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Helen Goes to Troy   

Alvin Theatre, (4/24/1944 - 7/15/1944)
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Opening Date: Apr 24, 1944    
Closing Date: Jul 15, 1944 Total Performances: 97

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: An Operetta in Two Acts


Production Staff
Produced by Yolanda Mero-Irian and The New Opera Company
Music by Jacques Offenbach; Written by Gottfried Reinhardt and John Meehan, Jr.; Lyrics by Herbert Baker; Book by Gottfried Reinhardt and John Meehan, Jr.
Directed by Herbert Graf; Choreographed by Léonide Massine; Dialogue Directed By: Melville Cooper
Scenic Design by Robert Edmond Jones; Costume Design by Ladislas Czettel; Lighting Design by Robert Edmond Jones
Choral Director: Irving Landau
Cast
Sam Adams
Ensemble
David Ahdar
Ballet
Edwin Alberian
Ensemble
Johnsie Bason
Ensemble
Virginia Beeler
Ensemble
Nicholas Beriozoff
Ballet
Doris Blake
Parthenis
Minerva
Peggy Blatherwick
Ensemble
Todd Bolender
Ballet
Anne Bolyn
Ensemble
Donald Buka
Orestes
Paul Campbell
Ensemble
George Chaffee
Dancer
Katherine Clark
Ballet
Peggy Corday
Venus
George Crawford
Ensemble
Gordon Dilworth
Agamemnon
Ralph Dumke
Calchas
Louise Fagg
Ensemble
Nina Frenkin
Ballet
Katia Geleznova
Dancer
Elizabeth Giacobbe
Ensemble
William Golden
Ensemble
John Gould
Ensemble
John Guelis
White Wing
Dancer
Vincent Henry
Ensemble
Phyllis Hill
Leila
William Horne
Paris
Prince of Troy
Rose Inghram
Discordia
Hugh Johnson
Achilles
Eleanor Jones
Ensemble
Nancy Kenyon
Ensemble
Robert Kirland
Ensemble
Jane Kiser
Lady-in-Waiting
Ballet
Lee Lauterbur
Ballet
Kathryn Lee
Dancer
Michael Mann
Policeman
Dancer
Robert Marco
Ensemble
Rosalind Nadell
Juno
Louise Newton
Ensemble
Jarmila Novotna
Helen
Queen of Sparta
Maria Orelo
Ensemble
Ricia Orkina
Ballet
Seymour Osborne
Ensemble
Claire Pasch
Ballet
Alfred Porter
Ajax 2nd
George Rasely
Philocomus
Galina Razoumova
Ballet
Gordon Richards
Ensemble
Ricardo Sarroga
Ballet
Edwina Seaver
Ballet
Rickey Soma
Ballet
Jeanne Stephens
Ensemble
Matilda Strazza
Ensemble
Irving Strull
Ensemble
Sviatoslav Toumine
Ballet
Ernest Truex
Menelaus
King of Sparta
Betty Tucker
Ensemble
Leona Vanni
Ensemble
Jesse White
Ajax 1st
King of Small Nation
Understudies: Lillian Anderson (Helen) and Joseph Laderoute (Paris)

ACT 1 Sung By
Come to the Sacrifice Philocomus
Where Is Love? Helen (Queen of Sparta) and Lady-in-Waiting
Tsing-la-la Orestes, Calchas, Leila, Parthenis and Philocomus
Take My Advice Helen (Queen of Sparta) and Orestes
The Shepherd Song Paris (Prince of Troy)
The Judgement of Paris Paris (Prince of Troy), Discordia, Minerva, Juno and Venus
What WIll the Future Say? Calchas
Extra! Extra! Philocomus and Policeman
Sweet Helen Helen (Queen of Sparta) and Paris (Prince of Troy)
ACT 2 Sung By
Love at Last Helen (Queen of Sparta)
Bring on the Concubines
If Menelaus Only Knew It Ajax 1st (King of Small Nation), Ajax 2nd, Menelaus (King of Sparta), Agamemnon, Achilles and Calchas
Is It a Dream? Helen (Queen of Sparta) and Paris (Prince of Troy)
A Little Chat Orestes, Agamemnon and Menelaus (King of Sparta)
Advice to Husbands Helen (Queen of Sparta)
Come With Me Helen (Queen of Sparta), Paris (Prince of Troy) and Menelaus (King of Sparta)