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Silk Stockings   

 
Imperial Theatre , (2/24/1955 - 4/14/1956)
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Opening Date:Feb 24, 1955   
Closing Date:Apr 14, 1956 Total Performances:478

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Paris and Moscow. The present.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Select Operating Corporation
Produced by Feuer & Martin; Associate Producer: Monty Shaff and Arthur Lewis
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath and Abe Burrows; Suggested by "Ninotchka" by Melchior Lengyel; Musical Director: Herbert Greene; Vocal arrangements by Herbert Greene; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by Tommy Goodman
Directed by Cy Feuer; Musical Staging by Eugene Loring; Uncredited show doctoring by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Additional Costumes by Robert Mackintosh; Assistant Lighting Design: John Harvey and Warren Clymer; Assistant to Miss Ballard: Florence Klotz; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann
Company Manager: Joseph Harris
Production Stage Manager: Henri Caubisens; Stage Manager: Terence Little and Lawrence Kasha; Assistant Stage Mgr: Marvin Goodis and Arthur Rubin
Musician: Maurice Kogan, Leon Merian and Mervin Gold; Music Contractor: Henry Topper; Music Preparation: Mathilde Pincus
General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Dance Supervisor: Merritt Thompson; Casting: Ira Bernstein
Cast
Don Ameche Steve Canfield
Hildegarde Neff Ninotchka
George Tobias Commissar Markovitch
Gretchen Wyler Janice Dayton
Martin Allen Dancer
Tommy Andrew Dancer
Estelle Aza Dancer
Lee Barry Guard
Assistant Director
Edward Becker First Commissar
Reporter
Guard
Leon Belasco Brankov
Paul Best M. Fabour
Movie Director
Barbara Bostock Dancer
Verna Cain Dancer
Kenneth Chertok Choreographer
Ludi Claire Saleslady
Geraldine Delaney Flower Girl
Dancer
George Foster Dancer
Tony Gardell Reporter
Minister
Forrest Green Chief Commissar
Grisha
Marcel Hillaire Pierre Bouchard
Bruce Hoy Dancer
Dick Humphrey Guard
Walter Kelvin Hotel Doorman
President of Politburo
Devra Kline Sonia
Dancer
Henry Lascoe Ivanov
Win Mayo French Comrade
Pat McBride Dancer
Alexandra Moss Anna
Julie Newmar Vera
David Opatoshu Bibinski
Louis Polacek Bookstall Man
John Ray Dancer
Carol Risser Dancer
Arthur Rubin Reporter
Stanley Simmonds Hotel Manager
Philip Sterling Peter Ilyitch Boroff
Carol Stevens Dancer
Arthur Ulisse French Comrade
Onna White Dancer
Understudies: Verna Cain (Anna), Forrest Green (Commissar Markovitch, Ivanov), Devra Kline (Vera), Pat McBride (Saleslady, Sonia) and Stanley Simmonds (Bibinski, Peter Ilyitch Boroff)
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1Sung By
Too Bad Ivanov, Brankov, Bibinski and Hotel Staff
Paris Loves Lovers Canfield and Ninotchka
Stereophonic Sound Janice Dayton
It's a Chemical Reaction, That's All Ninotchka
All of You Canfield
Satin and Silk Janice Dayton
Without Love Ninotchka
All of You (Reprise)Canfield
ACT 2Sung By
Hail, Bibinski Ivanov, Brankov, Bibinski and French Comrades
As On Through the Seasons We Sail Canfield and Ninotchka
Josephine Janice Dayton and Chorus
Siberia Ivanov, Brankov and Bibinski
Silk Stockings Canfield
The Red Blues The Russians
Finale Entire Company