fisk Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Luivine Frankel Ensemble
Marie Franklin Ensemble
Josephine Gibbons Ensemble
Sidney Glass Ensemble
I. Goldman Ensemble
P. Hahn Ensemble
Evelyn Hall Ensemble
Muriel Harmon Ensemble
Margaret Harrison Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Leonard Hartley Ensemble
Genevieve Hawes Ensemble
Virgil Holmes Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Evelyn Jackson Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
Fred Killeen Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
La Noveta The Dancer
Katherine Leslie Ensemble
Margaret MacKenzie Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
George W. MacNamara Lieutenant Prosper Rousseau
Eleanor Mansfield Ensemble
Marguerite May Bebe
Cafe-concert girl
Evelyn Mitchell Ensemble
Dottie Moyer Ensemble
Irene Moyer Ensemble
W. H. Mytinger Ensemble
Anna Pelham Ensemble
Alma Picard Ensemble
Lillian Randolph Ensemble
Virginia Reed Clairette
Cafe-concert girl
Vivian Rose Ensemble
Margaret Ross Celeste
Cafe-concert girl
H. Russell Ensemble
Harry Semels Ensemble
Vina Snyder Ensemble
Olive Stanley Ensemble
Katherine Stewart Marquise du Perrifonds
Emma Tritcheler Ensemble
Gwendolyn Valentine Margot
F. Von Gottfried Ensemble
Herman Walters Ensemble
Walter White Metropolitan Octette
Ensemble
music by Victor Herbert; lyrics by Henry Blossom
ACT 1
There's Only One Rose in the Garden of Love
Something Always Happens When It Shouldn't Herr Max Gundelfinger (known as "Pop")
Here's to My Comrades and Me
Dream Love ('Twas Only Dreaming) Mlle. Athenee (prima donna of the Opera Comique, Paris)
A Soldier's Life Is Never Long Chorus
Oh! Oh! Oh!
O Mia Speranza
A Soldier's Love! Mlle. Athenee (prima donna of the Opera Comique, Paris)
ACT 2
The One You're Looking For
When Girls Command the Army
Everybody Else's Girl Looks Better to Me Than Mine Lieutenant Gaston de Randal
What Is Love Octette
A Man and a Maid Octette
I'll Be Married to the Music of a Military Band Herr Max Gundelfinger (known as "Pop")
Espagnola Mlle. Athenee (prima donna of the Opera Comique, Paris)