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Frederika   

Imperial Theatre, (2/04/1937 - 5/01/1937)
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Opening Date: Feb 04, 1937    
Closing Date: May 01, 1937 Total Performances: 95

Category: Musical, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Description: An operetta in three acts
Setting: Parsonage at Sesenheim, 1771; Countess Scholl's Salon, Strasburg; Goeth's Study.


Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Franz Lehár; Written by Franz Lehár; Lyrics by Edward Eliscu; American adaptation by Edward Eliscu; Original German Libretto to "Frederike" by Ludwig Herzer and Fritz Löhner-Beda; Musical Director: Hilding Anderson; Music orchestrated by Hilding Anderson and William Challis; Trio Dance, Acts 1 and 2 arranged by George Dobbs
Choreographed by Chester Hale; Production Supervised by Hassard Short; Staged by Hassard Short
Scenic Design by Watson Barratt; Costume Design by William Weaver
Cast
Jack Barrett
Dancer
Mary Jane Barrett
Mr. Linker
Hortense
Wesley Bender
Lackey
Boy
Todd Bolender
Dancer
Boris Butleroff
Dancer
Patricia Caron
Girl
Charles Columbus
Meyer
Marvel Conheney
Girl
Ted Daniels
Boy
Betti Davis
Girl
George Dobbs
Mr. Linker
Jung-Stilling
Wheeler Dryden
Dr. Bauer
Count Hahn
Marilyn Duane
Girl
Lipman Duckat
Boy
Joan Engel
Dancer
Dorothy Forsythe
Girl
Diana Gaylen
Liselotte
Roger Gerry
Boy
Helen Gleason
Frederika
Betty Gour
Dancer
Gene Greenlaw
Boy
Edith Gresham
Miss Hotchkiss
Vernon Hammer
Dancer
Harriette Henning
Dancer
Dorothy Hess
Dancer
Dennis King
Goethe
Edith King
Mrs. Thorne
Countess Hahn
Nancy Knott
Dancer
Walter Lewis
Boy
Ralph Magelssen
Karl August
Duke of Windsor
Earl McDonald
Herr Gruenwald
Dolly Miller
Girl
Edward Murray
Dancer
William Newgord
Arthur Benson
Engelbach
William Parker
Boy
Alicia Parnahay
Girl
Doris Patston
Salomea
Jack Phillips
Boy
Sonny Quinn
Dancer
Frances Rands
Dancer
Fred Ratliffe
Boy
Mary Rhodes
Girl
James Ryan
Dancer
George Sampson
Boy
Mildred Schroeder
Jessica Thorne
Fred Sherman
Guide
Postillion
Mae Sigler
Dancer
Ulita Torgerson
Countess Scholl
George Trabert
Weyland
Ernest Truex
Lenz
Arthur Vinton
Captain Knebel
Katherine von den Knesebeck
Girl
Clara Waring
Girl
Rose Winter
Magda Brion
J. Arthur Young
Parson Brion
music by Franz Lehar; lyrics by Edward Eliscu
ACT 1 Sung By
Out in the Sun Salomea, Meyer, Jung-Stilling and Ensemble
I Asked My Heart Frederika
Rising Star Goethe, Weyland and Ensemble
One Frederika and Girls
Rose in the Heather Goethe
ACT 2 Sung By
The Shepherd Premiere Danseuse
Stormy Love Frederika, Weyland and Ensemble
A Word to Remind You Goethe and Girls
One (Reprise) Goethe and Frederika
Jealousy Begins at Home Salomea, Jung-Stilling, Meyer and Ensemble
Why Did He Kiss My Heart Awake? Frederika
ACT 3 Sung By
The Bane of Man Lenz, Meyer, Jung-Stilling and Arthur Benson
One (Reprise) Frederika