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46th Street Theatre, (12/06/1939 - 10/19/1940)
Royale Theatre, (10/21/1940 - 12/12/1940)

Opening Date: Dec 06, 1939
Closing Date: Dec 12, 1940
Total Performances: 408

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: New York City and Versailles, France

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by B.G. DeSylva

Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields and B.G. DeSylva; Orchestra Arrangements by Hans Spialek; Additional Arrangements by Russell Bennett and Ted Royal; Choral Arrangements by Hugh Martin; Assistant to Hugh Martin: Ralph Blanc

Staged by Edgar McGregor; Choreographed by Robert Alton

Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Albert A. Ostrander; Assistant to Robert Alton: Charles Millang

Company Manager: John Leffler

General Stage Manager: Sam Ledner; Stage Manager: Dan Brennan; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Torpey

Orchestra under the Direction of Gene Salzer; Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff

General Press Representative: Nat N. Dorfman

Opening Night Cast

Bert LahrLouis Blore
His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France
Ethel MermanMay Daly
Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Benny BakerCharley
His Royal Highness, The Dauphin of France
Betty GrableAlice Barton
Mme. La Marquisse Alisande de Vernay
Betty AllenMolly Wincor
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. La Marquise du Pont L'Eveque
Gloria ArdenDancing Girl
Walter ArminBill Kelly
Docteur Michel
Gene AshleyDancing Boy
Johnny BarnesHenri
Helen BennettDancing Girl
Marguerite BentonMary Gray
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. La Vicomtesse de Roquefort
Ruth BondDancing Girl
Evelyn BonefineDancing Girl
Boris ButleroffDancing Boy
Hugh CameronJones
Le Duc de Choiseul
Janice CarterRuth Frederick
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. Le Princesse Gruyere
Virginia ChenevalDancing Girl
Stella ClausonDancing Girl
Harold CromerFlorian
Zamore
Mary DanielsDancing Girl
Jacqueline FrancPeggy Brown
Starlet of the Club Petite
La Baronne de Brie
Joel FriendDancing Boy
Ronda GaleDancing Girl
Russell GeorgievDancing Boy
Tilda GetzeDancing Girl
Anne GrahamSigana Sigan
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. La Comtesse de Camembert
Ronald GrahamAlex Barton
Stanley GrillDancing Boy
Marion HarveyDancing Girl
Douglas HawkinsAn International
Peter HollidayAn International
Beverly HosierDancing Girl
Dorothea JacksonDancing Girl
Adele JergensDancing Girl
Mel KacherDancing Boy
Patricia KnightDancing Girl
Nancy KnottDancing Girl
Frances KrellDancing Girl
Don LibertoDancing Boy
Gloria MartinDancing Girl
Jean MooreheadVi Hennessey
Mme. La Duchesse de Villardel
Carl NicholasAn International
Gateman
Audrey PalmerCosette
Barbara PondDancing Girl
Tito RenaldoManuel Gomez
Dancing Boy
Roy RossAn International
Pierre
David ShellyRadio Announcer
Geraldine SpreckelsAnn Todd
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. La Duchesse de Grammont
Mme. La Duchesse du Coeur Flottant
Dames de la Cour
Jane SprouleDancing Girl
Jack StantonAn International
Rene
Kay SuttonAnn Barton
Mme. La Duchesse de Grammont
Paul ThorneDancing Boy
Edith TurgellDancing Girl
Lewis TurnerDancing Boy
Marie VannemenDancing Girl
Arlyne VardenDancing Girl
William VauxDancing Boy
Charles WaltersHarry Norton
Captain of King's Guard
Nina WaylerDancing Girl

Songs

music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter

ACT 1 Sung By
Where's Louie?Ensemble
Ev'ry Day's a HolidayHarry Norton, Alice Barton and Ensemble
It Ain't EtiquetteHis Most Royal Majesty, The King of France and Vi Hennessey
When Love BeckonedMme. La Comtesse du Barry
Come On InMme. La Comtesse du Barry and Ensemble
Dream SongFour Internationals
Mesdames and MessieursDames de la Coeur
GavotteAlice Barton and Ensemble
But in the Morning, No!Mme. La Comtesse du Barry and His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France
Do I Love YouAlex Barton and Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Do I Love You (Reprise) Mme. La Comtesse du Barry and Zamore
DuBarry Was a LadyEntire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Give Him the Oo-La-LaMme. La Comtesse du Barry
Well, Did You Evah!Alice Barton and Harry Norton
It Was Written in the StarsAlex Barton and Ensemble
L'Apres Midi d'un BoeufCharley and Zamore
Katie Went to HaitiMme. La Comtesse du Barry and Ensemble
Katie Went to Haiti (Reprise) Alex Barton and Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
FriendshipMme. La Comtesse du Barry and His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France

Replacement/Transfer Info


The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.


46th Street Theatre

(12/6/1939 - 10/19/1940)

Cast

Betty Allen
May Daly
Ruth Bond
Alice Barton
Mme. La Marquisse Alisande de Vernay
Bill Broder
Dancing Boy
Anne Graham
Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Mme. La Duchesse de Grammont
Robert Herring
An International
Don Liberto
Rene
David Shelly
Captain of King's Guard
Geraldine Spreckels
Ann Barton
Jane Sproule
Cosette
Jack Stanton
Harry Norton
Billy Taft
Dancing Boy
Rose Tyrrell
Dancing Girl

Understudy: Jack Stanton (Harry Norton).

Royale Theatre

(10/21/1940 - 12/12/1940)

Cast

Gypsy Rose Lee
May Daly



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