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La Vie Parisienne   

Broadway Theatre, (11/10/1942 - 12/07/1942)
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Opening Date: Nov 10, 1942    
Closing Date: Dec 07, 1942 Total Performances: 17

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: Paris in the spring of 1866
This production is a return engagement of La Vie Parisienne (11/05/1941 - 11/11/1941)


Production Staff
Produced by The New Opera Company
Music by Jacques Offenbach; New Lyrics: Marion Farquhar; New English book by Felix Brentano and Louis Verneuil; Additional Dialogue by Leo Riskin and Frank Torloff; Based on the French opera by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy; Musical Director: Paul Breisach
Directed by Felix Brentano
Scenic Design by Marco Montedoro; Costume Design by Marco Montedoro
Cast
Sam Adams
Chorus
Anne Barlow
Ballet
Julia Beoletto
Chorus
Bertram Briess
Chorus
Boris Brown
Chorus
Donald Burr
Comte Raoul de Gardefu
Gisella Caccialanza
Premiere Dansueuse
Virginia Card
Evelyn
Stanley Carlson
Station Master
Revolutionary
Baret Cummings
Ballet
Mary Davis
Tradesperson
Chorus
Margit DeKova
Ballet
Sebastian Engelberg
Chorus
Wilbur Evans
Baron Bobinet
Carter Farriss
Chorus
Louise Fearney
Chorus
Elsa Fiore
Chorus
Marie Fox
Chorus
Tony Gardell
Chorus
Arlene Garver
Ballet
Franz George
Chorus
Pauline Goddard
Ballet
Walter Graf
Chorus
Josephine Griffin
Tradesperson
Chorus
Zadah Guerian
Chorus
Meta Hartof
Chorus
Georgia Hiden
Ballet
Roger Hill
Chorus
Hans Kuhn
Chorus
Andzia Kuzak
Gabrielle
Paul Kwartin
Gontran
Alphonse
Nicholas Magallanes
Ballet
Francisco Moncion
Ballet
Patricia Neway
Chorus
Miriam Oreck
Ballet
Maria Orleos
Chorus
Margaret Ormos
Chorus
Raymond Pach
Chorus
Alice Philipp
Chorus
Elton Plowman
Chorus
Eric Rautens
Chorus
Paul Reed
Jackson
Romeo Rim
Chorus
Cynthia Rose
Tradesperson
Chorus
Marion Ross
Chorus
Carolina Segrera
Metella
Mary Jane Shea
Ballet
Nathaniel Sprinzena
Chorus
Freda Starr
Chorus
Hugh Thompson
Mr. Hutchinson
Beatrice Tompkins
Ballet
Jane Ward
Ballet
Ludlow White
Chorus
Nora White
Ballet
Carol York
Chorus
Stanley Zompakos
Ballet
music by Jacques Offenbach; lyrics by Marion Farquhar
ACT 1 Sung By
Porter! Yes,sir! Porter! Here,sir! Chorus
Porter! Yes,sir! Porter! Here,sir! (Reprise) Baron Bobinet, Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Metella, Gontran and Chorus
But Why? Wait a Moment please Metella
Fighting with you on any ground Baron Bobinet and Comte Raoul de Gardefu
But for women my life would be sweeter than honey Jackson and Chorus
All her monuments and treasures Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Mr. Hutchinson and Evelyn
From the train, with its visitors Comte Raoul de Gardefu and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
Do you come from America? Jackson and Gabrielle
The Heart of Every Girl Evelyn
Then you are sure you'll play the game Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Jackson, Gabrielle and Tradespeople
My dear do you remember Metella
Here we come! Our thirst is Pernicious Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson and Tradespeople
A dreaming world is waiting Baron Bobinet
She sallies out, she runs about Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson and Girls
To the ladies of Paree Mr. Hutchinson
Oh, his coat! The back is torn in two Metella, Jackson, Mr. Hutchinson, Gabrielle, Baron Bobinet and Chorus
Hurrah! Hurrah! Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson, Metella, Baron Bobinet and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Oh you were a picture of loveliness Comte Raoul de Gardefu
My dear-let me explain! Evelyn and Comte Raoul de Gardefu
I am mellow Entire Company
You have seen la vie, la vie Parisienne Metella