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Shangri-La   

 
Winter Garden Theatre, (6/13/1956 - 6/30/1956)
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Opening Date: Jun 13, 1956    
Closing Date: Jun 30, 1956 Total Performances: 21

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: A patrol station on the Tibetan border; on the mountain plains of the Himalayas; in the terraces and chambers of the Lamasery of Shangri-La.



Production Staff
Produced by Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr
Book by James Hilton, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Based on the novel "Lost Horizon" by James Hilton; Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by James Hilton, Robert E. Lee and Jerome Lawrence; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Choral arrangements and musical continuity by Lehman Engel; Music arranged by Philip J. Lang; Ballet music composed and arranged by Genevieve Pitot; Additional dance arrangements by John Morris
Staged by Albert Marre; Choreographed by Donald Saddler
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Peter Larkin
General Manager: Ben F. Stein
Production Manager: Robert Linden; Stage Manager: Ross Bowman and Duane Camp
Press Representative: Arthur Cantor, Robert Ganshaw and Gertrude Kirschner
Cast
Jay BaconSinger
Ralph BeaumontDancer
Edward BeckerSinger
Sara BettisSinger
Elizabeth BurgessSinger
Jack CassidyCharles Mallinson
Joan CherofSinger
Robert CohanThe Dancer Perrault
Michael De MarcoDancer
Kaie DeeiChao-Li
Ray DorianDancer
Sylvia FabrySinger
Walter FarrellSinger
Alice GhostleyMiss Brinklow
Martyn GreenChang
Eddie HeimDancer
Dorothy HillDancer
Joan HollowayRita Henderson
Ed KenneyRimshi
Dennis KingHugh Conway
Berry KroegerHigh Lama
Harold LangRobert Henderson
Carol LawrenceArana
George LenzSinger
Greb LoberDancer
Ellen MatthewsDancer
Leland MayforthThe Little One
Bob McClureSinger
David McDanielSinger
Teresa MontesSinger
Eileen MoranSinger
Illona MuraiDancer
Mary Ann NilesDancer
Jack RainsSinger
Rico RiedlDancer
Edward StinnettDancer
Ed StrollSinger
Ted WillsSinger
Maggie WorthSinger
Doris WrightDancer
Shirley YamaguchiLo-Tsen
Edward Kim YingTi
Marvin ZellerSinger
Tony Award®
 1957 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Irene Sharaff
ACT 1 Sung By
Om Mani Padme HumMale Singers
Lost HorizonEntire Company
The Man I Never MetLo-Tsen
Every Time You Danced With MeRobert Henderson and Rita Henderson
The World OutsideLo-Tsen and Charles Mallinson
I'm Just a Little Bit ConfusedMiss Brinklow
The Beetle RaceChang and Ensemble
SomewhereCharles Mallinson
ACT 2 Sung By
What Every Old Girl Should KnowMiss Brinklow and Chang
Second Time In LoveRobert Henderson and Rita Henderson
Talkin' With Your FeetRobert Henderson and Rita Henderson
Walk SweetLo-Tsen
Love Is What I Never KnewLo-Tsen and Charles Mallinson
We've Decided to StayMiss Brinklow, Robert Henderson and Rita Henderson
Shangri-LaHugh Conway