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Job 40, Shanewis (The Robin Lady), 1918-1919

Summary: Shanewis was an opera in two acts based on a book by Nellie Richmond Eberhart. The music was by Charles Wakefield Cadman, with costumes and scenes for Act II by Bel Geddes. It was produced by the New York Metropolitan Opera Company with Dance in the Congo and L'Oracolo on 23 March 1918, and with Le Coq d'Or on 28 March1918. It was restaged at the Met as part of a triple bill on 12 March 1919.

Hunter Code: OP 9
Hunter Guide: page 148

Box/Location Folder Description
flat file e 1 Preliminary Sketch --- Scene arrangement Act II.
theater box 118 i 1 Publicity --- Reviews 1918-1919.
theater box 118 j 1 Correspondence.
theater box 118 m 1 Programs 1918, 1919.

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