Lillian Russell in La cigale
NamesSarony & Co (Photographer)
Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file
Dates / OriginCopyright Date: 1891Place: New YorkPublisher: Sarony
Library locationsBilly Rose Theatre DivisionShelf locator: *T-PHO (A) Russell, Lillian, no. 12
TopicsRussell, Lillian, 1861-1922Operas & operettas -- United States -- 1891-1900Musical theater -- United States
NotesContent: 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, 1875-1923Statement of responsibility: cabinet photograph by Sarony.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 cabinet photograph : b ; 17 x 11 cm.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPG98-F883NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14520693Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7c4773b0-ff8c-012f-0bb5-58d385a7bc34
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