The New Moon
PREMIERE9/19/1928 — Imperial Theatre (Broadway)
COMPOSERSigmund Romberg   
LIBRETTISTOscar Hammerstein II   
Central City Opera
View Company in Member Directory

View Performance Database Listing
7/07/1996--Wheat Ridge, CO
7/16/1996--Wheat Ridge, CO
7/19/1996--Wheat Ridge, CO
7/21/1996--Wheat Ridge, CO
7/24/1996--Wheat Ridge, CO
7/26/1996--Wheat Ridge, CO
7/28/1996--Wheat Ridge, CO
7/31/1996--Wheat Ridge, CO
8/03/1996--Wheat Ridge, CO
8/08/1996--Wheat Ridge, CO
8/10/1996--Wheat Ridge, CO
Robert is a young French aristocrat whose revolutionist inclinations force him to flee his country. Under an assumed name, he sells himself as a bond-servant to planter and ship-owner Monsieur Beaunoir and his family in New Orleans in 1792. Because the Paris police are looking everywhere for him, Robert cannot tell Beaunoir or Beaunoir's beautiful daughter Marianne, with whom he has fallen in love, that he is of noble blood. Eventually he is tracked down by Vicomte Ribaud, the detective villain, and put aboard a ship, the New Moon, so that he can be returned to France. Robert thinks he has been betrayed by Marianne, who has gained her father's consent to travel on the same ship, pretending that she is in love with the ship's captain, Duval. A mutiny occurs, and Robert and the bond-servants come into power. Everyone goes ashore on the Isle of Pines, and a new republic is founded.

The republic flourishes under Robert's guidance, but Marianne, her pride hurt, at first refuses to marry Robert. French ships arrive, apparently to reclaim the island. Vicomte Ribaud expects them to conquer the island for the King of France. But the French Commander reveals that there has been a revolution in France, and that all aristocrats must die unless they renounce their titles. Ribaud, a Royalist, heads for execution, but republican Robert renounces his title. All ends happily for him and Marianne.
n/aThe New Moon0
2La traviata327
3Madama Butterfly322
5The Barber of Seville307
Don’t see your company’s next performance?
Join OPERA America as an Organizational Member to post your productions to the National Opera Calendar and Performance Database. Learn more.

actor id: 0
ind id: 0
memb level: 0
expiration date: 12:00:00 AM
current url: /Applications/schedule/details.aspx
Login As
* Visible only to OPERA America Administrators for testing purposes. Shows security cookie contents.
National Opera Center
330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
212.796.8620   •   Info@operamerica.com

Terms of Service   •   Privacy Policy   •   Copyright Policy   © Copyright 1995–2024 OPERA America Inc.