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Rob Roy is designated "A Romantic Comic Opera in Three Acts" by composer Reginald De Koven and lyricist Harry B. Smith. It premiered in Detroit on 1 October 1894 and opened in New York on 29 October 1894, at the Herald Square Theatre where it ran for 235 performances.

Dramatis Personæ

ROB ROY MACGREGOR   (a Highland Chief) Mr. William Pruette
JANET   (daughter of the Mayor) Miss Juliet Corden
PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD STUART Mr. Barron Berthald
  (called "The Young Pretender")
FLORA MACDONALD   (heiress of a Chief of the Clan MacDonald) Miss Lizzie MacNichol
DUGALD MACWHEEBLE   (Mayor of Perth) Mr. Richard F. Carroll
LOCHIEL   (a Highlander, otherwise Donald Cameron) Mr. Wm. McLaughlin
CAPT. RALPH SHERIDAN   (of the King's Grenadiers) Miss Anna O'Keefe
SANDY MACSHEREY   (town crier) Mr. Joseph Herbert
TAMMAS MACSORLIE   (the Mayor's henchman) Mr. Harry Parker
LIEUT. CORNWALLIS   (of King George's Grenadiers) Miss Mittie Atherton
LIEUT. CLINTON Miss Louise Crane
ANGUS MACALLISTER Miss Jeanette Perie
DUNCAN CAMPBELL Miss Julie Senac
STUART MACPHERSON Miss Frankie Leonard
DONALD MACALPINE Miss Carrie Rieger
NELLY   (bar-maid of "The Crown and Thistle") Miss Anita Austin

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   Perth, Scotland.

ACT II   -   A mountain pass near Culloden.

ACT III   -   Near Stirling Castle.


The story of Rob Roy

External Links
Vocal Score at the Internet Archive
Rob Roy at Wikipedia

American Musical Theatre

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