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Lillian Russell in La cigale

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Sarony & Co (Photographer)
Collection

Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file

Personalities

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Lillian Russell

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1891
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Sarony
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-PHO (A) Russell, Lillian, no. 12
Topics
Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922
Operas & operettas -- United States -- 1891-1900
Musical theater -- United States
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : 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.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : 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.

Content : 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.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Statement of Responsibility: Cabinet photograph by Sarony.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 cabinet photograph : b ; 17 x 11 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG98-F883
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14520693
UUID: 7c4773b0-ff8c-012f-0bb5-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1891: Copyright date
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell in La cigale" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-3884-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Lillian Russell in La cigale" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-3884-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. Lillian Russell in La cigale Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-3884-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lillian Russell in La cigale