John Phillip Sousa recordings

The Charlatan (1898)

AN OPERETTA IN THREE ACTS

Music by John Phillip Sousa
Book and Lyrics by Charles Klein
Edited and revised by Tom Petiet

CTC09P-2C THE CHARLATAN- dialog…….......$20
CTC09P-1M THE CHARLATAN- music only.....$15

The Charlatan
Act 1 Town Square, Bokhara, Russia
1. a) “Mountebanks, come waken”................................................................... Ensemble
b) “Good morning”......................................................................... Jelikoff and ensemble
c) “She was a maid of sweet simplicitee”........................................... Boris and ensemble
d) “The philosophic tale is told”......................................................... Boris and ensemble
2. a) “As the agent”...................................................................... Katrinka and ensemble
b) “Pluto’s Partner” .....................................................................Demidoff and ensemble
3. Quartette: “Social Laws”.................................. Anna, Katrinka, Demidoff and Jelikoff
4. “Venus,Goddess of Love” ................. Anna, Boris, Katrinka, Demidoff and ensemble
5. “When the wintry moon is bright”.................................................. Anna and ensemble
6. FINALE I.“Love’s the pleasure” ........................................................ Entire Company

Act II The Great Hall, Home of Deputy Governor Gogol
7. a) Entr’ acte............................................................................................... The Pianos
b) “I am the seventh son of a seventh son”..............................Demidoff and ensemble
c) “Before the twilight shadows change”............................. Anna, Boris and ensemble
9. Duet: “The Matrimonial Guards” ........................................ Katrinka and Demidoff
10. a) “Day of Joy” ........................................................................................... Ensemble
b) ”The lilies of your love may die” ..................................................Anna and ensemble
c) “Friends, dear friends”................................................................................. Ensemble
d) “It is a well established fact”.......................... Demidoff, Grand Duke and ensemble
11. FINALE II. “After due consideration” ..................................................... Entire Cast

Act III Courtyard, Palace of the Grand Duke
12. Entr’ acte and Mazurka............................................................................ The Pianos
13. Meditation: “Oh, sunlit sea!”............................................................................. Anna
13 bis. “I am the seventh son of a seventh son!”...................... Demidoff and ensemble
14. “The legend of the frogs ..................................................... Demidoff and ensemble
15. FINALE III....................................................................................... Entire Company

Cast

ANNA— daughter of Demidoff, passed off as a princess........................... Karin White
KATRINKA— promoter of Demidoff....................................................Heidi Madagame
SOPHIA— daughter of Gogol..............................................................Elizabeth Mitchell
GRAND DUCHESS— heir of Princess Stephanie...................................... Patricia Petiet
DEMIDOFF— a magician/con man.......................................................Edward Pember
PRINCE BORIS— who must marry a princess.........................................David Troiano
GOGOL— his uncle, in line for the throne..............................................Samuel Roelofs
JELIKOFF— a not-so-eminent actor......................................................... Stephen Kitts
CAPTAIN PESHOFSKI— a love-starved soldier..........................................Lynn Herche
GRAND DUKE— a tough stuffed shirt......................................................Thomas Petiet
KOREFF— an Actor....................................................................................Thomas Skylis

NARRATED by George Valenta

CHORUS
Sarah Flammer, Sonja Srinivasan, Cynthian Brundage, Claire DiVisio, Sarah Faix,
Tanya Roberts, Jim Cavalcoli, Gary Lindell, Ko Kaiden

DANA SADAVA, Music Director

At the Two Pianos
Margaret Counihan and Patrick Johnson

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