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La Vie Parisienne   

44th Street Theatre, (11/05/1941 - 11/11/1941)
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Opening Date: Nov 05, 1941    
Closing Date: Nov 11, 1941 Total Performances: 7

Category: Musical, Comedy, Opera, Original, Broadway
Description: An opera in three acts
Setting: Paris in the spring of 1866


Production Staff
Produced by The New Opera Company
Music by Jacques Offenbach; New English Book by: Felix Brentano and Louis Verneuil; French Original Book by: Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy; New Lyrics by: Marion Farquhar
Directed by Felix Brentano; Choreographed by Igor Schwezoff
Scenic Design by Marco Montedoro; Costume Design by Marco Montedoro
Conducted by Antal Dorati; Chorus Master: Herbert Winkler
Cast
Jack Abbott
Ballet
Sam Adams
Chorus
Franc Alden
Chorus
Maria Azrova
Ballet
Paul Best
Alphonse
Vivian Bower
Chorus
Bertram Briess
Chorus
Mary David
Chorus
Gemze de Lappe
Ballet
Louise Fearney
Chorus
Marie Fox
Chorus
Hans Gareis
Chorus
Arlene Garver
Ballet
Leland Goodwin
Chorus
George Grant
Ballet
Josephine Griffin
Chorus
Dorothy Hartigan
Chorus
Meta Hartof
Chorus
Julia Horvarth
Ballet
Serge Ismailoff
Ballet
Hans Kuhn
Chorus
Phyllis Le Gassie
Ballet
Ann Lipton
Gabrielle
Leon Lischiner
Gaston
Ralph Magelssen
Comte Raoul de Gardefu
Mary McKenna
Chorus
Ruby Mercer
Evelyn
Dean Mundy
Chorus
Clifford Newdahl
Mr. Hutchinson
Betty Nitsch
Ballet
Remington Olmstead
Ballet
Miriam Oreck
Ballet
Sonia Orlova
Ballet
Margaret Ormos
Chorus
Alice Philipp
Chorus
Elton Plowman
Chorus
George Rasely
Jackson
Eric Rautens
Chorus
John Reiff
Chorus
Romeo Rim
Chorus
Norman Roland
Georges
Cynthia Rose
Chorus
Marion Ross
Chorus
Angelo Rovido
Ballet
Joan Schille
Ballet
Igor Schwezoff
Dancing Master
Anthony Scott
Chorus
Edwina Seaver
Ballet
Carolina Segrera
Metella
Nathaniel Sprinzena
Chorus
Dorothy Starner
Chorus
Anna Steck
Chorus
Virginia Syms
Chorus
Hugh Thompson
Gontran
John Tyers
Baron Bobinet
Boris Voronovsky
Chorus
Ludlow White
Chorus
Carol York
Chorus
music by Jacques Offenbach; lyrics by Marion Farquhar
ACT 1 Sung By
Porter! Yes,sir! Porter! Here,sir! Chorus
Porter! Yes,sir! Porter! Here,sir! (Reprise) Baron Bobinet, Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Metella, Gontran and Chorus
But Why? Wait a Moment please Metella
Fighting with you on any ground Baron Bobinet and Comte Raoul de Gardefu
But for women my life would be sweeter than honey Jackson and Chorus
All her monuments and treasures Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Mr. Hutchinson and Evelyn
From the train, with its visitors Comte Raoul de Gardefu and Chorus
ACT 2 Sung By
Do you come from America? Jackson and Gabrielle
The Heart of Every Girl Evelyn
Then you are sure you'll play the game Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Jackson, Gabrielle and Tradespeople
My dear do you remember Metella
Here we come! Our thirst is Pernicious Comte Raoul de Gardefu, Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson and Tradespeople
A dreaming world is waiting Baron Bobinet
She sallies out, she runs about Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson and Girls
To the ladies of Paree Mr. Hutchinson
Oh, his coat! The back is torn in two Metella, Jackson, Mr. Hutchinson, Gabrielle, Baron Bobinet and Chorus
Hurrah! Hurrah! Gabrielle, Mr. Hutchinson, Metella, Baron Bobinet and Chorus
ACT 3 Sung By
Oh you were a picture of loveliness Comte Raoul de Gardefu
My dear-let me explain! Evelyn and Comte Raoul de Gardefu
I am mellow Entire Company
You have seen la vie, la vie Parisienne Metella