Sweethearts

Sweethearts

Victor Herbert, Robert B. Smith, Harry B. Smith, Fred De Gresac

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Sweethearts

Sweethearts

Victor Herbert, Robert B. Smith, Harry B. Smith, Fred De Gresac

Overview

Victor Herbert's comic operetta takes place in the fictitious kingdom of Zilinia. The tale of a secret princess, a dashing prince, a sleazy politician, and a military Lothario combines humor, music, and romance as only a classic operetta can.

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Details

  • Genre: Period, Romantic Comedy
  • Time Period: 1910s / WWI
  • Cast Attributes: Expandable casting
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

Authors

Author

Victor Herbert

Robert B. Smith

ROBERT B. SMITH was born in Chicago in 1875, where he began his career apprenticing with Weber and Fields. His older brother, Harry B. Smith, was also a successful lyricist, writer and composer. Robert B. Smith’s notable works include the lyrics to “Come Down, Ma Evenin’ Star ...

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Harry B. Smith

HARRY B. SMITH was a prolific stage writer, having contributed to more than 300 librettos and lyrics for more than 6,000 tunes. His early career was as a music and drama critic for Chicago newspapers. Some of his best known works were created with Victor Herbert, Reginald deK ...

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Author

Fred De Gresac

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