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Mademoiselle Modiste (1905) An Operetta in Two Acts

Music by Victor Herbert Book and lyrics by Henry Blossom

CMM04P-1M MADEMOISELLE MODISTE- music only...............$15
Concert performance, with dialog or music only. Duo piano accomp.

Overture......................................................................... The Two Pianos

Act I Mme. Cecile’s Hat Shop, Rue de la Paix, Paris

Opening Chorus Act I................................................... Fanchette, Nanette, Girls
When the Cat’s Away the Mice Will Play..................... Fanchette, Nanette, Mme. Cecile
The Time and The Place and The Girl.......................... Etienne and The Ensemble
If I Were On The Stage (Kiss Me Again)...................... Fifi
Love Me, Love My Dog.................................................. Gaston
Hats Make The Woman................................................ Fifi and Girls
Act I Finale.................................................................... Etienne, Count, Fanchette, Nanette,
Gaston, Rene, Mme. Cecile,Marie
Louise, Fifi and The Ensemble

Act II, Scene I A Year Later, Comte de St. Mar’s private dining-room

Prelude to Act II........................................................... The Two Pianos
Chorus of Footmen....................................................... The Men of The Ensemble
I Want What I Want When I Want It......................... Count de St. Mar

Act II, Scene II The Charity Bazaar in the Garden of the Chateau de St. Mar

Opening Chorus Act II, Scene II.................................. Ticket Girl and The Ensemble
Ballet.............................................................................. The Two Pianos
Ze English Language..................................................... Gaston
Mascot of the Troop...................................................... Fifi and the Men of The Ensemble
The Dear Little Girl Who Is Good................................. Rene and Girls
The Keokuk Culture Club.............................................. Mrs. Bent and The Ensemble
Nightingale and the Star............................................... Fifi
Finale Act II................................................................... Fifi and The Ensemble

Cast

Fifi, a milliner.............................................................. Kimberley Dolanski
Count De Bouvray..................................................................... Tom Petiet
Etienne De Bouvray, his son.................................................. Michael Parr
Marie Louise, Etienne’s sister........................................ Adrienne Webster
Lieutenant Rene, engaged to Marie-Louise....................... Phillip Kitchell
Mme Cecile, proprietress of the hat shop........................... Lindsay Pettitt
Franchette, her daughter.................................................... Suzanne Galer
Nanette, her daughter........................................... Diane McEwen-Martin
Gaston, Mme Cecile’s son, an artist..................................... David Troiano
Mrs. Hiram Bent........................................................................ Holly Perry
Raffle Girl................................................................................ Lynn Bishop
Bebe, a dancer......................................................................... Cindy Boote

Narrator.............................................................................. George Valenta

ENSEMBLE: Lynn Bishop, Cindy Boote, Laura Christian, Kim Dolanski, Dennis Eagle, Kaori Emery, Jack Fitz-William, Suzanne Galer, Mitch Gillett, Milena Grubor, Phil Kitchell, Diane McEwen-Martin, Kim Parr, Michael Parr, Holly Perry, Glenn Perry, Tom Petiet, Lindsay Pettitt, David Troiano, Adrienne Webster

Music Director ......................................................... Adam Aceto
Personnel Mgr. and Repetetieur ........................... Patrick Johnson

Adam Aceto and Patrick Johnson at the two pianos

Cast (The Magic Knight)

Elsa, a typical grand operatic maiden...................................................Kimberley Dolanski
Ostrud, her contralto aunt, who dabbles in magic.............................. Cheryl Kaski
Frederick, her hen-pecked uncle...........................................................Glenn Perry
The King, a base monarch.....................................................................Seth Gilman
Lohengrin, a professional rescuer of distressed maidens.....................David Troiano
1st Knight................................................................................................Todd Decker
Godfrey....................................................................................................Greg Wakefield
Narrator..................................................................................................George Valenta

The Ensemble
Marla Bentley, Lynn Bishop, Elizabeth Cedroni, Kim Dolanski, Lucy Head, Cheryl Kaski, Kirsten Kunkle, Holly Perry, Annie Phillips, Anna Rumsey, Claudia Wier, Todd Decker, Mitch Gillett, Seth Gilman, Scott Lindroth, Glenn Perry, Tom Petiet, David Troiano, Greg Wakefield

Adam Aceto and Patrick Johnson at the two pianos
Script restoration and new narration by Tom Petiet