Two Widows, The

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Two Widows, The (Dvë vdovy). Comic opera in 2 acts by Smetana to lib. by Emanuel Züngel adapted from Les Deux Veuves by Félicien Mallefille. Comp. 1873–4, rev. 1877 and 1882, prod. Prague 1874 (with spoken dialogue), 1878 (with recitatives and extra numbers); NY 1949; London 1963 (GSMD), 1993 (ENO); Wexford 1978.