MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 07, 1953
Closing Date
Jun 25, 1955
Performances
892
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Shubert Theatre
(May 07, 1953 - Jun 25, 1955)

Setting
Paris, 1893.

Media
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Produced by Feuer & Martin
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Abe Burrows; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Genevieve Pitot; Additional Orchestrations by Robert Noeltner
Directed by Abe Burrows; Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Michael Kidd
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Hair and Wig Design by Ronald De Mann; Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey
Managing Executive: Monty Shaff; Company Manager: Joseph Harris
Production Stage Manager: Henri Caubisens; Stage Manager: Herman Magidson; Assistant Stage Mgr: David Collyer
Music Contractor: Henry Topper
Casting: Ira Bernstein; General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson
Judge Aristide Forestier
La Mome Pistache
Judge Paul Barriere
Boris Adzinidzinadze
Theophile
Hercule
Etienne
Hilaire Jussac
Claudine
 
Eve
"The Garden of Eden"
Customer
Policeman
 
Dancer
 
Leopard
"The Garden of Eden"
Policeman
 
Dancer
 
Inchworm
"The Garden of Eden"
Registrar
 
Doctor
Gabrielle
Bailiff
Policeman
 
Cafe Customer
Policeman
 
Dancer
 
Flamingo
"The Garden of Eden"
Dancer
 
Inchworm
"The Garden of Eden"
Second Waiter
 
Customer
 
Prosecutor
Celestine
 
Dancer
Dancer
 
Frog
"The Garden of Eden"
Dancer
 
Frog
"The Garden of Eden"
Dancer
 
Snake
"The Garden of Eden"
Dancer
 
Sea Horse
"The Garden of Eden"
 
Flamingo
"The Garden of Eden"
 
Penguin
"The Garden of Eden"
Policeman
 
Second
 
Kangaroo
"The Garden of Eden"
Policeman
 
Cafe Waiter
 
Kangaroo
"The Garden of Eden"
Court President
Henri Marceaux
 
Customer
Model
 
Dancer
 
Leopard
"The Garden of Eden"
Dancer
 
Sea Horse
"The Garden of Eden"
Jailer
 
Dancer
 
Penguin
"The Garden of Eden"
Understudies: Sheila Arnold (La Mome Pistache), Michael Cavallaro (Etienne), David Collyer (Judge Paul Barriere), Ina Hahn (Claudine), Ferdinand Hilt (Judge Aristide Forestier, Hilaire Jussac), Clarence Hoffman (Hercule), Phil Leeds (Boris Adzinidzinadze) and Jon Silo (Theophile)

Shubert Theatre (May 07, 1953 - Jun 25, 1955)

Cast

Boris Adzinidzinadze
Claudine
Judge Aristide Forestier
Gabrielle
Policeman
 
Dancer
 
Leopard
"The Garden of Eden"
Leopard
"The Garden of Eden"
Dancer
 
Inchworm
"The Garden of Eden"
 
Model
Cafe Waiter
 
Dancer
 
Sea Horse
"The Garden of Eden"
 
Flamingo
"The Garden of Eden"
Dancer
Jailer
 
Dancer
Bailiff
 
Cafe Customer
Dancer
 
Snake
"The Garden of Eden"
Sea Horse
"The Garden of Eden"
Dancer
Dancer
 
Flamingo
"The Garden of Eden"
Dancer
 
Penguin
"The Garden of Eden"
Gabrielle
Policeman
 
Dancer
 
Leopard
"The Garden of Eden"
Policeman
 
Second
Dancer
Dancer
circa. Mar 1955 - Jun 25, 1955
Kangaroo
"The Garden of Eden"
Marie
Dancer
Gabrielle
Theophile
 
Dancer
 
Leopard
"The Garden of Eden"
Ensemble
Customer
 
Frog
"The Garden of Eden"
Policeman
 
Dancer
 
Sea Horse
"The Garden of Eden"
Dancer
Model
Waiter
Understudies: Lynn Bernay (Model), Rita Dimitri (La Mome Pistache), Marcella Dodge (Model), Nelle Fisher (Claudine), Guylaine Guy (La Mome Pistache), Shelah Hackett (Claudine) and Deedee Wood (Claudine)
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
Act 1
Sung By
Maidens Typical of France
The Laundresses
Never Give Anything Away
La Mome Pistache
C'est Magnifique
La Mome Pistache and Aristide
Quadrille Dance
Claudine, Laundresses, Friends and Dancer
Come Along With Me
Hilaire Jussac and Boris Adzinidzinadze
Live and Let Live
La Mome Pistache
I Am In Love
Aristide
If You Loved Me Truly
Boris Adzinidzinadze, Claudine, Theophile, Hercule, Etienne, Gabrielle, Celestine and Marie
Montmartre
Singing Ensemble
Garden of Eden Ballet
Eve, Inchworms, Flamingos, Kangaroos, Penguins, Sea Horses, Frogs, Leopards and Snake
Allez-Vous En
La Mome Pistache
Act 2
Sung By
Never, Never Be An Artist
Boris Adzinidzinadze, Theophile, Etienne and Model
It's All Right With Me
Aristide
Every Man Is a Stupid Man
La Mome Pistache
The Apaches
Claudine and Dancers
I Love Paris
La Mome Pistache
Can-Can
La Mome Pistache, Claudine and Laundresses
Finale
Entire Company

Tony Award®

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

1954 Winner
Gwen Verdon

Best Choreography

1954 Winner
Choreographed by Michael Kidd

Theatre World

Award

1953 Recipient
Gwen Verdon
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