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Imperial Theatre , (11/09/1938 - 7/15/1939)
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Opening Date:Nov 09, 1938   
Closing Date:Jul 15, 1939 Total Performances:291

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: City Room of Paris & Chicago "World Tribune." Gare de l'Est, Paris. A park, Moscow. Rooms in American Embassy, Moscow. Thomas' hotel suite, Moscow. Red Square. A droshka. A steppe. Railroad station.
Comments: Returned to the Imperial 9/4/1939, closing 9/16/1939 (16 additional performances)


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Imperial Theatre Corporation
Produced by Vinton Freedley
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack; Based on the play "Clear All Wires" by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack; Musical Director: Robert Emmett Dolan; Music orchestrated by Donald J. Walker
Staged by Sam Spewack; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois
Business Manager: John Yorke
Stage Director: Harry Howell; Stage Manager: James W. Carr
Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Press Representative: Karl N. Bernstein
Cast
William Gaxton Buckley Joyce Thomas
Victor Moore Alonzo P. Goodhue
Mary Martin Dolly Winslow
Tamara Colette
Sophie Tucker Mrs. Goodhue
April Mrs. Goodhue's Daughter
Walter Armin French Conductor
French Ambassador
Stalin
Alexander Asro Sozanoff
Monica Bannister Guest
Vicki Belling One of Les Girls
Dorothy Benson One of Les Girls
Stanton Bier Secretary
Alexis Bolan Foreign Minister
Ruth Bond First Secretary
One of Les Girls
Evelyn Bonefine Guest
Chet Bree Reporter
Charles Campbell Mackenzie
Dean Carlton Jerry Granger
James W. Carr Chauffeur
Mildred Chenaval Mrs. Goodhue's Daughter
Don Cortez Waiter
One of The Buccaneers
Ruth Daye Mrs. Goodhue's Daughter
J. Colville Dunn British Ambassador
John Eliot Military Attache
One of The Buccaneers
Michael J. Forbes Decorator
One of The Buccaneers
Hans Hansen German Ambassador
Pearl Harris One of Les Girls
Eddie Heisler One of The Buccaneers
Beverly Hosier Second Secretary
One of Les Girls
Ivan Izmailov Folkin
Dorothea Jackson One of Les Girls
Thomas Jafollo Decorator
Italian Ambassador
One of The Buccaneers
Adele Jergens Guest
Ruth Joseph Guest
Joseph Kallini Kostya
Evelyn Kelly Guest
Gene Kelly Secretary to Mr. Goodhue
Maurice Kelly Secretary to Mr. Goodhue
June Le Roy One of Les Girls
Nancy Lee One of Les Girls
William Lilling First Reporter
One of The Buccaneers
Walter Long Secretary to Mr. Goodhue
Peter Lopoukin Peasant
Latvian Ambassador
George E. Mack Photographer
Japanese Ambassador
Walter Monroe Second Reporter
Evelyn Moser One of Les Girls
Walter Munroe One of The Buccaneers
Audrey Palmer Mrs. Goodhue's Daughter
John Panter Naval Attache
One of The Buccaneers
Mary Ann Parker One of Les Girls
Kay Picture Mrs. Goodhue's Daughter
Barbara Pond One of Les Girls
Edward H. Robins J.H. Brody
Roy Ross Secretary to Mr. Goodhue
Secretary
Jean Scott One of Les Girls
Veva Selwood Guest
Jack Seymour Secretary to Mr. Goodhue
Secretary
Lawrie Shevlin One of Les Girls
Eugene Sigaloff Prince Alexander Thomofsky
Zynaid Spencer One of Les Girls
Jack Stanton Secretary to Mr. Goodhue
Frances Tannehill Guest
Marie Vanneman One of Les Girls
Marie Vaughan One of Les Girls
Matthew Vodnoy Graustein
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1Sung By
How Do You Spell Ambassador? Reporters
We Drink to You, J.H. Hardy Buckley Joyce Thomas and Guests
Vite, Vite, Vite Porters and Girls
I'm Taking the Steps to Russia Mrs. Goodhue, Mrs. Goodhue's Daughters, Secretaries to Mr. Goodhue and Les Girls
Get Out of Town Colette
When It's All Said and Done Buckley Joyce Thomas, Dolly Winslow and Les Girls
Most Gentlemen Don't Like Love Mrs. Goodhue, Mrs. Goodhue's Daughters and Secretaries to Mr. Goodhue
Comrade Alonzo Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
From Now On Buckley Joyce Thomas and Colette
I Want to Go Home Alonzo P. Goodhue
My Heart Belongs to Daddy Dolly Winslow
Tomorrow Mrs. Goodhue and Ensemble
Far, Far Away Buckley Joyce Thomas and Colette
From the U.S.A. to the U.S.S.R. Alonzo P. Goodhue, Mrs. Goodhue and Mrs. Goodhue's Daughters