Louis Hirsch

The Rainbow Girl (1917)

AN OPERETTA IN THREE ACTS

Music by Louis A. Hirsch
Book and Lyrics by Rennold Wolf
Music restored and conducted by Adam Aceto

CRG06P-1M   THE RAINBOW GIRL, music only.....$15
Concert performance, music only. 2 piano accomp.

The Rainbow Girl
Track 1 Overture (Selections arr. by George Trinkhaus)............................. The Two Pianos
[Let’s go down to the shop, Mister Drummer, Beautiful Lady Tell Me,
My Rainbow Girl,. My Love is for Thee, Alimony Blues, Just You Alone]
Track 2 Overture (con’t) [I’ll think of you, In a month or two, My Rainbow Girl]

Act I.
Scene 1. The Green Room of the Frivolity Theatre, London
Track 3 Opening Act I (My Rainbow Girl)............................................................... Mollie
Track 4 Won’t Someone Marry Me?........................................................................... Daisy
Track 5 Just You Alone.......................................................................... Mollie and Robert
Track 6 Alimony Blue........................................................................................ Buck Evans
Track 7 Finaletto Scene I – Act I......................................................................... Ensemble
Scene 2. One Week Later. Boudoir in Wetherell Hall, near Manchester, England
Track 8 In a Month or Two....................................................................................... Robert
Track 9 My Rainbow Girl....................................................................... Mollie and Robert
Track 10 Ensemble “Lady Wetherell”.............................................................. The Bennets

Act II. Drawing-room in Wetherell Hall. The Following Afternoon
Track 11 Let’s Go Down to the Shop......................................................................... Ernest
Track 12 Love’s Ever New...................................................................... Robert and Mollie
Track 13 I’ll Think of You (Will You Think of Me?)................................ Jane and Ernest
Track 14 Mister Drummer!......................................................................................... Daisy
Track 15 Finale Act II........................................................................................... Ensemble

Act III. Sun parlor and breakfast room in Wetherell Hall. Following morning.
Track 16 Opening Act III “I Wonder”......................................................................... Daisy
Track 17 Soon We’ll Be Seen Upon the Screen......................................... Jane and Ernest
Track 18 Beautiful Lady, Tell Me............................................................................... Mollie
Track 19 Finale Act III........................................................................................... Ensemble

Appendix
Track 20 You’re the Finest of them All (cut from Act II)........................... Daisy and Buck
Track 21 My Love is for Thee (cut from Act I)........................................ Mollie and Robert

Cast

Daisy Meade, a soubrette................................................................................ Marla Bentley
Buck Evans, a comedian.............................................................................. Greg Wakefield
Robert Vernon Dudley, Lord Wetherell........................................................... Michael Parr
Mollie Murdock, of the cast of “The Rainbow Girl”................................ Kimberly Dolanski
Clergyman.............................................................................................................. Tom Petiet

The Bennets, 12 of them, including:
Martin Bennet, a butlet................................................................................... David Troiano
Ernest Bennet, a footman............................................................................... Mitchell Gillett
Jane Bennet, a house maid............................................................................ Kirsten Kunkle
Susannah Bennet, a housekeeper..................................................... Diane McEwen-Martin
Honoria Bennet, a lady’s maid......................................................................... Marla Bentley

Ensemble: Marla Bentley, Kimberly Dolanski, Kirsten Kunkle, Diane McEwen-Martin, Kimerica Parr, Mitch Gillet, Michael Parr, Tom Petiet, David Troiano, Greg Wakefield

Adam Aceto and Patrick Johnson at the two pianos

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