John Phillip Sousa recordings

Chris and the Wonderful Lamp (1899)

AN OPERETTA IN THREE ACTS

Music by John Phillip Sousa
Book and Lyrics by Glen MacDonough
Restored by Wm. Martin Edited by Tom Petiet

CCWL10P-2C CHRIS & W. LAMP- dialog…....…...$20
CCWL10P-1M CHRIS & W. LAMP- music only.....$15

Chris and the Wonderful Lamp
ACT I
No. 1. Chorus: “The Fourth of July”.................Auctioneer, Miss Prisms, Pettingill, Lovemoney, chor
No. 2 Song: “The patter of the shingle”.................................................................... Chris and Chorus
No. 3 Song: “I am a high-toned Genie.”............................................................. The Genie and Chris
No. 4a Solos and Chorus: “We Seniors are”....................... Fanny, Miss Prisms and Women students
No. 4b “The Bobolink”.......................................................................................... Fanny and students
No. 5 Duet and Chorus: “The College of Hoop-de-doo”..................... The Genie, Chris and students
No. 6 Duet and Two-Part Chorus: “In Posterland”...................................... Chris, Fanny and students
No. 7 FINALE I.................................................................................................................... Ensemble

ACT II
No. 8a Introduction and Recitative: “Awake, Aladdin”............ Queen of Dreams, Aladdin, Vizier,
Captain of the Guard and chorus
8b Canzonette: “Above the slim minaret”..................................................................... Aladdin et al.
No. 9 Song: “Mama, Papa”.................................. The Genie, Scotty, Amine, and mechanical dolls
No. 10 Trio: “Sweetest of all of the words of love”................................... Fanny, Aladdin and Chris
No. 11a Scene: “The Lamp”................. Fanny, Aladdin, Chris, Miss Prisms, Captain of the Guard,
The Genie, Vizier, and chorus
11b Concerted Piece: “Awake, Sleeper”................................................................................ As above
No. 12 Song: “The Patient Egg”............................................ The Genie with principals and chorus
No. 13 Duet: “Young Torah Tep was the boy for me”........................................... Amine and Scotty
No. 14 FINALE II................................................................................................................. Ensemble

ACT III
No. 15a Introduction..................................................................................... Fanny, Vizier and Girls
15b Recitative: “Prepare to receive with a crook of your knees”.................. Fanny, Vizier and Girls
15c Valse: “Where is Love”.................................................................................... Fanny and chorus
No. 15.5 Solo: “Fanny”................................................................................................................ Chris
No. 16. Song: “He couldn’t do a blessed thing without me”.............. The Genie with Fanny, Chris,
Miss Prisms and Scotty
No. 17. FINALE III and ENCORE....................................................................................... Ensemble

Cast

THE GENIE .............................................................................................................. Brandon Grimes
CHRIS WAGSTAFF ..................................................................................................... Emily Goodwin
SCOTTY JONES .................................................................................................................. Tom Skylis
MR. LOVEMONEY ............................................................................................................. Tom Skylis
MR. PETTINGILL ......................................................................................................... Frank Brinker
AUCTIONEER ............................................................................................................... Patricia Petiet
FANNY WIGGINS .....................................................................................................Katherine Kujala
MISS PRISMS ............................................................................................................Barbara Scanlon
STELLA ...........................................................................................................................Patricia Petiet
ELLA ....................................................................................................................................Sarah Faix
DELLA .............................................................................................................Angela Torres-Kutkuhn
ALADDIN ...............................................................................................................Keith Austin Brown
THE GRAND VIZIER .......................................................................................................Sam Roelofs
AL KHIZAR ......................................................................................................................Lynn Herche
CAPTAIN OF GUARDS ..................................................................................................Frank Brinker
QUEEN OF DREAMS .....................................................................................Angela Torres-Kutkuhn
AMINE ................................................................................................................................. Sarah Faix
TOWNSPEOPLE, SUBJECTS OF ALADDIN............................................... Kevin Newell, Tom Petiet
NARRATOR........................................................................................................................ Mitch Gillett

Patrick Johnson and Margaret Counihan at the two pianos
Conducted and Directed by David Troiano

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