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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 Allen
Chorus
Mildred Allen-Letts
Chorus
Bruce Anderson
Chorus
Roy Arcourt
Chorus
Leslie Bannister
Chorus
Mr. Vale
Nancy Barnett
Freda
Isla Bevan
Honor
Lady Sorrel
Peggy Blake
Boy
Gordon Brand
Chorus
Claude Brittin-Eldred
Chorus
Nancy Brown
Gloria
Mrs. Proutie
Kenneth Burston
Musician
James Cameron
Chorus
Vera Caprice
Chorus
Albert Chapman
Footman
Chorus
Burley
Noel Clifford
Chorus
Doris Colston
Chorus
Hugh Cuénod
Chorus
Bertram Sellick
Constance David
Chorus
Mary David
Chorus
Sybil Davidson
Chorus
A Prater Girl
William Dawson
Chorus
Dorothy Debenham
Hansi
Pauline Desmond
Chorus
Peter Donald
Piccolo
Edna Earle
Chorus
Boy
John Evelyn
The Marquis of Shayne
Alfred Fairhurst
Chorus
Joyce Fletcher
Chorus
Edmond Ford
Musician
Herbert Garry
Chorus
Cunningham Glen
Chorus
Vernon Craft
Trevor Glyn
Footman
Parker
Chorus
Donald Gordon
Chorus
The Marquis of Steere
The Duke of Tenterton
Zoe Gordon
Lotte
Douglas Graeme-Brooke
Mr. Proutie
Chorus
Roy Hall
Chorus
Gladys Hay-Dillon
Chorus
William Herbert
Chorus
Leonora Hilton
Chorus
Tracy Holmes
The Hon. Hugh Devon
Chorus
Kathleen Holt
Chorus
Elsie Hulme
Chorus
Iris Hulme
Chorus
Desmond Jeans
Captain August Lutte
Herr Schlick
Myfany Jenkins
Chorus
Max Kirby
Vincent Howard
Kathleen Lambelet
Lady Devon
Chorus
Evelyn Laye
Sarah Millick
Sari Linden
The Marchioness of Shayne
Sylvia Leslie
Gussie
Eddie Lisbona
Musician
Accompanist
Peggy Lovat
Chorus
Patrick Ludlow
Chorus
Lord Henry Jekyll
Vicky Lynn
A Prater Girl
Chorus
Isabel Marden
Chorus
Cecile Maule-Cole
Chorus
A Prater Girl
Jackie
William McGuigan
Chorus
Louis E. Miller
Chorus
Lieutenant Tranisch
Mireille
Manon
La Crevette
Jane Moore
Chorus
Lady Devon
Charles Mortimer
Sir Arthur Fenchurch
Herr Schlick
Anthony Neville
Chorus
Mr. Bethel
Gerald Nodin
Carl Linden
Isabel Ohmead
Mrs. Millick
Chorus
Mervyn Pearce
Chorus
Sydney Perlstone
Musician
Constance Perrin
Helen
Chorus
Audrey Pointing
Lady James
Harriet
Dolly Chamberlain
Roma Presano
Chorus
James Prescott
Chorus
Leonta Proctor
Chorus
Marjorie Raymond
Victoria
The Duchess of Tenterton
James Reid
Chorus
Vernon Rudolph
Musician
Hooper Russell
Lord Sorrel
Chorus
Leah Russell
Chorus
Eva Scott-Thompson
Chorus
Enid Settle
Chorus
Marjorie Simpson
Chorus
Paul Spender-Clay
Chorus
Cedrick Ballantyne
Joan Stanbrough
Nita
Chorus
Vesta Sylva
Effie
Mrs. Bethel
Winifred Talbot
Jane
Mrs. Vale
John W. Thompson
Footman
Chorus
Richard Thorpe
Chorus
Lord Edgar James
Marcel Turner
Chorus
Gustav Wallenberg
Chorus
Leah Warne
Chorus
Boy
Iris White
Chorus
George Woof
Chorus
Lord Henry Jade
Arthur Woolf
Musician
Graham Yarborough
Footman
Chorus
music by Noël Coward; lyrics by Noël Coward
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
That Wonderful Melody Singer and Dancing Chorus
The Call of Life The Marchioness of Shayne and Chorus
If You Could Only Come With Me Carl Linden
I'll See You Again Sarah Millick and Carl Linden
Tell Me What Is Love Sarah Millick and Chorus
The Last Dance The 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 Morning Waiters and Cleaners
Ladies of the Town Lotte, Freda, Hansi and Gussie
If Love Were All Manon
Evermore and a Day Sari Linden
(Dear) Little Cafe Sari Linden and Carl Linden
Tokay Carl Linden, Officers and Chorus
Bonne Nuit, Merci Manon
Kiss Me Manon 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 Past The Duchess of Tenterton, Lady James, Mrs. Proutie, Lady Sorrel, Mrs. Vale and Mrs. Bethel
Green Carnations Bertram Sellick, Lord Henry Jade, Vernon Craft and Cedrick Ballantyne
Zigeuner Sari Linden