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Du Barry Was a Lady   

46th Street Theatre, (12/06/1939 - 10/1940)
Royale Theatre, (10/21/1940 - 12/12/1940)
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Opening Date: Dec 06, 1939    
Closing Date: Dec 12, 1940 Total Performances: 408

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: New York City and Versailles, France


Production Staff
Produced by B.G. DeSylva
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields and B.G. DeSylva; Orchestra Arrangements by Hans Spialek; Additional Arrangements by Russell Bennett and Ted Royal; Choral Arrangements by Hugh Martin; Assistant to Hugh Martin: Ralph Blanc
Staged by Edgar McGregor; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Albert A. Ostrander; Assistant to Robert Alton: Charles Millang
Company Manager: John Leffler
General Stage Manager: Sam Ledner; Stage Manager: Dan Brennan; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Torpey
Orchestra under the Direction of Gene Salzer; Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff
General Press Representative: Nat N. Dorfman
Cast
Bert Lahr
Louis Blore
His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France
Ethel Merman
May Daly
Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Benny Baker
Charley
His Royal Highness, The Dauphin of France
Betty Grable
Alice Barton
Mme. La Marquisse Alisande de Vernay
Betty Allen
Molly Wincor
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. La Marquise du Pont L'Eveque
Gloria Arden
Dancing Girl
Walter Armin
Bill Kelly
Docteur Michel
Gene Ashley
Dancing Boy
Johnny Barnes
Henri
Helen Bennett
Dancing Girl
Marguerite Benton
Mary Gray
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. La Vicomtesse de Roquefort
Ruth Bond
Dancing Girl
Evelyn Bonefine
Dancing Girl
Boris Butleroff
Dancing Boy
Hugh Cameron
Jones
Le Duc de Choiseul
Janice Carter
Ruth Frederick
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. Le Princesse Gruyere
Virginia Cheneval
Dancing Girl
Stella Clauson
Dancing Girl
Harold Cromer
Florian
Zamore
Mary Daniels
Dancing Girl
Jacqueline Franc
Peggy Brown
Starlet of the Club Petite
La Baronne de Brie
Joel Friend
Dancing Boy
Ronda Gale
Dancing Girl
Russell Georgiev
Dancing Boy
Tilda Getze
Dancing Girl
Anne Graham
Sigana Sigan
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. La Comtesse de Camembert
Ronald Graham
Alex Barton
Stanley Grill
Dancing Boy
Marion Harvey
Dancing Girl
Douglas Hawkins
An International
Peter Holliday
An International
Beverly Hosier
Dancing Girl
Dorothea Jackson
Dancing Girl
Adele Jergens
Dancing Girl
Mel Kacher
Dancing Boy
Patricia Knight
Dancing Girl
Nancy Knott
Dancing Girl
Frances Krell
Dancing Girl
Don Liberto
Dancing Boy
Gloria Martin
Dancing Girl
Jean Moorehead
Vi Hennessey
Mme. La Duchesse de Villardel
Carl Nicholas
An International
Gateman
Audrey Palmer
Cosette
Barbara Pond
Dancing Girl
Tito Renaldo
Manuel Gomez
Dancing Boy
Roy Ross
An International
Pierre
David Shelly
Radio Announcer
Geraldine Spreckels
Ann Todd
Starlet of the Club Petite
Mme. La Duchesse de Grammont
Mme. La Duchesse du Coeur Flottant
Dames de la Cour
Jane Sproule
Dancing Girl
Jack Stanton
An International
Rene
Kay Sutton
Ann Barton
Mme. La Duchesse de Grammont
Paul Thorne
Dancing Boy
Edith Turgell
Dancing Girl
Lewis Turner
Dancing Boy
Marie Vannemen
Dancing Girl
Arlyne Varden
Dancing Girl
William Vaux
Dancing Boy
Charles Walters
Harry Norton
Captain of King's Guard
Nina Wayler
Dancing Girl
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
Where's Louie? Ensemble
Ev'ry Day's a Holiday Harry Norton, Alice Barton and Ensemble
It Ain't Etiquette His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France and Vi Hennessey
When Love Beckoned Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Come On In Mme. La Comtesse du Barry and Ensemble
Dream Song Four Internationals
Mesdames and Messieurs Dames de la Coeur
Gavotte Alice Barton and Ensemble
But in the Morning, No! Mme. La Comtesse du Barry and His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France
Do I Love You Alex Barton and Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Do I Love You (Reprise) Mme. La Comtesse du Barry and Zamore
DuBarry Was a Lady Entire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Give Him the Oo-La-La Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Well, Did You Evah! Alice Barton and Harry Norton
It Was Written in the Stars Alex Barton and Ensemble
L'Apres Midi d'un Boeuf Charley and Zamore
Katie Went to Haiti Mme. La Comtesse du Barry and Ensemble
Katie Went to Haiti (Reprise) Alex Barton and Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
Friendship Mme. La Comtesse du Barry and His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France