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Song of the Flame   

44th Street Theatre , (12/30/1925 - 7/10/1926)
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Opening Date:Dec 30, 1925   
Closing Date:Jul 10, 1926 Total Performances:219

Category: Musical, Opera, Romance, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in a prologue, two acts, and an epilogue
Setting: Moscow and Paris in the Spring of 1917

Production Staff
Produced by Arthur Hammerstein
Music by Herbert P. Stothart and George Gershwin; Book by Otto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Otto Harbach and Oscar Hammerstein II; Musical Director: Herbert P. Stothart; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett
Book staged by: Frank Reicher; Dances and Ensemble pictures arranged by: Jack Haskell
Scenic Design by Joseph Urban; Costume Design by Mark Mooring
Vasily Andrewsky Russian Art Singer
Alice Ankers American Ballet
Miriam Avendale American Ballet
Chester Bennett Gentleman of the Ensemble
Ima Berline American Ballet
Hal Bird Gentleman of the Ensemble
Dorothy Booth American Ballet
Marion Booth American Ballet
Helen Bowers American Ballet
Phoebe Brune Natasha
Konstantin Buketoff Russian Art Singer
Hugh Cameron Nicholas
Adelaide Candee American Ballet
Terry Carroll American Ballet
Blanche Collins Olga
Ann Constance American Ballet
William Cooper Gentleman of the Ensemble
Betty Credito American Ballet
Louise Dalberg An Avenger
Greek Evans Konstantin
Lotta Fanning American Ballet
Paul Florence Gentleman of the Ensemble
Bernard Gorcey Count Boris
Mary Green American Ballet
Georgia Gwynne American Ballet
Buddie Haines American Ballet
Elvinne Hall American Ballet
James Herold Gentleman of the Ensemble
Louise Hersey American Ballet
Edith Higgens American Ballet
Elizabeth Hill American Ballet
Margie Horton American Ballet
Gene Hylan American Ballet
Zina Ivanova Russian Art Singer
Carolyn Johnson-White American Ballet
Tessa Kosta Aniuta
"The Flame"
Dorothy Lee American Ballet
Bob LeRoy Gentleman of the Ensemble
Harry Long Gentleman of the Ensemble
Lillyan Lyndon American Ballet
Dorothy MacKaye Grusha
Elsie Marcus American Ballet
Miss Milli American Ballet
Christine Moray American Ballet
Frances Nevins American Ballet
Lylian Ojala American Ballet
Lucille Osborn American Ballet
Sylvia Pagano American Ballet
Adelaide Permin American Ballet
Anna Petrenko Russian Art Singer
Laurie Phillips American Ballet
Ruby Poe American Ballet
Troupe Reynolds Gentleman of the Ensemble
Guy Robertson Prince Volodya
Elsa Roelofsma American Ballet
Ruth Sato American Ballet
Ula Sharon Nadya
Emily Sherman American Ballet
Jeannie St. John American Ballet
Leonard St. Leo A Dancer
Audrey Sturges American Ballet
Dorothy Thattell American Ballet
Frances Thress American Ballet
Philip Titman Gentleman of the Ensemble
Willard Tyson Gentleman of the Ensemble
Miss Verdi American Ballet
Donald Wells Gentleman of the Ensemble
Eileen Wenzel American Ballet
Paul Wilson Alexis
ACT 1Sung By
Far Away (Refrain based on a folk song theme) Konstantin and Russian Art Singers
Song of the Flame (Don't Forget Me) Aniuta ("The Flame"), Konstantin and Russian Art Singers
Woman's Work Is Never Done Grusha and Ensemble
Great Big Bear Grusha, Nicholas and Ensemble
The Signal Aniuta ("The Flame"), Prince Volodya and Octet
The Cossack Love Song Aniuta ("The Flame"), Prince Volodya and Ensemble
Tartar Konstantin and Russian Art Singers
(You May) Wander Away Aniuta ("The Flame") and Prince Volodya
Finaletto Aniuta ("The Flame"), Prince Volodya and Ensemble
Vodka Grusha, Dance Ensemble and Nadya
Finale Company
ACT 2Sung By
I Want Two Husbands Grusha, Count Boris and Nicholas
Midnight Bells Aniuta ("The Flame")
The Cossack Love Song (Reprise)Prince Volodya
The First Blossom Ballet Nadya and American Ballet
Finaletto Company
Going Home on New Year's Morning Russian Art Singers
Finale Ultimo Company