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The Prima Donna is a comic opera in two acts with book and lyrics by Henry Blossom and music by Victor Herbert. It opened at the Knickerbocker Theatre, New York, on 30 November, 1908 and ran for 72 performances.

Dramatis Personæ

COLONEL DUTOIR Nace Bonville
CAPTAIN BORDENAVE William K. Harcourt
LIEUT. ARMAND   (Count de Fonteine) William Raymond
LIEUT. FERNAND DROUILLARD Donald Hall
LIEUT. GASTON de RENDAL Martin Haydon
LIEUT. PROSPER ROUSSEA Geo. W. Macnamara
LIEUT. EUGENE de BEAUMONT Robert E. Clarke
MONS. BEAURIVAGE   (Athenee's Father) W. J. Ferguson
HERR MAX GUNDELFINGER   (known as "Pop") Jas. E. Sullivan
SIGNOR GIUSEPPI SPAGLIONNI Phil Branson
BARON de POMBAL Herbert Ayling
DOCTOR PAPIN St. Clair Bayfield
FIRST WAITER Armand Cortez
SECOND WAITER Peter Canova
MOTHER JUSTINE   (Proprietress of the Café) Josephine Bartlett
MLLE. ATHENEE   (Prima Donna of the Opera Comique) Fritzi Scheff
MARGOT   (her Maid) Gwendolyn Valentine
MLLE. MATHILDE
MLLE. DESIREE
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(Café Chanteuses) {
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Grace Spencer
Renee Dyris
THE DUCHESS Ellen Carr
COUNTESS HELENE Blanche Morrison
MARQUISE du PERRIPONDS Lizzie Conway
CELESTE
MIGNON
CLAIRETTE
REBE
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(Café Concert Girls) {
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Margaret Ross
Gertrude Doremus
Virginia Reid
Marguerite May

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   The Pomme d'Or.

ACT II   -   Club House at Île de Puteaux, Paris.


External Links
The Prima Donna at The Guide to Musical Theatre
Vocal Score at Musopen

American Musical Theatre

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