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White Horse Inn   

Center Theatre, (10/01/1936 - 4/10/1937)
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Opening Date: Oct 01, 1936    
Closing Date: Apr 10, 1937 Total Performances: 223

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in three acts
Setting: In and around the White Horse Inn

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Rockefellers
Produced by Laurence Rivers, Inc. and Erik Charell
Music by Ralph Benatsky; Book by Hans Mueller; Suggested by Oskar Blumenthal and G. Kandelburg; Lyrics by Irving Caesar; Book adapted by David Freedman; Musical Director: Victor Baravalle; Additional music by Robert Stolz, Irving Caesar, Norman Zeno, Will Irwin, Richard Fall, Jara Benes, Vivian Ellis and Eric Coates; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Musical Advisor: Adam Gelbtrunk
Directed by Erik Charell; Choreographed by Max Rivers
Scenic Design by Ernst Stern; Modern Dress designs by Irene Sharaff; Costume Design by Ernst Stern; Lighting and Special Lighting Effects by Eugene Braun
General Manager: C.G. Stewart
Stage Manager: Charles Mather; Assistant Stage Mgr: Burton McEvilly, Richard Whale, Jack Voeth and Hal Voeth
Press Representative: William Fields, Beverly Kelly and David Tebet; Assistant to Mr. Erik Charell: Frank Hall
Kitty CarlisleKatarina Vogelhuber
Proprietress of the White Horse Inn
William GaxtonLeopold
the Head Waiter
Robert HallidayDonald Hutton
John AlbertBaker Kaufman
Singing Ensemble
Marvin AtkinChild
James BabbittBoy in the Ensemble
Penny BanksSinging Ensemble
Jack BarnesBoy in the Ensemble
John BarryFarmer Waldman
Singing Ensemble
Eleanor BaumanZenzi
the Goat Girl
Evan BeattyGirl in the Ensemble
Betsy BerkeleyGirl in the Ensemble
Thomas BlayneyBoy in the Ensemble
Evelyn BonefineGirl in the Ensemble
Geraldine BorkSinging Ensemble
Edward BrownBoy in the Ensemble
Joe Brown, Jr.Child
Klara BuestrGirl in the Ensemble
William BullBoy in the Ensemble
Phyllis CameronGirl in the Ensemble
Maurice CarrFarmer Thomas
Singing Ensemble
Maude CarrollGirl in the Ensemble
Bill ChandlerBoy in the Ensemble
Diana ChaseChild
Charles ChavezBoy in the Ensemble
Nelson CliffordSchoolmaster Pimperl
Floyd CornabyFranz
a Waiter
Boy in the Ensemble
Carol CrowellGirl in the Ensemble
Ruth DawsonSinging Ensemble
Arthur de VossSinging Ensemble
Eleanor De WitteGirl in the Ensemble
Helene DernelleGirl in the Ensemble
Alfred DrakeSinging Ensemble
Valerie EatonGirl in the Ensemble
Sonia EfronGirl in the Ensemble
Audrey ElliottGirl in the Ensemble
Walter ElliottChild
Esta ElmanSinging Ensemble
Billy EntenmannChild
Margie EvansGirl in the Ensemble
Dionne FarrelleGirl in the Ensemble
Anne FrancisSinging Ensemble
Leo FreedmanChild
Edwin GaleBoy in the Ensemble
Gene GallyBoy in the Ensemble
Tommy GavinPiccolo
Tilda GetzeGirl in the Ensemble
Milton GillAlpine Rose Hotel Porter
Sidney GordonBoy in the Ensemble
George GorstBoy in the Ensemble
Frederick GrahamProfessor Hinzelman
Myra GreenChild
Wendy GreeneGirl in the Ensemble
Edwin HackettBoy in the Ensemble
Billy HaleBoy in the Ensemble
Ed HallBoy in the Ensemble
Gertrude HamiltonSinging Ensemble
Lorraine HarrisGirl in the Ensemble
Marion HarveyGirl in the Ensemble
Gladys HavertySinging Ensemble
Frances HayesGirl in the Ensemble
Buddy HertelleBoy in the Ensemble
Billy HouseWilliam McGonigle
Frances HyattGirl in the Ensemble
Mel KacherBoy in the Ensemble
Gene KavanaughBoy in the Ensemble
Florence KeezelSinging Ensemble
Maurice KellyBoy in the Ensemble
Arnold KorffThe Emperor
Gratia LandleyChild
Flora LaneySinging Ensemble
Lorraine LathamGirl in the Ensemble
Martin Le RoyButcher Smith
Singing Ensemble
Clark LestonBoy in the Ensemble
Billy LichtenbergerChild
Willi LichtenbergerThe Shepherd Boy
Fred LockeSinging Ensemble
Dorothy LodgeChild
Marguerite LodgeChild
Virginia LodgeChild
Anton LonekChild
Velma LordGirl in the Ensemble
Charlotte LorraineGirl in the Ensemble
Albert MahlerCook's Guide
Jules MannBoy in the Ensemble
Marie MarionHanni
the Postwoman
Emily MarshSinging Ensemble
Maxine MartinGirl in the Ensemble
Patricia MartinGirl in the Ensemble
Anthony MarvinProprietor of The Black Bull
Singing Ensemble
Melissa MasonGretel
Hinzelman's daughter
Luba MatiukGirl in the Ensemble
Joseph McCarthyChild
June MeierChild
Florence MengesGirl in the Ensemble
Jack MillardProprietor of The Golden Beer
Boy in the Ensemble
Mickey MooreBoy in the Ensemble
Paul MooreBoy in the Ensemble
Harold MurrayBoy in the Ensemble
Mae MuthSinging Ensemble
Dorothy PalmerChild
Mildred PattersonGirl in the Ensemble
Bill PillickBoy in the Ensemble
Betty PopeGirl in the Ensemble
Harry QuinnBoy in the Ensemble
Oscar RaglandHead Forester
Adelaide RaleighGirl in the Ensemble
Mme. ReverellyPepi
the Milkmaid
Dorothy RichelChild
Herbert RissmanBoy in the Ensemble
Ernst RobertKetterl
The Emperor's Valet de Champ
Ruth RobertsGirl in the Ensemble
Jack RogersBoy in the Ensemble
Babs RossiterChild
Ruth RostynGirl in the Ensemble
Evelyn SatherGirl in the Ensemble
Olga SchwenkerGirl in the Ensemble
Winton SearsBoy in the Ensemble
Almira SessionsMiss Katzenjammer
Joseph ShaughnessyChild
Ruth ShawGirl in the Ensemble
Paul ShobatBoy in the Ensemble
Morrie SiegelSinging Ensemble
Edwin SimsBoy in the Ensemble
Ed SmithFarmer Christensen
Boy in the Ensemble
Sonia SorelGirl in the Ensemble
Carol StoneNatalie
McGongile's daughter
Lillian SullivanSinging Ensemble
Mary SutherlandHoneymooner
Girl in the Ensemble
Carl TreesBoy in the Ensemble
Norman Van EmburghProprietor of Alpine Rose Inn
Singing Ensemble
Arthur VannSinging Ensemble
Nina VerdeSinging Ensemble
Hal VoethBoy in the Ensemble
Harold VoethHoneymooner
Jack VoethBoy in the Ensemble
Howard WarrinerProprietor of Esplanade Hotel
Singing Ensemble
Kenneth WeaverBoy in the Ensemble
Buster WestSylvester S. Somerset, Jr.
Grover WhiteCaptain of the Steamboat
Gloria WhitneyGirl in the Ensemble
Robert WilliamsonThe Mayor
Janice WinterGirl in the Ensemble
Joseph WiragBoy in the Ensemble
Georgina YaegerGirl in the Ensemble
music by Ralph Benatsky; lyrics by Irving Caesar
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Arrival of TouristsSinging Ensemble and Children
Leave It to Katarina
(music by Jara Benes)
Katarina Vogelhuber (Proprietress of the White Horse Inn) and Ensemble
I Cannot Live Without Your LoveLeopold (the Head Waiter) and Katarina Vogelhuber (Proprietress of the White Horse Inn)
Arrival of SteamboatEnsemble
White Horse InnKatarina Vogelhuber (Proprietress of the White Horse Inn), Donald Hutton and Ensemble
Cowshed Rhapsody
(music by Adam Gelbtrunk)
Blue Eyes
(music by Robert Stolz)
Donald Hutton, Natalie (McGongile's daughter) and Ensemble
Rain FinaleEntire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Market Day in the VillageKatarina Vogelhuber (Proprietress of the White Horse Inn), Leopold (the Head Waiter) and Market Vendors
Goodbye, Au Revoir, Auf Wiedersehn
(music by Eric Coates)
Leopold (the Head Waiter) and Waiters
High Up on the HillsKatarina Vogelhuber (Proprietress of the White Horse Inn), William McGonigle, Pepi (the Milkmaid), Tyrolean Dancers and Ensemble
I Would Love to Have You Love Me
(music by Gerald Marks; lyrics by Irving Caesar and Sam Lerner)
Sylvester S. Somerset, Jr., Gretel (Hinzelman's daughter) and Ensemble
Welcome on the Landing StageEntire Company
ACT 3 Sung By
Serenade to the EmperorSerenaders
We Prize Most the Things We MissKatarina Vogelhuber (Proprietress of the White Horse Inn)
The Waltz of Love
(music by Richard Fall)
Serenader, Donald Hutton, Natalie (McGongile's daughter) and Ensemble