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The School for Husbands   
An Adaptation in Rhyme

 

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Empire Theatre , (10/16/1933 - 1/20/1934)
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Opening Date:Oct 16, 1933   
Closing Date:Jan 20, 1934 Total Performances:116

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The entire action of the play takes place in a Square in Paris.


The School for Husbands

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The entire action of the play takes place in a Square in Paris.

Production Staff
Produced by The Theatre Guild
Music by Edmond W. Rickett; Book by Arthur Guiterman and Lawrence Langner; Based on the play "L'École des maris" by Molière; Music arranged by Edmond W. Rickett; Lyrics by Arthur Guiterman; Musical Director: Edmond W. Rickett
Directed by Lawrence Langner
Scenic Design by Lee Simonson; Costume Design by Lee Simonson
Stage Manager: Joan Hathaway; Assistant Stage Mgr: Eleanor Eckstein
Conducted by Edmond W. Rickett
Cast
Michael Bartlett Valere
Marcus Blechman Bear
Kenneth Bostock Link Boy
Joan Carr Leonor
Stuart Casey Ariste
John Cherry 3rd Lackey
Stanley Harrison Magistrate
Doris Humphrey Street Dancer
Columbine
James Jolley Ergaste
Janice Joyce 1st Girl
Flora Le Breton Lisette
George Macready Lysander
1st Bravo
Lewis Martin Sylvester
2nd Bravo
Virginia Marvin 4th Girl
William Miley 2nd Lackey
Osgood Perkins Sganarelle
Dorothea Petgen 2nd Girl
Robert Reinhart Magician
Horace Sinclair Notary
Parker Steward Street Vendor
Pierrot
Francis Tyler 1st Lackey
June Walker Isabelle
Charles Weidman Street Dancer
Harlequin
Lee Whitney 3rd Girl

The Dream of Sganarelle

Category: Special, Ballet, Original, Broadway
Setting: A square in Paris

Production Staff
Produced by The Theatre Guild
Music by Edmond W. Rickett; Music arranged by Edmond W. Rickett
Choreographed by Jean Baptiste Lully; Choreography adapted by Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman; Directed by Lawrence Langner
Scenic Design by Lee Simonson; Costume Design by Lee Simonson
Stage Manager: Joan Hathaway; Assistant Stage Mgr: Eleanor Eckstein
Conducted by Edmond W. Rickett
Cast
Marcus Blechman Olympian
George Bockman Olympian
Kenneth Bostock Olympian
Stuart Casey Tircis
Jack Cole Olympian
Ernestine Henoch Olympian
Doris Humphrey Shepherdess
Janice Joyce Athenee
Eleanor King 2nd Egyptian
Olympian
Ada Korvin 1st Egyptian
Olympian
Katharine Manning Olympian
Lewis Martin Solomon
Osgood Perkins Sganarelle
Frances Reid Olympian
Hyla Rubin Olympian
Horace Sinclair Socrates
Charles Weidman Dancing Master
ACT 1Sung By
Street-vendor's Song Street Vendor
So My Dashing Roving Blade Lisette
Life, unbar the door Isabelle, Leonor and Lisette
As one brother to another Sganarelle, Ariste, Leonor and Lisette
Yes, Mama Lysander and Sylvester
The world is dark and lonely Valere
When I say, My darling Lisette and Ergaste
One must be extremely careful Sganarelle
I love you Valere
ACT 2Sung By
Ignorance is Bliss Ergaste, Valere, 1st Lackey, 2nd Lackey and Pierrot
Lovers two have sought my hand Isabelle, Sganarelle and Valere
Au clair de la lune Pierrot
The Moon is above Valere