IBDB: Internet Broadway Database Policies About the Internet Broadway Database Help FAQ/Contact the Internet Broadway Database
  Home Shows People Theatres Characters Awards Songs grosses  
The Broadway League

Official Broadway League sites:

Quick Search For:   In This Category:  
The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.

La Vie Parisienne   

Broadway Theatre , (11/10/1942 - 12/07/1942)
First Preview: Total Previews:
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 HalÚvy; Musical Director: Paul Breisach
Directed by Felix Brentano
Scenic Design by Marco Montedoro; Costume Design by Marco Montedoro
Sam Adams Chorus
Anne Barlow Ballet
Julia Beoletto Chorus
Bertram Briess Chorus
Boris Brown Chorus
Donald Burr Comte Raoul de Gardefu
Gisella Caccialanza Premiere Dansueuse
Virginia Card Evelyn
Stanley Carlson Station Master
Baret Cummings Ballet
Mary Davis Tradesperson
Margit DeKova Ballet
Sebastian Engelberg Chorus
Wilbur Evans Baron Bobinet
Carter Farriss Chorus
Louise Fearney Chorus
Elsa Fiore Chorus
Marie Fox Chorus
Tony Gardell Chorus
Arlene Garver Ballet
Franz George Chorus
Pauline Goddard Ballet
Walter Graf Chorus
Josephine Griffin Tradesperson
Zadah Guerian Chorus
Meta Hartof Chorus
Georgia Hiden Ballet
Roger Hill Chorus
Hans Kuhn Chorus
Andzia Kuzak Gabrielle
Paul Kwartin Gontran
Nicholas Magallanes Ballet
Francisco Moncion Ballet
Patricia Neway Chorus
Miriam Oreck Ballet
Maria Orleos Chorus
Margaret Ormos Chorus
Raymond Pach Chorus
Alice Philipp Chorus
Elton Plowman Chorus
Eric Rautens Chorus
Paul Reed Jackson
Romeo Rim Chorus
Cynthia Rose Tradesperson
Marion Ross Chorus
Carolina Segrera Metella
Mary Jane Shea Ballet
Nathaniel Sprinzena Chorus
Freda Starr Chorus
Hugh Thompson Mr. Hutchinson
Beatrice Tompkins Ballet
Jane Ward Ballet
Ludlow White Chorus
Nora White Ballet
Carol York Chorus
Stanley Zompakos Ballet
ACT 1Sung 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 please Metella
Fighting with you on any ground Baron Bobinet and Comte Raoul de Gardefu
But for women my life would be sweeter than honey Jackson and Chorus
All her monuments and treasures Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Mr. Hutchinson and Evelyn
From the train, with its visitors Comte Raoul de Gardefu and Chorus
ACT 2Sung By
Do you come from America? Jackson and Gabrielle
The Heart of Every Girl Evelyn
Then you are sure you'll play the game Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Jackson, Gabrielle and Tradespeople
My dear do you remember Metella
Here we come! Our thirst is Pernicious Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson and Tradespeople
A dreaming world is waiting Baron Bobinet
She sallies out, she runs about Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson and Girls
To the ladies of Paree Mr. Hutchinson
Oh, his coat! The back is torn in two Metella, Jackson, Mr. Hutchinson, Gabrielle, Baron Bobinet and Chorus
Hurrah! Hurrah! Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson, Metella, Baron Bobinet and Chorus
ACT 3Sung By
Oh you were a picture of loveliness Comte Raoul de Gardefu
My dear-let me explain! Evelyn and Comte Raoul de Gardefu
I am mellow Entire Company
You have seen la vie, la vie Parisienne Metella