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Frederika   

 
Imperial Theatre , (2/04/1937 - 5/01/1937)
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Opening Date:Feb 04, 1937   
Closing Date:May 01, 1937 Total Performances:95

Category: Musical, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Description: An operetta in three acts
Setting: Parsonage at Sesenheim, 1771; Countess Scholl's Salon, Strasburg; Goeth's Study.


Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Music by Franz Lehár; Written by Franz Lehár; Lyrics by Edward Eliscu; American adaptation by Edward Eliscu; Original German Libretto to "Frederike" by Ludwig Herzer and Fritz Löhner-Beda; Musical Director: Hilding Anderson; Music orchestrated by Hilding Anderson and William Challis; Trio Dance, Acts 1 and 2 arranged by George Dobbs
Choreographed by Chester Hale; Production Supervised by Hassard Short; Staged by Hassard Short
Scenic Design by Watson Barratt; Costume Design by William Weaver
Cast
Jack Barrett Dancer
Mary Jane Barrett Mr. Linker
Hortense
Wesley Bender Lackey
Boy
Todd Bolender Dancer
Boris Butleroff Dancer
Patricia Caron Girl
Charles Columbus Meyer
Marvel Conheney Girl
Ted Daniels Boy
Betti Davis Girl
George Dobbs Mr. Linker
Jung-Stilling
Wheeler Dryden Dr. Bauer
Count Hahn
Marilyn Duane Girl
Lipman Duckat Boy
Joan Engel Dancer
Dorothy Forsythe Girl
Diana Gaylen Liselotte
Roger Gerry Boy
Helen Gleason Frederika
Betty Gour Dancer
Gene Greenlaw Boy
Edith Gresham Miss Hotchkiss
Vernon Hammer Dancer
Harriette Henning Dancer
Dorothy Hess Dancer
Dennis King Goethe
Edith King Mrs. Thorne
Countess Hahn
Nancy Knott Dancer
Walter Lewis Boy
Ralph Magelssen Karl August
Duke of Windsor
Earl McDonald Herr Gruenwald
Dolly Miller Girl
Edward Murray Dancer
William Newgord Arthur Benson
Engelbach
William Parker Boy
Alicia Parnahay Girl
Doris Patston Salomea
Jack Phillips Boy
Sonny Quinn Dancer
Frances Rands Dancer
Fred Ratliffe Boy
Mary Rhodes Girl
James Ryan Dancer
George Sampson Boy
Mildred Schroeder Jessica Thorne
Fred Sherman Guide
Postillion
Mae Sigler Dancer
Ulita Torgerson Countess Scholl
George Trabert Weyland
Ernest Truex Lenz
Arthur Vinton Captain Knebel
Katherine von den Knesebeck Girl
Clara Waring Girl
Rose Winter Magda Brion
J. Arthur Young Parson Brion
music by Franz Lehar; lyrics by Edward Eliscu
ACT 1Sung By
Out in the Sun Salomea, Meyer, Jung-Stilling and Ensemble
I Asked My Heart Frederika
Rising Star Goethe, Weyland and Ensemble
One Frederika and Girls
Rose in the Heather Goethe
ACT 2Sung By
The Shepherd Premiere Danseuse
Stormy Love Frederika, Weyland and Ensemble
A Word to Remind You Goethe and Girls
One (Reprise)Goethe and Frederika
Jealousy Begins at Home Salomea, Jung-Stilling, Meyer and Ensemble
Why Did He Kiss My Heart Awake? Frederika
ACT 3Sung By
The Bane of Man Lenz, Meyer, Jung-Stilling and Arthur Benson
One (Reprise)Frederika