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My Darlin' Aida   

 
Winter Garden Theatre, (10/27/1952 - 1/10/1953)
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Opening Date: Oct 27, 1952    
Closing Date: Jan 10, 1953 Total Performances: 89

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The first year of the Civil War, on and about General Farrow's plantation, near Memphis, Tennessee.



Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Robert L. Joseph; Associate Producer: Paul Vroom
Music by Giuseppe Verdi; Book by Charles Friedman; Based on "Aida" by Giuseppe Verdi; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Musical Director: Franz Allers
Directed by Charles Friedman; Choreographed by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers; Lighting Design by Hassard Short; Production Design by Lemuel Ayers
General Manager: Paul Vroom; Company Manager: Clarence Taylor
Production Supervisor: Hassard Short; Production Stage Manager: Ben Kranz; Stage Manager: Samuel Liff
Choral Director: Robert Shaw; Music Contractor: Meyer Davis
Press Representative: Karl Bernstein and Harvey Sabinson; Vocal Coach: Elizabeth Westmoreland; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Production Associate: Shirley Bernstein
Cast
Billie AllenRebecca
Maid
Dancer
Paula AndersonChild
Robert BairdSinger
Gino BaldiSinger
Muriel BirckheadMaggie
Singer
Alonzo BosanJason
Denis BradlerChild
Betty BudayDancer
Robert BuschSteve
Singer
Dorothy CandeeSinger
Stanley CarlsonMayor Brad Sourby
Benjamin CassidySinger
Jane CopelandBettie
Singer
Gail CulbersonChild
Jack DabdoubSinger
Nanci DarkenDancer
Calvin DashSinger
Handy
Gloria DavySusie
Singer
William DillardAdam Brown
Sue DorrisBonnie
Singer
Bette Dubro
Matinees
Jessica Farrow
Alternate
George FisherWheat
Singer
Lola FisherLaurie
Singer
John FlemingFrog
Singer
Ruth Anne FlemingSis
Singer
Martha FlynnAggie
Singer
Paul GannonDancer
Dody GoodmanDancer
Theresa GreenChoir Soloist
Singer
Bettye GrifinDancer
Jacqueline HairstonMaid
Flower
Dancer
Gordon HamiltonMagician
Dancer
Arthur HammondSinger
Erona HarrisDancer
Eddie HeimDancer
Ed HollemanDancer
Charlotte HollomanLilly
Singer
Howard JarrettRaymond Demarest
Alternate
Ida JohnsonMorning Star
Singer
Louis JohnsonDancer
Carol JonesOnnie
Singer
Walter KelvinHowie
Singer
Sharyn KenneyChild
Joan KrugerDancer
Carmelita LanzaDancer
Elaine Malbin
Evenings
Aida
Alternate
Thornton MarkerHutch
Singer
Fredye MarshallLiz
Singer
Ruth McVayneDolly
Singer
Olive MoorefieldLolly
Joe NashDancer
Michelle NewtonDancer
Walter NicksDancer
William NobleSinger
Michael O'CarolanSinger
Paul OlsonDancer
William OlvisRaymond Demarest
Alternate
Charles O'NeillSinger
Robert PriceSinger
Michael RobertsSinger
Dorothy Sarnoff
Evenings
Jessica Farrow
Alternate
Eileen Schauler
Matinees
Aida
Alternate
Kenneth SchonGeneral Farrow
Ruth SchumacherMary
Singer
Frank SeaboltDancer
Joyce SellingerLucy
Singer
William SutherlandYancey Hoyt
Major Stanhope
Singer
Joanne TaylorMrs. Sourby
Singer
Claude ThompsonDancer
Edgar ThompsonSinger
Mary Ann TomlinsonNellie
Singer
Casper VecchioneSinger
Robert WattsSinger
Edward WellmanBull
Singer
William WildermanRumford
Lavinia WilliamsZeporah
Maid
Dancer
Doris WrightDancer
Ned WrightPork
Singer
Robert YeagerSinger
Vincent YearwoodChild
music by Giuseppe Verdi; lyrics by Charles Friedman
ACT 1 Sung By
My Darlin' AidaRaymond Demarest
Love Is TroubleJessica Farrow and Raymond Demarest
Love Is Trouble (Reprise) Aida, Jessica Farrow and Raymond Demarest
Me and LeeGeneral Farrow, Rumford, Raymond Demarest, Aida, Jessica Farrow and Company
Me and Lee (Reprise) The Men
March on for TennesseeAida
Why Ain't We FreeChoir Soloist and Women's Choir
A JamboreeJessica Farrow and Girls
Letter DuetAida and Jessica Farrow
Me and Lee (Reprise) The Men
HomecomingCompany
When You Grow UpWomen and Children
Soldiers' MarchMen
King Called CottonCompany
Gotta Live FreeAdam Brown
Master and Slave (Sextette)Adam Brown, Aida, Raymond Demarest, Jessica Farrow, Rumford, General Farrow and Company
Sing! South! Sing!Company
ACT 2 Sung By
I Want To PrayJessica Farrow
AloneAida
Three Stones to Stand OnAida and Adam Brown
You're FalseAida and Adam Brown
There'll Have To Be Changes MadeAida and Raymond Demarest
AwayAida and Raymond Demarest
Land of MineAida, Raymond Demarest and Adam Brown
I Don't Want YouJessica Farrow and Raymond Demarest
The TrialJessica Farrow, Rumford and The Knights
You Are My Darlin' BrideRaymond Demarest
Oh, Sky, GoodbyeAida
Why Ain't We FreeAida, Raymond Demarest, Jessica Farrow and Choir