Old Dutch is a musical farce in two acts adapted from the German by Edgar Smith with lyrics by George V. Hobart and music by Victor Herbert. It was first performed at the Herald Square Theatre in New York on 22 November 1909.
| LUDWIG STREUSAND (known as "Old Dutch")
|| Mr. Lew Fields
| LIZA STREUSAND
|| Miss Alice Dovey
| FRANZ VON BOMBERG
|| Mr. John Bunny
| ALFRED VON BOMBERG
|| Mr. Wm. C. Weeden
| ROSA VON BOMBERG
|| Miss Eva Davenport
| LEOPOLD MUELLER
|| Mr. John Henshaw
| ALMA VILLIANYI
|| Miss Ada Lewis
| HON. ALGERNON CLYMBER
|| Mr. Vernon Castle
| JOSEPH CUSINIER
|| Mr. Charles Judels
|| Mr. Mack Johnston
| LIGHTNING CHARLIE
|| Mr. Philip Watson
| A TELEGRAPH MESSENGER
|| Mr. Victor Hyde
ACT I - Exterior of the "Hotel Schoenwald" in the Tyrol - Morning.
ACT II - Scene 1 - The Palm Garden of the "Hotel Schoenwald" - Evening.
- No. 8 - Entr'Act and Opening Ensemble - "Then drink to the health of this great, great man..."
- No. 9 - Song - Alfred - "I met a dainty maiden who was fair as any rose..."
- No. 10 - Fantastic Dance
- No. 11 - Russian Duo and Dance - "Tell me, dearie, that you love me; tell me, dearie, you'll be true..."
- No. 12 - Song - Liza - "I don't want to marry a man with gold, for wealth isn't happiness..."
- No. 13 - Song - Cusinier and Chorus - "As landlord of a big hotel, such troubles, oh, ma foi! ..."
- No. 14 - Song - Leopold Mueller and Alma - "Most everybody on this earth pretends an awful lot..."
- No. 15 - End of Scene I - "From the hills far away the gipsies come, hear their tambourines go tum, tum, tum..."
ACT II - Scene 2 - The Corridor on the second floor of the Hotel - Night.
- External Link
- Vocal Score at the Library of Congress
American Musical Theatre
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