Jerome Kern musicals

The Cat & the Fiddle (1931)

AN OPERETTA IN TWO ACTS

Music by Jerome Kern
Book and Lyrics by Otto Harbach Orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett faithfully transcribed by Adam Aceto.

CCF06P-2C CAT & FIDDLE- narrated, dialog...$20
Concert performance, with dialog or music only. 2 piano accomp.

The Cat and the Fiddle
SONGS, ACT I
“The Night Was Made For Love”................................................................................. Pompineau
“The Love Parade”..................................................................................... Pompineau and Maizie
“The Breeze Kissed Your Hair”............................................................................................ Victor
“Don’t Ask Me Not To Sing”................................................................................. Alex and Angie
“Try To Forget”........................................................................................ Shirley, Alex and Angie
“Poor Pierrot”............................................................................................ Compere and Commere
“Episode in Victor’s Play ‘The Passionate Pilgrim’”............................................................ Odette
Finaletto............................................................................................. Claudine, Constance, Colbert

SONGS, ACT II
“She Didn’t Say ‘Yes’”.......................................................................................................... Shirley
“A New Love Is Old”............................................................................................................. Victor
“One Moment Alone”....................................................................................... Shirley and Victor
“Hh! Cha! Cha!”............................................................................................... Shirley and Victor
Café Scene........................................................................................................ Shirley and others
Finale................................................................................................. Pompineau, Victor, Shirley
APPENDIX: “All the Things You Are,” in its original setting from Very Warm for May

Cast

Clement Daudet / Book Vendor............................................................................ Thomas Petiet
Mme. Abajour....................................................................................................... Kirsten Kunkle
Alexander Sheridan............................................................................................. Greg Wakefield
Shirley Sheridan............................................................................................ Kimberley Dolanski
Pompineau.................................................................................................................... Mike Parr
Victor Florescu....................................................................................................... David Troiano
Angie Sheridan................................................................................................ Elizabeth Cedroni
Odette...................................................................................................................... Claudia Wier
Constance Carrington........................................................................................... Suzanne Galer
Maizie Gripps........................................................................................................... Lynn Bishop
Claudine/Commere.................................................................................................. Cheryl Kaski
Jean Colbert/Compere / Street Sweeper................................................................ Dennis Eagle
Major Sir George Wilfred Chatterly.................................................................... George Valenta
Chester Biddlesby / Nut Vendor........................................................................... Jacob Mondry

Narrated by George Valenta

The Ensemble
Suzanne Galer, Lynn Bishop, Elizabeth Cedroni, Kimberley Dolanski, Christina Gurne, Cheryl Kaski, Kirsten Kunkle, Anna Rumsey, Kim Parr, Claudia Wier, Dennis Eagle, Greg Wakefield, Mike Parr, Thomas Petiet, Jacob Mondry, Don Regan, David Troiano


Music Direction and Musical Restoration by Adam Aceto
Script edited and restored by Tom Petiet
Adam Aceto and Patrick Johnson at the two pianos

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