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Chris and the Wonderful Lamp is an operetta in four acts, music by John Philip Sousa with libretto and song lyrics by Glen MacDonough. Originally presented at the Hyperion Theatre, New Haven, Connecticut, on 23 October 1899 and then at the Victoria Theatre, New York, from 1 January to 24 February 1900.

Dramatis Personæ

Characters in Act I

THE GENIE   (the original Slave of the Lamp) Jerome Sykes
SCOTTY JONES   (Boy-of-all-work at Miss Prisms' Academy) John Page
LOVEMONEY   (A New England money lender) Randolph Curry
PETTINGILL Herbert Carter
AUCTIONEER Charles H. Drew
CHRIS WAGSTAFF   (a "boy about town") Edna Wallace-Hopper
FANNY WIGGINS   (Star pupil at the Prisms Academy) Ethel Irene Stewart
MISS PRISMS   (Principal of the Academy) Mabella Baker
KATIE CLANCY   (Maid-of-all-work at the Academy) Nellie Lynch
STELLA
DELLA
BELLA
ELLA
NELLA
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(Pupils at the Prisms Academy) {
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Edna Hunter
Edith Barr
Violet Jewell
Adele Nott
Stella Madison

Characters in Acts II & III

THE GENIE Jerome Sykes
SCOTTY JONES John Page
THE GRAND VIZIER Randolph Curry
AL KHIZAR   (Chief of the Secret Police of Etheria) Herbert Carter
CAPTAIN OF THE GUARD Charles H. Drew
CHRIS WAGSTAFF Edna Wallace-Hopper
ALADDIN   (Prince of Etheria) Emilie Beaupre
FANNY WIGGINS Ethel Irene Stewart
MISS PRISMS Mabella Baker
AMINE
SOFIE
ZOBEIDE
DIANA
HAYDEE
HEBE
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Nellie Lynch
Edna Hunter
Edith Barr
Violet Jewell
Adele Nott
Stella Madison
QUEEN OF DREAMS Harriet Harnden

Lyrics and MIDI Files

ACT I

ACT II

ACT III


External Link
Vocal Score at IMSLP.
Chris and the Wonderful Lamp at Wikipedia

American Musical Theatre

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