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Du Barry Was a Lady   

 
46th Street Theatre , (12/06/1939 - 10/1940)
Royale Theatre , (10/21/1940 - 12/12/1940)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Dec 06, 1939   
Closing Date:Dec 12, 1940 Total Performances:408

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: New York City and Versailles, France


Production Staff
Produced by B.G. DeSylva
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields and B.G. DeSylva; Orchestra Arrangements by Hans Spialek; Additional Arrangements by Russell Bennett and Ted Royal; Choral Arrangements by Hugh Martin; Assistant to Hugh Martin: Ralph Blanc
Staged by Edgar McGregor; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Albert A. Ostrander; Assistant to Robert Alton: Charles Millang
Company Manager: John Leffler
General Stage Manager: Sam Ledner; Stage Manager: Dan Brennan; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Torpey
Orchestra under the Direction of Gene Salzer; Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff
General Press Representative: Nat N. Dorfman
Cast
Bert Lahr Louis Blore
His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France
Ethel Merman May Daly
Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Benny Baker Charley
His Royal Highness, The Dauphin of France
Betty Grable Alice Barton
Mme. La Marquisse Alisande de Vernay
Betty Allen Molly Wincor
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. La Marquise du Pont L'Eveque
Gloria Arden Dancing Girl
Walter Armin Bill Kelly
Docteur Michel
Gene Ashley Dancing Boy
Johnny Barnes Henri
Helen Bennett Dancing Girl
Marguerite Benton Mary Gray
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. La Vicomtesse de Roquefort
Ruth Bond Dancing Girl
Evelyn Bonefine Dancing Girl
Boris Butleroff Dancing Boy
Hugh Cameron Jones
Le Duc de Choiseul
Janice Carter Ruth Frederick
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. Le Princesse Gruyere
Virginia Cheneval Dancing Girl
Stella Clauson Dancing Girl
Harold Cromer Florian
Zamore
Mary Daniels Dancing Girl
Jacqueline Franc Peggy Brown
Starlet of the Club Petite
La Baronne de Brie
Joel Friend Dancing Boy
Ronda Gale Dancing Girl
Russell Georgiev Dancing Boy
Tilda Getze Dancing Girl
Anne Graham Sigana Sigan
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. La Comtesse de Camembert
Ronald Graham Alex Barton
Stanley Grill Dancing Boy
Marion Harvey Dancing Girl
Douglas Hawkins An International
Peter Holliday An International
Beverly Hosier Dancing Girl
Dorothea Jackson Dancing Girl
Adele Jergens Dancing Girl
Mel Kacher Dancing Boy
Patricia Knight Dancing Girl
Nancy Knott Dancing Girl
Frances Krell Dancing Girl
Don Liberto Dancing Boy
Gloria Martin Dancing Girl
Jean Moorehead Vi Hennessey
Mme. La Duchesse de Villardel
Carl Nicholas An International
Gateman
Audrey Palmer Cosette
Barbara Pond Dancing Girl
Tito Renaldo Manuel Gomez
Dancing Boy
Roy Ross An International
Pierre
David Shelly Radio Announcer
Geraldine Spreckels Ann Todd
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. La Duchesse de Grammont
Mme. La Duchesse du Coeur Flottant
Dames de la Cour
Jane Sproule Dancing Girl
Jack Stanton An International
Rene
Kay Sutton Ann Barton
Mme. La Duchesse de Grammont
Paul Thorne Dancing Boy
Edith Turgell Dancing Girl
Lewis Turner Dancing Boy
Marie Vannemen Dancing Girl
Arlyne Varden Dancing Girl
William Vaux Dancing Boy
Charles Walters Harry Norton
Captain of King's Guard
Nina Wayler Dancing Girl
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1Sung By
Where's Louie? Ensemble
Ev'ry Day's a Holiday Harry Norton, Alice Barton and Ensemble
It Ain't Etiquette His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France and Vi Hennessey
When Love Beckoned Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Come On In Mme. La Comtesse du Barry and Ensemble
Dream Song Four Internationals
Mesdames and Messieurs Dames de la Coeur
Gavotte Alice Barton and Ensemble
But in the Morning, No! Mme. La Comtesse du Barry and His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France
Do I Love You Alex Barton and Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Do I Love You (Reprise)Mme. La Comtesse du Barry and Zamore
DuBarry Was a Lady Entire Company
ACT 2Sung By
Give Him the Oo-La-La Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Well, Did You Evah! Alice Barton and Harry Norton
It Was Written in the Stars Alex Barton and Ensemble
L'Apres Midi d'un Boeuf Charley and Zamore
Katie Went to Haiti Mme. La Comtesse du Barry and Ensemble
Katie Went to Haiti (Reprise)Alex Barton and Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Friendship Mme. La Comtesse du Barry and His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France