Jerome Kern

Stepping Stones (1923)

A Musical Comedy in Two Acts

Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Anne Caldwell Book by Anne Caldwell and R.H. Burnside
Score Arrangements by R. Russell Bennett
Music restored and conducted by Adam Aceto

CSS06P-1M   STEPPING STONES- music only......................$15
Concert performance, music only. Duo piano accomp.

The Stepping Stones
ACT I Scene 1 – the nursery Scene 2 – the puppet play Scene 3 – The corridor Scene 4 – the sweet shop
Scene 5 –
Cherryville Square Scene 6 – The Road to Broughtin Woods Scene 7 – The Garden of Roses
Track 1 Overture......................................................................................... The Two Pianos
Track 2 Descriptive Music “The Nursery Clock”........................................ The Two Pianos
Track 3 Prelude to Puppet Scene................................................................. The Two Pianos
Track 4 Little Angel Cake................................................................ Richard, Radiola, Mary
Track 5 Little Angel Cake Dance................................................................ The Two Pianos
Track 6 DeWolfe’s Entrance........................................................................ The Two Pianos
Track 7 Because you Love the Singer........................................... Lupina, DeWolfe, Remus
Track 8 Little Red Riding Hood....................................................... Rougette, Widow Hood
Track 9 Wonderful Dad......................................................................... Peter Plug, Rougette
Track 10 De Wolfe’s Entrance..................................................................................... Pianos
Track 11 Pie.............................................................................. Peter Plug, DeWolfe, Remus
Track 12 Pie (encore)............................................................... Peter Plug, DeWolfe, Remus
Track 13 Babbling Babette......................................................................................... Lupina
Track 14 In Love with Love................................................................... Rougette and Silvio
Track 15 In Love with Love Dance.......................................................... Pianos (& celeste)
Track 16 Entrance of Rougette and Prince.................................................. The Two Pianos
Track 17 Rougette’s Escape......................................................................... The Two Pianos
Track 18 Our Lovely Rose.......................................................................................... Lupina
Track 19 Finale........................................................................................................ Ensemble

ACT II Scene 1 – The Haunted Inn Scene 2 – The Mystic Hussars Scene 3 – The Ghost of the Inn
Scene 4 – The Doll’s Village Scene 5 – Outside the Inn Scene 6 – The palace of prince Silvio
Track 20 Entr’Acte-...................................................................................... The Two Pianos
Track 21 Once In a Blue Moon........................................................... Silvio, Remus, Lupina
Track 22 Once In a Blue Moon Polka.......................................................... The Two Pianos
Track 23 Raggedy Ann............................................................ Rougette, Peter Plug, Remus
Track 24 Dear Little Peter Pan....................................................... Rougette and Peter Plug
Track 25 Cane Dance................................................................................... The Two Pianos
Track 26 Palace Dance................................................................................. The Two Pianos
Track 27 Stepping Stones.............................................................. Lupina, DeWolfe, Remus
Track 28 Finale........................................................................................................ Ensemble

Cast

Otto DeWolfe, A Bandit Chief.............................................................................. Tom Petiet
Capt. Remus, His Henchman......................................................................... David Troiano
Prince Silvio, The Crown Prince........................................................................ Michael Parr
Radiola, A Fairy.............................................................................................. Kirsten Kunkle
Lupina, Dewolfe’s Daughter.............................................................. Diane McEwen Martin
Rougette Hood, a little maid........................................................................... Kimerica Parr
Peter Plug, a Plumber.................................................................................... Greg Wakefield
Richard............................................................................................................... Micahel Parr
Widow Hood................................................................................................... Kirsten Kunkle
Mary.................................................................................................................. Marla Bentley

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


Adam Aceto and Patrick Johnson at the two pianos

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