Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (9/11/1964 - 10/03/1964)

Opening Date: Sep 11, 1964
Closing Date: Oct 03, 1964
Total Performances: 27

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Setting: 1815 during the Congress of Vienna
Comments: Performed in German

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Harald A. Hoeller, Felix G. Gerstman, James A. Doolittle and Greek Theatre Association

Written by Victor Leon and Leo Stein; Music by Johann Strauss; Lyrics by Victor Leon and Leo Stein; Book adapted by Tony Niessner; Music arranged by Hans Hagen; Musical Director: Oswald Unterhauser

Directed by Tony Niessner; Choreographed by Fred Meister

Scenic Design by Ferry Windberger; Costume Design by Hill Rheis-Gromes

Production Stage Manager: Pat Chandler

Press Representative: Max Eisen, Robert E. Feinberg, Jeannie Gibson Merrick and Maurice Turet

Opening Night Cast

Katja DoorenEnsemble
Hulda FuchsEnsemble
Emmerich GodinCount Bitowski
Wolfgang HackenbergThe English Ambassador
Watchman
Singing Ensemble
Andreij HalaszPoliceman
Dancing Soloist
Erich HergThe French Ambassador
Grenadier
Singing Ensemble
Maria HoloubeckSinging Ensemble
Silvia HolzmayerSinging Ensemble
Lori
Werner KarmanSinging Ensemble
Coachman
The Russian Ambassador
Proprietor of Hietzing Casino
Elfriede KnappSinging Ensemble
Eveline KohlhammerEnsemble
Boy Waiter
Dagmar KollerPepi Pleininger
Maria KowaCountess Zedlau
Edda KreenEnsemble
Gerhard KurzSinging Ensemble
The Prussian Ambassador
Angelika LignuSinging Ensemble
Hugo LindingerKagler
Flora LojekovaDancing Soloist
Friedericke MannAnna
Singing Ensemble
Lisi
Clementine MayerFranziska Cagliari
Ingrid NedbalEnsemble
Else PetryCountess Bitowski
Katja PogacnikEnsemble
Wilhelm PoppPrince Ypsheim-Gindelbach
Gita RenaMistress of Ceremonies
Kurt SchenkerDancing Soloist
Iwa SlatewaDancing Soloist
Martino StamosSinging Ensemble
The Italian Ambassador
Katherina StellakiSinging Ensemble
Achilles TalosSinging Ensemble
Erwin von GrossCount Balduin Zedlau
Helmut WallnerJosef
Nora ZechnerEnsemble

Understudies: Wolfgang Hackenberg (Josef), Silvia Holzmayer (Franziska Cagliari), Werner Karman (Kagler), Elfriede Knapp (Countess Zedlau), Gerhard Kurz (Count Balduin Zedlau) and Friedericke Mann (Pepi Pleininger)

Songs

ACT 1 Sung By
Introduction
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Mistress of Ceremonies and Ensemble
I am looking here now, I am looking there now
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Josef
Pepi! He?
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Franziska Cagliari and Josef
Go on, write and do not scribble
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Count Balduin Zedlau and Josef
Polka
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Pepi Pleininger and the Mannequins
Good Morning, Mr. von Pepi
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Pepi Pleininger and Josef
Finale I
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Franziska Cagliari, Josef, Kagler, Prince Ypsheim-Gindelbach and Count Balduin Zedlau
ACT 2 Sung By
Polonaise
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Mistress of Ceremonies and Ensemble
Vienna Life
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Countess Zedlau and Count Balduin Zedlau
Viennese Women Love to Sing
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Franziska Cagliari, Count Bitowski and Ministers
Take it, my sweet darling
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Count Balduin Zedlau, Pepi Pleininger and Josef
Mazurka
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Solo Dancers
Bohemian Polka
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Pepi Pleininger and Kagler
Czardas
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Solo Dancers
Lagoon Waltz
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Italian Minister and Ensemble
Finale II
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Ensemble
The Blue Danube Waltz
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Dancing Soloists and Dancing Ensemble
ACT 3 Sung By
Go on and sell my suit
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Lisi and Lori
A Waltz by Strauss
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Kagler, Watchman and Singing Ensemble
Polka
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Soloists and Dancing Ensemble
Acceleration Waltz
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Ensemble
Finale III
(lyrics by Victor Leon, Leo Stein and Tony Niessner)
Mistress of Ceremonies and Ensemble
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