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Winter Garden Theatre, (9/21/1938 - 11/26/1938)
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Opening Date: Sep 21, 1938    
Closing Date: Nov 26, 1938 Total Performances: 78

Category: Musical, Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Paris, France



Production Staff
Produced by Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.); Produced in association with John Shubert
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Rowland Leigh; Based on the play "By Candlelight" by Siegfried Geyer; Adapted from the Viennese operetta "Bei Kerzenleicht" by Robert Katscher and Karl Farkas; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Additional orchestrations by Don Walker, Maurice De Packh and Minati Salta; Additional lyrics by Rowland Leigh, Edwin Gilbert and Robert Katscher; Additional music by Alexander Fogarty and Dana Suesse; Musical Director: John McManus
Book directed by Rowland Leigh; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson and Watson Barratt; Costume Design by Jenkins, Wilma, Veronica, Brooks and Charles Le Maire
Cast
Joanna AllenDancer
Wesley BenderLouis
Boy
Helen BennettDancer
Marion BroskeDancer
Mary Ann CarrDancer
Cynthia CavanaughShowgirl
Dorothy ComptonShowgirl
Jacqueline DahliaShowgirl
Virginia DalyShowgirl
Natasha DanaShowgirl
Louise de ForrestDancer
Ray DennisComptroleur
Boy
Enez EarlyDancer
Helen EcklundDancer
Barbara ElliottShowgirl
Truman GaigeGeneral Carruthers
Eddie GaleChauffeur
Edwin GaleThe Debonairs
Tilda GetzeShowgirl
Grace GillernDancer
Chris GustafsonShowgirl
Dan HardenGeoffrey
Buddy HertelleThe Debonairs
Billie HillShowgirl
Libby HolmanMme. Baltin
Jeanne Montaigne
Helen HudsonShowgirl
Irene KellyDancer
Charles KemperHenri Baltin
Edith LambotDancer
Alice McWhorterShowgirl
Harold MurrayThe Debonairs
Mary Ann O'BrienDancer
Rex O'MalleyBaron Ferdinand de Romer
Paul PierceThe Debonairs
Mildred RameyDancer
Jack RichardsBoy
Mildred RileyShowgirl
Gus SchirmerBoy
Robert SmithBoy
Roger StearnsHeadwaiter
Lee StephensonShowgirl
Arlene StoneShowgirl
Ellen TaylorShowgirl
Lupe VelezMaria
Harold VoethThe Debonairs
Jack VoethThe Debonairs
Clifton WebbGaston
Toby WingIda Courtney
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
I Am GastonGaston
Au Revoir, Cher BaronEnsemble
By Candlelight
(music by Robert Katscher; lyrics by Rowland Leigh)
Gaston and Baron Ferdinand de Romer
MariaGaston
Maria (Reprise) Gaston and Ensemble
You Never KnowMme. Baltin (Jeanne Montaigne)
Ladies' Room
(music by Alexander Fogarty; lyrics by Edwin Gilbert)
The Debonairs and Ensemble
What Is That Tune?Mme. Baltin (Jeanne Montaigne)
For No Rhyme or ReasonIda Courtney, Henri Baltin, The Debonairs and Ensemble
Alpha to OmegaGaston and Maria
By Candlelight (Reprise)
(music by Robert Katscher; lyrics by Rowland Leigh)
Gaston and Maria
Don't Let It Get You DownSpecialty Dancer, Geoffrey, The Debonairs and Ensemble
What Shall I Do?
(lyrics by Rowland Leigh)
Maria
ACT 2 Sung By
Let's Put It to Music
(music by Alexander Fogarty; lyrics by Edwin Gilbert)
Specialty Dancers, Geoffrey and Ensemble
At Long Last LoveGaston
Take Yourself a Trip
(music by Alexander Fogarty; lyrics by Edwin Gilbert)
Ensemble
Yes, Yes, YesIda Courtney and Ensemble
Gendarme
(music by Robert Katscher; lyrics by Rowland Leigh)
The Debonairs
No (You Can't Have My Heart)
(music by Dana Suesse; lyrics by Dana Suesse)
Mme. Baltin (Jeanne Montaigne) and Gaston
Good Evening, PrincessGaston and Maria