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Out of This World   

New Century Theatre, (12/21/1950 - 5/05/1951)
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Opening Date: Dec 21, 1950    
Closing Date: May 05, 1951 Total Performances: 157

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Jupiter's portico; the New York Bar; the great hall on Mt. Olympus; the road to Athens; Arcadia Inn; and in tavern; Heaven and others.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Barrymore Theatre Corporation
Produced by Arnold Saint-Subber and Lemuel Ayers
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Dwight Taylor and Reginald Lawrence; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Dance music arranged by Genevieve Pitot; Incidental music arranged by Trude Rittman; Musical Director: Pembroke Davenport
Staged by Agnes De Mille; Additional direction by George Abbott; Choreographed by Hanya Holm
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill
Production Stage Manager: Ward Bishop; Technical Director: Charles Elson; Stage Manager: John Mayo
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: George Ross and Dorothy Ross; Ballet Captain: Glen Tetley
The Messrs. Subber and Ayers gratefully acknowledge the assistance of George Abbott
Cast
Charlotte Greenwood
Juno
David Burns
Niki Skolianos
William Eythe
Art O'Malley
Priscilla Gillette
Helen
William Redfield
Mercury
Barbara Ashley
Chloe
Doria Avila
Dancer
Ken Ayers
Singer
Robert Baird
Singer
Virginia Bosler
Dancer
Janet Collins
Night
Richard Curry
Singer
Joan Engel
Dancer
Nola Fairbanks
Singer
Eleanor Fairchild
Dancer
Enid Hall
Singer
Ray Harrison
Strephon
Joe Hill
Singer
Orrin Hill
Singer
George Jongeyans
Jupiter
Leo Kayeworth
Singer
B.J. Keating
Singer
Michael Kingsley
Singer
Jan Kovac
Dancer
Eric Kristen
Dancer
Joan Kruger
Dancer
Paul Lyday
Dancer
Frank Milton
Waiter
Lois Monroe
Singer
Barton Mumaw
Dancer
David Nillo
Dancer
Shirley Ann Prior
Singer
Peggy Rea
Vulcania
Jacqueline Sager
Dancer
John Schickling
Singer
John Schmidt
Singer
Stanley Simmons
Dancer
Gisella Svetlik
Dancer
Glen Tetley
Dancer
Barbara Weaver
Singer
Understudies: Joe Hill (Jupiter), B.J. Keating (Vulcania), John Mayo (Art O'Malley, Waiter), Frank Milton (Mercury, Niki Skolianos), David Nillo (Strephon), Peggy Rea (Juno), Gisella Svetlik (Chloe) and Barbara Weaver (Helen)
Theatre World
winner 1951 Award [recipient]
Barbara Ashley
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
I Jupiter, I Rex Jupiter and Ensemble
Use Your Imagination Mercury and Helen
Hail, Hail, Hail Vulcania, Mercury and Ensemble
I Got Beauty Juno and Ensemble
Maiden Fair Ensemble
Where, Oh, Where Chloe and Dancer Boys and Girls
I Am Loved Helen
They Couldn't Compare to You Mercury, Singing Girls and Dancing Girls
What Do You Think About Men? Helen, Chloe and Juno
Dance Night
I Sleep Easier Now Juno
Ballet Night, Strephon and Dancing Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Climb Up the Mountain Juno, Niki Skolianos and Company
No Lover for Me Helen
Cherry Pies Ought to Be You Mercury, Chloe, Juno and Niki Skolianos
I Am Loved (Reprise) Helen
Hark to the Song of the Night Jupiter
Dance Strephon, Chloe and Ensemble
Nobody's Chasing Me Juno
Dance Ensemble
Use Your Imagination (Reprise) Entire Company