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The Merry Widow   

 
Majestic Theatre , (8/04/1943 - 5/06/1944)
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Opening Date:Aug 04, 1943   
Closing Date:May 06, 1944 Total Performances:322

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in three acts
Setting: Paris


Production Staff
Produced by Yolanda Mero-Irian and The New Opera Company
Music by Franz Lehár; Book by Sidney Sheldon and Ben Roberts; Lyrics by Adrian Ross
Choreographed by George Balanchine
Costume Design by Walter Florell
Cast
David Adhar Ballet
Alexandra Alexander Cascada
Wana Allison Lo-Lo
Ballet
Alan Banks Ballet
Gene Barry Nova Kovich
of the Embassy
George Buzante Lacky
Jerome Cardinale Chorus
Arline Carmen Chorus
Melville Cooper Popoff
Eddie Dane Lacky
Dennis Dengate Chorus
Ralph Dumke General Bardini
Marta Eggerth Sonia
The Merry Widow
Karl Farkas The King
Head Waiter
Mark Farrington Guest
Chorus
Robert Field Jolodon
Frank Finn Chorus
Marie Fox Chorus
June Graham Ballet
Josephine Griffin Guest
Chorus
John Harrold Chorus
Babs Heath Do-Do
Ballet
Etheleyne Holt Olga
Bobbie Howell Frou-Frou
Ballet
Janie Janvier Chorus
Irene Jordan Chorus
Morgan Kendall Lacky
Jan Kiepura Prince Danilo
Robert La Marr Chorus
Zoya Leporska Ballet
Nicholas Magallenes Ballet
Ruth Matteson Natalie
Florence McGovern Chorus
Milada Mladova Dancer
Frank Moncion Ballet
Doris Pape Chorus
Birute Ramoska Chorus
Renee Rochelle Chorus
Lubow Roudenko Dancer
Albert Schiller Chorus
Arnold Spector Khadja
Nathaniel Sprinzena Chorus
James Starbuck Ballet
Nicholas Torzs Chorus
Robert Tower Chorus
Peggy Turnley Chorus
Alan Vaughan Chorus
Lisette Verea Clo-Clo
Edward Visca Chorus
Chris Volkoff Dancer
Jane Ward Ballet
David Wayne Nish
Marya Woczeska Chorus
Frances Yeend Chorus
Stanley Zompakos Ballet
music by Franz Lehar; lyrics by Adrian Ross
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
A Dutiful Wife Natalie and Camille de Jolidon
In Marsovia Sonia (The Merry Widow), General Bardini, Cascada and Male Chorus
Maxim's (Girls, Girls, Girls) Prince Danilo
ACT 2Sung By
Vilia Sonia (The Merry Widow)
The Pavilion Prince Danilo
Women Septet
ACT 3Sung By
Love in My Heart Prince Danilo and Sonia (The Merry Widow)
The Girls at Maxim's Clo-Clo
Kuiawiak (Kujawiak)
(music by W. Wieniawski; lyrics by Walter Eiger and Jan Kiepura)
Prince Danilo
Butterflies Fi-Fi
Love in My Heart (Reprise)Prince Danilo
Butterflies Chorus
Love in My Heart (Reprise)Sonia (The Merry Widow)