MusicalRevueOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 25, 1936
Closing Date
Jul 17, 1937
Performances
236
MusicalRevueOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

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Theatres
Winter Garden Theatre
(Dec 25, 1936 - Jul 17, 1937)

Description
A revue in two acts

Sketches by David Freedman; "Mr. Gielgud Passes By" by Moss Hart; Music mostly by Vernon Duke; Lyrics mostly by Ted Fetter; Additional music by Hoagy Carmichael, Arthur Schwartz, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Herman Hupfeld, Will Irwin and Richard Rodgers; Additional lyrics by Stanley Adams, Howard Dietz, Ira Gershwin, E.Y. Harburg, Herman Hupfeld, Norman Zeno and Lorenz Hart; Music orchestrated by Gordon Jenkins; Additional orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett and Hans Spialek
Staged by Vincente Minnelli; Conceived by Vincente Minnelli; Sketches directed by Edward Clarke Lilley; Choreographed by Robert Alton; "Casanova" choreographed by Harry Losee
Production Design by Vincente Minnelli
Conducted by Gordon Jenkins
Fan Dancer
Burlesque
Desdemona
Prologue
 
Sybil Hutchins
Titania
 
Niesa
Mr. Gielgud Passes By
 
Mrs. Smith
Box Office
 
Tatiana
Tovarich
 
Aunt Ophelia
Cakewalk
 
Supporting Cast
The Reading of the Play
"Josephine Waters" Performer
"The Show is On" Performer
 
"Now" Performer
 
"Casanova" Performer
 
"Long As You've Got Your Health" Performer
 
Eliza
Cakewalk
 
"By Strauss" Performer
 
"The Show Goes On" Performer
The Broth
Prologue
 
Page Girl
Buy Yourself a Balloon
 
Supporting Cast
The Reading of the Play
 
Fan Dancer
Burlesque
Casanova's Major Domo
Casanova
The Angels of the Show
Prologue
 
"Parade Night" Performer
The Grand Duchess
Casanova
Juliet
Prologue
 
Fanny
Mr. Gielgud Passes By
 
Mrs. Jackson
Tovarich
 
Supporting Cast
The Reading of the Play
The Grand Duke
Casanova
 
Simon Legree
Cakewalk
 
Pierre
The Reading of the Play
Fan Dancer
Burlesque
The Spirit of '76
Burlesque
Third Girl
Burlesque
Casanova's Secretary
Casanova
 
Lawyer Marks
Cakewalk
The Three Witches
Prologue
 
The Spirit of '76
Burlesque
Shakespeare
Prologue
 
Prime Minister
Titania
 
Al Fleegle
(There's) Rhythm (in That Heart of Mine)
 
John Gielgud
Mr. Gielgud Passes By
 
"Strawcuffsky" Performer
 
Flyde Twitch
The Reading of the Play
 
Mr. Higgins
Taxes! Taxes!
 
"Burlesque" Announcer
"Now" Dancer
 
Casanova
Casanova
The Three Witches
Prologue
 
Topsy
Cakewalk
Madame Pompadour
Burlesque
Casanova's Mistress
Casanova
 
Second Girl
Burlesque
Ronald Taylor
Titania
 
"Song of the Woodman" Performer
 
A Critic
Box Office
 
Mihael
Tovarich
 
"Woof" Performer
 
Bert Larrimore
Taxes! Taxes!
 
Putty Nose
Burlesque
 
"Epilogue" Performer
First Girl
Burlesque
Go Go Benuti
(There's) Rhythm (in That Heart of Mine)
 
Mrs. Slemp
Mr. Gielgud Passes By
 
Treasurer
Box Office
 
"Buy Yourself a Balloon" Performer
 
Mlle. Leonore
The Reading of the Play
 
"Josephine Waters" Performer
 
A Strip Teaser
Burlesque
 
"Epilogue" Performer
"What Has He Got?" Performer
 
"Long as You've Got Your Health" Dancer
 
"By Strauss" Dancer
 
"Little Old Lady" Performer
King Lear
Prologue
 
Gielgud's Manager
Mr. Gielgud Passes By
 
Brooks Hall
Box Office
 
A Visitor
Tovarich
 
Armand
The Reading of the Play
 
The Straight Man
Burlesque
The Three Witches
Prologue
Queen Elizabeth
Burlesque
Fan Dancer
Burlesque
Cleopatra
Prologue
 
The Spirit of '76
Burlesque
Brutus
Prologue
 
Irate Gentleman
Mr. Gielgud Passes By
Uncle Tom
Cakewalk
 
"Josephine Waters" Performer
Gildenstern
Prologue
 
The Cardinal
Casanova
 
Warren Bruce
The Reading of the Play
Romeo
Prologue
 
Sir Walter Raleigh
Burlesque
Fan Dancer
Burlesque
Marc Antony
Prologue
 
Casanova's Valet
Casanova
 
"Josephine Waters" Performer
Shylock
Prologue
 
Gielgud's Valet
Mr. Gielgud Passes By
 
Mr. Brentwood
Box Office
 
Mr. Jackson
Tovarich
 
Skeggs
Cakewalk
 
The Producer
The Reading of the Play
 
Crunch
Taxes! Taxes!
 
Major Domo
Burlesque
Caesar's Ghost
Prologue
Maid
Prologue
Othello
Prologue
"Now" Performer
 
"Parade Night" Performer
 
"By Strauss" Performer
Fan Dancer
Burlesque
Ophelia
Prologue
 
"Now" Dancer
 
The Modern Girl
Casanova
 
Little Eva
Cakewalk
Rosencranz
Prologue
 
Stage Manager
Mr. Gielgud Passes By
 
The Doge of Venice
Casanova
 
Chloe
Cakewalk
 
Alphonse
The Reading of the Play
 
"Josephine Waters" Performer
"What Has He Got?" Performer
 
"Long as You've Got Your Health" Dancer
 
Malcolm St. Clair
Cakewalk
 
"Little Old Lady" Performer
Casanova's Maid
Casanova
Fan Bearer
Prologue
Act 1
Sung By
Prologue
(music by Arthur Schwartz; lyrics by Howard Dietz)
Ensemble
The Show Is On
(music by Hoagy Carmichael; lyrics by Ted Fetter)
Now
(music by Vernon Duke; lyrics by Ted Fetter)
(There's) Rhythm (in That Heart of Mine)
(music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart)
What Has He Got?
(music by Vernon Duke; lyrics by Ted Fetter)
Ensemble
Song of the Woodman
(music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg)
Casanova
(music by Vernon Duke; lyrics by Ted Fetter)
Long As You've Got Your Health
(music by Will Irwin; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg and Norman Zeno)
Buy Yourself a Balloon
(music by Herman Hupfeld; lyrics by Herman Hupfeld)
Parade Night
(music by Will Irwin; lyrics by Norman Zeno)
the Continentals
Cakewalk
(music by Will Irwin; lyrics by Norman Zeno)
Ensemble
Act 2
Sung By
By Strauss
(music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin)
Woof
(music by Will Irwin; lyrics by Norman Zeno)
Little Old Lady
(music by Hoagy Carmichael; lyrics by Stanley Adams)
Girls
Josephine Waters
(music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg)
The Show Is On (Reprise)
(music by Hoagy Carmichael; lyrics by Ted Fetter)
Girls
Epilogue
(music by Vernon Duke; lyrics by Ted Fetter)
Entire Company
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