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Helen Goes to Troy   

Alvin Theatre, (4/24/1944 - 7/15/1944)
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Opening Date: Apr 24, 1944    
Closing Date: Jul 15, 1944 Total Performances: 97

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: An Operetta in Two Acts

Production Staff
Produced by Yolanda Mero-Irian and The New Opera Company
Music by Jacques Offenbach; Written by Gottfried Reinhardt and John Meehan, Jr.; Lyrics by Herbert Baker; Book by Gottfried Reinhardt and John Meehan, Jr.
Directed by Herbert Graf; Choreographed by Léonide Massine; Dialogue Directed By: Melville Cooper
Scenic Design by Robert Edmond Jones; Costume Design by Ladislas Czettel; Lighting Design by Robert Edmond Jones
Choral Director: Irving Landau
Sam AdamsEnsemble
David AhdarBallet
Edwin AlberianEnsemble
Johnsie BasonEnsemble
Virginia BeelerEnsemble
Nicholas BeriozoffBallet
Doris BlakeParthenis
Peggy BlatherwickEnsemble
Todd BolenderBallet
Anne BolynEnsemble
Donald BukaOrestes
Paul CampbellEnsemble
George ChaffeeDancer
Katherine ClarkBallet
Peggy CordayVenus
George CrawfordEnsemble
Gordon DilworthAgamemnon
Ralph DumkeCalchas
Louise FaggEnsemble
Nina FrenkinBallet
Katia GeleznovaDancer
Elizabeth GiacobbeEnsemble
William GoldenEnsemble
John GouldEnsemble
John GuelisWhite Wing
Vincent HenryEnsemble
Phyllis HillLeila
William HorneParis
Prince of Troy
Rose InghramDiscordia
Hugh JohnsonAchilles
Eleanor JonesEnsemble
Nancy KenyonEnsemble
Robert KirlandEnsemble
Jane KiserLady-in-Waiting
Lee LauterburBallet
Kathryn LeeDancer
Michael MannPoliceman
Robert MarcoEnsemble
Rosalind NadellJuno
Louise NewtonEnsemble
Jarmila NovotnaHelen
Queen of Sparta
Maria OreloEnsemble
Ricia OrkinaBallet
Seymour OsborneEnsemble
Claire PaschBallet
Alfred PorterAjax 2nd
George RaselyPhilocomus
Galina RazoumovaBallet
Gordon RichardsEnsemble
Ricardo SarrogaBallet
Edwina SeaverBallet
Rickey SomaBallet
Jeanne StephensEnsemble
Matilda StrazzaEnsemble
Irving StrullEnsemble
Sviatoslav ToumineBallet
Ernest TruexMenelaus
King of Sparta
Betty TuckerEnsemble
Leona VanniEnsemble
Jesse WhiteAjax 1st
King of Small Nation
Understudies: Lillian Anderson (Helen) and Joseph Laderoute (Paris)

ACT 1 Sung By
Come to the SacrificePhilocomus
Where Is Love?Helen (Queen of Sparta) and Lady-in-Waiting
Tsing-la-laOrestes, Calchas, Leila, Parthenis and Philocomus
Take My AdviceHelen (Queen of Sparta) and Orestes
The Shepherd SongParis (Prince of Troy)
The Judgement of ParisParis (Prince of Troy), Discordia, Minerva, Juno and Venus
What WIll the Future Say?Calchas
Extra! Extra!Philocomus and Policeman
Sweet HelenHelen (Queen of Sparta) and Paris (Prince of Troy)
ACT 2 Sung By
Love at LastHelen (Queen of Sparta)
Bring on the Concubines
If Menelaus Only Knew ItAjax 1st (King of Small Nation), Ajax 2nd, Menelaus (King of Sparta), Agamemnon, Achilles and Calchas
Is It a Dream?Helen (Queen of Sparta) and Paris (Prince of Troy)
A Little ChatOrestes, Agamemnon and Menelaus (King of Sparta)
Advice to HusbandsHelen (Queen of Sparta)
Come With MeHelen (Queen of Sparta), Paris (Prince of Troy) and Menelaus (King of Sparta)