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Lillian Russell in La cigale

Title
Lillian Russell in La cigale / cabinet photograph by Sarony.
Publication
New York : Sarony, [1891?]

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Still imageSupervised use *T-Pho A (Russell, Lillian)Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre

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Description
1 cabinet photograph : b&w; 17 x 11 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Series Statement
Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Subjects
Genre/Form
Cabinet photographs.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Also available in electronic form, digitized by The New York Public Library.
Biography (note)
  • The operetta was performed extensively in the United States, including at the Garden Theatre, New York, N.Y., Oct. 26, 1891-Feb. 13, 1892, the Globe Theatre, Boston, Mass., Feb. 15-Mar. 5, 1892, the Columbia Theatre, Chicago, Ill., Mar. 14-Apr. 9, 1892, two theaters in Philadelphia, Penn., May 9-21, 1982, the Park Theatre, Brooklyn, N.Y., May 23-28, 1892, a national tour between Sept. and Oct., 1892, the Garden Theatre, New York, Dec. 26, 1892-Jan. 10, 1893, and the summer of 1893 at Columbia Theatre, Chicago.
  • Sarah Bernhardt attended the second performance of the operetta and the next day, according to Russell, sent the singer a hand-written copy of the La Fontaine fable upon which it was based.
Call Number
*T-Pho A (Russell, Lillian, no. 12)
Title
Lillian Russell in La cigale / cabinet photograph by Sarony.
Imprint
New York : Sarony, [1891?]
Series
Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Summary
Portrait of Lillian Russell dressed for her role of Marton in La Cigalle, produced by the Lillian Russell Opera Comique, music by Edmond Audran, English version by F. C. Burnand and music by Ivan Caryll, based on Henri Chivot and Alfred Duru's La cigale et la fourmi [The grasshopper and the ant] from Jean de La Fontaine's fable of the same name.
Additional Formats
Also available in electronic form, digitized by The New York Public Library.
Biography
The operetta was performed extensively in the United States, including at the Garden Theatre, New York, N.Y., Oct. 26, 1891-Feb. 13, 1892, the Globe Theatre, Boston, Mass., Feb. 15-Mar. 5, 1892, the Columbia Theatre, Chicago, Ill., Mar. 14-Apr. 9, 1892, two theaters in Philadelphia, Penn., May 9-21, 1982, the Park Theatre, Brooklyn, N.Y., May 23-28, 1892, a national tour between Sept. and Oct., 1892, the Garden Theatre, New York, Dec. 26, 1892-Jan. 10, 1893, and the summer of 1893 at Columbia Theatre, Chicago.
Sarah Bernhardt attended the second performance of the operetta and the next day, according to Russell, sent the singer a hand-written copy of the La Fontaine fable upon which it was based.
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Added Author
La Fontaine, Jean de, 1621-1695 Adaptations.
Audran, Edmond, 1842-1901. Cigale et la fourmi.
Caryll, Ivan, 1861-1921.
Burnand, F. C. (Francis Cowley), 1836-1917.
À Beckett, Gilbert, 1837-1891.
Lillian Russell Opera Comique.
Sarony (New York, N.Y.) photographer
Added Title
National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Research Call Number
*T-Pho A (Russell, Lillian, no. 12)
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