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Jack and the Beanstalk   

 
44th Street Theatre, (12/21/1931 - 1/02/1932)
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Opening Date: Dec 21, 1931    
Closing Date: Jan 02, 1932 Total Performances: 18

Category: Musical, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: Outside Jack's House; On the Road to Market; The Country Market; On the Road Home; Country near Giant's Castle; Kitchen in Giant's Castle.



Production Staff
Produced by George Bye; Sponsored by Julliard School of Music
Libretto by John Erskine; Music by Louis Gruenberg; Musical Director: Albert Stoessel
Staged by Alfredo Valenti
Scenic Design by Margaret Linley
Cast
Mary Katherine AkinsJack
Miss AntoineEnsemble
Mr. AudenciEnsemble
John BarrTanner
Magic Harp Soli
Alternate
Mordecai BaumanButcher
Alternate
Ensemble
Pearl BesunerPrincess
Mr. BoggesEnsemble
Miss ChapelleEnsemble
Miss CouchmanEnsemble
Roderic CrossCow
Miss DorffEnsemble
Miss GilmanEnsemble
Mr. HaywoodEnsemble
Beatrice HegtMother
Julius HeuhnGiant
Alternate
Mr. HillEnsemble
Miss HuddleEnsemble
Mr. KaminetEnsemble
Janice KraushaarMagic Harp Soli
Alternate
Ensemble
Miss LapidusEnsemble
Miss LeshureEnsemble
Miss LockwoodEnsemble
Miss MalolieEnsemble
Mr. MarshEnsemble
Miss MarshallEnsemble
Ruby MercerPrincess
Alternate
Raymond MiddletonGiant
Alma MilsteadJack
Alternate
George NewtonCow
Alternate
Roy NicholsButcher
Ensemble
Miss O'ConnellEnsemble
Miss OlsonEnsemble
Roland PartridgeBarker
Ensemble
Mr. PrattEnsemble
Miss SchwanEnsemble
Marion SeleeMother
Alternate
Apolyna StoskusMagic Harp Soli
Ensemble
Miss StricklerEnsemble
Miss WaltenbergEnsemble
Mr. WeisecupEnsemble
Miss WisecupEnsemble
Cricket Wooten Ensemble
Mr. WorthingtonEnsemble
Willard YoungLocksmith
Ensemble
music by Louis Gruenberg; lyrics by John Erskine
ACT 1 Sung By
No meat, no bread, no milkJack and Mother
When I had youth I had beautyMother
Mother, your tears are sillyJack
What should I doCow
Come on, won't youJack and Cow
This way, ladies and gentlemenBarker
Will you marry me, Princess?Ensemble
Who'll buy my cow?Jack, Butcher, Tanner, Locksmith and Ensemble
We ought not to have comeJack and Cow
Young man, young manPrincess, Cow and Jack
He is long comingMother
Yes, she's soldJack and Mother
ACT 2 Sung By
Love is a magic liftedPrincess
I left you at the marketJack and Princess
Most of all blessingsGiant
Love is a magic lifted (Reprise) Princess
Be quick! He is after me!Jack and Princess
Did he come this way?Giant and Princess
He will steal you too, will he?Giant
Be quick! He is after me! (Reprise) Jack and Princess
And who may you beGiant and Jack
Grasshopper, sing me a tune I can shimmy toMagic Harp Soli
It has a fine voice tooJack and Giant
My true love has a way with himPrincess
I've got it! Let's go!Jack and Princess
ACT 3 Sung By
What is keeping him?Mother
Who's ringing that bellMother and Jack
Mother, this is my loveJack, Princess, Mother and Cow
Of hours not mineJack, Mother and Princess
Time is a magical snareMagic Harp Soli and Ensemble
Now to his loveMagic Harp Soli and Ensemble
I don't care for weddingsCow
Time is a magical snareEntire Company