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New Century Theatre , (12/21/1950 - 5/05/1951)
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Opening Date:Dec 21, 1950   
Closing Date:May 05, 1951 Total Performances:157

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Jupiter's portico; the New York Bar; the great hall on Mt. Olympus; the road to Athens; Arcadia Inn; and in tavern; Heaven and others.


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Theatre Owned / Operated by Barrymore Theatre Corporation
Produced by Arnold Saint-Subber and Lemuel Ayers
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Dwight Taylor and Reginald Lawrence; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Dance music arranged by Genevieve Pitot; Incidental music arranged by Trude Rittman; Musical Director: Pembroke Davenport
Staged by Agnes De Mille; Additional direction by George Abbott; Choreographed by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill
Production Stage Manager: Ward Bishop; Technical Director: Charles Elson; Stage Manager: John Mayo
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: George Ross and Dorothy Ross; Ballet Captain: Glen Tetley
The Messrs. Subber and Ayers gratefully acknowledge the assistance of George Abbott
Cast
Charlotte Greenwood Juno
David Burns Niki Skolianos
William Eythe Art O'Malley
Priscilla Gillette Helen
William Redfield Mercury
Barbara Ashley Chloe
Doria Avila Dancer
Ken Ayers Singer
Robert Baird Singer
Virginia Bosler Dancer
Janet Collins Night
Richard Curry Singer
Joan Engel Dancer
Nola Fairbanks Singer
Eleanor Fairchild Dancer
Enid Hall Singer
Ray Harrison Strephon
Joe Hill Singer
Orrin Hill Singer
George Jongeyans Jupiter
Leo Kayeworth Singer
B.J. Keating Singer
Michael Kingsley Singer
Jan Kovac Dancer
Eric Kristen Dancer
Joan Kruger Dancer
Paul Lyday Dancer
Frank Milton Waiter
Lois Monroe Singer
Barton Mumaw Dancer
David Nillo Dancer
Shirley Ann Prior Singer
Peggy Rea Vulcania
Jacqueline Sager Dancer
John Schickling Singer
John Schmidt Singer
Stanley Simmons Dancer
Gisella Svetlik Dancer
Glen Tetley Dancer
Barbara Weaver Singer
Understudies: Joe Hill (Jupiter), B.J. Keating (Vulcania), John Mayo (Art O'Malley, Waiter), Frank Milton (Mercury, Niki Skolianos), David Nillo (Strephon), Peggy Rea (Juno), Gisella Svetlik (Chloe) and Barbara Weaver (Helen)
Theatre World
nominee 1951 Award [recipient]
Barbara Ashley
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1Sung By
I Jupiter, I Rex Jupiter and Ensemble
Use Your Imagination Mercury and Helen
Hail, Hail, Hail Vulcania, Mercury and Ensemble
I Got Beauty Juno and Ensemble
Maiden Fair Ensemble
Where, Oh, Where Chloe and Dancer Boys and Girls
I Am Loved Helen
They Couldn't Compare to You Mercury, Singing Girls and Dancing Girls
What Do You Think About Men? Helen, Chloe and Juno
Dance Night
I Sleep Easier Now Juno
Ballet Night, Strephon and Dancing Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Climb Up the Mountain Juno, Niki Skolianos and Company
No Lover for Me Helen
Cherry Pies Ought to Be You Mercury, Chloe, Juno and Niki Skolianos
I Am Loved (Reprise)Helen
Hark to the Song of the Night Jupiter
Dance Strephon, Chloe and Ensemble
Nobody's Chasing Me Juno
Dance Ensemble
Use Your Imagination (Reprise)Entire Company