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Merry Widow, The - Full Length Musical, Comedy

Merry Widow, The

Charles George, Franz Lehar

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Full Length Musical, Comedy

6m, 12f

ISBN: DIG0000000176

Book and Lyrics by Charles George
Music by Franz Lehar

This clever comedy presents the story of a dashing European prince and his romance with a beautiful American widow.

This title is only available as a rented manuscript, and must be returned at end of rental period.

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Description

Full Length Musical

Comedy

Settings Of Play - The lounge in a smart seaside resort hotel.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

TAGS

Love, Marriage

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior, Pre-Teen (Age 11 - 13)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Large Stage

All the world famous songs have been retained, embellished with new lyrics that critics believe to be the best words ever to the Lehar score. There's a new story of a dashing European prince and his romance with a beautiful American widow. The comedy is clever and wholesome and is not difficult to cast or stage.
Characters

CASTING

6m, 12f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Expandable casting

CASTING NOTES

Plus a flexible chorus.

PRINCE NIKALAS, of Altruria
HERR CARLO BERGHOFF, his secretary-companion
PRINCESS STEPHANIE, of Sylvania
ELSA MELLER, her companion
MRS. ADELE TALBOT, a young widow
BERTON PRESTON, an elderly playboy
CLARISSA PRESTON, his wife
MONTOMERY NELSON, of Chicago
BEATRICE KILLGARDEN, a newspaper columnist
MRS. SARAH VAN ORDEN, a society matron
ETHEL VAN ORDEN, her daughter
MRS. VERA RANDOLPH, a social arbiter
JEFFERSON RANDOLPH, her son
HARTLEY LANGDON, manager of the hotel
FLEURETTE, a Maxim Girl
COLETTE, another Maxim Girl
JEANETTE, another Maxim Girl
MISTINGUETTE, another Maxim Girl

Rental Materials

SIZE OF ORCHESTRA

Large

20 Libretto / Vocal books

1 Piano/Conductor Score

1 Flute

1 Tenor Sax

1 Trombone

1 Trumpet 1

1 Trumpet 2

1 Violin 

1 Cello

1 Clarinet

1 Drums

Song Samples

Overture

In Marsovia

Maxim's

Act 1 Finale

Down in Dear Old Marsovia

Vilia

Women

Love in My Heart

Act 2 Finale

The Girls at Maxim's

I Love You So

Finale

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