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The Lady of the Slipper or A Modern Cinderella is a musical fantasy in three acts. The book is by Anne Caldwell and Lawrence McCarty, the music by Victor Herbert and the lyrics by James O'Dea. It opened at the Globe Theatre, New York on 28 October, 1912 where it ran for 232 performances.

Cast of Characters

THE CROWN PRINCE MAXIMILIAN Douglas Stevenson
PRINCE ULRICH   (his brother) Eugene Revere
CAPTAIN LADISLAW   (aide-de-camp to Maximilian) James G. Reaney
BARON VON NIX   (Cinderella's Father) Charles Mason
ATZEL   (the Baron's butler) Vernon Castle
MOUSER   (the Baron's cat) David Abrahams
ALBRECHT   (a shoemaker) Samuel Burbank
LOUIS   (his assistant) Harold Russell
JOSEPH   (a milliner) Edgar L. Hay
MATTHIAS   (a furrier) Ed. Randall
PUNKS
SPOOKS
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  (from the Cornfield) {
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David C. Montgomery
Fred A. Stone
CINDERELLA Elsie Janis
DOLLBABIA
FREAKETTE
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  (Cinderella's Step-Sisters) {
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Lillian Lee
Queenie Vassar
ROMNEYA Allene Crater
THE FAIRY GODMOTHER Vivian Rushmore
VALERIE   (maid at the Baron's) Peggy Wood
SOPHIA   (Albrecht's wife) Florence Williams
IRMA   (Joseph's wife) Edna Bates
CLARA   (Louis' wife) Helen Falconer
LUDOVICA   (Matthias' wife) Gladys Zell
MAIDA Lillian Rice
GRETCHEN Angie Weimers
PREMIERE DANSEUSE Lydia Lopoukowa

MIDI Files

ACT I  -  Scene 1   -   Kitchen in the Castle of Baron von Nix.

ACT I  -  Scene 2   -   On the way to the Palace.

ACT II   -   Ballroom in the Palace of Prince Maximilian.

ACT III  -  Scene 1   -   The Baron's Kitchen.

ACT III  -  Scene 2   -   Throne room of the Prince's Palace.

  • No. 22 - Chorus of Girls - "This is not in any way a next-to-nature exposé, nor should you class it as a picture show.  Rather, let us here confess..."

MIDI Files Copyright © 2011 Colin Johnson. All Rights Reserved.


External Links
The Lady of the Slipper at The Guide to Musical Theatre
Vocal Score at the Internet Archive

American Musical Theatre

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