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You Never Know   

 
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 Allen Dancer
Wesley Bender Louis
Boy
Helen Bennett Dancer
Marion Broske Dancer
Mary Ann Carr Dancer
Cynthia Cavanaugh Showgirl
Dorothy Compton Showgirl
Jacqueline Dahlia Showgirl
Virginia Daly Showgirl
Natasha Dana Showgirl
Louise de Forrest Dancer
Ray Dennis Comptroleur
Boy
Enez Early Dancer
Helen Ecklund Dancer
Barbara Elliott Showgirl
Truman Gaige General Carruthers
Eddie Gale Chauffeur
Edwin Gale The Debonairs
Tilda Getze Showgirl
Grace Gillern Dancer
Chris Gustafson Showgirl
Dan Harden Geoffrey
Buddy Hertelle The Debonairs
Billie Hill Showgirl
Libby Holman Mme. Baltin
Jeanne Montaigne
Helen Hudson Showgirl
Irene Kelly Dancer
Charles Kemper Henri Baltin
Edith Lambot Dancer
Alice McWhorter Showgirl
Harold Murray The Debonairs
Mary Ann O'Brien Dancer
Rex O'Malley Baron Ferdinand de Romer
Paul Pierce The Debonairs
Mildred Ramey Dancer
Jack Richards Boy
Mildred Riley Showgirl
Gus Schirmer Boy
Robert Smith Boy
Roger Stearns Headwaiter
Lee Stephenson Showgirl
Arlene Stone Showgirl
Ellen Taylor Showgirl
Lupe Velez Maria
Harold Voeth The Debonairs
Jack Voeth The Debonairs
Clifton Webb Gaston
Toby Wing Ida Courtney
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
I Am Gaston Gaston
Au Revoir, Cher Baron Ensemble
By Candlelight
(music by Robert Katscher; lyrics by Rowland Leigh)
Gaston and Baron Ferdinand de Romer
Maria Gaston
Maria (Reprise)Gaston and Ensemble
You Never Know Mme. 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 Reason Ida Courtney, Henri Baltin, The Debonairs and Ensemble
Alpha to Omega Gaston and Maria
By Candlelight (Reprise)
(music by Robert Katscher; lyrics by Rowland Leigh)
Gaston and Maria
Don't Let It Get You Down Specialty Dancer, Geoffrey, The Debonairs and Ensemble
What Shall I Do?
(lyrics by Rowland Leigh)
Maria
ACT 2Sung By
Let's Put It to Music
(music by Alexander Fogarty; lyrics by Edwin Gilbert)
Specialty Dancers, Geoffrey and Ensemble
At Long Last Love Gaston
Take Yourself a Trip
(music by Alexander Fogarty; lyrics by Edwin Gilbert)
Ensemble
Yes, Yes, Yes Ida 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, Princess Gaston and Maria