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Imperial Theatre , (10/07/1943 - 1/24/1944)
46th Street Theatre , (1/26/1944 - 2/10/1945)
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Opening Date:Oct 07, 1943   
Closing Date:Feb 10, 1945 Total Performances:567

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: New York City


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Cheryl Crawford; Associate Producer: John Wildberg
Music by Kurt Weill; Book by S. J. Perelman and Ogden Nash; Lyrics by Ogden Nash; Suggested by "The Tinted Venus" by F. Anstey; Music orchestrated by Kurt Weill; Music arranged by Kurt Weill; Musical Director: Maurice Abravanel
Staged by Elia Kazan; Musical Staging by Agnes De Mille
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Paul Du Pont and Kermit Love; Miss Martin's gowns by Mainbocher; Sound Consultant: Saki Oura
Stage Manager: Frank Coletti; Assistant Stage Mgr: Paul Morrison
Press Representative: Jean Dalrymple and Anthony Buttitta
Cast
John Boles Whitelaw Savory
Mary Martin Venus
Kenny Baker Rodney Hatch
Lynn Alden Singing Ensemble
Ruth Bond Gloria Kramer
Sam Bonnell Store Manager
Anatolian
Zachary A. Charles Sam
Harry Clark Stanley
Arthur Davies Singing Ensemble
Jane Davies Singing Ensemble
Florence Dunlap Mrs. Moats
Rose Marie Elliot Singing Ensemble
Carle Erbele Dancing Ensemble
Matthew Farrar Anatolian
Singing Ensemble
Nelle Fisher Dancing Ensemble
Bert Freed Police Lieutenant
William Garrett Dancing Ensemble
Teddy Hart Taxi Black
Ruth Harte Dancing Ensemble
Jinx Heffelfinger Dancing Ensemble
Jane Hoffman Rose
Jean Houloose Dancing Ensemble
Beatrice Hudson Singing Ensemble
Ann Hutchinson Dancing Ensemble
Julie Jefferson Singing Ensemble
Pearl Lang Dancing Ensemble
Paula Laurence Molly Grant
Ralph Linn Dancing Ensemble
Allyn Ann McLerie Dancing Ensemble
Lavina Nielsen Dancing Ensemble
Duncan Noble Dancing Ensemble
Sono Osato Premiere Danseuse
Helen Raymond Mrs. Kramer
Ginee Richardson Dancing Ensemble
Willa Rollins Singing Ensemble
Patricia Schaeffer Dancing Ensemble
Kevin Smith Dancing Ensemble
Betty Spain Singing Ensemble
Johnny Stearns Dr. Rook
Harold J. Stone Zuvelti
Kirsten Valbor Dancing Ensemble
Jeffrey Warren Singing Ensemble
William Weber Dancing Ensemble
Lou Wills, Jr. Bus Starter
Dancing Ensemble
Parker Wilson Dancing Ensemble
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Ogden Nash
ACT 1Sung By
New Art Is True Art Whitelaw Savory and Chorus
One Touch of Venus Molly Grant and Girls
How Much I Love You Rodney Hatch
I'm a Stranger Here Myself Venus
Forty Minutes for Lunch (Ballet)
West Wind Whitelaw Savory
Way Out West in Jersey Mrs. Kramer, Gloria Kramer and Rodney Hatch
Foolish Heart Venus
The Trouble with Women Rodney Hatch, Whitelaw Savory, Taxi Black and Stanley
Speak Low Venus and Rodney Hatch
Dr. Crippen Whitelaw Savory and Dancers
ACT 2Sung By
Very, Very, Very Molly Grant
Speak Low (Reprise)Rodney Hatch and Venus
Catch Hatch Whitelaw Savory and Molly Grant
That's Him Venus
Wooden Wedding Rodney Hatch
Venus in Ozone Heights (Ballet)