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Ziegfeld Theatre , (12/07/1944 - 5/12/1945)
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Opening Date:Dec 07, 1944   
Closing Date:May 12, 1945 Total Performances:183

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Produced by Billy Rose
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Miss Lillie's sketches by Moss Hart; Book by George S. Kaufman and Ben Hecht; Ballet music by Igor Stravinsky; Music arranged by Russell Bennett, Ted Royal and Hans Spialek
Staged by Hassard Short; Sketches directed by Philip Loeb; Choreographed by Anton Dolin; Musical Staging by Jack Donohue
Scenic Design by Norman Bel Geddes; Costume Design by Mary Grant; Modern gowns by Valentina; Lighting Design by Hassard Short; Associate Prod. Design: Albert A. Ostrander; Assistant to Hassard Short: William Strahlman
General Manager: Robert Milford; Company Manager: John Tuerk
General Stage Manager: Frank Hall; Technical Consultant: Carlton Winckler; Stage Manager: R.O. Brooks; Assistant Stage Mgr: George Hunter
Choral Director: Robert Shaw; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek; Conducted by Maurice Abravanel
Assistant to Jack Donohue: Betty Jenkins; Publicity Director: Wolfe Kaufman; Assistant to Mr. Rose: Helen Schrank; Press Representative: Wolfe Kaufman and Tom Van Dycke
Cast
Anton Dolin "Scene de Ballet" Dancer
Mr. Manningham
Heaven on Angel Street
"Pas de Deux" Dancer
Benny Goodman "Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Bert Lahr The Stagehand
Local Boy Makes Good
"Fragonard in Pink"
Only Another Boy and Girl
"Drink" Singer
The Patient
The Great Man Speaks
Mr. Clarence Day
Heaven on Angel Street
Beatrice Lillie Lady Agatha Pendleton
There'll Always Be An England
"Fragonard in Pink"
Only Another Boy and Girl
The Customer
Ticket for the Ballet
"When I Was a Little Cuckoo" Singer
"Dancin' to a Jungle Drum" Singer
Mrs. Manningham
Heaven on Angel Street
Alicia Markova "Scene de Ballet" Dancer
"Pas de Deux" Dancer
Robert Austin George Jean Nathan
Heaven on Angel Street
Singer
Franca Baldwin Corps de Ballet
Paula Bane The Maid
Heaven on Angel Street
Radio Singer
Big Town
Truly Barbara Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Virginia Barnes Corps de Ballet
Michael Barrett The Agent
Local Boy Makes Good
3rd Soldier
There'll Always Be An England
The Box Office Man
Ticket for the Ballet
Dude Lester
Heaven on Angel Street
Johnsie Bason Singer
John Beggs Corps de Ballet
Susan Blanchard Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Phyllis Brown Corps de Ballet
Charlotte Bruce Singer
Angelina Buttignol Corps de Ballet
Albert Carroll The Producer
Local Boy Makes Good
Colonel Charteris
There'll Always Be An England
The Manager
Ticket for the Ballet
The Doctor
The Great Man Speaks
Jeeter Lester
Heaven on Angel Street
Irene Carroll Singer
Sonny Cavell Page Boy
Jean Colleran Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Evangeline Collis Corps de Ballet
Margaretta De Valera Corps de Ballet
Nina Dean Singer
Bettye Durrence Corps de Ballet
Paddy Ellerton Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Rose Marie Elliott Singer
Paul Fairleigh Singer
Adriana Favaloro Corps de Ballet
Morey Feld "Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Louise Ferrand Corps de Ballet
Jerry Florio Corps de Ballet
Helen Gallagher Corps de Ballet
Arlene Garver Corps de Ballet
Mimi Gomber Corps de Ballet
Dolores Gray "Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer
Movie Actress
Big Town
"Is It The Girl?" Singer
Alan Grossman Page Boy
Edward Hackett 2nd Soldier
There'll Always Be An England
Corps de Ballet
Jean Harris Corps de Ballet
Vincent Henry Singer
Robert Herring Singer
Alma Holt Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Raynor Howell Singer
Stella Hughes Singer
Ray Johnson Corps de Ballet
Jim Kane Singer
Harriet Katzman Corps de Ballet
Thomas Kenny 1st Solider
There'll Always Be An England
Corps de Ballet
Robert Kimberly Singer
Savona King Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Mary Ann Krejci Singer
Barry Laffin Page Boy
Lee Lauterbur Corps de Ballet
Constance Love Corps de Ballet
Ethel Madson Singer
Richard Martin Corps de Ballet
John Mathews Singer
Viki Maulsby Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Jere McMahon The Boy in "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
Toreador Dancer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Dancer
Tap Dancer
Big Town
Gayle Mellott Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Buddy Millard Page Boy
Dickie Millard Page Boy
Marty Miller Page Boy
Helen Molveau Singer
Dennie Moore Lady Carleton
There'll Always Be An England
Mrs. Day
Heaven on Angel Street
Louise Newton Singer
Red Norvo "Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Paul Olson Corps de Ballet
Richmond Page Singer
Michael Pober Corps de Ballet
Mary Roche The Girl in "Only Another Boy and Girl"
"Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer
Stage Actress
Big Town
Bettina Rosay Corps de Ballet
King Ross A Man in the Line
Ticket for the Ballet
Lester Russon Corps de Ballet
Allen Sharp Singer
Gwen Shirey Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Cissy Smith Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Adrian Storms Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Bill Tabbert The Boy in "Only Another Boy and Girl"
"Frahngee-Pahnee" Singer
Playwright
Big Town
Gordon Taylor Singer
Temple Texas Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
William Utely Singer
Martha Emma Watson Singer
Sid Weiss "Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Teddy Wilson "Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Billie Worth The Secretary
Local Boy Makes Good
The Nurse
The Great Man Speaks
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Dancer
Nan Wynn The Girl in "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye"
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
"Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer
"The Band Started Swinging a Song" Singer
Painter
Big Town
Understudy: Helen Gallagher

ACT 1
Frahngee-Pahnee
Big Town Mr. Audience (Big Town), Painter (Big Town), Tap Dancer (Big Town), Radio Singer (Big Town), Ballet Dancer (Big Town), Playwright (Big Town), Movie Actress (Big Town), Stage Actress (Big Town) and Ensemble
Is It the Girl? (Or Is It the Gown?) "Is It The Girl?" Singer and Lady of Fashion (Is It The Girl?)
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye The Boy in "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye), The Girl in "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" (Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye) and Ensemble
Only Another Boy and Girl The Boy in "Only Another Boy and Girl", The Girl in "Only Another Boy and Girl", "Fragonard in Pink" (Only Another Boy and Girl) and Ensemble
Wow-ooh-wolf! "Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singers
Drink "Drink" Singer and Male Ensemble
When I Was a Little Cuckoo "When I Was a Little Cuckoo" Singer
ACT 2
Frahngee-Pahnee "Frahngee-Pahnee" Singer and Ensemble
Dancin' to a Jungle Drum "Dancin' to a Jungle Drum" Singer
Hence It Don't Make Sense "Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singers
The Band Started Swinging a Song "The Band Started Swinging a Song" Singer