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Jack and the Beanstalk   

 
44th Street Theatre , (12/21/1931 - 1/02/1932)
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Opening Date:Dec 21, 1931   
Closing Date:Jan 02, 1932 Total Performances:18

Category: Musical, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: Outside Jack's House; On the Road to Market; The Country Market; On the Road Home; Country near Giant's Castle; Kitchen in Giant's Castle.


Production Staff
Produced by George Bye; Sponsored by Julliard School of Music
Libretto by John Erskine; Music by Louis Gruenberg; Musical Director: Albert Stoessel
Staged by Alfredo Valenti
Scenic Design by Margaret Linley
Cast
Mary Katherine Akins Jack
Miss Antoine Ensemble
Mr. Audenci Ensemble
John Barr Tanner
Magic Harp Soli Alternate
Mordecai Bauman Butcher Alternate
Ensemble
Pearl Besuner Princess
Mr. Bogges Ensemble
Miss Chapelle Ensemble
Miss Couchman Ensemble
Roderic Cross Cow
Miss Dorff Ensemble
Miss Gilman Ensemble
Mr. Haywood Ensemble
Beatrice Hegt Mother
Julius Heuhn Giant Alternate
Mr. Hill Ensemble
Miss Huddle Ensemble
Mr. Kaminet Ensemble
Janice Kraushaar Magic Harp Soli Alternate
Ensemble
Miss Lapidus Ensemble
Miss Leshure Ensemble
Miss Lockwood Ensemble
Miss Malolie Ensemble
Mr. Marsh Ensemble
Miss Marshall Ensemble
Ruby Mercer Princess Alternate
Raymond Middleton Giant
Alma Milstead Jack Alternate
George Newton Cow Alternate
Roy Nichols Butcher
Ensemble
Miss O'Connell Ensemble
Miss Olson Ensemble
Roland Partridge Barker
Ensemble
Mr. Pratt Ensemble
Miss Schwan Ensemble
Marion Selee Mother Alternate
Apolyna Stoskus Magic Harp Soli
Ensemble
Miss Strickler Ensemble
Miss Waltenberg Ensemble
Mr. Weisecup Ensemble
Miss Wisecup Ensemble
Cricket Wooten Ensemble
Mr. Worthington Ensemble
Willard Young Locksmith
Ensemble
music by Louis Gruenberg; lyrics by John Erskine
ACT 1Sung By
No meat, no bread, no milk Jack and Mother
When I had youth I had beauty Mother
Mother, your tears are silly Jack
What should I do Cow
Come on, won't you Jack and Cow
This way, ladies and gentlemen Barker
Will you marry me, Princess? Ensemble
Who'll buy my cow? Jack, Butcher, Tanner, Locksmith and Ensemble
We ought not to have come Jack and Cow
Young man, young man Princess, Cow and Jack
He is long coming Mother
Yes, she's sold Jack and Mother
ACT 2Sung By
Love is a magic lifted Princess
I left you at the market Jack and Princess
Most of all blessings Giant
Love is a magic lifted (Reprise)Princess
Be quick! He is after me! Jack and Princess
Did he come this way? Giant and Princess
He will steal you too, will he? Giant
Be quick! He is after me! (Reprise)Jack and Princess
And who may you be Giant and Jack
Grasshopper, sing me a tune I can shimmy to Magic Harp Soli
It has a fine voice too Jack and Giant
My true love has a way with him Princess
I've got it! Let's go! Jack and Princess
ACT 3Sung By
What is keeping him? Mother
Who's ringing that bell Mother and Jack
Mother, this is my love Jack, Princess, Mother and Cow
Of hours not mine Jack, Mother and Princess
Time is a magical snare Magic Harp Soli and Ensemble
Now to his love Magic Harp Soli and Ensemble
I don't care for weddings Cow
Time is a magical snare Entire Company