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The School for Husbands    An Adaptation in Rhyme

This production was composed of the following shows:

Empire Theatre, (10/16/1933 - 1/20/1934)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Oct 16, 1933    
Closing Date: Jan 20, 1934 Total Performances: 116

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The entire action of the play takes place in a Square in Paris.


The School for Husbands

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by The Theatre Guild
Music by Edmond W. Rickett; Book by Arthur Guiterman and Lawrence Langner; Based on the play "L'École des maris" by Molière; Music arranged by Edmond W. Rickett; Lyrics by Arthur Guiterman; Musical Director: Edmond W. Rickett
Directed by Lawrence Langner
Scenic Design by Lee Simonson; Costume Design by Lee Simonson
Stage Manager: Joan Hathaway; Assistant Stage Mgr: Eleanor Eckstein
Conducted by Edmond W. Rickett
Cast
Michael Bartlett
Valere
Marcus Blechman
Bear
Kenneth Bostock
Link Boy
Joan Carr
Leonor
Stuart Casey
Ariste
John Cherry
3rd Lackey
Stanley Harrison
Magistrate
Doris Humphrey
Street Dancer
Columbine
James Jolley
Ergaste
Janice Joyce
1st Girl
Flora Le Breton
Lisette
George Macready
Lysander
1st Bravo
Lewis Martin
Sylvester
2nd Bravo
Virginia Marvin
4th Girl
William Miley
2nd Lackey
Osgood Perkins
Sganarelle
Dorothea Petgen
2nd Girl
Robert Reinhart
Magician
Horace Sinclair
Notary
Parker Steward
Street Vendor
Pierrot
Francis Tyler
1st Lackey
June Walker
Isabelle
Charles Weidman
Street Dancer
Harlequin
Lee Whitney
3rd Girl

The Dream of Sganarelle

Category: Special, Ballet, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by The Theatre Guild
Music by Edmond W. Rickett; Music arranged by Edmond W. Rickett
Choreographed by Jean Baptiste Lully; Choreography adapted by Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman; Directed by Lawrence Langner
Scenic Design by Lee Simonson; Costume Design by Lee Simonson
Stage Manager: Joan Hathaway; Assistant Stage Mgr: Eleanor Eckstein
Conducted by Edmond W. Rickett
Cast
Marcus Blechman
Olympian
George Bockman
Olympian
Kenneth Bostock
Olympian
Stuart Casey
Tircis
Jack Cole
Olympian
Ernestine Henoch
Olympian
Doris Humphrey
Shepherdess
Janice Joyce
Athenee
Eleanor King
2nd Egyptian
Olympian
Ada Korvin
1st Egyptian
Olympian
Katharine Manning
Olympian
Lewis Martin
Solomon
Osgood Perkins
Sganarelle
Frances Reid
Olympian
Hyla Rubin
Olympian
Horace Sinclair
Socrates
Charles Weidman
Dancing Master
music by Edmond W. Rickett; lyrics by Arthur Guiterman
ACT 1 Sung By
Street-vendor's Song Street Vendor
So My Dashing Roving Blade Lisette
Life, unbar the door Isabelle, Leonor and Lisette
As one brother to another Sganarelle, Ariste, Leonor and Lisette
Yes, Mama Lysander and Sylvester
The world is dark and lonely Valere
When I say, My darling Lisette and Ergaste
One must be extremely careful Sganarelle
I love you Valere
ACT 2 Sung By
Ignorance is Bliss Ergaste, Valere, 1st Lackey, 2nd Lackey and Pierrot
Lovers two have sought my hand Isabelle, Sganarelle and Valere
Au clair de la lune Pierrot
The Moon is above Valere