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Helen Goes to Troy   

 
Alvin Theatre , (4/24/1944 - 7/15/1944)
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Opening Date:Apr 24, 1944   
Closing Date:Jul 15, 1944 Total Performances:97

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: An Operetta in Two Acts


Production Staff
Produced by Yolanda Mero-Irian and The New Opera Company
Music by Jacques Offenbach; Written by Gottfried Reinhardt and John Meehan, Jr.; Lyrics by Herbert Baker; Book by Gottfried Reinhardt and John Meehan, Jr.
Directed by Herbert Graf; Choreographed by Léonide Massine; Dialogue Directed By: Melville Cooper
Scenic Design by Robert Edmond Jones; Costume Design by Ladislas Czettel; Lighting Design by Robert Edmond Jones
Choral Director: Irving Landau
Cast
Sam Adams Ensemble
David Ahdar Ballet
Edwin Alberian Ensemble
Johnsie Bason Ensemble
Virginia Beeler Ensemble
Nicholas Beriozoff Ballet
Doris Blake Parthenis
Minerva
Peggy Blatherwick Ensemble
Todd Bolender Ballet
Anne Bolyn Ensemble
Donald Buka Orestes
Paul Campbell Ensemble
George Chaffee Dancer
Katherine Clark Ballet
Peggy Corday Venus
George Crawford Ensemble
Gordon Dilworth Agamemnon
Ralph Dumke Calchas
Louise Fagg Ensemble
Nina Frenkin Ballet
Katia Geleznova Dancer
Elizabeth Giacobbe Ensemble
William Golden Ensemble
John Gould Ensemble
John Guelis White Wing
Dancer
Vincent Henry Ensemble
Phyllis Hill Leila
William Horne Paris
Prince of Troy
Rose Inghram Discordia
Hugh Johnson Achilles
Eleanor Jones Ensemble
Nancy Kenyon Ensemble
Robert Kirland Ensemble
Jane Kiser Lady-in-Waiting
Ballet
Lee Lauterbur Ballet
Kathryn Lee Dancer
Michael Mann Policeman
Dancer
Robert Marco Ensemble
Rosalind Nadell Juno
Louise Newton Ensemble
Jarmila Novotna Helen
Queen of Sparta
Maria Orelo Ensemble
Ricia Orkina Ballet
Seymour Osborne Ensemble
Claire Pasch Ballet
Alfred Porter Ajax 2nd
George Rasely Philocomus
Galina Razoumova Ballet
Gordon Richards Ensemble
Ricardo Sarroga Ballet
Edwina Seaver Ballet
Rickey Soma Ballet
Jeanne Stephens Ensemble
Matilda Strazza Ensemble
Irving Strull Ensemble
Sviatoslav Toumine Ballet
Ernest Truex Menelaus
King of Sparta
Betty Tucker Ensemble
Leona Vanni Ensemble
Jesse White Ajax 1st
King of Small Nation
Understudies: Lillian Anderson (Helen) and Joseph Laderoute (Paris)

ACT 1Sung By
Come to the Sacrifice Philocomus
Where Is Love? Helen (Queen of Sparta) and Lady-in-Waiting
Tsing-la-la Orestes, Calchas, Leila, Parthenis and Philocomus
Take My Advice Helen (Queen of Sparta) and Orestes
The Shepherd Song Paris (Prince of Troy)
The Judgement of Paris Paris (Prince of Troy), Discordia, Minerva, Juno and Venus
What WIll the Future Say? Calchas
Extra! Extra! Philocomus and Policeman
Sweet Helen Helen (Queen of Sparta) and Paris (Prince of Troy)
ACT 2Sung By
Love at Last Helen (Queen of Sparta)
Bring on the Concubines
If Menelaus Only Knew It Ajax 1st (King of Small Nation), Ajax 2nd, Menelaus (King of Sparta), Agamemnon, Achilles and Calchas
Is It a Dream? Helen (Queen of Sparta) and Paris (Prince of Troy)
A Little Chat Orestes, Agamemnon and Menelaus (King of Sparta)
Advice to Husbands Helen (Queen of Sparta)
Come With Me Helen (Queen of Sparta), Paris (Prince of Troy) and Menelaus (King of Sparta)