MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 18, 1933
Closing Date
Jul 21, 1934
Performances
295
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
New Amsterdam Theatre
(Nov 18, 1933 - Jul 21, 1934)

Description
A musical in a prologue and two acts

Setting
Fraternity House at Haverhill College, U.S.A.

Produced by Max Gordon
Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Otto Harbach; from the novel "Gowns by Roberta" by Alice Duer Miller; Lyrics by Otto Harbach; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Musical Director: Victor Baravalle
Choreographed by Jose Limon; Uncredited Director: Hassard Short
Scenic Design by Clark Robinson; Gowns Designed by Madame Tafel; Furs Designed by Max Koch; Costume Design by Kiviette; Uncredited Lighting Design by Hassard Short
General Manager: Ben A. Boyar
Stage Manager: Frank Hall; Assistant Stage Mgr: George Djimos and William Torpey
Conducted by Max Meth
Press Representative: Howard S. Benedict
Mannequin
California Collegian
Sidonie
the Presser
Member of Alpha Beta Pi
Member of Alpha Beta Pi
Mannequin
Member of Alpha Beta Pi
Debutante
Debutante
Mannequin
Huckleberry Haines' Orchestra
Mannequin
Mannequin
Angele
the Assistant
Mannequin
Debutante
Mannequin
The Singer at Cafe Russe
Member of Alpha Beta Pi
Member of Alpha Beta Pi
California Collegian
Mrs. Teale
the Mother
Mannequin
Member of Alpha Beta Pi
Sophie Teale
the Debutante
Lord Henry Delves
the Friend of Roberta
Ladislaw
the Doorman
Debutante
Mannequin
Member of Alpha Beta Pi
Member of Alpha Beta Pi
Huckleberry Haines
the Crooner
M. Leroux
the Solicitor
Mannequin
California Collegian
Mannequin
Debutante
Mannequin
California Collegian
John Kent
the Fullback
Debutante
California Collegian
Member of Alpha Beta Pi
Billy Boyden
the Hoofer
Luella
the Model
Member of Alpha Beta Pi
Debutante
Mme. Nunez
(Clementina Scharwenka), the Star Customer
Mannequin
Mme. Grandet
the Fitter
Member of Alpha Beta Pi
Mannequin
The Proprietor of Cafe Russe
Debutante
The Buyer
Stephanie
The Manager of Roberta's
Aunt Minnie
(Trade Name, Roberta), the Modiste
The Bartender
Debutante
Marie
the Stylist
Mannequin
Mannequin
The Flower Girl
 
Mannequin
Debutante
California Collegian
California Collegian

New Amsterdam Theatre (Nov 18, 1933 - Jul 21, 1934)

Cast

Debutante
Mannequin
Mannequin
music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Otto Harbach
(Unless otherwise noted)
Act 0
Sung By
Let's Begin
Billy Boyden and Ensemble
Alpha, Beta, Pi
Huckleberry Haines, Billy Boyden, John Kent and Ensemble
You're Devastating
Huckleberry Haines
Let's Begin (Reprise)
Billy Boyden, John Kent, Huckleberry Haines and Male Ensemble
Act 1
Sung By
You're Devastating (Reprise)
Stephanie
Yesterdays
Aunt Minnie
Something's Got to Happen
Mme. Nunez, Huckleberry Haines and John Kent
The Touch of Your Hand
Stephanie and Ladislaw
I'll Be Hard to Handle
(lyrics by Bernard Dougall)
Mme. Nunez
Act 2
Sung By
Hot Spot
Mme. Nunez, Billy Boyden, Marie, Angele and Luella
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Stephanie
Let's Begin (Reprise)
Huckleberry Haines and Stephanie
Something's Got to Happen (Reprise)
Mme. Nunez and John Kent
Don't Ask Me Not to Sing
Huckleberry Haines and California Collegians
The Touch of Your Hand (Reprise)
I'll Be Hard to Handle
(lyrics by Bernard Dougall)
Mme. Nunez
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