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Imperial Theatre, (10/13/1930 - 11/29/1930)

Opening Date: Oct 13, 1930
Closing Date: Nov 29, 1930
Total Performances: 56

Category: Musical, Operetta, Romance, Original, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: The Palace of the Elyrian Embassy in Novia and the Sigman Castle adjoining the Royal Palace

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Bobby Connolly and Arthur Swanstrom

Music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz; Lyrics by Arthur Swanstrom; Book by Jack Donahue; Based on the original of Franz Martos; from the original of Arthur Wimperis and Lauri Wylie; Musical Director: Alfred Goodman

Directed by Edward Clarke Lilley and Bobby Connolly; Ballets by Albertina Rasch; Military direction by Harry Holbrook, U.S.M.C.

Scenic Design by Joseph Urban; Costume Design by Charles LeMaire

Opening Night Cast

Louise AllenEnsemble
Virginia AllenEnsemble
Walter AsmusEnsemble
Jeanne AubertWanda Navarro
Fred BarryEnsemble
Adeline BendonEnsemble
Irene BostickColette
Thomas BourkeEnsemble
Jeanette BradleyEnsemble
Fred BrookEnsemble
Edna BunteEnsemble
Kay BurnellEnsemble
Joseph CareyEnsemble
Ruth Cook Ensemble
Ray CovertEnsemble
Evelyn DallasEnsemble
Erle DanleyEnsemble
Brian DavisEnsemble
Ilus de PongoEnsemble
Raoul De TisneLord Chamberlain to the King
Peggy DolanEnsemble
James DowlingEnsemble
Douglass DumbrilleIvanoff
Leon DunarEnsemble
June EnglishEnsemble
John FulcoEnsemble
Betty GallagherMarie
Anne GoddardEnsemble
Donald GordonEnsemble
Roy GordonBaron Sigman
Portia GraftonEnsemble
Yvonne GreyVeronique
Marie GrimaldiEnsemble
Edouard GrobeEnsemble
George Grossmith, Jr.Christian II of Elyria
William HagenEnsemble
Robert HallidayCaptain Torrelli of the Cruiser Elyria
Louise HansenEnsemble
Ann HardmanEnsemble
Patty HastingsEnsemble
Ruth HaydenEnsemble
Evelyn HerbertPrincess Elaine of Novia
Paul HuberAttorney General
Dorothea JamesLulu
Jack JamesEnsemble
Agatha JohannEnsemble
Howard JohnsonEnsemble
Elsie KainEnsemble
John KaneLieutenant of the Elyria
Wilma KayeEnsemble
Stella KehrEnsemble
Andor KellerEnsemble
Tom KellyEnsemble
Regina KovaleEnsemble
John KrikoffEnsemble
Beatrice LauriEnsemble
William LeonEnsemble
Albert LeroyEnsemble
Jack ListerEnsemble
John MangumEnsemble
Robert MarcoEnsemble
Frances MarkeyAnastasia
Ernest McChesneySecond Lieutenant
Duke McHalePage
Evelyn MonteEnsemble
Lewis MooreEnsemble
Merrit MooreEnsemble
Victor MooreIrving Huff
Arduino MuzzieEnsemble
Leon NashEnsemble
Norma NashEnsemble
Dorothy NodineEnsemble
Lee NugentEnsemble
Leslie OstranderEnsemble
Nona OteroEnsemble
Joanna ParkerEnsemble
Tessie PearsonEnsemble
Donald PloverEnsemble
Mabel PotterEnsemble
William PrevostEnsemble
Pat QuintonEnsemble
Basil RallisEnsemble
Wynne RalphEnsemble
William RitterEnsemble
Wilma RoeloffMarguerite
William RuppelEnsemble
Robert SaidlerEnsemble
Billy SallierEnsemble
Marion SantreEnsemble
Bart SchillingEnsemble
Peggy SickleEnsemble
Maurice SiegelEnsemble
Marguerite SlatteryEnsemble
Ruth SproulEnsemble
Howard St. JohnAide de Camp to the King
Jack StevensEnsemble
Pam SweenyEnsemble
Leo TatzinEnsemble
Carola TaylorEnsemble
Mildred TurnerEnsemble
Serge UryEnsemble
Jack VarEnsemble
John WalshEnsemble
Walter WandellEnsemble
Israfel WeinsteinEnsemble
Patricia WhitneyEnsemble
Martha WilbertEnsemble
Frances WiseEnsemble
Josephine WolfeEnsemble
Edward YoungEnsemble

Songs

music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz; lyrics by Arthur Swanstrom
(Unless otherwise noted)


ACT 1 Sung By
Take a Letter to the King
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Baron Sigman, Marie and Girls
Palace of Dreams
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Princess Elaine of Novia, Officers and Girls
The Panic's On
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Lulu and Girls
I'll Be There
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Wanda Navarro, Irving Huff and Rasch Ballet
Trailing a Shooting Star
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Princess Elaine of Novia and Captain Torrelli of the Cruiser Elyria
Here Is a Sword
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Captain Torrelli of the Cruiser Elyria and Sailors
I'll Be There (Reprise)
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Wanda Navarro and Captain Torrelli of the Cruiser Elyria
One for All
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Ivanoff and Revolutionists
I Love Love
(music by Robert Emmett Dolan; lyrics by Walter O'Keefe )
Wanda Navarro, Officers and Girls
You
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Princess Elaine of Novia and Captain Torrelli of the Cruiser Elyria
ACT 2 Sung By
A Wonderful Thing for the King
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Christian II of Elyria, Lulu and Girls
I'll Be There (Reprise)
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Wanda Navarro and Christian II of Elyria
I'll Never Leave You
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Princess Elaine of Novia and Captain Torrelli of the Cruiser Elyria
You (Reprise)
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Princess Elaine of Novia
I'll Never Leave You (Reprise)
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Princess Elaine of Novia and Captain Torrelli of the Cruiser Elyria
Wings of the Morning
(music by Albert Sirmay and Arthur Schwartz)
Rasch Ballet
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