The Chocolate Soldier

Opera - Revival

Century Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 12, 1921
  • Closing Date: February 18, 1922
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 83

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

Myrtle Ashly Singer
Ruth Bannon Singer
Allston Bent Singer
Donald Brian Lieutenant Bumerli
Jack Bruns Singer
Alice Burns Singer
Annette Carmichael Singer
Flo Clemons
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Rudolph Bernauer Libretto
  Leopold Jacobson Libretto
  Hugh Stanislaus Stange Translation
  Oscar Strauss Music
  Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.) Producer
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