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Majestic Theatre , (12/01/1938 - 12/17/1938)
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Opening Date:Dec 01, 1938   
Closing Date:Dec 17, 1938 Total Performances:20

Category: Play, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Description: A play with music in two acts
Setting: New York, Rhode Island and Paris from 1793 to 1939


Production Staff
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman and John H. Del Bondio; Produced by arrangement with Frank Crumit
Music by Frederick Loewe; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Book by Earle Crooker and Lowell Brentano; Lyrics by Earle Crooker and Lowell Brentano; Musical Director: John Fredhoven
Choreographed by William Dollar; Staged by Bretaigne Windust
Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard and Scott Wilson
Cast
Anthony Albert Office Boy
2nd Admirer
Ensemble
Alicia Alonso Ensemble
Fernando Alonso Office Boy
Ensemble
Leda Anchutina Poor Girl
Premier Danseuse
Irene Bordoni Madame Colette
Tullio Carminati Stephen Jumel
Walter Cassel Butler
Major Domo
William Chambers Bill Adams
Gage Clarke Decazes
Tania Clell Ensemble
Edward Craven Nicky Clark
Hermione Darrell Ensemble
Dorothy Denton Ensemble
André Eglevsky Floorwalker
Premier Danseur
Jeanne Elkins Elizabeth Clark
Jules Epailly Rene Lorraine
William Fariss A Doctor
Helen Ford Freelove Clark
June Forrest Waitress
Arthur Frederix Ensemble
Basil Galahoff Office Boy
1st Admirer
Ensemble
Isabel Girard A Duchess
Paul Godkin Ensemble
Muriel Gratton Stenographer
Ensemble
Robert Greig Louis XVIII
Edward Hedges Ensemble
Holly Howard Ensemble
Christine Johnson Housekeeper
Hortense Kahrklin Stenographer
Edward Kane Managing Editor
Albia Kavan Ensemble
Nora Kaye Ensemble
Hortense Kharklin Ensemble
Beverly Kirk Second Assistant Dressmaker
Dorothy Kirsten Maid
Annabelle Lyon Rich Boy
Premier Danseuse
Joseph Macaulay Captain Jacques
Prologue
Joan Mann Stenographer
Ensemble
Jay Martinez Ensemble
Katherine Mayfield Maid
First Assistant Dressmaker
Mary McDonnell Ensemble
William Mende Jailer
Organ Grinder
Doris Moore A Countess
Grace Panvini Marquise
Yvonne Patterson Ensemble
Russel Protopoff 3rd Admirer
Ensemble
Richard Reed Ensemble
Lillian Reilly Ensemble
Newcombe Rice Ensemble
Jerome Robbins Ensemble
Frederick Schweppe Sub-Editor
A Minister
Robert Shanley Jonathan
Doris Jane Solly Ensemble
Libby Starks Ensemble
Shepperd Strudwick Pierre de Moreau
Olga Suarez Ensemble
Charlotte Sumner Stenographer
Ensemble
Norma Terris Eliza Bowen
later Elsa de la Croix
Margaret Vasilieff Ensemble
Vera Volkenau Ensemble
John Young Waiter
A Caretaker
ACT 1Sung By
A Promenade Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix)
Sweet William Freelove Clark, Captain Jacques and Ensemble
I Have Room in My Heart Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix) and Pierre de Moreau
Why Can't This Night Last Forever Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix)
May I Suggest Romance? Madame Colette
In the Carefree Realm of Fancy Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix) and Stephen Jumel
To Whom It May Concern Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix)
I Have Room in My Heart (Reprise)Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix) and Pierre de Moreau
Though Tongues May Wag Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix), Stephen Jumel and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Keep Your Hand on Your Heart Stephen Jumel
And So Will You Madame Colette
The Little Corporal Pierre de Moreau and Ensemble
Sisters Under the Skin Freelove Clark and Gentlemen of the Ballet
There Had to Be the Waltz Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix), Pierre de Moreau and Ensemble
I Never Saw a King Before Madame Colette, Nicky Clark and Ensemble
Madame Is At Home Housekeeper, First Assistant Dressmaker, Second Assistant Dressmaker, Waitress and Maid