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Bitter Sweet   

 
Ziegfeld Theatre , (11/05/1929 - 2/1930)
Shubert Theatre , (2/17/1930 - 3/22/1930)
First Preview: Total Previews:0
Opening Date:Nov 05, 1929   
Closing Date:Mar 22, 1930 Total Performances:159

Category: Musical, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Description: An Operetta in Three Acts, 6 Scenes
Setting: Lady Shayne's House in Grosvenor Square, 1934; The Millick House, Belgrave Square, 1875; The Ballroom of the Millick House in Belgrave Square; 1875; Her Schlick's Café, 1880; Drawing Room of the Marqu


Production Staff
Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. and Arch Selwyn; Produced by arrangement with Charles B. Cochran
Book by Noël Coward; Lyrics by Noël Coward; Music by Noël Coward; Musical Director: Frank Tours
Staged by Noël Coward
Costume Design by Gladys E. Calthrop; Scenic Design by Gladys E. Calthrop
Cast
Reginald Allen Chorus
Mildred Allen-Letts Chorus
Bruce Anderson Chorus
Roy Arcourt Chorus
Leslie Bannister Chorus
Mr. Vale
Nancy Barnett Freda
Isla Bevan Honor
Lady Sorrel
Peggy Blake Boy
Gordon Brand Chorus
Claude Brittin-Eldred Chorus
Nancy Brown Gloria
Mrs. Proutie
Kenneth Burston Musician
James Cameron Chorus
Vera Caprice Chorus
Albert Chapman Footman
Chorus
Burley
Noel Clifford Chorus
Doris Colston Chorus
Hugh Cuénod Chorus
Bertram Sellick
Constance David Chorus
Mary David Chorus
Sybil Davidson Chorus
A Prater Girl
William Dawson Chorus
Dorothy Debenham Hansi
Pauline Desmond Chorus
Peter Donald Piccolo
Edna Earle Chorus
Boy
John Evelyn The Marquis of Shayne
Alfred Fairhurst Chorus
Joyce Fletcher Chorus
Edmond Ford Musician
Herbert Garry Chorus
Cunningham Glen Chorus
Vernon Craft
Trevor Glyn Footman
Parker
Chorus
Donald Gordon Chorus
The Marquis of Steere
The Duke of Tenterton
Zoe Gordon Lotte
Douglas Graeme-Brooke Mr. Proutie
Chorus
Roy Hall Chorus
Gladys Hay-Dillon Chorus
William Herbert Chorus
Leonora Hilton Chorus
Tracy Holmes The Hon. Hugh Devon
Chorus
Kathleen Holt Chorus
Elsie Hulme Chorus
Iris Hulme Chorus
Desmond Jeans Captain August Lutte
Herr Schlick
Myfany Jenkins Chorus
Max Kirby Vincent Howard
Kathleen Lambelet Lady Devon
Chorus
Evelyn Laye Sarah Millick
Sari Linden
The Marchioness of Shayne
Sylvia Leslie Gussie
Eddie Lisbona Musician
Accompanist
Peggy Lovat Chorus
Patrick Ludlow Chorus
Lord Henry Jekyll
Vicky Lynn A Prater Girl
Chorus
Isabel Marden Chorus
Cecile Maule-Cole Chorus
A Prater Girl
Jackie
William McGuigan Chorus
Louis E. Miller Chorus
Lieutenant Tranisch
Mireille Manon
La Crevette
Jane Moore Chorus
Lady Devon
Charles Mortimer Sir Arthur Fenchurch
Herr Schlick
Anthony Neville Chorus
Mr. Bethel
Gerald Nodin Carl Linden
Isabel Ohmead Mrs. Millick
Chorus
Mervyn Pearce Chorus
Sydney Perlstone Musician
Constance Perrin Helen
Chorus
Audrey Pointing Lady James
Harriet
Dolly Chamberlain
Roma Presano Chorus
James Prescott Chorus
Leonta Proctor Chorus
Marjorie Raymond Victoria
The Duchess of Tenterton
James Reid Chorus
Vernon Rudolph Musician
Hooper Russell Lord Sorrel
Chorus
Leah Russell Chorus
Eva Scott-Thompson Chorus
Enid Settle Chorus
Marjorie Simpson Chorus
Paul Spender-Clay Chorus
Cedrick Ballantyne
Joan Stanbrough Nita
Chorus
Vesta Sylva Effie
Mrs. Bethel
Winifred Talbot Jane
Mrs. Vale
John W. Thompson Footman
Chorus
Richard Thorpe Chorus
Lord Edgar James
Marcel Turner Chorus
Gustav Wallenberg Chorus
Leah Warne Chorus
Boy
Iris White Chorus
George Woof Chorus
Lord Henry Jade
Arthur Woolf Musician
Graham Yarborough Footman
Chorus
music by Noël Coward; lyrics by Noël Coward
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
That Wonderful Melody Singer and Dancing Chorus
The Call of Life The Marchioness of Shayne and Chorus
If You Could Only Come With Me Carl Linden
I'll See You Again Sarah Millick and Carl Linden
Tell Me What Is Love Sarah Millick and Chorus
The Last Dance The Marquis of Steere, Lord Edgar James, Lord Sorrel, Mr. Vale, Mr. Bethel, Mr. Proutie, Victoria, Harriet, Gloria, Honor, Jane and Effie
ACT 2Sung By
Life in the Morning Waiters and Cleaners
Ladies of the Town Lotte, Freda, Hansi and Gussie
If Love Were All Manon (La Crevette)
Evermore and a Day Sari Linden
(Dear) Little Cafe Sari Linden and Carl Linden
Tokay Carl Linden, Officers and Chorus
Bonne Nuit, Merci Manon (La Crevette)
Kiss Me Manon (La Crevette) and Chorus
ACT 3Sung By
Ta Ra Ra Boom De Ay
(music by Henry J. Sayers; lyrics by Henry J. Sayers)
Mr. Bethel, Mr. Vale, Mr. Proutie, The Duke of Tenterton, Lord Sorrel, Lord Edgar James, The Duchess of Tenterton, Lady James, Mrs. Proutie, Lady Sorrel, Mrs. Vale and Mrs. Bethel
Alas, the Time Is Past The Duchess of Tenterton, Lady James, Mrs. Proutie, Lady Sorrel, Mrs. Vale and Mrs. Bethel
Green Carnations Bertram Sellick, Lord Henry Jade, Vernon Craft and Cedrick Ballantyne
Zigeuner Sari Linden