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Seven Lively Arts   

Ziegfeld Theatre, (12/07/1944 - 5/12/1945)
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Opening Date: Dec 07, 1944    
Closing Date: May 12, 1945 Total Performances: 183

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Produced by Billy Rose
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Miss Lillie's sketches by Moss Hart; Book by George S. Kaufman and Ben Hecht; Ballet music by Igor Stravinsky; Music arranged by Russell Bennett, Ted Royal and Hans Spialek
Staged by Hassard Short; Sketches directed by Philip Loeb; Choreographed by Anton Dolin; Musical Staging by Jack Donohue
Scenic Design by Norman Bel Geddes; Costume Design by Mary Grant; Modern gowns by Valentina; Lighting Design by Hassard Short; Associate Prod. Design: Albert A. Ostrander; Assistant to Hassard Short: William Strahlman
General Manager: Robert Milford; Company Manager: John Tuerk
General Stage Manager: Frank Hall; Technical Consultant: Carlton Winckler; Stage Manager: R.O. Brooks; Assistant Stage Mgr: George Hunter
Choral Director: Robert Shaw; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek; Conducted by Maurice Abravanel
Assistant to Jack Donohue: Betty Jenkins; Publicity Director: Wolfe Kaufman; Assistant to Mr. Rose: Helen Schrank; Press Representative: Wolfe Kaufman and Tom Van Dycke
Cast
Anton Dolin
"Scene de Ballet" Dancer
Mr. Manningham
Heaven on Angel Street
"Pas de Deux" Dancer
Benny Goodman
"Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Bert Lahr
The Stagehand
Local Boy Makes Good
"Fragonard in Pink"
Only Another Boy and Girl
"Drink" Singer
The Patient
The Great Man Speaks
Mr. Clarence Day
Heaven on Angel Street
Beatrice Lillie
Lady Agatha Pendleton
There'll Always Be An England
"Fragonard in Pink"
Only Another Boy and Girl
The Customer
Ticket for the Ballet
"When I Was a Little Cuckoo" Singer
"Dancin' to a Jungle Drum" Singer
Mrs. Manningham
Heaven on Angel Street
Alicia Markova
"Scene de Ballet" Dancer
"Pas de Deux" Dancer
Robert Austin
George Jean Nathan
Heaven on Angel Street
Singer
Franca Baldwin
Corps de Ballet
Paula Bane
The Maid
Heaven on Angel Street
Radio Singer
Big Town
Truly Barbara
Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Virginia Barnes
Corps de Ballet
Michael Barrett
The Agent
Local Boy Makes Good
3rd Soldier
There'll Always Be An England
The Box Office Man
Ticket for the Ballet
Dude Lester
Heaven on Angel Street
Johnsie Bason
Singer
John Beggs
Corps de Ballet
Susan Blanchard
Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Phyllis Brown
Corps de Ballet
Charlotte Bruce
Singer
Angelina Buttignol
Corps de Ballet
Albert Carroll
The Producer
Local Boy Makes Good
Colonel Charteris
There'll Always Be An England
The Manager
Ticket for the Ballet
The Doctor
The Great Man Speaks
Jeeter Lester
Heaven on Angel Street
Irene Carroll
Singer
Sonny Cavell
Page Boy
Jean Colleran
Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Evangeline Collis
Corps de Ballet
Margaretta De Valera
Corps de Ballet
Nina Dean
Singer
Bettye Durrence
Corps de Ballet
Paddy Ellerton
Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Rose Marie Elliott
Singer
Paul Fairleigh
Singer
Adriana Favaloro
Corps de Ballet
Morey Feld
"Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Louise Ferrand
Corps de Ballet
Jerry Florio
Corps de Ballet
Helen Gallagher
Corps de Ballet
Arlene Garver
Corps de Ballet
Mimi Gomber
Corps de Ballet
Dolores Gray
"Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer
Movie Actress
Big Town
"Is It The Girl?" Singer
Alan Grossman
Page Boy
Edward Hackett
2nd Soldier
There'll Always Be An England
Corps de Ballet
Jean Harris
Corps de Ballet
Vincent Henry
Singer
Robert Herring
Singer
Alma Holt
Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Raynor Howell
Singer
Stella Hughes
Singer
Ray Johnson
Corps de Ballet
Jim Kane
Singer
Harriet Katzman
Corps de Ballet
Thomas Kenny
1st Solider
There'll Always Be An England
Corps de Ballet
Robert Kimberly
Singer
Savona King
Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Mary Ann Krejci
Singer
Barry Laffin
Page Boy
Lee Lauterbur
Corps de Ballet
Constance Love
Corps de Ballet
Ethel Madson
Singer
Richard Martin
Corps de Ballet
John Mathews
Singer
Viki Maulsby
Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Jere McMahon
The Boy in "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
Toreador Dancer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Dancer
Tap Dancer
Big Town
Gayle Mellott
Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Buddy Millard
Page Boy
Dickie Millard
Page Boy
Marty Miller
Page Boy
Helen Molveau
Singer
Dennie Moore
Lady Carleton
There'll Always Be An England
Mrs. Day
Heaven on Angel Street
Louise Newton
Singer
Red Norvo
"Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Paul Olson
Corps de Ballet
Richmond Page
Singer
Michael Pober
Corps de Ballet
Mary Roche
The Girl in "Only Another Boy and Girl"
"Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer
Stage Actress
Big Town
Bettina Rosay
Corps de Ballet
King Ross
A Man in the Line
Ticket for the Ballet
Lester Russon
Corps de Ballet
Allen Sharp
Singer
Gwen Shirey
Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Cissy Smith
Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Adrian Storms
Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
Bill Tabbert
The Boy in "Only Another Boy and Girl"
"Frahngee-Pahnee" Singer
Playwright
Big Town
Gordon Taylor
Singer
Temple Texas
Lady of Fashion
Is It The Girl?
William Utely
Singer
Martha Emma Watson
Singer
Sid Weiss
"Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Teddy Wilson
"Billy Rose Buys the Metropolitan Opera House!" Performer
Billie Worth
The Secretary
Local Boy Makes Good
The Nurse
The Great Man Speaks
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Dancer
Nan Wynn
The Girl in "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye"
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
"Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singer
"Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singer
"The Band Started Swinging a Song" Singer
Painter
Big Town
Understudy: Helen Gallagher

ACT 1 Sung By
Frahngee-Pahnee
Big Town Mr. Audience, Painter, Tap Dancer, Radio Singer, Ballet Dancer, Playwright, Movie Actress, Stage Actress and Ensemble
Is It the Girl? (Or Is It the Gown?) "Is It The Girl?" Singer and Lady of Fashion
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye The Boy in "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye, The Girl in "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye" and Ensemble
Only Another Boy and Girl The Boy in "Only Another Boy and Girl", The Girl in "Only Another Boy and Girl", "Fragonard in Pink" and Ensemble
Wow-ooh-wolf! "Wow-ohh-wolf!" Singers
Drink "Drink" Singer and Male Ensemble
When I Was a Little Cuckoo "When I Was a Little Cuckoo" Singer
ACT 2 Sung By
Frahngee-Pahnee "Frahngee-Pahnee" Singer and Ensemble
Dancin' to a Jungle Drum "Dancin' to a Jungle Drum" Singer
Hence It Don't Make Sense "Hence It Don't Make Sense" Singers
The Band Started Swinging a Song "The Band Started Swinging a Song" Singer