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Great Lady   

Majestic Theatre, (12/01/1938 - 12/17/1938)
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Opening Date: Dec 01, 1938    
Closing Date: Dec 17, 1938 Total Performances: 20

Category: Play, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Description: A play with music in two acts
Setting: New York, Rhode Island and Paris from 1793 to 1939


Production Staff
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman and John H. Del Bondio; Produced by arrangement with Frank Crumit
Music by Frederick Loewe; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Book by Earle Crooker and Lowell Brentano; Lyrics by Earle Crooker and Lowell Brentano; Musical Director: John Fredhoven
Choreographed by William Dollar; Staged by Bretaigne Windust
Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard and Scott Wilson
Cast
Anthony Albert
Office Boy
2nd Admirer
Ensemble
Alicia Alonso
Ensemble
Fernando Alonso
Office Boy
Ensemble
Leda Anchutina
Poor Girl
Premier Danseuse
Irene Bordoni
Madame Colette
Tullio Carminati
Stephen Jumel
Walter Cassel
Butler
Major Domo
William Chambers
Bill Adams
Gage Clarke
Decazes
Tania Clell
Ensemble
Edward Craven
Nicky Clark
Hermione Darrell
Ensemble
Dorothy Denton
Ensemble
André Eglevsky
Floorwalker
Premier Danseur
Jeanne Elkins
Elizabeth Clark
Jules Epailly
Rene Lorraine
William Fariss
A Doctor
Helen Ford
Freelove Clark
June Forrest
Waitress
Arthur Frederix
Ensemble
Basil Galahoff
Office Boy
1st Admirer
Ensemble
Isabel Girard
A Duchess
Paul Godkin
Ensemble
Muriel Gratton
Stenographer
Ensemble
Robert Greig
Louis XVIII
Edward Hedges
Ensemble
Holly Howard
Ensemble
Christine Johnson
Housekeeper
Hortense Kahrklin
Stenographer
Edward Kane
Managing Editor
Albia Kavan
Ensemble
Nora Kaye
Ensemble
Hortense Kharklin
Ensemble
Beverly Kirk
Second Assistant Dressmaker
Dorothy Kirsten
Maid
Annabelle Lyon
Rich Boy
Premier Danseuse
Joseph Macaulay
Captain Jacques
Prologue
Joan Mann
Stenographer
Ensemble
Jay Martinez
Ensemble
Katherine Mayfield
Maid
First Assistant Dressmaker
Mary McDonnell
Ensemble
William Mende
Jailer
Organ Grinder
Doris Moore
A Countess
Grace Panvini
Marquise
Yvonne Patterson
Ensemble
Russel Protopoff
3rd Admirer
Ensemble
Richard Reed
Ensemble
Lillian Reilly
Ensemble
Newcombe Rice
Ensemble
Jerome Robbins
Ensemble
Frederick Schweppe
Sub-Editor
A Minister
Robert Shanley
Jonathan
Doris Jane Solly
Ensemble
Libby Starks
Ensemble
Shepperd Strudwick
Pierre de Moreau
Olga Suarez
Ensemble
Charlotte Sumner
Stenographer
Ensemble
Norma Terris
Eliza Bowen
later Elsa de la Croix
Margaret Vasilieff
Ensemble
Vera Volkenau
Ensemble
John Young
Waiter
A Caretaker
ACT 1 Sung By
A Promenade Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix)
Sweet William Freelove Clark, Captain Jacques and Ensemble
I Have Room in My Heart Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix) and Pierre de Moreau
Why Can't This Night Last Forever Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix)
May I Suggest Romance? Madame Colette
In the Carefree Realm of Fancy Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix) and Stephen Jumel
To Whom It May Concern Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix)
I Have Room in My Heart (Reprise) Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix) and Pierre de Moreau
Though Tongues May Wag Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix), Stephen Jumel and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Keep Your Hand on Your Heart Stephen Jumel
And So Will You Madame Colette
The Little Corporal Pierre de Moreau and Ensemble
Sisters Under the Skin Freelove Clark and Gentlemen of the Ballet
There Had to Be the Waltz Eliza Bowen (later Elsa de la Croix), Pierre de Moreau and Ensemble
I Never Saw a King Before Madame Colette, Nicky Clark and Ensemble
Madame Is At Home Housekeeper, First Assistant Dressmaker, Second Assistant Dressmaker, Waitress and Maid