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La Vie Parisienne   

 
Broadway Theatre, (11/10/1942 - 12/07/1942)
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Opening Date: Nov 10, 1942    
Closing Date: Dec 07, 1942 Total Performances: 17

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: Paris in the spring of 1866
This production is a return engagement of La Vie Parisienne (11/05/1941 - 11/11/1941)



Production Staff
Produced by The New Opera Company
Music by Jacques Offenbach; New Lyrics: Marion Farquhar; New English book by Felix Brentano and Louis Verneuil; Additional Dialogue by Leo Riskin and Frank Torloff; Based on the French opera by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy; Musical Director: Paul Breisach
Directed by Felix Brentano
Scenic Design by Marco Montedoro; Costume Design by Marco Montedoro
Cast
Sam AdamsChorus
Anne BarlowBallet
Julia BeolettoChorus
Bertram BriessChorus
Boris BrownChorus
Donald BurrComte Raoul de Gardefu
Gisella CaccialanzaPremiere Dansueuse
Virginia CardEvelyn
Stanley CarlsonStation Master
Revolutionary
Baret CummingsBallet
Mary DavisTradesperson
Chorus
Margit DeKovaBallet
Sebastian EngelbergChorus
Wilbur EvansBaron Bobinet
Carter FarrissChorus
Louise FearneyChorus
Elsa FioreChorus
Marie FoxChorus
Tony GardellChorus
Arlene GarverBallet
Franz GeorgeChorus
Pauline GoddardBallet
Walter GrafChorus
Josephine GriffinTradesperson
Chorus
Zadah GuerianChorus
Meta HartofChorus
Georgia HidenBallet
Roger HillChorus
Hans KuhnChorus
Andzia KuzakGabrielle
Paul KwartinGontran
Alphonse
Nicholas MagallanesBallet
Francisco MoncionBallet
Patricia NewayChorus
Miriam OreckBallet
Maria OrleosChorus
Margaret OrmosChorus
Raymond PachChorus
Alice PhilippChorus
Elton PlowmanChorus
Eric RautensChorus
Paul ReedJackson
Romeo RimChorus
Cynthia RoseTradesperson
Chorus
Marion RossChorus
Carolina SegreraMetella
Mary Jane SheaBallet
Nathaniel SprinzenaChorus
Freda StarrChorus
Hugh ThompsonMr. Hutchinson
Beatrice TompkinsBallet
Jane WardBallet
Ludlow WhiteChorus
Nora WhiteBallet
Carol YorkChorus
Stanley ZompakosBallet
music by Jacques Offenbach; lyrics by Marion Farquhar
ACT 1 Sung By
Porter! Yes,sir! Porter! Here,sir!Chorus
Porter! Yes,sir! Porter! Here,sir! (Reprise) Baron Bobinet, Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Metella, Gontran and Chorus
But Why? Wait a Moment pleaseMetella
Fighting with you on any groundBaron Bobinet and Comte Raoul de Gardefu
But for women my life would be sweeter than honeyJackson and Chorus
All her monuments and treasuresComte Raoul de Gardefu, Mr. Hutchinson and Evelyn
From the train, with its visitorsComte Raoul de Gardefu and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
Do you come from America?Jackson and Gabrielle
The Heart of Every GirlEvelyn
Then you are sure you'll play the gameComte Raoul de Gardefu, Jackson, Gabrielle and Tradespeople
My dear do you rememberMetella
Here we come! Our thirst is PerniciousComte Raoul de Gardefu, Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson and Tradespeople
A dreaming world is waitingBaron Bobinet
She sallies out, she runs aboutGabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson and Girls
To the ladies of PareeMr. Hutchinson
Oh, his coat! The back is torn in twoMetella, Jackson, Mr. Hutchinson, Gabrielle, Baron Bobinet and Chorus
Hurrah! Hurrah!Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson, Metella, Baron Bobinet and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Oh you were a picture of lovelinessComte Raoul de Gardefu
My dear-let me explain!Evelyn and Comte Raoul de Gardefu
I am mellowEntire Company
You have seen la vie, la vie ParisienneMetella