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Carnival in Flanders   

New Century Theatre, (9/08/1953 - 9/12/1953)
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Opening Date: Sep 08, 1953    
Closing Date: Sep 12, 1953 Total Performances: 6

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around the town of Flackenburg in Flanders in 1616.


Production Staff
Produced by Paula Stone, Michael Sloane, Johnny Burke and James Van Heusen
Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny Burke; Book by Preston Sturges; Based on the 1935 film "La Kermesse Heroique" directed by Jacques Feyder; Based on the 1935 film "La Kermesse Heroique" written by Charles Spaak, Robert A. Stemmle and Bernard Zimmer; Musical Director: Harold Hastings; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Vocal arrangements by Elie Siegmaster; Dance Music for "Plundering of the Town" by Roger Adams; Dance Music for "Carnival Ballet" by John Morris; Dance Music for "Spanish Dance" by Elie Siegmaster
Directed by Preston Sturges; Carnical Ballet and Musical Numbers Staged by Helen Tamiris
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Assistant to Miss Ballard: Florence Klotz
General Manager: Samuel H. Schwartz; Manager: Albert H. Rosen
Production Stage Manager: Fred Hebert; Stage Manager: Dennis Murray; Assistant Stage Mgr: Al Checco
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Meyer Davis; Head Copyist: Mathilde Pincus
Press Representative: Karl Bernstein, Harvey Sabinson and Robert Ganshaw; Assistant to Mr. Sturges: Fred Hebert; Assistant to Miss Tamaris: George Martin
Cast
Dolores Gray
Cornelia
John Raitt
The Duke
Roy Roberts
Mayor
Jimmy Alex
3rd Officer
Dancer
John Aristides
Dancer
Lee Barry
Singer
Jean Bradley
Lisa
Singer
Fred Bryan
Singer
Bill Conlon
Singer
Jean Cowles
Singer
Harry Day
Dancer
Lorna Del Maestro
Mourning Woman
Dancer
Sandra Devlin
Mourning Woman
Dancer
Pat Ferrier
Dancer
Ronnie Field
Dancer
Undine Forrest
Katherine
Singer
Lee Goodman
Innkeeper
Stokeley Gray
Singer
Skeet Guenther
Dancer
Patty Karkalits
Dancer
Dolores Kempner
Singer
Mary Alice Kubes
Dancer
Mara Landi
Singer
Paul Lipson
Butcher
Julie Marlowe
Mourning Woman
Dancer
George Martin
2nd Officer
Dancer
Ray Mason
1st Officer
Matt Mattox
Courier
William Noble
Orderly
Singer
Greg O'Brien
Dancer
Paul Olson
Dancer
Paul Reed
Tailor
Richard Reed
Dancer
Kevin Scott
Jan Breughel
Billie Shane
Dancer
Michael Spaeth
Dancer
Emy St. Just
Dancer
Pat Stanley
Siska
Mary Stanton
Singer
Dick Stewart
Singer
Wesley Swails
1st Citizen
Singer
Bobby Vail
Barber
Gloria Van Dorpe
Singer
Norman Weise
2nd Citizen
Singer
Elfrieda Zieger
Dancer
Tony Award®
winner 1954 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Dolores Gray
music by James Van Heusen; lyrics by Johnny Burke
ACT 1 Sung By
Ring the Bell Mayor, Butcher, Barber, Tailor, Innkeeper, Jan Breughel, Siska and Ensemble
The Very Necessary You Jan Breughel and Siska
It's a Fine Old Institution Cornelia
I'm One of Your Admirers Cornelia
The Plundering of the Town Cornelia, Courier, 2nd Officer, Emy St. Just, John Aristides, Julie Marlowe and Ensemble
The Stronger Sex Cornelia
The Sudden Thrill The Duke
It's an Old Spanish Custom Cornelia and The Duke
A Seventeen Gun Salute Cornelia, The Duke, Courier, 1st Officer, 2nd Officer and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
You're Dead! Mayor, Butcher, Barber, Innkeeper and Tailor
Rainy Day Cornelia
Take the Word of a Gentleman The Duke
The Carnival Ballet (Dance) The Virgin, The Bats, The Monk, The Goat, The Youngest One, The Plumed Swains, The Seven Virgins and The Spanish Trio
A Moment of Your Love Cornelia and The Duke
How Far Can a Lady Go? Cornelia