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Carmen Jones   

 
Broadway Theatre, (12/02/1943 - 2/10/1945)
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Opening Date: Dec 02, 1943    
Closing Date: Feb 10, 1945 Total Performances: 503

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Chicago, The Present.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Billy Rose
Music by Georges Bizet; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on "Carmen" by Prosper Merimee; Adapted from Prosper Merimee's "Carmen" by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy; New orchestral arrangements by Robert Russell Bennett
Staged by Hassard Short; Libretto directed by Charles Friedman; Choreographed by Eugene Loring
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Hassard Short; Assistant to Howard Bay: Carl Kent
General Manager: Robert Milford
Production Stage Manager: B.D. Kranz; Assistant Stage Mgr: David Morton and Wilson Williams
Choral Director: Robert Shaw; Conducted by Joseph Littau
Director of Publicity: Wolfe Kaufman; Casting: John Hammond, Jr.; Singing of Principals coached by Elizabeth Westmoreland; Costume Supervisor: Mary Grant; Asst. to the Choreographer: Betty Jenkins
Cast
Lee AllenEnsemble
Viola AndersonEnsemble
William ArcherEnsemble
Albert BaileyChild
Robert BaileyChild
Valerie BlackDancer
Al BledgerDancer
Willie May BourneEnsemble
Raymond BrooksChild
Carmine BrownEnsemble
Glenn BryantHusky Miller
Miriam BurtonEnsemble
Oliver BuschEnsemble
Sibol CainSally
Card Player
Ensemble
Jack CarrSergeant Brown
Howard CarterEnsemble
Edward ChristopherWaiter
Dancer
Robert ClarkeForeman
Soldier
Corporal Morrell
Alternate
Ensemble
Cosy ColeDrummer
Clarice CrawfordEnsemble
Ruth CrumptonDancing Girl
Ensemble
William DavisEnsemble
Richard DeVaultierEnsemble
William DillardPoncho
Hubert DilworthEnsemble
Edwina DiversEnsemble
Anne DixonEnsemble
George DosherEnsemble
E. DraytonChild
L. DraytonChild
Marguerite DuncanEnsemble
Melvin DuncanChild
Tony Fleming, Jr.Referee
Dancer
Posie FlowersDancer
Carlota FranzellCindy Lou
Alternate
Awilda FrasierEnsemble
Audrey GrahamDancer
Mary GrahamEnsemble
Richard GranadyChild
J. Prioreau GrayDancer
Frank GreenDancer
Joe GreenChild
Oliver HamiltonChild
Erona HarrisDancer
Mabel HartDancer
June HawkinsMyrt
Elijah HodgesSoldier
Ensemble
James HolmanChild
Sheldon B. HoskinsDancing Boxer
Dancer
Melvin HowardBartender
Bullett Head
Ensemble
Gilbert IrvisChild
Richard JamesDancer
Rhoda JohnsonDancer
Clarence JonesEnsemble
William JonesTough Kid
Child
Elsie KennedyEnsemble
David LeeChild
Urylee LeonardosCard Player
Ensemble
Daniel LloydDancer
Fredye MarshallMiss Higgins
Ensemble
Maithe MarshallEnsemble
Inez MatthewsEnsemble
Dorothy McNicholsDancer
Vera McNicholsDancer
Theresa MerritteEnsemble
Dick MontgomeryDink
Vivienne MussendenEnsemble
Frank NealDancer
Betty NicholsDancer
Joseph A. NobleDancer
Bill O'NeilDancer
Alford PierrePhotographer
Ensemble
Evelyn PilcherDancer
Bertha PowellEnsemble
Muriel RahnCarmen
Alternate
Arthur RamesChild
Fred RandallEnsemble
Napoleon ReedCorporal Morrell
Alternate
Joe
Alternate
Chauncey ReynoldsEnsemble
John RichardsChild
J. Flashe RileyBoy
Dancer
Edward RocheT-Bone
Ensemble
Carmencita RomeroDancer
Edith RossDancer
Jessica RussellFrankie
Mildred SaffoldEnsemble
Randolph SawyerDancing Boxer
Dancer
Luther SaxonJoe
Alternate
James ScottChild
Randolph ScottDancer
P. Jay SidneyMr. Higgins
Muriel SmithCarmen
Alternate
Robert SmithChild
Randall SteplightEnsemble
Andrew TaylorEnsemble
Harold TaylorEnsemble
Edward Lee TylerRum
Carlos Van PuttenChild
Audrey VanterpoolEnsemble
Delano VanterpoolChild
Royce WallaceGirl
Dancer
Elton J. WarrenCindy Lou
Alternate
Mattie WashingtonEnsemble
LeRoy WestfallChild
Ethel WhiteCard Player
Ensemble
Dorothy WilliamsDancer
George WillisSoldier
Ensemble
Robert WoodlandEnsemble
William WoolfolkSoldier
music by Georges Bizet; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
ACT 1 Sung By
Lift 'Em Up and Put 'Em DownStreet Boys
Honey Gal o' MineWorkers
Good Luck, Mr. Flyin' ManEnsemble and Dancers
Dat's LoveCarmen and Ensemble
You Talk Just Like My MawJoe and Cindy Lou
Carmen Jones Is Goin' to JailEnsemble
Dere's a Cafe on de CornerCarmen and Joe
Beat Out Dat Rhythm on a DrumMyrt, Drummer, Dancers and Ensemble
Stan' Up and FightHusky Miller
Whizzin Away Along de TrackRum, Dink, Myrt, Frankie and Carmen
Dis FlowerJoe
If You Would Only Come AwayCarmen and Joe
ACT 2 Sung By
De Cards Don't LieFrankie, Myrt and Card Players
Dat Ol' BoyCarmen
Poncho De Panther From BrazilFrankie, Myrt, Husky Miller, Rum and Ensemble
My JoeCindy Lou
Get Yer Program for de Big FightEnsemble
Dat's Our ManEnsemble