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La Vie Parisienne   

 
44th Street Theatre , (11/05/1941 - 11/11/1941)
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Opening Date:Nov 05, 1941   
Closing Date:Nov 11, 1941 Total Performances:7

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: Paris in the spring of 1866


Production Staff
Produced by The New Opera Company
Music by Jacques Offenbach; New English Book by: Felix Brentano and Louis Verneuil; French Original Book by: Henri Meilhac and Ludovic HalÚvy; New Lyrics by: Marion Farquhar
Directed by Felix Brentano; Choreographed by Igor Schwezoff
Scenic Design by Marco Montedoro; Costume Design by Marco Montedoro
Conducted by Antal Dorati; Chorus Master: Herbert Winkler
Cast
Jack Abbott Ballet
Sam Adams Chorus
Franc Alden Chorus
Maria Azrova Ballet
Paul Best Alphonse
Vivian Bower Chorus
Bertram Briess Chorus
Mary David Chorus
Gemze de Lappe Ballet
Louise Fearney Chorus
Marie Fox Chorus
Hans Gareis Chorus
Arlene Garver Ballet
Leland Goodwin Chorus
George Grant Ballet
Josephine Griffin Chorus
Dorothy Hartigan Chorus
Meta Hartof Chorus
Julia Horvarth Ballet
Serge Ismailoff Ballet
Hans Kuhn Chorus
Phyllis Le Gassie Ballet
Ann Lipton Gabrielle
Leon Lischiner Gaston
Ralph Magelssen Comte Raoul de Gardefu
Mary McKenna Chorus
Ruby Mercer Evelyn
Dean Mundy Chorus
Clifford Newdahl Mr. Hutchinson
Betty Nitsch Ballet
Remington Olmstead Ballet
Miriam Oreck Ballet
Sonia Orlova Ballet
Margaret Ormos Chorus
Alice Philipp Chorus
Elton Plowman Chorus
George Rasely Jackson
Eric Rautens Chorus
John Reiff Chorus
Romeo Rim Chorus
Norman Roland Georges
Cynthia Rose Chorus
Marion Ross Chorus
Angelo Rovido Ballet
Joan Schille Ballet
Igor Schwezoff Dancing Master
Anthony Scott Chorus
Edwina Seaver Ballet
Carolina Segrera Metella
Nathaniel Sprinzena Chorus
Dorothy Starner Chorus
Anna Steck Chorus
Virginia Syms Chorus
Hugh Thompson Gontran
John Tyers Baron Bobinet
Boris Voronovsky Chorus
Ludlow White Chorus
Carol York Chorus
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