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Magdalena   

 
Ziegfeld Theatre, (9/20/1948 - 12/04/1948)
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Opening Date: Sep 20, 1948    
Closing Date: Dec 04, 1948 Total Performances: 88

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: A courtyard of a chapel near the Magdalena River; Little Black Mouse Cafe, Paris; boat landing at the Muzo Village; Shrine of the Madonna; the Singing Tree; in and around General Carabana's hacienda
Comments: Set in 1912



Production Staff
Presented by Homer Curran; Produced by Edwin Lester
Music by Heitor Villa-Lobos; Book by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan and Homer Curran; Lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest; Musical Director: Arthur Kay
Staged by Jules Dassin; Choreographed by Jack Cole; Assistant Choreographer: Gwen Verdon and George Martin
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Howard Bay
Choral Director: Robert Zeller
Dance Captain: Matt Mattox
Cast
Lucy AndonianSinger
Ralph AngellSinger
Marion BeginSinger
Jean BishopSinger
Arthur BreySinger
Betty BrusherConchita
Singer
Libby BurkeDancer
Rita ChariseDancer
Fred CuelarChild
Gene CurtsingerThe Old One
Peter De BearChild
Trudy DeLuzSinger
Sofia DerueSinger
Norma DoggettDancer
Jeanne EisenSinger
Stephen EsailSinger
Peter FieldsManuel
Betty FlannaganSinger
Kahler FlockSinger
Martha FlynnSinger
Vera FordSinger
Tommy GleasonSinger
Ralph GravesServant
Soldier
Marie GroscupBailadora
Dancer
Audrey GuardSinger
Hugo HaasGeneral Carabana
Ferdinand HiltMajor Blanco
John HuckSinger
Robert HudsonSinger
Betty HuffChanteuse
John KingSinger
Patrick KirkChild
Patricia KirklandChico
Phyllis KramerSinger
Gwenn LaKindSinger
Judy LandonDancer
Dale LeflerDancer
Ross LynchSinger
Christine MatsiosCigarette Girl
Singer
Matt MattoxDancer
Joe MazzoliniSinger
Mary MenziesDancer
Robert MeserSoldier
Servant
Bill MillerDancer
Lorraine MillerDanseuse
Dancer
Verne MillerDancer
Carl MilletaireDoctor Lopez
Maurice MonteServant
Soldier
Leonard MorganthalerJuan
Joan MortonDancer
Melva NilesSolis
Gerhard PechnerPadre Josef
Irra PetinaTeresa
Theresa PiperSinger
John RaittPedro
Roy RaymondSinger
Major Domo
Henry ReeseRamon
Sue RemosDancer
Stanley RosemanSinger
Michael SandinDancer
Dorothy SarnoffMaria
John SchicklingZoggie
Michael ScrittoraleDancer
Ralph SmithDancer
Paul SteffenDancer
Leonard TaylorSinger
Robert ThompsonDancer
Rosarita VarelaChild
Arthur VeigaSoldier
Servant
Mary WoodSinger
ACT 1 Sung By
Women WeavingEnsemble and Padre Josef
PetacalSolis, Ramon, Dancers and Ensemble
The Seed of GodPadre Josef, Dancers and Ensemble
The Omen Bird (Teru Teru)Maria, Dancers and Ensemble
My Bus and IPedro and Ensemble
The EmeraldMaria and Pedro
The Civilized PeopleGeneral Carabana, Danseuse, Zoggie and Ensemble
Food for ThoughtTeresa and Ensemble
Come to ColumbiaTeresa, General Carabana and Ensemble
Plan It by the PlanetsTeresa, Zoggie and Ensemble
Bon Soir, ParisTeresa
Travel, Travel, TravelTeresa, General Carabana, Major Blanco, Zoggie and Ensemble
MagdalenaThe Old One
The Broken PianolitaBailador, Dancers and Ensemble
GreetingChildren
River SongMaria and Ensemble
Chivor DanceDancers
My Bus and I (Reprise) Pedro, Teresa, Major Blanco and Children
The Forbidden OrchidMaria and Pedro
ACT 2 Sung By
CeremonialBailadora, Danseuse, The Old One, Dancers and Ensemble
The Singing TreeRamon, Solis and Ensemble
LostMaria and Pedro
Freedom!Pedro and Ensemble
Vals de EspanaBailadora, Bailador and Dancers
The Emerald (Reprise) Pedro
Piece de ResistanceTeresa and General Carabana
The Broken BusPedro
The Seed of God (Reprise) Padre Josef, Maria, Pedro, Ramon, Solis and Ensemble