Music by Franz Lehár: Lyrics by Adrian Ross and Basil Hood: Book A.M. Willner and Robert Bodansky, adapted from the German by Basil Hood.
Daly's Theatre, 20 May, 1911
Adaptation by Eric Maschwitz and Bernard Grun.

Count of Luxemburg | Musical

  • About the Show

    or half a million francs, a penniless Count agrees to marry - and in three month's time divorce - a girl unknown to him, so that, as a Countess, she can become the bride of a Grand Duke. At the wedding ceremony, the pair are separated by a screen - but later they meet and fall in love. Little knowing they are already husband and wife, they believe their romance is hopeless - but a happy ending is beautifully worked out, and the unfolding of the story is greatly enriched by Lehár 's lilting music, which includes two immortal waltzes. Additionally, a ballet to the celebrated "Gold and Silver Waltz" can be included.


    Casting Information

    3 female, 12 male

    Performance Material

    flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, bassoon, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, percussion, harp, strings. Professional Version: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, 3 percussion, harp, celesta, stage music, strings

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