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Comédie Française Program 1    The Would-Be Gentleman

This production played in repertory with Comédie Française Program 2, Comédie Française Program 3

Broadway Theatre, (10/25/1955 - 11/07/1955)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Oct 25, 1955    
Closing Date: Nov 07, 1955 Total Performances: 16

Category: Play, Comedy, Ballet, Revival, Broadway


Production Staff
Produced by S. Hurok; Produced by arrangement with Government of The French Republic
Written by Molière; Music by Lulli; Divertissement arranged by Léone Mail; Musical Director: André Cadou
Directed by Jean Meyer
Decor and Costumes Suzanne Lalique
Company Manager: George A. Perper
Stage Manager: Charles Bellin
Conducted by Samuel Antek
Press Representative: Martin Feinstein, Michael Sweeley and Margaret Hartigan
Cast
Teddy Bilis
Apprentice Tailor
MM. Bisson
Singer
Micheline Boudet
Lucile
daughter of M. Jourdain
Béatrice Bretty
Nicole
Georges Chamarat
Philosophy Instructor
Jacques Charon
Dancing Instructor
Arsène Drancourt
A Lackey
Mlle. Du Sablon
Dancer
Maurice Escande
Count Dorante
lover of Dorimène
Michel Galabru
Fencing Master
MM. Gavin
Singer
Mlle. Gosselin
Singer
Jean-Louis Jemma
Master Tailor
Mlle. Jettê
Dancer
Mlle. Kerner
Dancer
Mlle. La pointe
Singer
MM. La pointe
Dancer
Robert Manuel
Music Instructor
Jean Meyer
Covielle
valet to Cléonte
MM. Ouellet
Dancer
Jean Piat
Cléonte
in love with Lucile
Mlle. Pratt
Dancer
Germaine Rouer
Mme. Jourdain
Marie Sabouret
Marquise Dorimène
Louis Seigner
Monsieur Jourdain
bourgeois
Mlle. St. Jean
Dancer
Jacques Toja
A Lackey
Mlle. Zorgo
Dancer