Katja die Tänzerin is an operetta in 3 acts with book and lyrics by Leopold Jacobson and Rudolph Österreicher produced in Vienna in 1922 and then as Katja the Dancer, with book by Harry Graham and Frederick Lonsdale at the Gaiety Theatre, London 21 February, 1925. The music is by Jean Gilbert, whose real name was Max Winterfeld.
| PRINCE CARL OF KORUJA
|| Gregory Stroud
| COUNT ORPITCH
|| Bobbie Comber
| PATRICIA (his Daughter)
|| Ivy Tresmand
| MAUD (Patricia's Friend)
|| Rene Mallory
| LEANDER BILLOROFF (the Count's Private Secretary)
|| Gene Gerrard
| KATJA KARINA (a Dancer)
|| Lilian Davies
| IVO (her Partner)
|| Dennis Hoey
| BOSCART (Chief of Police)
|| Vincent Dawson
| SIMON (the Prince's Servant)
|| Leonard Russell
|| Jack Livesey
| POLICE INSPECTOR
|| Roger Head
| ANDRE (Chief of Ivo's gang)
|| Norman Leyland
ACT I - Reception Room in Count Orpitch's Palace.
ACT II - Room in Prince Carl's Villa.
- No. 9 - Humming Chorus, and Song - Carl - "Congratulations ... What was that?" & "I've planned a lovely little rendezvous..."
- No. 10 - Duet - Patricia and Carl - "Smiling, in fashion so beguiling, you pay a midnight call here, all alone!..."
- No. 11 - Duet - Katja and Carl - "I believe you are frighten'd of me! ... Yes, and no! Beautiful women are a danger, you see!"
- No. 12 - Duet - Maud and Orpitch - "The world has gone quite potty; they're all insane, it's true! ..."
- No. 13 - Duet - Patricia and Leander - "To a land where skies are blue, dear, Samarkand or Timbuctoo, dear..."
- No. 14 - Finale Act II - "Who knows when again we shall meet like this, alone beneath the moon..."
ACT III - Another room in the Prince's Villa.
- External Links
- Katja die Tänzerin at the Guide to Musical Theatre
- Vocal Score at GOLNY, Leeds University
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