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Imperial Theatre, (11/09/1938 - 7/15/1939)
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Opening Date: Nov 09, 1938    
Closing Date: Jul 15, 1939 Total Performances: 291

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: City Room of Paris & Chicago "World Tribune." Gare de l'Est, Paris. A park, Moscow. Rooms in American Embassy, Moscow. Thomas' hotel suite, Moscow. Red Square. A droshka. A steppe. Railroad station.
Comments: Returned to the Imperial 9/4/1939, closing 9/16/1939 (16 additional performances)



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Imperial Theatre Corporation
Produced by Vinton Freedley
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack; Based on the play "Clear All Wires" by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack; Musical Director: Robert Emmett Dolan; Music orchestrated by Donald J. Walker
Staged by Sam Spewack; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Albert R. Johnson; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois
Business Manager: John Yorke
Stage Director: Harry Howell; Stage Manager: James W. Carr
Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Press Representative: Karl N. Bernstein
Cast
William Gaxton
Buckley Joyce Thomas
Victor Moore
Alonzo P. Goodhue
Mary Martin
Dolly Winslow
Tamara
Colette
Sophie Tucker
Mrs. Goodhue
April
Mrs. Goodhue's Daughter
Walter Armin
French Conductor
French Ambassador
Stalin
Alexander Asro
Sozanoff
Monica Bannister
Guest
Vicki Belling
One of Les Girls
Dorothy Benson
One of Les Girls
Stanton Bier
Secretary
Alexis Bolan
Foreign Minister
Ruth Bond
First Secretary
One of Les Girls
Evelyn Bonefine
Guest
Chet Bree
Reporter
Charles Campbell
Mackenzie
Dean Carlton
Jerry Granger
James W. Carr
Chauffeur
Mildred Chenaval
Mrs. Goodhue's Daughter
Don Cortez
Waiter
One of The Buccaneers
Ruth Daye
Mrs. Goodhue's Daughter
J. Colville Dunn
British Ambassador
John Eliot
Military Attache
One of The Buccaneers
Michael J. Forbes
Decorator
One of The Buccaneers
Hans Hansen
German Ambassador
Pearl Harris
One of Les Girls
Eddie Heisler
One of The Buccaneers
Beverly Hosier
Second Secretary
One of Les Girls
Ivan Izmailov
Folkin
Dorothea Jackson
One of Les Girls
Thomas Jafollo
Decorator
Italian Ambassador
One of The Buccaneers
Adele Jergens
Guest
Ruth Joseph
Guest
Joseph Kallini
Kostya
Evelyn Kelly
Guest
Gene Kelly
Secretary to Mr. Goodhue
Maurice Kelly
Secretary to Mr. Goodhue
June Le Roy
One of Les Girls
Nancy Lee
One of Les Girls
William Lilling
First Reporter
One of The Buccaneers
Walter Long
Secretary to Mr. Goodhue
Peter Lopoukin
Peasant
Latvian Ambassador
George E. Mack
Photographer
Japanese Ambassador
Walter Monroe
Second Reporter
Evelyn Moser
One of Les Girls
Walter Munroe
One of The Buccaneers
Audrey Palmer
Mrs. Goodhue's Daughter
John Panter
Naval Attache
One of The Buccaneers
Mary Ann Parker
One of Les Girls
Kay Picture
Mrs. Goodhue's Daughter
Barbara Pond
One of Les Girls
Edward H. Robins
J.H. Brody
Roy Ross
Secretary to Mr. Goodhue
Secretary
Jean Scott
One of Les Girls
Veva Selwood
Guest
Jack Seymour
Secretary to Mr. Goodhue
Secretary
Lawrie Shevlin
One of Les Girls
Eugene Sigaloff
Prince Alexander Thomofsky
Zynaid Spencer
One of Les Girls
Jack Stanton
Secretary to Mr. Goodhue
Frances Tannehill
Guest
Marie Vanneman
One of Les Girls
Marie Vaughan
One of Les Girls
Matthew Vodnoy
Graustein
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
How Do You Spell Ambassador? Reporters
We Drink to You, J.H. Hardy Buckley Joyce Thomas and Guests
Vite, Vite, Vite Porters and Girls
I'm Taking the Steps to Russia Mrs. Goodhue, Mrs. Goodhue's Daughters, Secretaries to Mr. Goodhue and Les Girls
Get Out of Town Colette
When It's All Said and Done Buckley Joyce Thomas, Dolly Winslow and Les Girls
Most Gentlemen Don't Like Love Mrs. Goodhue, Mrs. Goodhue's Daughters and Secretaries to Mr. Goodhue
Comrade Alonzo Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
From Now On Buckley Joyce Thomas and Colette
I Want to Go Home Alonzo P. Goodhue
My Heart Belongs to Daddy Dolly Winslow
Tomorrow Mrs. Goodhue and Ensemble
Far, Far Away Buckley Joyce Thomas and Colette
From the U.S.A. to the U.S.S.R. Alonzo P. Goodhue, Mrs. Goodhue and Mrs. Goodhue's Daughters