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La Grosse Valise   

54th Street Theatre, (12/14/1965 - 12/18/1965)
First Preview: Dec 02, 1965 Total Previews: 12
Opening Date: Dec 14, 1965    
Closing Date: Dec 18, 1965 Total Performances: 7

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Customs at Orly Airport in Paris, France


Production Staff
Produced by Joseph Kipness and Arthur Lesser; Associate Producer: Arthur Cantor
Book by Robert Dhéry; Music by Gerard Calvi; Lyrics by Harold J. Rome; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Music orchestrated by Gerard Calvi
Directed by Robert Dhéry; Choreographed by Colette Brosset; Associate Choreographer: Tom Panko
Scenic Design by Jacques Dupont; Costume Design by Jacques Dupont; Lighting Design by John Gleason
Production Stage Manager: Bob Burland
Associate Conductor: Karen Gustafson
Costume Supervisor: Frederick Fox
Press Representative: Arthur Cantor and Arthur Solomon
Cast
France Arnell
La Nana
Diana Baffa
Other
Sybil Bartrop
DeWalleyne
Guy Bertil
Vlaminsky
Maureen Byrnes
Other
Baby's Maid
Rita Charisse
Old Lady
Mireille Chazal
Mireille
Diane Coupé
Spanish Tourist
Tony Doonan
La Fouillette
an airport police officer
Berthozeau
Jacques Ebner
Traveler to Bordeaux
Ronn Forella
Other
Ronald Fraser
Jean-Loup Roussel
assistant chief of customs
Marcelo Gamboa
Spanish Tourist
Bernard Gauthron
Photographer
Bald Man
Pat Gosling
Other
Guy Grosso
Pepito
a customs inspector
Joyce Jillson
Baby
Carolyn Kirsch
Other
Barry L. Martin
Raoul
John Maxim
Chief of customs
Pedralini
Head Scout
Alex McKay
Other
Bert Michaels
The Little Porter
Michael Modo
Antoine
a customs inspector
Jean-Michel Mole
Andre
Donna Sanders
Other
Victor Spinetti
Svatsou the Clown (M. Cheri)
George Tregre
1st Scout
Brigitte Valadin
Nicolas
Max Vialle
Photographer
Chief d'Etat
a diplomatic official
Mary Zahn
Other
music by Gerard Calvi; lyrics by Harold Rome
ACT 1 Sung By
La Grosse Valise Jean-Loup Roussel (assistant chief of customs), Svatsou the Clown (M. Cheri), Nicolas and Company
A Big One Jean-Loup Roussel (assistant chief of customs), Antoine (a customs inspector), Pepito (a customs inspector), Svatsou the Clown (M. Cheri), Nicolas and Company
C'est Defendu Jean-Loup Roussel (assistant chief of customs), La Nana, Pepito (a customs inspector) and Antoine (a customs inspector)
Hamburg Waltz Principals and Dancing Girls and Boys
Happy Song Antoine (a customs inspector), Jean-Loup Roussel (assistant chief of customs), Pepito (a customs inspector) and Chief of customs
For You Baby
Sandwich for Two Svatsou the Clown (M. Cheri) and Nicolas
La Java La Nana, Chief of customs, Baby and Dancing Girls and Boys
Xanadu La Nana, Svatsou the Clown (M. Cheri) and Jean-Loup Roussel (assistant chief of customs)
ACT 2 Sung By
Slippy Sloppy Shoes Svatsou the Clown (M. Cheri), Jean-Loup Roussel (assistant chief of customs) and Dancing Girls and Boys
Spanish Dance Jean-Loup Roussel (assistant chief of customs) and Mireille
For You (Reprise) Jean-Loup Roussel (assistant chief of customs) and Baby
Delilah Done Me Wrong Svatsou the Clown (M. Cheri), La Nana and Slaves
Hawaii La Nana, Baby and Dancing Girls
   
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