MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 24, 1955
Closing Date
Apr 14, 1956
Performances
478
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Imperial Theatre
(Feb 24, 1955 - Apr 14, 1956)

Setting
Paris and Moscow. The present.

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; Assistant Lighting Design: John Harvey and Warren Clymer; Assistant to Miss Ballard: Florence Klotz; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann
Company Manager: Joseph Harris
Production Stage Manager: Henri Caubisens; Stage Manager: Terence Little and Lawrence Kasha; Assistant Stage Mgr: Marvin Goodis and Arthur Rubin
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
Steve Canfield
Ninotchka
Commissar Markovitch
Janice Dayton
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Guard
 
Assistant Director
First Commissar
 
Reporter
 
Guard
Brankov
M. Fabour
 
Movie Director
Dancer
Choreographer
Saleslady
Flower Girl
 
Dancer
Dancer
Reporter
 
Minister
Chief Commissar
 
Grisha
Pierre Bouchard
Dancer
Hotel Doorman
 
President of Politburo
Sonia
 
Dancer
Ivanov
French Comrade
Dancer
Bibinski
Bookstall Man
Dancer
Dancer
Reporter
Hotel Manager
Peter Ilyitch Boroff
Dancer
French Comrade
Dancer
Understudies: Verna Cain (Anna), Forrest Green (Commissar Markovitch, Ivanov), Devra Kline (Vera), Pat McBride (Saleslady, Sonia) and Stanley Simmonds (Bibinski, Peter Ilyitch Boroff)

Imperial Theatre (Feb 24, 1955 - Apr 14, 1956)

Musical Director: Anton Coppola
Production Stage Manager: Herman Magidson
Press Representative: Robert Ganshaw

Cast

Steve Canfield
French Comrade
Hotel Doorman
Peter Ilyitch Boroff
Reporter
 
President of Politburo
 
Minister
 
Reporter
Dancer
Flower Girl
 
Dancer
Choreographer
 
Bookstall Man
Sonia
Dancer
French Comrade
Hotel Doorman
Saleslady
Dancer
Pierre Bouchard
Dancer
President of Politburo
Understudies: David Collyer (Commissar Markovitch, Pierre Bouchard), Dee Harless (Janice Dayton), Greb Lober (Ninotchka), Win Mayo (Movie Director), Ben Raisen (Brankov, M. Fabour), Carol Risser (Janice Dayton) and Jan Sherwood (Ninotchka)
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
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