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You Never Know   

Winter Garden Theatre, (9/21/1938 - 11/26/1938)
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Opening Date: Sep 21, 1938    
Closing Date: Nov 26, 1938 Total Performances: 78

Category: Musical, Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Paris, France


Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.); Produced in association with John Shubert
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Rowland Leigh; Based on the play "By Candlelight" by Siegfried Geyer; Adapted from the Viennese operetta "Bei Kerzenleicht" by Robert Katscher and Karl Farkas; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Additional orchestrations by Don Walker, Maurice De Packh and Minati Salta; Additional lyrics by Rowland Leigh, Edwin Gilbert and Robert Katscher; Additional music by Alexander Fogarty and Dana Suesse; Musical Director: John McManus
Book directed by Rowland Leigh; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson and Watson Barratt; Costume Design by Jenkins, Wilma, Veronica, Brooks and Charles Le Maire
Cast
Joanna Allen
Dancer
Wesley Bender
Louis
Boy
Helen Bennett
Dancer
Marion Broske
Dancer
Mary Ann Carr
Dancer
Cynthia Cavanaugh
Showgirl
Dorothy Compton
Showgirl
Jacqueline Dahlia
Showgirl
Virginia Daly
Showgirl
Natasha Dana
Showgirl
Louise de Forrest
Dancer
Ray Dennis
Comptroleur
Boy
Enez Early
Dancer
Helen Ecklund
Dancer
Barbara Elliott
Showgirl
Truman Gaige
General Carruthers
Eddie Gale
Chauffeur
Edwin Gale
The Debonairs
Tilda Getze
Showgirl
Grace Gillern
Dancer
Chris Gustafson
Showgirl
Dan Harden
Geoffrey
Buddy Hertelle
The Debonairs
Billie Hill
Showgirl
Libby Holman
Mme. Baltin
Jeanne Montaigne
Helen Hudson
Showgirl
Irene Kelly
Dancer
Charles Kemper
Henri Baltin
Edith Lambot
Dancer
Alice McWhorter
Showgirl
Harold Murray
The Debonairs
Mary Ann O'Brien
Dancer
Rex O'Malley
Baron Ferdinand de Romer
Paul Pierce
The Debonairs
Mildred Ramey
Dancer
Jack Richards
Boy
Mildred Riley
Showgirl
Gus Schirmer
Boy
Robert Smith
Boy
Roger Stearns
Headwaiter
Lee Stephenson
Showgirl
Arlene Stone
Showgirl
Ellen Taylor
Showgirl
Lupe Velez
Maria
Harold Voeth
The Debonairs
Jack Voeth
The Debonairs
Clifton Webb
Gaston
Toby Wing
Ida Courtney
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
I Am Gaston Gaston
Au Revoir, Cher Baron Ensemble
By Candlelight
(music by Robert Katscher; lyrics by Rowland Leigh)
Gaston and Baron Ferdinand de Romer
Maria Gaston
Maria (Reprise) Gaston and Ensemble
You Never Know Mme. Baltin (Jeanne Montaigne)
Ladies' Room
(music by Alexander Fogarty; lyrics by Edwin Gilbert)
The Debonairs and Ensemble
What Is That Tune? Mme. Baltin (Jeanne Montaigne)
For No Rhyme or Reason Ida Courtney, Henri Baltin, The Debonairs and Ensemble
Alpha to Omega Gaston and Maria
By Candlelight (Reprise)
(music by Robert Katscher; lyrics by Rowland Leigh)
Gaston and Maria
Don't Let It Get You Down Specialty Dancer, Geoffrey, The Debonairs and Ensemble
What Shall I Do?
(lyrics by Rowland Leigh)
Maria
ACT 2 Sung By
Let's Put It to Music
(music by Alexander Fogarty; lyrics by Edwin Gilbert)
Specialty Dancers, Geoffrey and Ensemble
At Long Last Love Gaston
Take Yourself a Trip
(music by Alexander Fogarty; lyrics by Edwin Gilbert)
Ensemble
Yes, Yes, Yes Ida Courtney and Ensemble
Gendarme
(music by Robert Katscher; lyrics by Rowland Leigh)
The Debonairs
No (You Can't Have My Heart)
(music by Dana Suesse; lyrics by Dana Suesse)
Mme. Baltin (Jeanne Montaigne) and Gaston
Good Evening, Princess Gaston and Maria