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Chéri   

 
Morosco Theatre, (10/12/1959 - 11/28/1959)
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Opening Date: Oct 12, 1959    
Closing Date: Nov 28, 1959 Total Performances: 56

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Neuilly; Normandy; Paris. 1911, 1914, 1919, 1929.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by City Playhouses, Inc. (Louis A. Lotito, President)
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard) and Robert Lewis
Written by Anita Loos; Based on the novels "Chéri" and "The Last of Chéri" by Colette
Directed by Robert Lewis
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Miles White; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark; Assistant to Mr. Smith: Peggy Clark and William Pitkin; Assistant to Mr. White: Ann Roth; Coiffures and wigs designed by Walter Florell and Tony Migliaro
Company Manager: Morton Gottlieb
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Charles Forsythe and Angelo Del Rossi
Press Representative: William Fields, Walter Alford, Reginald Denenholz and Mae Lyons; Assistant to Mr. Lewis: Judd Mathison
Cast
Horst BuchholzFrédérick Peloux
Chéri
Kim StanleyLéa de Lonval
Lili DarvasCoco
Frieda AltmanMadame Valerie Aldonza
Jerome CollamoreCount Anthime Berthellmy
Angelo Del RossiPrince Guido Ceste
GingerFranchette
John GrangerPatron
Joan GrayEdmée
Edith KingCharlotte Peloux
Lucy LandauBaroness de Berche
Margot LassnerRose
Jane MoultrieMadame Lili
Byron RussellButler
Understudies: Charles Forsythe (Butler, Patron, Prince Guido Ceste), Maria Gambarelli (Léa de Lonval, Rose), Jill Kraft (Edmée), Margot Lassner (Baroness de Berche, Charlotte Peloux, Coco, Madame Lili, Madame Valerie Aldonza), Byron Russell (Count Anthime Berthellmy) and Dirk Sanders (Frédérick Peloux)