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Ring Round the Moon   
A charade with music

Martin Beck Theatre, (11/23/1950 - 1/13/1951)
First Preview: Total Previews: 1
Opening Date: Nov 23, 1950    
Closing Date: Jan 13, 1951 Total Performances: 68

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The winter garden of Madame Desmermortes' chateau in Auvergne, France, in the spring of 1912.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Beck Theatre Corporation
Produced by Gilbert Miller
Written by Jean Anouilh; Translated by Christopher Fry; Incidental music by Francis Poulenc
Staged by Gilbert Miller; Choreographed by Ted Cappy
Setting supervised by Raymond Sovey; Lighting supervised by Raymond Sovey; Costume Design by Castillo; The Winter Garden setting designed by Georges Wakhevitch; Show curtains by Raoul Dufy
General Manager: Harry Fleischman; Company Manager: Harry Essex
Production Stage Manager: B.D. Kranz; Assistant Stage Mgr: Boris Marshalov
Production Assistant: Richard Bender; Press Representative: Richard Maney and Frank Goodman
Stella AndrewIsabelle
a ballet dancer
Denholm ElliottHugo
a young man about town
Hugo's brother, in love with Diana Messerschmann
Oscar KarlweisMesserschmann
Diana's father, a melancholy millionaire
Lucile WatsonMadame Desmermortes
aunt to Hugo, Frederic and Lady India
William AllynFootman
Francis ComptonJoshua
a crumbling butler
Georgina CooksonLady India
Messerschmann's mistress, secretly in love with Bombelles
Marcel DillThe General
Michael EvansPatrice Bombelles
Messerschmann's secretive secretary
Brenda ForbesIsabelle's Mother
a teacher of the pianoforte
Cynthia LathamCapulat
Madame Desmermortes' faded companion
Bennett MartinFootman
Neva PattersonDiana Messerschmann
engaged to Frederic, secretly in love with Hugo
Philip TongeRomainville
a patron of the arts and of Isabelle