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Ziegfeld Theatre, (12/07/1944 - 5/12/1945)
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Opening Date: Dec 07, 1944    
Closing Date: May 12, 1945 Total Performances: 183

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway



Production Staff
Produced by Billy Rose
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Miss Lillie's sketches by Moss Hart; Book by George S. Kaufman and Ben Hecht; Ballet music by Igor Stravinsky; Music arranged by Russell Bennett, Ted Royal and Hans Spialek
Staged by Hassard Short; Sketches directed by Philip Loeb; Choreographed by Anton Dolin; Musical Staging by Jack Donohue
Scenic Design by Norman Bel Geddes; Costume Design by Mary Grant; Modern gowns by Valentina; Lighting Design by Hassard Short; Associate Prod. Design: Albert A. Ostrander; Assistant to Hassard Short: William Strahlman
General Manager: Robert Milford; Company Manager: John Tuerk
General Stage Manager: Frank Hall; Technical Consultant: Carlton Winckler; Stage Manager: R.O. Brooks; Assistant Stage Mgr: George Hunter
Choral Director: Robert Shaw; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek; Conducted by Maurice Abravanel
Assistant to Jack Donohue: Betty Jenkins; Publicity Director: Wolfe Kaufman; Assistant to Mr. Rose: Helen Schrank; Press Representative: Wolfe Kaufman and Tom Van Dycke
Cast
Anton Dolin"Scene de Ballet" Dancer
Mr. Manningham
Heaven on Angel Street
"Pas de Deux" Dancer
Benny Goodman"Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Bert LahrThe Stagehand
Local Boy Makes Good
"Fragonard in Pink"
Only Another Boy and Girl
"Drink" Singer
The Patient
The Great Man Speaks
Mr. Clarence Day
Heaven on Angel Street
Beatrice LillieLady Agatha Pendleton
There'll Always Be An England
"Fragonard in Pink"
Only Another Boy and Girl
The Customer
Ticket for the Ballet
"When I Was a Little Cuckoo" Singer
"Dancin' to a Jungle Drum" Singer
Mrs. Manningham
Heaven on Angel Street
Alicia Markova"Scene de Ballet" Dancer
"Pas de Deux" Dancer
Robert Austin George Jean Nathan
Heaven on Angel Street
Singer
Franca BaldwinCorps de Ballet
Paula BaneThe Maid
Heaven on Angel Street
Radio Singer
Big Town
Truly BarbaraLady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Virginia BarnesCorps de Ballet
Michael BarrettThe Agent
Local Boy Makes Good
3rd Soldier
There'll Always Be An England
The Box Office Man
Ticket for the Ballet
Dude Lester
Heaven on Angel Street
Johnsie BasonSinger
John BeggsCorps de Ballet
Susan BlanchardLady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Phyllis BrownCorps de Ballet
Charlotte BruceSinger
Angelina ButtignolCorps de Ballet
Albert CarrollThe Producer
Local Boy Makes Good
Colonel Charteris
There'll Always Be An England
The Manager
Ticket for the Ballet
The Doctor
The Great Man Speaks
Jeeter Lester
Heaven on Angel Street
Irene CarrollSinger
Sonny CavellPage Boy
Jean ColleranLady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Evangeline CollisCorps de Ballet
Margaretta De ValeraCorps de Ballet
Nina DeanSinger
Bettye DurrenceCorps de Ballet
Paddy EllertonLady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Rose Marie ElliottSinger
Paul FairleighSinger
Adriana FavaloroCorps de Ballet
Morey Feld"Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Louise FerrandCorps de Ballet
Jerry FlorioCorps de Ballet
Helen GallagherCorps de Ballet
Arlene GarverCorps de Ballet
Mimi GomberCorps de Ballet
Dolores Gray"Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer
Movie Actress
Big Town
"Is It The Girl?" Singer
Alan GrossmanPage Boy
Edward Hackett2nd Soldier
There'll Always Be An England
Corps de Ballet
Jean HarrisCorps de Ballet
Vincent HenrySinger
Robert HerringSinger
Alma HoltLady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Raynor HowellSinger
Stella HughesSinger
Ray JohnsonCorps de Ballet
Jim KaneSinger
Harriet KatzmanCorps de Ballet
Thomas Kenny1st Solider
There'll Always Be An England
Corps de Ballet
Robert KimberlySinger
Savona KingLady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Mary Ann KrejciSinger
Barry LaffinPage Boy
Lee LauterburCorps de Ballet
Constance LoveCorps de Ballet
Ethel MadsonSinger
Richard MartinCorps de Ballet
John MathewsSinger
Viki MaulsbyLady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Jere McMahonThe Boy in "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
Toreador Dancer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Dancer
Tap Dancer
Big Town
Gayle MellottLady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Buddy MillardPage Boy
Dickie MillardPage Boy
Marty MillerPage Boy
Helen MolveauSinger
Dennie MooreLady Carleton
There'll Always Be An England
Mrs. Day
Heaven on Angel Street
Louise NewtonSinger
Red Norvo"Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Paul OlsonCorps de Ballet
Richmond PageSinger
Michael PoberCorps de Ballet
Mary RocheThe Girl in "Only Another Boy and Girl"
"Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer
Stage Actress
Big Town
Bettina RosayCorps de Ballet
King RossA Man in the Line
Ticket for the Ballet
Lester RussonCorps de Ballet
Allen SharpSinger
Gwen ShireyLady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Cissy SmithLady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Adrian StormsLady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Bill TabbertThe Boy in "Only Another Boy and Girl"
"Frahngee-Pahnee" Singer
Playwright
Big Town
Gordon TaylorSinger
Temple TexasLady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
William UtelySinger
Martha Emma WatsonSinger
Sid Weiss"Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Teddy Wilson"Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Billie WorthThe Secretary
Local Boy Makes Good
The Nurse
The Great Man Speaks
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Dancer
Nan WynnThe Girl in "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye"
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
"Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer
"The Band Started Swinging a Song" Singer
Painter
Big Town
Understudies: Helen Gallagher

ACT 1 Sung By
Frahngee-Pahnee
Big TownMr. Audience (Big Town), Painter (Big Town), Tap Dancer (Big Town), Radio Singer (Big Town), Ballet Dancer (Big Town), Playwright (Big Town), Movie Actress (Big Town), Stage Actress (Big Town) and Ensemble
Is It the Girl? (Or Is It the Gown?)"Is It The Girl?" Singer and Lady of Fashion (Is It The Girl?)
Ev'ry Time We Say GoodbyeThe Boy in "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye), The Girl in "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" (Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye) and Ensemble
Only Another Boy and GirlThe Boy in "Only Another Boy and Girl", The Girl in "Only Another Boy and Girl", "Fragonard in Pink" (Only Another Boy and Girl) and Ensemble
Wow-ooh-wolf!"Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singers
Drink"Drink" Singer and Male Ensemble
When I Was a Little Cuckoo"When I Was a Little Cuckoo" Singer
ACT 2 Sung By
Frahngee-Pahnee"Frahngee-Pahnee" Singer and Ensemble
Dancin' to a Jungle Drum"Dancin' to a Jungle Drum" Singer
Hence It Don't Make Sense"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singers
The Band Started Swinging a Song"The Band Started Swinging a Song" Singer