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Carnival in Flanders   

 
New Century Theatre, (9/08/1953 - 9/12/1953)
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Opening Date: Sep 08, 1953    
Closing Date: Sep 12, 1953 Total Performances: 6

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around the town of Flackenburg in Flanders in 1616.



Production Staff
Produced by Paula Stone, Michael Sloane, Johnny Burke and James Van Heusen
Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny Burke; Book by Preston Sturges; Based on the 1935 film "La Kermesse Heroique" directed by Jacques Feyder; Based on the 1935 film "La Kermesse Heroique" written by Charles Spaak, Robert A. Stemmle and Bernard Zimmer; Musical Director: Harold Hastings; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Vocal arrangements by Elie Siegmaster; Dance Music for "Plundering of the Town" by Roger Adams; Dance Music for "Carnival Ballet" by John Morris; Dance Music for "Spanish Dance" by Elie Siegmaster
Directed by Preston Sturges; Carnical Ballet and Musical Numbers Staged by Helen Tamiris
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Assistant to Miss Ballard: Florence Klotz
General Manager: Samuel H. Schwartz; Manager: Albert H. Rosen
Production Stage Manager: Fred Hebert; Stage Manager: Dennis Murray; Assistant Stage Mgr: Al Checco
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Meyer Davis; Head Copyist: Mathilde Pincus
Press Representative: Karl Bernstein, Harvey Sabinson and Robert Ganshaw; Assistant to Mr. Sturges: Fred Hebert; Assistant to Miss Tamaris: George Martin
Cast
Dolores GrayCornelia
John RaittThe Duke
Roy RobertsMayor
Jimmy Alex3rd Officer
Dancer
John AristidesDancer
Lee BarrySinger
Jean BradleyLisa
Singer
Fred BryanSinger
Bill ConlonSinger
Jean CowlesSinger
Harry DayDancer
Lorna Del MaestroMourning Woman
Dancer
Sandra DevlinMourning Woman
Dancer
Pat FerrierDancer
Ronnie FieldDancer
Undine ForrestKatherine
Singer
Lee GoodmanInnkeeper
Stokeley GraySinger
Skeet GuentherDancer
Patty KarkalitsDancer
Dolores KempnerSinger
Mary Alice KubesDancer
Mara LandiSinger
Paul LipsonButcher
Julie MarloweMourning Woman
Dancer
George Martin2nd Officer
Dancer
Ray Mason1st Officer
Matt MattoxCourier
William NobleOrderly
Singer
Greg O'BrienDancer
Paul OlsonDancer
Paul ReedTailor
Richard ReedDancer
Kevin ScottJan Breughel
Billie ShaneDancer
Michael SpaethDancer
Emy St. JustDancer
Pat StanleySiska
Mary StantonSinger
Dick StewartSinger
Wesley Swails1st Citizen
Singer
Bobby VailBarber
Gloria Van DorpeSinger
Norman Weise2nd Citizen
Singer
Elfrieda ZiegerDancer
Tony Award®
winner 1954 Best Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Dolores Gray
music by James Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke
ACT 1 Sung By
Ring the BellMayor, Butcher, Barber, Tailor, Innkeeper, Jan Breughel, Siska and Ensemble
The Very Necessary YouJan Breughel and Siska
It's a Fine Old InstitutionCornelia
I'm One of Your AdmirersCornelia
The Plundering of the TownCornelia, Courier, 2nd Officer, Emy St. Just, John Aristides, Julie Marlowe and Ensemble
The Stronger SexCornelia
The Sudden ThrillThe Duke
It's an Old Spanish CustomCornelia and The Duke
A Seventeen Gun SaluteCornelia, The Duke, Courier, 1st Officer, 2nd Officer and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
You're Dead!Mayor, Butcher, Barber, Innkeeper and Tailor
Rainy DayCornelia
Take the Word of a GentlemanThe Duke
The Carnival Ballet (Dance)The Virgin, The Bats, The Monk, The Goat, The Youngest One, The Plumed Swains, The Seven Virgins and The Spanish Trio
A Moment of Your LoveCornelia and The Duke
How Far Can a Lady Go?Cornelia