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My Darlin' Aida   

 
Winter Garden Theatre , (10/27/1952 - 1/10/1953)
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Opening Date:Oct 27, 1952   
Closing Date:Jan 10, 1953 Total Performances:89

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The first year of the Civil War, on and about General Farrow's plantation, near Memphis, Tennessee.


Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Robert L. Joseph; Associate Producer: Paul Vroom
Music by Giuseppe Verdi; Book by Charles Friedman; Based on "Aida" by Giuseppe Verdi; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Musical Director: Franz Allers
Directed by Charles Friedman; Choreographed by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers; Lighting Design by Hassard Short; Production Design by Lemuel Ayers
General Manager: Paul Vroom; Company Manager: Clarence Taylor
Production Supervisor: Hassard Short; Production Stage Manager: Ben Kranz; Stage Manager: Samuel Liff
Choral Director: Robert Shaw; Music Contractor: Meyer Davis
Press Representative: Karl Bernstein and Harvey Sabinson; Vocal Coach: Elizabeth Westmoreland; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Production Associate: Shirley Bernstein
Cast
Billie Allen Rebecca
Maid
Dancer
Paula Anderson Child
Robert Baird Singer
Gino Baldi Singer
Muriel Birckhead Maggie
Singer
Alonzo Bosan Jason
Denis Bradler Child
Betty Buday Dancer
Robert Busch Steve
Singer
Dorothy Candee Singer
Stanley Carlson Mayor Brad Sourby
Benjamin Cassidy Singer
Jane Copeland Bettie
Singer
Gail Culberson Child
Jack Dabdoub Singer
Nanci Darken Dancer
Calvin Dash Singer
Handy
Gloria Davy Susie
Singer
William Dillard Adam Brown
Sue Dorris Bonnie
Singer
Bette Dubro
Matinees
Jessica Farrow Alternate
George Fisher Wheat
Singer
Lola Fisher Laurie
Singer
John Fleming Frog
Singer
Ruth Anne Fleming Sis
Singer
Martha Flynn Aggie
Singer
Paul Gannon Dancer
Dody Goodman Dancer
Theresa Green Choir Soloist
Singer
Bettye Grifin Dancer
Jacqueline Hairston Maid
Flower
Dancer
Gordon Hamilton Magician
Dancer
Arthur Hammond Singer
Erona Harris Dancer
Eddie Heim Dancer
Ed Holleman Dancer
Charlotte Holloman Lilly
Singer
Howard Jarrett Raymond Demarest Alternate
Ida Johnson Morning Star
Singer
Louis Johnson Dancer
Carol Jones Onnie
Singer
Walter Kelvin Howie
Singer
Sharyn Kenney Child
Joan Kruger Dancer
Carmelita Lanza Dancer
Elaine Malbin
Evenings
Aida Alternate
Thornton Marker Hutch
Singer
Fredye Marshall Liz
Singer
Ruth McVayne Dolly
Singer
Olive Moorefield Lolly
Joe Nash Dancer
Michelle Newton Dancer
Walter Nicks Dancer
William Noble Singer
Michael O'Carolan Singer
Paul Olson Dancer
William Olvis Raymond Demarest Alternate
Charles O'Neill Singer
Robert Price Singer
Michael Roberts Singer
Dorothy Sarnoff
Evenings
Jessica Farrow Alternate
Eileen Schauler
Matinees
Aida Alternate
Kenneth Schon General Farrow
Ruth Schumacher Mary
Singer
Frank Seabolt Dancer
Joyce Sellinger Lucy
Singer
William Sutherland Yancey Hoyt
Major Stanhope
Singer
Joanne Taylor Mrs. Sourby
Singer
Claude Thompson Dancer
Edgar Thompson Singer
Mary Ann Tomlinson Nellie
Singer
Casper Vecchione Singer
Robert Watts Singer
Edward Wellman Bull
Singer
William Wilderman Rumford
Lavinia Williams Zeporah
Maid
Dancer
Doris Wright Dancer
Ned Wright Pork
Singer
Robert Yeager Singer
Vincent Yearwood Child
music by Giuseppe Verdi; lyrics by Charles Friedman
ACT 1Sung By
My Darlin' Aida Raymond Demarest
Love Is Trouble Jessica Farrow and Raymond Demarest
Love Is Trouble (Reprise)Aida, Jessica Farrow and Raymond Demarest
Me and Lee General Farrow, Rumford, Raymond Demarest, Aida, Jessica Farrow and Company
Me and Lee (Reprise)The Men
March on for Tennessee Aida
Why Ain't We Free Choir Soloist and Women's Choir
A Jamboree Jessica Farrow and Girls
Letter Duet Aida and Jessica Farrow
Me and Lee (Reprise)The Men
Homecoming Company
When You Grow Up Women and Children
Soldiers' March Men
King Called Cotton Company
Gotta Live Free Adam Brown
Master and Slave (Sextette) Adam Brown, Aida, Raymond Demarest, Jessica Farrow, Rumford, General Farrow and Company
Sing! South! Sing! Company
ACT 2Sung By
I Want To Pray Jessica Farrow
Alone Aida
Three Stones to Stand On Aida and Adam Brown
You're False Aida and Adam Brown
There'll Have To Be Changes Made Aida and Raymond Demarest
Away Aida and Raymond Demarest
Land of Mine Aida, Raymond Demarest and Adam Brown
I Don't Want You Jessica Farrow and Raymond Demarest
The Trial Jessica Farrow, Rumford and The Knights
You Are My Darlin' Bride Raymond Demarest
Oh, Sky, Goodbye Aida
Why Ain't We Free Aida, Raymond Demarest, Jessica Farrow and Choir