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Imperial Theatre, (2/24/1955 - 4/14/1956)
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Opening Date: Feb 24, 1955    
Closing Date: Apr 14, 1956 Total Performances: 478

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Paris and Moscow. The present.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Select Operating Corporation
Produced by Feuer & Martin; Associate Producer: Monty Shaff and Arthur Lewis
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath and Abe Burrows; Suggested by "Ninotchka" by Melchior Lengyel; Musical Director: Herbert Greene; Vocal arrangements by Herbert Greene; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by Tommy Goodman
Directed by Cy Feuer; Musical Staging by Eugene Loring; Uncredited show doctoring by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Additional Costumes by Robert Mackintosh; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann
Company Manager: Joseph Harris
Production Stage Manager: Henri Caubisens; Stage Manager: Terence Little and Lawrence Kasha
Musician: Maurice Kogan, Leon Merian and Mervin Gold; Music Contractor: Henry Topper; Music Preparation: Mathilde Pincus
General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Dance Supervisor: Merritt Thompson; Casting: Ira Bernstein
Cast
Don AmecheSteve Canfield
Hildegarde NeffNinotchka
George TobiasCommissar Markovitch
Gretchen WylerJanice Dayton
Martin AllenDancer
Tommy AndrewDancer
Estelle AzaDancer
Lee BarryGuard
Assistant Director
Edward BeckerFirst Commissar
Reporter
Guard
Leon BelascoBrankov
Paul BestM. Fabour
Movie Director
Barbara BostockDancer
Verna CainDancer
Kenneth ChertokChoreographer
Ludi ClaireSaleslady
Geraldine DelaneyFlower Girl
Dancer
George FosterDancer
Tony GardellReporter
Minister
Forrest GreenChief Commissar
Grisha
Marcel HillairePierre Bouchard
Bruce HoyDancer
Dick HumphreyGuard
Walter KelvinHotel Doorman
President of Politburo
Devra KlineSonia
Dancer
Henry LascoeIvanov
Win MayoFrench Comrade
Pat McBrideDancer
Alexandra MossAnna
Julie NewmarVera
David OpatoshuBibinski
Louis PolacekBookstall Man
John RayDancer
Carol RisserDancer
Arthur RubinReporter
Stanley SimmondsHotel Manager
Philip SterlingPeter Ilyitch Boroff
Carol StevensDancer
Arthur UlisseFrench Comrade
Onna WhiteDancer
Understudies: Verna Cain (Anna), Forrest Green (Commissar Markovitch, Ivanov), Devra Kline (Vera), Pat McBride (Saleslady, Sonia) and Stanley Simmonds (Bibinski, Peter Ilyitch Boroff)
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
Too BadIvanov, Brankov, Bibinski and Hotel Staff
Paris Loves LoversCanfield and Ninotchka
Stereophonic SoundJanice Dayton
It's a Chemical Reaction, That's AllNinotchka
All of YouCanfield
Satin and SilkJanice Dayton
Without LoveNinotchka
All of You (Reprise) Canfield
ACT 2 Sung By
Hail, BibinskiIvanov, Brankov, Bibinski and French Comrades
As On Through the Seasons We SailCanfield and Ninotchka
JosephineJanice Dayton and Chorus
SiberiaIvanov, Brankov and Bibinski
Silk StockingsCanfield
The Red BluesThe Russians
FinaleEntire Company