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Carmen Jones   

 
Broadway Theatre , (12/02/1943 - 2/10/1945)
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Opening Date:Dec 02, 1943   
Closing Date:Feb 10, 1945 Total Performances:503

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Chicago, The Present.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Billy Rose
Music by Georges Bizet; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on "Carmen" by Prosper Merimee; Adapted from Prosper Merimee's "Carmen" by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic HalÚvy; New orchestral arrangements by Robert Russell Bennett
Staged by Hassard Short; Libretto directed by Charles Friedman; Choreographed by Eugene Loring
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Hassard Short; Assistant to Howard Bay: Carl Kent
General Manager: Robert Milford
Production Stage Manager: B.D. Kranz; Assistant Stage Mgr: David Morton and Wilson Williams
Choral Director: Robert Shaw; Conducted by Joseph Littau
Director of Publicity: Wolfe Kaufman; Casting: John Hammond, Jr.; Singing of Principals coached by Elizabeth Westmoreland; Costume Supervisor: Mary Grant; Asst. to the Choreographer: Betty Jenkins
Cast
Lee Allen Ensemble
Viola Anderson Ensemble
William Archer Ensemble
Albert Bailey Child
Robert Bailey Child
Valerie Black Dancer
Al Bledger Dancer
Willie May Bourne Ensemble
Raymond Brooks Child
Carmine Brown Ensemble
Glenn Bryant Husky Miller
Miriam Burton Ensemble
Oliver Busch Ensemble
Sibol Cain Sally
Card Player
Ensemble
Jack Carr Sergeant Brown
Howard Carter Ensemble
Edward Christopher Waiter
Dancer
Robert Clarke Foreman
Soldier

Wednesday and Saturday matinees
Corporal Morrell Alternate
Ensemble
Cosy Cole Drummer
Clarice Crawford Ensemble
Ruth Crumpton Dancing Girl
Ensemble
William Davis Ensemble
Richard DeVaultier Ensemble
William Dillard Poncho
Hubert Dilworth Ensemble
Edwina Divers Ensemble
Anne Dixon Ensemble
George Dosher Ensemble
E. Drayton Child
L. Drayton Child
Marguerite Duncan Ensemble
Melvin Duncan Child
Tony Fleming, Jr. Referee
Dancer
Posie Flowers Dancer
Carlota Franzell Cindy Lou Alternate
Awilda Frasier Ensemble
Audrey Graham Dancer
Mary Graham Ensemble
Richard Granady Child
J. Prioreau Gray Dancer
Frank Green Dancer
Joe Green Child
Oliver Hamilton Child
Erona Harris Dancer
Mabel Hart Dancer
June Hawkins Myrt
Elijah Hodges Soldier
Ensemble
James Holman Child
Sheldon B. Hoskins Dancing Boxer
Dancer
Melvin Howard Bartender
Bullett Head
Ensemble
Gilbert Irvis Child
Richard James Dancer
Rhoda Johnson Dancer
Clarence Jones Ensemble
William Jones Tough Kid
Child
Elsie Kennedy Ensemble
David Lee Child
Urylee Leonardos Card Player
Ensemble
Daniel Lloyd Dancer
Fredye Marshall Miss Higgins
Ensemble
Maithe Marshall Ensemble
Inez Matthews Ensemble
Dorothy McNichols Dancer
Vera McNichols Dancer
Theresa Merritte Ensemble
Dick Montgomery Dink
Vivienne Mussenden Ensemble
Frank Neal Dancer
Betty Nichols Dancer
Joseph A. Noble Dancer
Bill O'Neil Dancer
Alford Pierre Photographer
Ensemble
Evelyn Pilcher Dancer
Bertha Powell Ensemble
Muriel Rahn Carmen Alternate
Arthur Rames Child
Fred Randall Ensemble
Napoleon Reed Corporal Morrell Alternate
Joe Alternate
Chauncey Reynolds Ensemble
John Richards Child
J. Flashe Riley Boy
Dancer
Edward Roche T-Bone
Ensemble
Carmencita Romero Dancer
Edith Ross Dancer
Jessica Russell Frankie
Mildred Saffold Ensemble
Randolph Sawyer Dancing Boxer
Dancer
Luther Saxon Joe Alternate
James Scott Child
Randolph Scott Dancer
P. Jay Sidney Mr. Higgins
Muriel Smith Carmen Alternate
Robert Smith Child
Randall Steplight Ensemble
Andrew Taylor Ensemble
Harold Taylor Ensemble
Edward Lee Tyler Rum
Carlos Van Putten Child
Audrey Vanterpool Ensemble
Delano Vanterpool Child
Royce Wallace Girl
Dancer
Elton J. Warren Cindy Lou Alternate
Mattie Washington Ensemble
LeRoy Westfall Child
Ethel White Card Player
Ensemble
Dorothy Williams Dancer
George Willis Soldier
Ensemble
Robert Woodland Ensemble
William Woolfolk Soldier
ACT 1Sung By
Lift 'Em Up and Put 'Em Down Street Boys
Honey Gal o' Mine Workers
Good Luck, Mr. Flyin' Man Ensemble and Dancers
Dat's Love Carmen and Ensemble
You Talk Just Like My Maw Joe and Cindy Lou
Carmen Jones Is Goin' to Jail Ensemble
Dere's a Cafe on de Corner Carmen and Joe
Beat Out Dat Rhythm on a Drum Myrt, Drummer, Dancers and Ensemble
Stan' Up and Fight Husky Miller
Whizzin Away Along de Track Rum, Dink, Myrt, Frankie and Carmen
Dis Flower Joe
If You Would Only Come Away Carmen and Joe
ACT 2Sung By
De Cards Don't Lie Frankie, Myrt and Card Players
Dat Ol' Boy Carmen
Poncho De Panther From Brazil Frankie, Myrt, Husky Miller, Rum and Ensemble
My Joe Cindy Lou
Get Yer Program for de Big Fight Ensemble
Dat's Our Man Ensemble