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The Serenade is an operetta with music and lyrics by Victor Herbert, and book by Harry B. Smith. It was produced by a troupe called "The Bostonians", receiving its premiere on Broadway on 16 March 1897 at the Knickerbocker Theatre and ran initially for 79 performances. It remained very popular into the new century, running almost continuously for the next seven years.

Dramatis Personæ

THE DUKE OF SANTA CRUZ Henry Clay Barnabee
CARLO ALVARADO William H. MacDonald
ROMERO Eugene Cowles
LOPEZ William E. Philp
GOMEZ George B. Frothingham
COLOMBO Harry Brown
THE MOTHER-SUPERIOR Josephine Bartlett
YVONNE Alice Nielsen
DOLORES Jessie Bartlett Davis

MIDI Files

ACT I   -   The main office of the Royal Madrid Brigandage Association Ltd.,
near a haunted castle in the mountains.

ACT II   -   The garden of the Monastery of St. Benedict,
adjoining the Convent School of St. Ursula.

ACT III   -   The same as Act I.


External Links
The Serenade at Wikipedia
Vocal Score at IMSLP

American Musical Theatre

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