Gustav Luders

The Prince of Pilsen (1903)

An Operetta in Two Acts

Music by Gustav Luders Book and Lyrics by Frank Pixley
Restored and Edited by Tom Petiet

CPOP11P-2C   THE PRINCE OF PILSEN dialog............$20
CPOP11P-1M   THE PRINCE OF PILSEN music only....$15

The Prince of Pilsen
ACT I The Seaside Hotel in Nice, France
No. 1 OPENING CHORUS “IN DAYS OF OLD” ............................... Francois, Edith and Chorus
No. 2 SONG “ARTIE”............................................................................. Artie and Women's Chorus
No. 3 SONG “A SEASON AT THE SHORE”....................................... Mrs. Crocker And Vassar Girls
No. 4 ENSEMBLE .................................................................................. Francois, Hans, Edith and Chorus
No. 14 SONG “THE MESSAGE OF THE VIOLETS” ......................... Tom and chorus
No. 5 ENSEMBLE “TO FUN AND FOLLY”........................................ Prince and Students
No. 6 “STEIN SONG” ............................................................................. Prince and Students
No. 7 TRIO “THE WIDOW”................................................................... Mrs. Crocker, Hans, Artie
No. 8 DUET “KEEP IT DARK” ............................................................. Sidonie and Francois
No. 9 DUET “SMOKES”......................................................................... Prince and Nellie, with chorus
No. 10 FINALE ACT 1............................................................................ Ensemble

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ACT II The Seaside Hotel, the next day
No. 11 ENSEMBLE “THE FOX HUNT” .................................................. Edith and Chorus
No. 12 SONG “HE DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TO DO” ............................... Hans
No. 13 “THE AMERICAN GIRL” ............................................................ Mrs. Crocker, Vassar Girls and chorus
No. 15 SONG “THE TALE OF THE SEASHELL” ................................... Prince and chorus
No. 16 DUET “BACK TO THE BOULEVARDS” .......................................Francois and Sidonie
No. 17 ENSEMBLE “THE FLOWER FETE” ........................................... Mrs. Crocker, Edith and Chorus
No. 18 FINALE.......................................................................................... Tom And Company

The Cast

HANS WAGNER, a Cincinnati brewer......................................................Tom Petiet
CARL OTTO, The Prince of Pilsen.............................................................Ed Pember
ARTHUR, Earl of Shrimpton.....................................................................David Andrews
LIEUT. TOM WAGNER, of the U.S. Annapolis........................................Keith Austin Brown
FRANCOIS, concierge of the hotel ...........................................................Gyuri Barabas
SERGEANT BREE, of the Gendarmes .....................................................Robert Westbrook
JIMMY, the bell boy ...................................................................................Jim Cavalcoli
MRS. CROCKER, a wealthy socialite.........................................................Elizabeth Robertson
EDITH ADAMS, a Vassar student .............................................................Katherine Kujala
NELLIE WAGNER, daughter of Hans Wagner........................................Sarah Faix
SIDONIE, Mrs. Crocker’s French maid.....................................................Natalie Emptage
1ST STUDENT ............................................................................................Jim Cavalcoli
2ND STUDENT...........................................................................................Bob Westbrook
3RD STUDENT............................................................................................Frank Immekus
VASSAR GIRL 1 ..........................................................................................Kathy Wipperman
VASSAR GIRL 2 .........................................................................................Viktoria Wilson
VASSAR GIRL 3 .........................................................................................Joanna Morlan
TOWNSPEOPLE......................................................Kate Sikora, Carla Margolis, Pat Petiet,
Fred Estabrook and the entire cast
NARRATOR................................................................................................George Valenta

At the Two Pianos............................................... Margaret Counihan and Patrick Johnson

DAVID TROIANO, Music Director

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