MusicalSpectacleOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 07, 1937
Closing Date
May 15, 1937
Performances
153
MusicalSpectacleOriginalBroadway

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Theatres
Manhattan Opera House
(Jan 07, 1937 - May 15, 1937)

Setting
Egypt during Biblical times

Produced by Meyer W. Weisgal and Crosby Gaige
Music by Kurt Weill; Text by Franz Werfel; Text adapted by William A. Drake; from a translation by Ludwig Lewisohn; Musical Director: Isaac Van Grove; Associate Musical Dir.: Harry Horner
Staged by Max Reinhardt; Mr. Reinhardt assisted by Francesco Von Mendelssohn, Harry Horner and Charles Alan; Choreographed by Benjamin Zemach
Scenic Design by Norman Bel Geddes; Costume Design by Norman Bel Geddes; Lighting Design by Norman Bel Geddes
Conducted by Harry Horner
Ensemble
Second Pious Man
Dancer
Dancer
Synagogue Choir
Dancer
Ensemble
Ensemble
Fourth Pious Man
Henchman
 
A Courtier
Synagogue Choir
 
Joshua
Ensemble
Adversary's Follower
Dancer
The Rich Man
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Dancer
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
 
The Ghost of Ruth
Ensemble
Synagogue Choir
Fifth Pious Man
 
Samuel
Abraham
Elder
Ensemble
Ensemble
Shimon
 
Aaron
Ensemble
Ensemble
The Voice of God
 
Second Dark Angel
Dancer
Dancer
Fanatic
The Alien Girl
Ensemble
Benjamin
Dancer
Naphtali
Dancer
Eliezer
 
Dan
King Saul
Dancer
Dancer
An Ancient
Seventh Pious Man
 
David's Comrade
First Pious Man
Ensemble
Ensemble
Synagogue Choir
The Adversary
 
Boaz
Dancer
The Estranged One
Issachar
 
A Sentinel
 
The King's Messenger
First Dark Angel
 
White Angel
Ninth Pious Man
 
Zebulon
 
Head Reaper
Eighth Pious Man
 
Jonathan
Ensemble
 
Naomi
Watchman
Miriam
 
The Witch of Endor
Dancer
President of the Congregation
Ensemble
Synagogue Choir
Dancer
Dancer
Dancer
Third Pious Man
The Estranged One's Son
Ensemble
 
The Angel of Death
The Dark Angel
A Herbrew Slave
The Juggler
 
The Priestess of the Golden Calf
The Taskmaster
 
Uriah
Voice of a Cherub
 
Soul of Moses
 
The Voice
Dancer
Synagogue Choir
 
The Ghost of Rachel
Dancer
Ensemble
Dancer
Ensemble
Bath-Sheba
Ensemble
Sixth Pious Man
Ensemble
Dancer
Jesse
A Young Man
Synagogue Choir
Ensemble
Synagogue Choir
The Timid Soul
The Steward
Synagogue Choir
Dancer
Ensemble
Dancer
Dancer
Synagogue Choir
Synagogue Choir
Synagogue Choir
Dancer
Synagogue Choir
The Rabbi
Synagogue Choir
Dancer
The White Angel
 
King Solomon
 
David
 
King David
Ensemble
The Adversary's Follower
music by Kurt Weill
Promise
Song of Miriam
The Dance of the Golden Calf
Song of Ruth
David's Psalm
The March to Zion
Duet of Rachel and Jacob
Sacrifice of Isaac
Story of Joseph
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