|Adolphe-Philippe d'Ennery and Jules-Henry Brésil|
|4 September 1852, Paris (Théâtre-Lyrique)|
|Si j'étais roi Synopsis|
|Si j'étais roi Libretto|
Si j'étais roi (English: If I Were King) is an opéra-comique in three acts by Adolphe Adam. The libretto was written by Adolphe d'Ennery and Jules-Henri Brésil. It was first performed in Paris at the Théâtre Lyrique (Théâtre-Historique, Boulevard du Temple) on 4 September 1852, opening with a dual cast to allow performance on successive evenings (it made up half of all performances at the Théâtre Lyrique in the last four months of the year and reached over 170 performances in its first ten years). The production was considered lavish, with expensive costumes and jewels being worn by the cast.
It was then staged in Brussels (1853), New Orleans (1856), Turin (1858) and Soerabaya (1864).
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