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Rhapsody   

 
New Century Theatre, (11/22/1944 - 12/02/1944)
First Preview: Nov 15, 1944 Total Previews: 8
Opening Date: Nov 22, 1944    
Closing Date: Dec 02, 1944 Total Performances: 14

Category: Musical, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: Vienna during the Reign of Maria Theresa on the Emperor's Birthday



Production Staff
Produced by Blevins Davis; Produced in association with Lorraine Manville Dresselhuys
Music by Fritz Kreisler; Lyrics by John La Touche; Book by Leonard Louis Levinson and Arnold Sundgaard; Additional lyrics by Blevins Davis and Robert Russell Bennett; Based on an original story by A. N. Nagler; Music arranged by Robert Russell Bennett; Musical Director: Fritz Mahler
Directed by David Lichine; Choreographed by David Lichine
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Frank Bevan; Lighting Design by Stanley McCandless
Stage Manager: Alan Attwater and Art Mayberry
Press Representative: Karl Bernstein
Cast
Nina AllenMaywine Octette
Carl AndersCourt Octette
Betty BakerRhapsody Double Quintett
Bertha BelmoreFrau Tina Hugenhaugen
Nicolas BeriozoffRickshaw Man
Patricia BowmanIlse Bonen
Rosemarie BrancatoMadame Boticini
Angela CarabellaMaywine Octette
John CherryLotzi Hugenhaugen
Alexandra DenisovaSonya
Annamary DickeyEmpress Maria Theresa
Camille FischelliCourt Octette
S/Sgt. Gordon GainesCourt Octette
John HamillCharles Eckert
Joan HansenCorps de Ballet
William HearneCourt Octette
John HensonMaywine Octette
Barbara JevneCourt Octette
Mildred JocelynGreta
Maywine Octette
Mr. JohnsonDemi-Tasse
Evelyn KellerMaywine Octette
Robert KirlandJailer
Rhapsody Double Quintett
Irene LarsonCorps de Ballet
Thomas LoMonacoMaywine Octette
Cecille MannCorps de Ballet
Eddie MayehoffCasanova
Ella MayerRhapsody Double Quintett
Gar MooreCourt Octette
Muriel O'MalleyCourt Octette
Jerry RossThe Dandy
Rudy RudisillMaywine Octette
Dorothy ScottCorps de Ballet
Lucille SheaCourt Octette
Patricia SimsCorps de Ballet
Sally SorvoCorps de Ballet
Igor StorojeffBoy
Gloria StoryLili Hugenhausen
Randolph SymonetteCaptain of the Palace Guard
Yvonne TiborCorps de Ballet
Bette VanRhapsody Double Quintett
Harry WardMaywine Octette
George YoungEmperor Francis I
George ZoritchIvan
music by Fritz Kreisler; lyrics by John La Touche
ACT 1 Sung By
They're All the SameCasanova, Ilse Bonen and Ensemble
My RhapsodyLili Hugenhausen and Charles Eckert
ScherzoMadame Boticini
Heaven Bless Our HomeEmperor Francis I
The World Is Young AgainEmpress Maria Theresa and Ladies of the Court
To HorseLili Hugenhausen, Casanova, Frau Tina Hugenhaugen and Lotzi Hugenhaugen
Take LoveLili Hugenhausen, Charles Eckert and Ensemble
Song of DefianceCharles Eckert and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Because You're MineCharles Eckert
When Men Are FreeCharles Eckert and Ensemble
Happy EndingEmpress Maria Theresa
RosemarinMadame Boticini
Caprice ViennoisEmpress Maria Theresa and Emperor Francis I