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Lorelei    Gentlemen Still Prefer Blondes

Palace Theatre, (1/27/1974 - 11/03/1974)
First Preview: Jan 17, 1974 Total Previews: 11
Opening Date: Jan 27, 1974    
Closing Date: Nov 03, 1974 Total Performances: 320

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The pier of the Ile de France; the deck of the Ile de France; Lorelei's suite on the Ile de France; the Eiffel Tower; Lorelei's suite at the Ritz Hotel, Paris; Pre-Catalin nightclub; a Paris street; the Central Park Casino, New York.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Lee Guber and Shelly Gross; Produced in association with Charles Lowe Productions, Inc.
Originally produced by Music Fair Productions, Inc.
Music by Jule Styne; New lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; New book by Kenny Solms and Gail Parent; Based on the musical "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" by Anita Loos and Joseph A. Fields; Lyrics by Leo Robin; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang and Don Walker; Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin and Buster Davis; Dance arrangements by Jay Thompson
Directed by Robert Moore; Choreographed by Ernest O. Flatt; "Men" Dance Supervisor: Robert Tucker
Scenic Design by John Conklin; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Miss Channing's costumes by Ray Aghayan and Bob Mackie; Lighting Design by John Gleason; Hair styles by Ernest Adler; Make-up and additional hair styles by Michael Gottfried; Miss Channing's hairstyles created by Paul Huntley
General Manager: Joseph Harris and Ira Bernstein; Company Manager: Milton M. Pollack
Production Stage Manager: Ben D. Kranz; Stage Manager: George Boyd
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Earl Shendell; Music Copying Service: Thomas Brown
General Press Representative: Solters / Sabinson / Roskin Inc.; Dance Captain: Bob Fitch; Press Representative: Milly Schoenbaum; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Tract Advertising and Jim McCormick
Cast
Carol Channing
Lorelei Lee
Dessert
Vive La Glace Chaude!
Jean Bruno
Lady Phyllis Beekman
Bob Fitch
Robert Lemanteur
Ensemble
Jack Fletcher
Lord Francis Beekman
Dody Goodman
Mrs. Ella Spofford
Tamara Long
Dorothy Shaw
Brandon Maggart
Josephus Gage
Peter Palmer
Gus Esmond
Lee Roy Reams
Henry Spofford
Ian Tucker
Louis Lemanteur
Ensemble
Willard Beckham
Broadway debut
Maitre D'
Ensemble
Raymond Cox
Bartender
Pierre
Announcer
Ensemble
Bob Daley
George
Engineer
Ensemble
Aniko Farrell
Pheasant
Un Oiseau Dans Le Matin!
Bridesmaid
Ensemble
JoEla Flood
Zizi
Ensemble
Marie Halton
Salade
A Votre Sante!
Bridesmaid
Ensemble
Marian Haraldson
Ensemble
Gregg Harlan
Ensemble
Sherrill Harper
Simone Duval
Bridesmaid
Ensemble
Brenda Holmes
Lobster
Un delicieux Pince Rouge!
Ensemble
Linda Lee MacArthur
Ensemble
Wayne Mattson
Ensemble
Linda McClure
Caviar
Un Bon Oeuf!
Bridesmaid
Ensemble
Jonathan Miele
Ensemble
David Neuman
Mr. Esmond
Susan Ohman
Ensemble
Gina Ramsel
Fifi
Ensemble
Jeff Richards
Ensemble
Robert Riker
Charles
Master of Ceremonies
Ensemble
Rick Schneider
Ensemble
Steve Short
Frank
Gendarme
Ensemble
Don Swanson
Ensemble
Roxanna White
Ensemble
Understudies: Raymond Cox (Gus Esmond, Josephus Gage), Bob Daley (Mr. Esmond), Marian Haraldson (Lady Phyllis Beekman, Mrs. Ella Spofford), Sherrill Harper (Dessert, Lorelei Lee), Wayne Mattson (Henry Spofford), Jonathan Miele (Engineer, Frank, George, Louis Lemanteur), David Neuman (Lord Francis Beekman), Gina Ramsel (Dorothy Shaw) and Robert Riker (Robert Lemanteur)
Tony Award®
1974 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Carol Channing
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
ACT 1 Sung By
Looking Back Lorelei Lee
Bye, Bye Baby (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) Gus Esmond, Lorelei Lee, Passengers and Tourists
High Time (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) Dorothy Shaw, Mrs. Ella Spofford and Passengers
Little Rock (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) Lorelei Lee
I Love What I'm Doing (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) Dorothy Shaw
I'ts Delightful Down in Chile (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) Lorelei Lee, Lord Francis Beekman and Stewards
I Won't Let You Get Away Henry Spofford and Dorothy Shaw
Keeping Cool With Coolidge (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) Henry Spofford, Dorothy Shaw, Mrs. Ella Spofford and Guests
Men Lorelei Lee
ACT 2 Sung By
Coquette (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) Dorothy Shaw, Lorelei Lee and Showgirls
Mamie is Mimi (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) Lorelei Lee, Robert Lemanteur and Louis Lemanteur
Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) Lorelei Lee
Homesick (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) Lorelei Lee and Gus Esmond
Miss Lorelei Lee Henry Spofford, Dorothy Shaw, Mrs. Ella Spofford, Josephus Gage, Robert Lemanteur, Louis Lemanteur and Wedding Guests
Button Up With Esmond (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) Lorelei Lee and Bridesmaids
Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend (from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) (Reprise) Lorelei Lee