The Chocolate Soldier

Opera - Revival

St. James Theatre

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  • Opening Date: May 2, 1934
  • Closing Date: May 12, 1934
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 13

Music: Jay Blackton, Oscar Strauss

Book: Leopold Jacobson, Rudolph Bernauer

Libretto: Leopold Jacobson, Rudolph Bernauer


During the Serbio-Bulgarian War of 1885, a Bulgarian woman who is engaged to a war hero encounters a Serbian captain who is retreating from the war because he despises it. He teaches her to see beyond the romantic ideals of war in this operetta, adapted from George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man.


Opening Night Cast

Hazel Andrews Ensemble
Leah Baliver Ensemble
Theo Bayles Ensemble
Suzanne Black Ensemble
Lauretta Brislin Mascha
Jack Bruns Ensemble
Tamara Charle Ensemble
Bernice Claire Nadina Popoff
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Rudolph Bernauer Original German libretto ("Dertapfere Soldat")
  Leopold Jacobson Original German libretto ("Dertapfere Soldat")
  Oscar Strauss Composer
  Alonzo Price Staging
  Tams Costume Design
  Charles Purcell Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1933 - 1934

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