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Great Lady   

 
Majestic Theatre, (12/01/1938 - 12/17/1938)
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Opening Date: Dec 01, 1938    
Closing Date: Dec 17, 1938 Total Performances: 20

Category: Play, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Description: A play with music in two acts
Setting: New York, Rhode Island and Paris from 1793 to 1939



Production Staff
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman and John H. Del Bondio; Produced by arrangement with Frank Crumit
Music by Frederick Loewe; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Book by Earle Crooker and Lowell Brentano; Lyrics by Earle Crooker and Lowell Brentano; Musical Director: John Fredhoven
Choreographed by William Dollar; Staged by Bretaigne Windust
Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard and Scott Wilson
Cast
Anthony AlbertOffice Boy
2nd Admirer
Ensemble
Alicia AlonsoEnsemble
Fernando AlonsoOffice Boy
Ensemble
Leda AnchutinaPoor Girl
Premier Danseuse
Irene BordoniMadame Colette
Tullio CarminatiStephen Jumel
Walter CasselButler
Major Domo
William ChambersBill Adams
Gage ClarkeDecazes
Tania ClellEnsemble
Edward CravenNicky Clark
Hermione DarrellEnsemble
Dorothy DentonEnsemble
André EglevskyFloorwalker
Premier Danseur
Jeanne ElkinsElizabeth Clark
Jules EpaillyRene Lorraine
William FarissA Doctor
Helen FordFreelove Clark
June ForrestWaitress
Arthur FrederixEnsemble
Basil GalahoffOffice Boy
1st Admirer
Ensemble
Isabel GirardA Duchess
Paul GodkinEnsemble
Muriel GrattonStenographer
Ensemble
Robert GreigLouis XVIII
Edward HedgesEnsemble
Holly HowardEnsemble
Christine JohnsonHousekeeper
Hortense KahrklinStenographer
Edward KaneManaging Editor
Albia KavanEnsemble
Nora KayeEnsemble
Hortense KharklinEnsemble
Beverly KirkSecond Assistant Dressmaker
Dorothy KirstenMaid
Annabelle LyonRich Boy
Premier Danseuse
Joseph MacaulayCaptain Jacques
Prologue
Joan MannStenographer
Ensemble
Jay MartinezEnsemble
Katherine MayfieldMaid
First Assistant Dressmaker
Mary McDonnellEnsemble
William MendeJailer
Organ Grinder
Doris MooreA Countess
Grace PanviniMarquise
Yvonne PattersonEnsemble
Russel Protopoff3rd Admirer
Ensemble
Richard ReedEnsemble
Lillian ReillyEnsemble
Newcombe RiceEnsemble
Jerome RobbinsEnsemble
Frederick SchweppeSub-Editor
A Minister
Robert ShanleyJonathan
Doris Jane SollyEnsemble
Libby StarksEnsemble
Shepperd StrudwickPierre de Moreau
Olga SuarezEnsemble
Charlotte SumnerStenographer
Ensemble
Norma TerrisEliza Bowen
later Elsa de la Croix
Margaret VasilieffEnsemble
Vera VolkenauEnsemble
John YoungWaiter
A Caretaker
ACT 1 Sung By
A PromenadeEliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix)
Sweet WilliamFreelove Clark, Captain Jacques and Ensemble
I Have Room in My HeartEliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix) and Pierre de Moreau
Why Can't This Night Last ForeverEliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix)
May I Suggest Romance?Madame Colette
In the Carefree Realm of FancyEliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix) and Stephen Jumel
To Whom It May ConcernEliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix)
I Have Room in My Heart (Reprise) Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix) and Pierre de Moreau
Though Tongues May WagEliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix), Stephen Jumel and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Keep Your Hand on Your HeartStephen Jumel
And So Will YouMadame Colette
The Little CorporalPierre de Moreau and Ensemble
Sisters Under the SkinFreelove Clark and Gentlemen of the Ballet
There Had to Be the WaltzEliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix), Pierre de Moreau and Ensemble
I Never Saw a King BeforeMadame Colette, Nicky Clark and Ensemble
Madame Is At HomeHousekeeper, First Assistant Dressmaker, Second Assistant Dressmaker, Waitress and Maid