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Bitter Sweet   

 
Ziegfeld Theatre, (11/05/1929 - 2/1930)
Shubert Theatre, (2/17/1930 - 3/22/1930)
First Preview: Total Previews: 0
Opening Date: Nov 05, 1929    
Closing Date: Mar 22, 1930 Total Performances: 159

Category: Musical, Operetta, Original, Broadway
Description: An Operetta in Three Acts, 6 Scenes
Setting: Lady Shayne's House in Grosvenor Square, 1934; The Millick House, Belgrave Square, 1875; The Ballroom of the Millick House in Belgrave Square; 1875; Her Schlick's Café, 1880; Drawing Room of the Marqu



Production Staff
Produced by Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. and Arch Selwyn; Produced by arrangement with Charles B. Cochran
Book by Noël Coward; Lyrics by Noël Coward; Music by Noël Coward; Musical Director: Frank Tours
Staged by Noël Coward
Costume Design by Gladys E. Calthrop; Scenic Design by Gladys E. Calthrop
Cast
Reginald AllenChorus
Mildred Allen-LettsChorus
Bruce AndersonChorus
Roy ArcourtChorus
Leslie BannisterChorus
Mr. Vale
Nancy BarnettFreda
Isla BevanHonor
Lady Sorrel
Peggy BlakeBoy
Gordon BrandChorus
Claude Brittin-EldredChorus
Nancy BrownGloria
Mrs. Proutie
Kenneth BurstonMusician
James CameronChorus
Vera CapriceChorus
Albert ChapmanFootman
Chorus
Burley
Noel CliffordChorus
Doris ColstonChorus
Hugh CuénodChorus
Bertram Sellick
Constance DavidChorus
Mary DavidChorus
Sybil DavidsonChorus
A Prater Girl
William DawsonChorus
Dorothy DebenhamHansi
Pauline DesmondChorus
Peter DonaldPiccolo
Edna EarleChorus
Boy
John EvelynThe Marquis of Shayne
Alfred FairhurstChorus
Joyce FletcherChorus
Edmond FordMusician
Herbert GarryChorus
Cunningham GlenChorus
Vernon Craft
Trevor GlynFootman
Parker
Chorus
Donald GordonChorus
The Marquis of Steere
The Duke of Tenterton
Zoe GordonLotte
Douglas Graeme-BrookeMr. Proutie
Chorus
Roy HallChorus
Gladys Hay-DillonChorus
William HerbertChorus
Leonora HiltonChorus
Tracy HolmesThe Hon. Hugh Devon
Chorus
Kathleen HoltChorus
Elsie HulmeChorus
Iris HulmeChorus
Desmond JeansCaptain August Lutte
Herr Schlick
Myfany JenkinsChorus
Max KirbyVincent Howard
Kathleen LambeletLady Devon
Chorus
Evelyn LayeSarah Millick
Sari Linden
The Marchioness of Shayne
Sylvia LeslieGussie
Eddie LisbonaMusician
Accompanist
Peggy LovatChorus
Patrick LudlowChorus
Lord Henry Jekyll
Vicky LynnA Prater Girl
Chorus
Isabel MardenChorus
Cecile Maule-ColeChorus
A Prater Girl
Jackie
William McGuiganChorus
Louis E. MillerChorus
Lieutenant Tranisch
MireilleManon
La Crevette
Jane MooreChorus
Lady Devon
Charles MortimerSir Arthur Fenchurch
Herr Schlick
Anthony NevilleChorus
Mr. Bethel
Gerald NodinCarl Linden
Isabel OhmeadMrs. Millick
Chorus
Mervyn PearceChorus
Sydney PerlstoneMusician
Constance PerrinHelen
Chorus
Audrey PointingLady James
Harriet
Dolly Chamberlain
Roma PresanoChorus
James PrescottChorus
Leonta ProctorChorus
Marjorie RaymondVictoria
The Duchess of Tenterton
James ReidChorus
Vernon RudolphMusician
Hooper RussellLord Sorrel
Chorus
Leah RussellChorus
Eva Scott-ThompsonChorus
Enid SettleChorus
Marjorie SimpsonChorus
Paul Spender-ClayChorus
Cedrick Ballantyne
Joan StanbroughNita
Chorus
Vesta SylvaEffie
Mrs. Bethel
Winifred TalbotJane
Mrs. Vale
John W. ThompsonFootman
Chorus
Richard ThorpeChorus
Lord Edgar James
Marcel TurnerChorus
Gustav WallenbergChorus
Leah WarneChorus
Boy
Iris WhiteChorus
George WoofChorus
Lord Henry Jade
Arthur WoolfMusician
Graham YarboroughFootman
Chorus
music by Noël Coward; lyrics by Noël Coward
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
That Wonderful MelodySinger and Dancing Chorus
The Call of LifeThe Marchioness of Shayne and Chorus
If You Could Only Come With MeCarl Linden
I'll See You AgainSarah Millick and Carl Linden
Tell Me What Is LoveSarah Millick and Chorus
The Last DanceThe Marquis of Steere, Lord Edgar James, Lord Sorrel, Mr. Vale, Mr. Bethel, Mr. Proutie, Victoria, Harriet, Gloria, Honor, Jane and Effie
ACT 2 Sung By
Life in the MorningWaiters and Cleaners
Ladies of the TownLotte, Freda, Hansi and Gussie
If Love Were AllManon (La Crevette)
Evermore and a DaySari Linden
(Dear) Little CafeSari Linden and Carl Linden
TokayCarl Linden, Officers and Chorus
Bonne Nuit, MerciManon (La Crevette)
Kiss MeManon (La Crevette) and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Ta Ra Ra Boom De Ay
(music by Henry J. Sayers; lyrics by Henry J. Sayers)
Mr. Bethel, Mr. Vale, Mr. Proutie, The Duke of Tenterton, Lord Sorrel, Lord Edgar James, The Duchess of Tenterton, Lady James, Mrs. Proutie, Lady Sorrel, Mrs. Vale and Mrs. Bethel
Alas, the Time Is PastThe Duchess of Tenterton, Lady James, Mrs. Proutie, Lady Sorrel, Mrs. Vale and Mrs. Bethel
Green CarnationsBertram Sellick, Lord Henry Jade, Vernon Craft and Cedrick Ballantyne
ZigeunerSari Linden