MusicalRevueOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 11, 1958
Closing Date
Dec 17, 1960
Performances
835
MusicalRevueOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

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Theatres
Royale Theatre
(Nov 11, 1958 - Dec 17, 1960)

Description
A revue in two acts

Comments
Layoff from July 4 - August 3, 1959

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by David Merrick and Joseph Kipness
Originally produced by Jack Hylton
Book by Robert Dhéry; Music by Gerard Calvi; English lyrics by Ross Parker; French Lyrics by Francis Blanche; Music arranged by Gerard Calvi; Musical Director: Gershon Kingsley; Music orchestrated by Gerard Calvi, Ronnie Monro and Billy Ternent
Directed by Robert Dhéry; Written and Devised by Robert Dhéry; Staged by Alec Shanks; Choreographed by Colette Brosset
Scenic Design by Lila de Nobili (For "Administration"), Dignimont (For "Le Bal Chez Madame de Mortemouille," "Trapped" and "In the Tuileries Gardens"), Erté (For "Light Soprano," "Ballet Classique," "Courting Time" and "Le Finale de Paris"), Henri Pennec (For "Hommage Musical") and Alec Shanks (For "Song of the Swing"); Dresses designed by Jacques Estérel (For "Femmes Fatales"); Scenery supervised by Charles Elson; Lighting Design by Charles Elson
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Ben Boyar
Production Stage Manager: Neil Hartley; Stage Manager: Howard Stone; Assistant Stage Mgr: Hal Halvorsen
Orchestra: Domingo Blazes and his Latin-American Orchestra; Drums: Stan Krell; Clarinet: Ernie Mauro; Piano: Milt Kraus; Bass: Aaron Juvelier; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Curtain designed by Vertés
Press Representative: Ruth Cage, Frank Goodman and Seymour Krawitz; Ballet Mistress: Rita Charisse; Speech Consultant Dr. Simon R. Mitchneck
Announcer
 
Monsieur Robert
 
The Waiter
 
Performer
 
A Victim
 
Adam
Madame de Mortemouille
 
Light Soprano
 
Véronique
 
The Schoolmistress
Performer
The Spirit of The Night
Speakerine
 
Mademoiselle Colette
 
A Femme Fatale
 
Queen of the Strip-Tease
 
A Clown
 
Eve
 
Acrobatie
The Maitre d'Hotel
 
The Mother
 
Performer
 
The Passenger
 
A Pickpocket
 
A Filing Clerk
The Wife
 
A Femme Fatale
 
Air Hostess
 
A Lover
 
The Secretary
 
The High Priestess
The Princess
 
A Pupil
 
A Ballet Moderne Dancer
A Pupil
 
A Ballet Moderne Dancer
Performer
A Femme Fatale
 
A Pupil
Rider to the Sea
 
The Major Domo
 
Florestan
 
Agent de Police
Amsterdam
 
Johnny Walker
 
Performer
 
The Tie Vendor
 
A Workman
 
The Ventriloquist
Mobile Squad
The Pride of the Force
 
Mr. Spratts
 
The Gendarme
 
Performer
 
A Victim
 
A Pickpocket
 
A Filing Clerk
 
The Serpent
Mobile Squad
The Pride of the Force
 
The Spahi
 
The Explorer
 
Performer
 
The Bystander
Mobile Squad
The Pride of the Force
 
Buster Brown
 
The Lover
 
The Prince
 
The Daughter's Lover
 
Performer
 
A Clown
 
Master Percy Smith
The Witch Girl
 
A Femme Fatale
 
Dancer
Général Grosfut
 
The Husband
 
The Late Diner
 
The Father
 
Performer
 
A Butcher
 
The Boss
Mobile Squad
The Pride of the Force
 
The Attaché
 
The Elevator Attendant
 
A Policeman
 
The Curé
 
A Workman
A Pupil
The Daughter
 
A Femme Fatale
 
A Pupil
A Pupil
Miss Innocent
 
A Femme Fatale
 
A Passer-by
 
The Bird Lover
 
Dancer
Performer
 
A Pupil
Performer

Royale Theatre (Nov 11, 1958 - Dec 17, 1960)

Assistant Stage Mgr: Ben Janney and Edmond Varrato; Stage Manager: Hal Halvorsen

Cast

Robert Clary
Replaced Robert Dhery
Monsieur Robert
 
The Waiter
 
A Victim
 
Adam
"On the Beach" performer
 
A Pupil
 
A Ballet Moderne Dancer
Madame de Mortemouille
 
Light Soprano
 
Véronique
 
The Schoolmistress
The Major Domo
 
Florestan
 
Agent de Police
Madame de Mortemouille
 
Light Soprano
 
Véronique
 
The Schoolmistress
The Spahi
 
The Bystander
The Witch Girl
 
A Femme Fatale
 
The High Priestess
 
Dancer
Mr. Spratts
 
The Gendarme
 
"On the Beach" performer
 
"Freres Jacques" performer
 
A Victim
 
A Workman
Liliane Montevecchi
Replaced Colette Brosset
Performer
 
Speakerine
 
Mademoiselle Liliane
 
A Femme Fatale
 
Queen of the Strip-Tease
 
A Pickpocket
 
Eve
 
Acrobatie
 
A Clown
Miss Innocent
 
A Femme Fatale
 
The Bird Lover
 
A Ballet Moderne Dancer
 
A Passer-by
The Maitre d'Hotel
 
The Mother
 
"On the Beach" performer
 
The Passenger
 
A Policeman
 
A Pickpocket
 
A Filing Clerk
The Ventriloquist
 
"Freres Jacques" performer
A Femme Fatale
 
"On the Beach" performer
The Witch Girl
 
The High Priestess
Général Grosfut
 
The Late Diner
 
The Husband
 
The Father
 
"On the Beach" performer
 
"Freres Jacques" performer
 
A Butcher
 
The Tie Vendor
 
The Boss
Amsterdam
 
Mobile Squad
The Pride of the Force
 
Johnny Walker
 
The Explorer
 
The Serpent
 
A Pickpocket
 
A Filing Clerk
 
"On the Beach" performer
 
"Freres Jacques" performer
Performer
 
A Pupil
Mobile Squad
The Pride of the Force
 
The Attaché
 
"Freres Jacques" performer
 
The Curé
 
A Workman
 
The Elevator Attendant
Swing: Jack De Lon

Tony Award®

 

Best Musical

1959 Nominee
Book by Robert Dhéry
Music by Gerard Calvi
Lyrics by Ross Parker
Produced by David Merrick and Joseph Kipness
 

Best Conductor and Musical Director

1959 Nominee
Musical Director: Gershon Kingsley
 

Best Direction

1959 Nominee
Directed by Robert Dhéry
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