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La Vie Parisienne   

44th Street Theatre, (11/05/1941 - 11/11/1941)
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Opening Date: Nov 05, 1941    
Closing Date: Nov 11, 1941 Total Performances: 7

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: Paris in the spring of 1866

Production Staff
Produced by The New Opera Company
Music by Jacques Offenbach; New English Book by: Felix Brentano and Louis Verneuil; French Original Book by: Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy; New Lyrics by: Marion Farquhar
Directed by Felix Brentano; Choreographed by Igor Schwezoff
Scenic Design by Marco Montedoro; Costume Design by Marco Montedoro
Conducted by Antal Dorati; Chorus Master: Herbert Winkler
Jack AbbottBallet
Sam AdamsChorus
Franc AldenChorus
Maria AzrovaBallet
Paul BestAlphonse
Vivian BowerChorus
Bertram BriessChorus
Mary DavidChorus
Gemze de LappeBallet
Louise FearneyChorus
Marie FoxChorus
Hans GareisChorus
Arlene GarverBallet
Leland GoodwinChorus
George GrantBallet
Josephine GriffinChorus
Dorothy HartiganChorus
Meta HartofChorus
Julia HorvarthBallet
Serge IsmailoffBallet
Hans KuhnChorus
Phyllis Le GassieBallet
Ann LiptonGabrielle
Leon LischinerGaston
Ralph MagelssenComte Raoul de Gardefu
Mary McKennaChorus
Ruby MercerEvelyn
Dean MundyChorus
Clifford NewdahlMr. Hutchinson
Betty NitschBallet
Remington OlmsteadBallet
Miriam OreckBallet
Sonia OrlovaBallet
Margaret OrmosChorus
Alice PhilippChorus
Elton PlowmanChorus
George RaselyJackson
Eric RautensChorus
John ReiffChorus
Romeo RimChorus
Norman RolandGeorges
Cynthia RoseChorus
Marion RossChorus
Angelo RovidoBallet
Joan SchilleBallet
Igor SchwezoffDancing Master
Anthony ScottChorus
Edwina SeaverBallet
Carolina SegreraMetella
Nathaniel SprinzenaChorus
Dorothy StarnerChorus
Anna SteckChorus
Virginia SymsChorus
Hugh ThompsonGontran
John TyersBaron Bobinet
Boris VoronovskyChorus
Ludlow WhiteChorus
Carol YorkChorus
music by Jacques Offenbach; lyrics by Marion Farquhar
ACT 1 Sung By
Porter! Yes,sir! Porter! Here,sir!Chorus
Porter! Yes,sir! Porter! Here,sir! (Reprise) Baron Bobinet, Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Metella, Gontran and Chorus
But Why? Wait a Moment pleaseMetella
Fighting with you on any groundBaron Bobinet and Comte Raoul de Gardefu
But for women my life would be sweeter than honeyJackson and Chorus
All her monuments and treasuresComte Raoul de Gardefu, Mr. Hutchinson and Evelyn
From the train, with its visitorsComte Raoul de Gardefu and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
Do you come from America?Jackson and Gabrielle
The Heart of Every GirlEvelyn
Then you are sure you'll play the gameComte Raoul de Gardefu, Jackson, Gabrielle and Tradespeople
My dear do you rememberMetella
Here we come! Our thirst is PerniciousComte Raoul de Gardefu, Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson and Tradespeople
A dreaming world is waitingBaron Bobinet
She sallies out, she runs aboutGabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson and Girls
To the ladies of PareeMr. Hutchinson
Oh, his coat! The back is torn in twoMetella, Jackson, Mr. Hutchinson, Gabrielle, Baron Bobinet and Chorus
Hurrah! Hurrah!Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson, Metella, Baron Bobinet and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Oh you were a picture of lovelinessComte Raoul de Gardefu
My dear-let me explain!Evelyn and Comte Raoul de Gardefu
I am mellowEntire Company
You have seen la vie, la vie ParisienneMetella