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Frederica Drama View Details Compare
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1771 and 1779, Sesenheim and Strasbourg, France. FREDERICA tells the story of the young Johann Wolfgang Goethe, the celebrated German poet, and his doomed love for Frederica, daughter of the Vicar of Sesenheim. Anxious not to stand in the way of Goethe’s career, Frederica sacrifices her love for him.

Merry Widow, The Romance View Details Compare
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Pontevedrian embassy, Paris, 1905. The Ambassador, Baron Zeta, is desperate that the wealthy widow Hanna Glavari marry a Pontevedrian man so that her fortune remains in the country. He attempts to match her and his handsome attaché, Danilo. It turns out that Danilo and Hanna had had a love affair in years past. Nevertheless, Danilo now refuses to love her because he doesn’t want it to look like he just loves her money. In the end, after Hanna reveals that she will lose the money if she remarries, Danilo joyously asks for her hand in marriage. Quickly, she informs him that she will lose her money – because she will give it to her new husband.

Merry Widow, The (adapted Park/Hanmer) Romance View Details Compare
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First performed in 1905, and often called The Queen of Operettas, THE MERRY WIDOW is certainly the most celebrated and successful show of its kind ever written. The melodies and songs – “Vilja”, “The Merry Widow Waltz”, “You’ll Find Me At Maxim’s”, to name but a few - are lovingly played and sung the whole world over, making it one of the surest box-office attractions of all time. At the Pontevedrian embassy, Paris, the Ambassador, is desperate that the wealthy widow Anna Glavari marry a Pontevedrian man so that her fortune remains in the country. He attempts to match her and his handsome attaché, Danilo. It turns out that Danilo and Hanna had had a love affair in years past. Nevertheless, Danilo now refuses to love her because he doesn’t want it to look like he just loves her money. In the end, after Hanna reveals that she will lose the money if she remarries, Danilo joyously asks for her hand in marriage. Quickly, she informs him that she will lose her money – because she will give it to her new husband.

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