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LITTLE CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS A burlesque opera in 2 acts by George T. Sims and Cecil Raleigh. Music by Ivan Caryll Lyric Theatre, London - 10 October, 1893 (279 perfs) Revised 2 August, 1894 - 20 October 1894. Transferred to Terry's Theatre 19 October, 1894, Closed 15 December, 1894. Total No of performances 421. Garden Theatre, New York - 15 October 1894. Trannsferred to Palmer's Theatre - 15 April, 1895 (total 264 perfs) MUSICAL NUMBERS ACT I - The Great Square of Cadiz. 1. Opening Chorus - "Here in Cadiz flags are flying, from each steeple bells are ringing..." 2. Song - Unspecified soloist and Chorus - "Columbus was a famous man who lost himself at sea..." 3. Song - Christopher - "Oh! sailor King, who won renown unfading till the world shall end..." 4. Ballad - Guinevere - "A pussy cat sat by a silver stream - purr! - singing away in a dainty dream - purr! ..." 5. Chorus - "In an unconventional way they attend the fête today..." 6. Air de Ballet 7. Song - Unspecified soloist and Male Chorus - "When you're strolling home to bed thro' the long deserted street..." 8. Song - Christopher and Chorus - "When the flow'rets droop in the noonday sun, and softly the songbirds trill..." 9. Duet - Guinevere and Christopher - "If in your dreams my face you see, dream on, true heart, for I am near..." 10. Finale Act I - "Oh, yes! oh, yes! Oh, yes! oh, yes! The dancing girls will give a show before they start for Chicago!" ACT II - The Midway Plaisance, Chicago Exhibition. 11. Chorus of Foreigners - "We are foreigners come from afar, yes, we are... " 12. Topical Song - O'Hoolegan and Two Flunkies - "I'm a swell, as you see by my manners and air... " 13. Quartett - Christopher, Guinevere, and Mr. & Mrs. Block - "If you wish at the moment to shine in Society... " 14. Duet - Christopher and O'Hoolegan - "There's nothing half so sweet in life, they say, as wedded bliss... " 15. Duet and Dance - "We are the Sisters Giggle, you know us at a glance... " 16. Double Chorus of Germans and Turks - "Ve vas Deutsche frauleins, as you all can see... " 17. Dance 18. "Rumpty Tumpty" Song - (possibly sung by Christopher) - "I am a jolly sort of chap, a fav'rite ev'rywhere... " 19. Plantation Song - "Oh! honey, my honey, 'tis a dark and stilly night, and only the stars can see... " 20. Dance - Tarantella 21. Finale Act II - "All hail! All hail! All hail! Great Christopher Columbus! ... "