MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 08, 1949
Closing Date
Sep 15, 1951
Performances
740
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Ziegfeld Theatre
(Dec 08, 1949 - Sep 15, 1951)

Setting
1924. New York; the ship, the Ile de France; Paris.

Media
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Theatre Owned / Operated by Billy Rose
Produced by Herman Levin and Oliver Smith
Book by Joseph Fields and Anita Loos; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Leo Robin; Adapted from the novel by Anita Loos; Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music arranged by Don Walker; Vocal direction and arrangements by: Hugh Martin
Staged by John C. Wilson; Choreographed by Agnes de Mille
Production Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Miles White; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark; Assistant to Mr. White: Frank Thompson
General Manager: Philip Adler; Company Manager: Alex Cohen
General Stage Manager: Frank Coletti; Stage Manager: Samuel Liff; Assistant Stage Mgr: Richard Smith
Music published by J. J. Robbins & Sons, Inc.; Orchestra Manager: Morris Stonzek
Vocal Direction by Hugh Martin; Press Representative: Frank Goodman, Richard Maney and Peggy Phillips; Assistant to Mr. Wilson: Bob Ingham; Assistant to Miss deMille: Dania Krupska
Dorothy Shaw
Dec 08, 1949 - May 31, 1951
Gloria Stark
Dancer
Dance Team
Dancer
Bill
a dancer
Dancer
Henry Spofford
Deck Steward
 
Singer
Singer
Lorelei Lee
Singer
Dancer
Frank
The Olympic Team
 
Dancer
A Steward
 
Singer
Maitre d'Hotel
 
Dancer
Policeman
 
Singer
Sun Bather
 
Show Girl
Show Girl
Sir Francis Beekman
Dec 08, 1949 - Jun 16, 1951
A Flower Girl
 
Dancer
Leon
a Valet
 
Dancer
Josephus Gage
Deck Walker
 
Show Girl
Show Girl
Taxi Driver
 
Headwaiter
The Tenor
 
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
Deck Steward
 
Singer
Robert Lemanteur
Dancer
Gus Esmond
Singer
Mr. Esmond, Sr.
Louis Lemanteur
Pierre
a Steward
 
Singer
Mrs. Ella Spofford
Dec 08, 1949 - May 26, 1951
Dancer
Lady Phyllis Beekman
 
Singer
An Olympic
 
Singer
Deck Walker
 
Show Girl
Dancer
Singer
Dancer
Dancer
George
The Olympic Team
 
Dancer
Sun Bather
 
Show Girl
Dancer
Fifi
 
Singer
Understudies: Bill Bradley (Taxi Driver), Joan Coburn (Dorothy Shaw), George S. Irving (Henry Spofford), Curt Stafford (Josephus Gage) and Evelyn Taylor (Gloria Stark)

Ziegfeld Theatre (Dec 08, 1949 - Sep 15, 1951)

Stage Manager: Jerry Adler and Richard Haas
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson

Cast

Dorothy Shaw
Sep 10, 1951 - Sep 15, 1951
A Steward
Singer
Sir Francis Beekman
Jun 18, 1951 - ?
Dancer
Singer
A Flower Girl
 
Dancer
Dorothy Shaw
Jul 09, 1951 - Sep 08, 1951
Singer
Sun Bather
Singer
Deck Walker
Show Girl
Deck Steward
 
Policeman
 
Singer
Deck Steward
 
Singer
Singer
Sun Bather
 
Show Girl
Dancer
Dancer
Bibi Osterwald
During Yvonne Adair's hiatus
Dorothy Shaw
circa. Oct 1950 - circa. Nov 1950
 
Dorothy Shaw
circa. Jun 1950 - circa. Jun 1950
 
Dorothy Shaw
Jun 01, 1950 - Jul 07, 1950
Dancer
Gloria Stark
Show Girl
Singer
Mrs. Ella Spofford
May 28, 1951 - ?
Singer
Dancer
Understudies: Rex Cooper (Bill), Crandall Diehl (Mr. Esmond, Sr.), William Diehl (Robert Lemanteur), George S. Irving (Mr. Esmond, Sr.), Alicia Krug (Mrs. Ella Spofford), Howard Morris (Robert Lemanteur), Bibi Osterwald (Lorelei Lee, Dorothy Shaw), Lucille Udovick (Lady Phyllis Beekman), Polly Ward (Gloria Stark), Eddie Weston (Louis Lemanteur) and James White (Taxi Driver)
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Leo Robin
Act 1
Sung By
It's High Time
Dorothy Shaw and Ensemble
Bye, Bye Baby
Gus Esmond and Lorelei Lee
Bye, Bye Baby (Reprise)
Gus Esmond and Ensemble
A Little Girl From Little Rock
Lorelei Lee
I Love What I'm Doing
Dorothy Shaw
Just a Kiss Apart
Henry Spofford
It's Delightful Down in Chile
Sir Francis Beekman, Lorelei Lee, Show Girls and Male Ensemble
Sunshine
Henry Spofford and Dorothy Shaw
In The Champ de Mars
Ensemble
Sunshine (Reprise)
Ensemble
I'm A'tingle, I'm A'glow
Josephus Gage
House on Rittenhouse Square
Dorothy Shaw
You Say You Care
Henry Spofford
Finaletto
Lorelei Lee and Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
Bye, Bye Baby (Reprise)
Dancing Ensemble
Mamie is Mimi
Gloria Stark, Coles and Atkins
Coquette
The Tenor and Show Girls
Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend
Lorelei Lee
You Say You Care (Reprise)
Dorothy Shaw and Henry Spofford
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Lorelei Lee and Gus Esmond
Homesick Blues
Lorelei Lee, Dorothy Shaw, Gus Esmond, Henry Spofford, Mrs. Ella Spofford and Josephus Gage
Keeping Cool with Coolidge
Dorothy Shaw, Bill and Ensemble
Button Up With Esmond
Lorelei Lee, Show Girls and Ensemble
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Reprise)
Lorelei Lee, Gus Esmond and Ensemble
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