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Katinka is an operetta in three acts composed by Rudolf Friml to a libretto by Otto Harbach. It was first performed at the Park Theatre in Morristown, New Jersey, on 2 December 1915, and subsequently received its Broadway premiere on 23 December 23, 1915 at the 44th Street Theatre.

Dramatis Personæ

VARENKA   (Katinka's maid) Nina Napier
PETROV   (an old servant to Boris) Albert Sackett
BORIS STROGOFF   (Russian ambassador to Austria) Count Lorrie Grimaldi
KATINKA   (his bride) May Naudain
TATIANA   (Katinka's mother) Norma Mendoza
IVAN DIMITRI   (Katinka's sweetheart, an attaché to the Russian ambassador) Samuel Ash
THADDEUS HOPPER   (a wealthy American) Franklin Ardell
RUSSIAN DANCERS {
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Edmund Makalif
May Thompson
HALIF   (a Circassian slave trader) A. Robins
KNOPF   (Manager of the Café-Turkois-in-Vienna) W. J. McCarthy
ABDUL   (a harem assistant) Daniel Baker
ARIF BEY   (warden of Izzet Pasha's harem) Ed. Durand
OLGA (HASHAN)   (first wife to Boris) Edith Decker
MRS. HELEN HOPPER   (Thaddeus Hopper's wife) Adele Rowland
A SPY Harry Cinton
M. PIERRE   (porter at Hôtel Riche, Constantinople) Gustav Schultz
DANCER Helen Kroner

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   Russia.

ACT II   -   Turkey.

ACT III   -   Austria, just before the war.

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External Links
Katinka at Wikipedia
Katinka at the Guide to Musical Theatre
Vocal Score at IMSLP

American Musical Theatre

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