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Silk Stockings   

Imperial Theatre, (2/24/1955 - 4/14/1956)
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Opening Date: Feb 24, 1955    
Closing Date: Apr 14, 1956 Total Performances: 478

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Paris and Moscow. The present.


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Theatre Owned / Operated by Select Operating Corporation
Produced by Feuer & Martin; Associate Producer: Monty Shaff and Arthur Lewis
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath and Abe Burrows; Suggested by "Ninotchka" by Melchior Lengyel; Musical Director: Herbert Greene; Vocal arrangements by Herbert Greene; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by Tommy Goodman
Directed by Cy Feuer; Musical Staging by Eugene Loring; Uncredited show doctoring by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Additional Costumes by Robert Mackintosh; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann
Company Manager: Joseph Harris
Production Stage Manager: Henri Caubisens; Stage Manager: Terence Little and Lawrence Kasha
Musician: Maurice Kogan, Leon Merian and Mervin Gold; Music Contractor: Henry Topper; Music Preparation: Mathilde Pincus
General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Dance Supervisor: Merritt Thompson; Casting: Ira Bernstein
Cast
Don Ameche
Steve Canfield
Hildegarde Neff
Ninotchka
George Tobias
Commissar Markovitch
Gretchen Wyler
Janice Dayton
Martin Allen
Dancer
Tommy Andrew
Dancer
Estelle Aza
Dancer
Lee Barry
Guard
Assistant Director
Edward Becker
First Commissar
Reporter
Guard
Leon Belasco
Brankov
Paul Best
M. Fabour
Movie Director
Barbara Bostock
Dancer
Verna Cain
Dancer
Kenneth Chertok
Choreographer
Ludi Claire
Saleslady
Geraldine Delaney
Flower Girl
Dancer
George Foster
Dancer
Tony Gardell
Reporter
Minister
Forrest Green
Chief Commissar
Grisha
Marcel Hillaire
Pierre Bouchard
Bruce Hoy
Dancer
Dick Humphrey
Guard
Walter Kelvin
Hotel Doorman
President of Politburo
Devra Kline
Sonia
Dancer
Henry Lascoe
Ivanov
Win Mayo
French Comrade
Pat McBride
Dancer
Alexandra Moss
Anna
Julie Newmar
Vera
David Opatoshu
Bibinski
Louis Polacek
Bookstall Man
John Ray
Dancer
Carol Risser
Dancer
Arthur Rubin
Reporter
Stanley Simmonds
Hotel Manager
Philip Sterling
Peter Ilyitch Boroff
Carol Stevens
Dancer
Arthur Ulisse
French Comrade
Onna White
Dancer
Understudies: Verna Cain (Anna), Forrest Green (Commissar Markovitch, Ivanov), Devra Kline (Vera), Pat McBride (Saleslady, Sonia) and Stanley Simmonds (Bibinski, Peter Ilyitch Boroff)
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
Too Bad Ivanov, Brankov, Bibinski and Hotel Staff
Paris Loves Lovers Canfield and Ninotchka
Stereophonic Sound Janice Dayton
It's a Chemical Reaction, That's All Ninotchka
All of You Canfield
Satin and Silk Janice Dayton
Without Love Ninotchka
All of You (Reprise) Canfield
ACT 2 Sung By
Hail, Bibinski Ivanov, Brankov, Bibinski and French Comrades
As On Through the Seasons We Sail Canfield and Ninotchka
Josephine Janice Dayton and Chorus
Siberia Ivanov, Brankov and Bibinski
Silk Stockings Canfield
The Red Blues The Russians
Finale Entire Company