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  • (1942) Stage: "By Jupiter" on Broadway - Dancer. Musical comedy. Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Book by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers; Based on "The Warrior's Husband" by Julian F. Thompson. Musical Director: Johnny Green. Vocal arrangements by Johnny Green and Clay Warnick. Music arranged by 'Don Walker (I)' (v). Scenic / Lighting Design by 'Jo Mielziner' (v). Costume Design by Irene Sharaff. Choreographed by Robert Alton. Directed by Joshua Logan. Shubert Theatre: 3 Jun 1942-12 Jun 1943 (427 performances). Cast: Margaret Bannerman, Bertha Belmore, Helen Bennett, Ruth Brady, Martha Burnett, Irene Corlett, Betty Jo Creager, Mark Dawson, Bob Douglas, Ralph Dumke, Berni Gould, June Graham, Ronald Graham, Barbara Heath, Louis Hightower (as "Slave"; credited as Lewis Hightower), Robert Hightower, Flower Hujer, Rose Inghram, Kay Kimber, Ray Koby, Janet Lavis, Don Liberto, Michael Mann, Jane Manners, Tony Matthews, Virginia Meyer, Constance Moore, Margery Moore, Monica Moore, Mary Morris, Beth Nichols, Dorothy Poplar, Bobby Priest, Joyce Ring, Rosemary Sankey, George Schwalbe, William Silvers, Toni Stuart, Olga Suarez (as "Ensemble"), Maidel Turner (as "Caustica"), William Vaux, Benay Venuta, Vera-Ellen (as "Minerva, First Camp Follower"), Wana Wenerholm, Ken Whelan, Robert Wilson. Produced by Dwight Wiman and Richard Rodgers. Produced in association with Richard Kollmar.
  • (1944) Stage Play: "Sadie Thompson" on Broadway - Dancer. Written by Rouben Mamoulian (also director) and Howard Dietz. Music / vocal arrangements by Vernon Duke. Lyrics by Howard Dietz. Based on the short story "Rain" by W. Somerset Maugham. Adapted from the play "Rain" by John Colton and Clemence Randolph. Choreographed by Edward Caton. Alvin Theatre: 16 Nov 1944-8 Jan 1945 (60 performances). Cast: Lansing Hatfield, John Adair, Jimmy Allison, Anthony Amato, Adolph Anderson, Harold Bayne, Fred Bernaski, Ann Browning, Walter Burke (as "Quartermaster Bates"), Arlene Carmen, Paula Carpino, John Cassidy, Vivian Cherry, Daniel Cobb, Molly Cousley, Toni Darnay, Andrea Downing, Ralph Dumke, Bob Gari, Ethel Greene, Mary Grey, Del Horstmann, William Hunter, T.C. Jones, Beatrice Kraft, Norman Lawrence (as "Pvt. Griggs"), Robert Lawrence, Lil Liandre, William Lundy, Marilyn Merkt, Virginia Meyer, Milada Mladova, Dorris Moore, Grazia Narciso, James Newill (as "Sgt. Tim O'Hara"), Alan Noel, Remington Olmstead (as "Lao Lao"), Doris Patston (as "Cicely St. Clair"), Mischa Pompianov, Theodora Roosevelt, Anna Scarpova (as "Dancer"), Alla Shishkina, Ruth Sobotka, Zolya Talma (as "Mrs. Alfred Davidson"), Vanessi (as "Featured Female Dancer"), William Vaux, Chris Volkoff, John Ward, Linda White. Produced by A.P. Waxman.
  • (1946) Stage Play: "If the Shoe Fits" - Dancing Attendant. Musical comedy. Music by David Raksin. Lyrics by June Carroll. Book by June Carroll and Robert Duke. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Choreographed by Charles Weidman. Directed by Eugene S. Bryden. New Century Theatre: 5 Dec 1946-21 Dec 1946 (21 performances). Cast: Gail Adams (as "Loreli"), Adrienne (as "Widow Willow"), Eileen Ayers (as "Lilith"), Fred Bernaski (as "Four Sprites"), Harvey Braun (as "First Lawyer"), Vincent Carbone (as "Court Dancer" / "Four Sprites"), Ray Cook (as "The Baker"), Richard D'Arcy (as "Sailor"), Marilyn Day (as "Delilah"), Paula Dee (as "Acrobatic Attendant"), Florence Desmond (as "Lady Eve"), Eddie Dew (as "Prince Charming"; billed as Edward Dew), Leila Ernst (as "Cinderella"), Jody Gilbert (as "Mistress Spratt"), Eleanor Jones (as "Lady Guinevere"), Dorothy Karroll (as "Lady Persevere"), Walter Kattwinkel (as "Second Undertaker"), Allen Knowles (as "Four Sprites"), Edward J. Lambert (as "King Kindly"), Eugene Martin (as "Singing Attendant"), Don Mayo (as "First Undertaker"), Frank Milton (as "His Magnificence, The Wizard"), Sherle North (as "Thais"; final Broadway role), Jean Olds (as "Dame Crinkle"), Fin Olsen, Chloe Owen (as "Dame Crackle"), Robert Penn (as "Town Crier"), Barbara Perry (as "Kate"), Harry Rogers (as "Four Sprites"), Stanley Simmonds (as "Second Lawyer"), Youka Troubetzkoy (as "Major Domo"), Billy Vaux (as "Dancing Attendant"), Jane Vinson (as "Acrobatic Attendant"), Richard Wentworth (as "The Butcher Boy"), Joyce White (as "Dame Crumple"), Jack Williams (as "Broderick"). Produced by Leonard Sillman.
  • (1946) Stage Play: "Show Boat" 1946 Revival on Broadway - Dancer Replacement. Classic Musical. Produced by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics for "Bill" by P. G. Wodehouse; Music and lyrics for "Goodbye, My Lady Love" by Joseph E. Howard; Music and lyrics for "After the Ball" by Charles K. Harris; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on the novel by Edna Ferber; Musical Director: Edwin McArthur; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Staged by Hassard Short; Choreographed by Helen Tamiris; Book directed by Oscar Hammerstein II. Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Assistant to Howard Bay: Steven Tichacek; Assistant to Lucinda Ballard: Anna Hill Johnstone. General Manager: Robert Milford. General Stage Director: Reginald Hammerstein; Stage Manager: William Hammerstein; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Torpey and Paul Shiers. Choral Director: Pembroke Davenport; Associate Choral Dir: Will Vodery; Orchestra Manager: Morris Stonzek. Dance Captain: Paula Kaye; General Press Representative: Michel Mok; Press Representative: Mary Ward; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Assistant to Oscar Hammerstein: Leighton K. Brill; Assistant to Hassard Short: William Strahlman; Assistant to Helen Tamiris: Daniel Nagrin. Ziegfeld Theatre, 1/05/1946 - 1/04/1947 (418 performances). Cast: Jerome Addison, Gilbert Adkins, Carmine Alexandria, Robert Allen, Betty Barker, Ivory Bass, Talley Beatty, Marta Becket, William Bender, Seldon Bennett, Janice Bodenhoff, Eleanor Boleyn, Thomas Bowman, Grace Brenton, Carol Bruce, Robert Bulger, Ralph Chambers, Edward Chappel, Vivian Cherry, Jan Clayton, William Cole, Clarise Crawford, Erno Czako, Jack Daley, Terry Dawson, Billy De Forest, Richard Di Silvera, Helen Dowdy, Andrea Downing, Ralph Dumke, Buddy Ebsen, Sara Floyd, Landlady, Howard Frank, Charles Fredericks, Lydia Fredericks, La Verne French, Adah Friley, Dolores Gamble, Roland Gamble, John Garth III, Betty Jane Geiskopf, Thomas W. Gomez, Hayes Gordon, Marion Hairston, George H. Hall, Katie Hall, Carol Harriton, Edward Hayes, Vickie Henderson, Sheila Hogan, Marion Holaves, Eddie Howland, Jean Jones, Elmira Jones-Bey, Frances Joslyn, Charlotte Junius, Paula Kaye, Audrey Keane, Elana Keller, Nancy Kenyon, Robert Kimberly, James Lapsley, Ora Leak, Gerard Leavitt, Carol Lewis, Olga Lunick, Colette Lyons, Alyce Mace, Francis X. Mahoney, Iris Manley, Bowling H. Mansfield, Claude Marchant, Assotta Marshall, Linda Mason, Albert McCary, William McDaniel, William Miller, Scott Moore, Walter Mosby, Nick Nadeau, Joe Nash, Billy O'Connor, Ethel Owen, Pearl Primus, Miriam Quinn, Clarence Redd, Jeanne Reeves, Eulabel Riley, Duncan Scott, Paul Shiers, Max Showalter, Stanley Simmons, Frederica Slemons, William C. Smith, William Sol, Kenneth Spencer, Eugene Steiner, Sybil Stocking, Agnes Sundgren, Alma Sutton, Charles Tate, Viola Taylor, Bettina Thayer, Yvonne Tibor, Rodester Timmons, Willie Torpey, David Trimble, Fannie Turner, William Vaux (Replacement), William Weber, Henry Wessel, Ethel Brown White, Evelyn Wick, Francisco Xavier. Understudy: Nancy Kenyon (Magnolia)
  • (1939) Stage Play: "Du Barry Was a Lady" on Broadway - Dancer. Musical comedy. Music by Cole Porter. Lyrics by Cole Porter. Book by Herbert Fields and Buddy G. DeSylva. Orchestra Arrangements by Hans Spialek. Additional Arrangements by Russell Bennett and Ted Royal. Choral Arrangements by Hugh Martin. Assistant to Hugh Martin: Ralph Blanc. Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois. Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois. Lighting Design by Albert A. Ostrander. Assistant to Robert Alton: Charles Millang. Choreographed by Robert Alton. Directed by Edgar J. MacGregor. 46th Street Theatre (moved to The Royale Theatre from 21 Oct 1940- close): 6 Dec 1939- 12 Dec 1940 (408 performances). Cast: Bert Lahr (as "Louis Blore, His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France"), Ethel Merman (as "May Daly/Mme. La Comtesse du Barry"), Benny Baker (as "Charley, His Royal Highness, The Dauphin of France"), Betty Grable (as "Alice Barton, Mme. La Marquisse Alisande de Vernay"), Betty Allen, Gloria Arden, Walter Armin (as "Bill Kelly/Docteur Michel"), Gene Ashley, Johnny Barnes, Helen Bennett, Marguerite Benton, Ruth Bond, Evelyn Bonefine, Boris Butleroff, Hugh Cameron, Janice Carter, Virginia Cheneval, Stella Clauson, Harold Cromer, Mary Daniels, Jacqueline Franc, Joel Friend, Ronda Gale, Russell Georgiev, Tilda Getze, Anne Graham, Ronald Graham, Stanley Grill, Marion Harvey, Douglas Hawkins, Peter Holliday, Beverly Hosier, Dorothea Jackson, Adele Jergens (as "Dancing Girl"), Mel Kacher, Patricia Knight, Nancy Knott, Frances Krell, Don Liberto, Gloria Martin, Jean Moorehead, Carl Nicholas, Audrey Palmer, Barbara Pond, Tito Renaldo, Roy Ross, David Shelly, Geraldine Spreckels, Jane Sproule, Jane Sprowl, Jack Stanton, Kay Sutton, Paul Thorne, Edith Turgell, Lewis Turner, Marie Vannemen, Arlyne Varden, William Vaux, Charles Walters (as "Harry Norton, Captain of King's Guard"), Nina Wayler. Produced by Buddy G. DeSylva.
  • (1943) Stage Play: "Something for the Boys" on Broadway - Dancer. Musical comedy. Music by Cole Porter. Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields. Lyrics by Cole Porter. Choral arrangements by William Parson. Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek, Robert Russell Bennett, Don Walker and Ted Royal. Scenic Design by Howard Bay. Costume Design by Billy Livingston. Assistant to Mr. Bay: Albert A. Ostrander. Assistant to Mr. Livingston: Grace Houston. Lighting Design by Hassard Short. Choreographed by Jack Cole. Book directed by Herbert Fields. Additional Numbers Staged by Lew Kessler. Directed by Hassard Short. Alvin Theatre: 7 Jan 1943- 8 Jan 1944 (422 performances). Cast: Ethel Merman (as "Blossom Hart"), Jimmy Allison (as "Singer"), Anita Alvarez (as "Micheala"), Alice Anthony (as "Dancer"), The Barnes Twins (as "Lois & Lucille"), Joseph Bell (as "Singer"), May Block (as "Dancer"), Betty Bruce (as "Betty-Jean"), William Callahan (as "Corp. Burns"), Stanley Catron (as "Dancer"), Madeleine Clive (as "Mrs. Grubbs"), Jean Coyne (as "Dancer"), Bob Davis (as "Dancer"), Betty Deane (as "Dancer"), Patricia Deering (as "Dancer"), Benny DeSio (as "Dancer"), Alan Fleming (as "Singer"), Jerry Florio (as "Dancer"), Albert Gaeta (as "Dancer"), Betty Garrett (as "Mary-Frances"), Aaron Gobetz (as "Dancer"), Ruth Godfrey (as "Dancer"), Dolores Goodman (as "Dancer"), Ray Harrison (as "Dancer"), Jack Hartley (as "Lt. Col. S.D. Grubbs"), Richard Harvey (as "Singer"), Betty Heather (as "Dancer"), Buddy Irving (as "Singer"), Margie Jackson (as "Dancer"), Allen Jenkins (as "Harry Hart"), Bill Johnson (as "Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton"), Jeanne Jones (as "Dancer"), Art Lambert (as "Singer"), Stuart Langley (as "Sgt. Laddie Green"), Paula Laurence (as "Chiquita Hart"), Bruce Lord (as "Singer"), William Lynn (as "Mr. Tobias Twitch"), David Mann (as "Dancer"), Paul Mario (as "Singer"), Remi Martell (as "Sgt. Carter/Dancer"), Paul Martin (as "Dancer"), John Mayo (as "Singer"), Frances Mercer (as "Melanie Walker"), Joseph Monte (as "Singer"), Duncan Noble (as "Dancer"), Jean Owens (as "Dancer"), Jed Prouty (as "Roger Calhoun"), Ricky Riccardi (as "Dancer"), Walter Rinner (as "Burke/Singer"), Leslie Shannon (as "Dancer"), Ethel Sherman (as "Dancer"), Puddy Smith (as "Dancer"), Nina Starkey (as "Dancer"), William Vaux (as "Dancer"), Joe Viggiano (as "Dancer"), Murvyn Vye (as "Singer"), William Weber (as "Dancer"), Patricia Welles (as "Dancer"), Helen Wenzel (as "Dancer"), June Wieting (as "Dancer"), Lou Wills Jr. (as "Dancer"), Parker Wilson (as "Dancer"). Understudy: Betty Garrett (as "Blossom Hart"). Replacement actors: Leon Anthony (as "Dancer"), Tom Barrigan (as "Singer"), Dick Beard (as "Dancer"), Forrest Bonshire (as "Dancer"), Gloria Brooks (as "Dancer"), Betty Bruce (as "Chiquita Hart"), Edward Cassell (as "Singer"), Clarissa (as "Micheala"), Muriel Cole (as "Dancer"), William Drew (as "Dancer"), Charles Flynn (as "Singer"), Jack Foley (as "Dancer"), Charles Howard (as "Mr. Tobias Twitch"), Frank Hyers (as "Harry Hart"), George Lambrose (as "Singer"), Roma Leigh (as "Dancer"), Brayton Lewis (as "Singer"), June MacLaren (as "Dancer"), Jack Malis (as "Dancer"), Jerry Meilan (as "Dancer"), Mavis Mims (as "Betty-Jean"), Willamae Montur (as "Maid"), Ben Murphy (as "M.P./Singer"), Mischa Pompianov (as "Dancer"), Nancy Porter (as "Mary-Frances"), Bobby Preist (as "Dancer"), Dale Preist (as "Dancer"), Jules Racine (as "Dancer"), Gordon Richards (as "Singer"), Bob Roland (as "Singer"), Herbert Ross (as "Dancer"), Ruth Ryder (as "Dancer"), George Sabo (as "Dancer"), Shirl Thomas (as "Melanie Walker"), Terry Towne (as "Dancer"), Milton Watson (as "Sgt. Laddie Green"). Produced by Michael Todd.
  • (1947) Stage Play: "Starlight Roof" London Hippodrome, The West End - Dancer. Musical Revue. Music by George Melachrino. The book and lyrics were by Matt Brooks and Eric Maschwitz. Cast:Vic Oliver, Pat Kirkwood, Fred Emney, the Clair De Lune Ballet: Marilyn Hightower (as the moon), William Vaux (as the night), Frank (Fred) Bernaski (as the mortal), Barbara Perry, Jere McMahon, Wally Boag, Lucille Gaye, Jean Carson, Sid Railton, Chris Draper, Ernie Brooks, Douglas Quayle, Jeanette Hughes, Michael Bentine, and Julie Andrews (The Youthful Prima Donna).
  • (1945) Stage Play: "Firebrand of Florence" on Broadway - Dottore. Musical comedy. Music by Kurt Weill. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Book by Edwin Justus Mayer and Ira Gershwin; Based on the play by Edwin Justus Mayer; Musical Director: Maurice Abravanel; Music arranged by Kurt Weill; Music orchestrated by Kurt Weill Staged by John Murray Anderson; Book directed by John Haggott; Choreographed by Catherine Littlefield. Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois General Manager: Ben A. Boyar; Company Manager: Rube Bernstein Stage Manager: William McFadden Press Representative: Nat Dorfman. Alvin Theatre, 3/22/1945 - 4/28/1945 , 43 Performances. Cast: Lynn Alden, Paul Best, Mary Alice Bingham, Doris Blake, Hubert Bland, John Cassidy, Perdita Chandler, Melville Cooper, James Dobson, Rose Marie Elliot, Bert Freed, Norma Gentner, Walter Graf, Marion Green, Jean Guelis, Yvette Heap, Boyd Heathen, Ferdi Hoffman, Marya Iverson, Eric Kristen, Kenneth Le Roy, Lotte Lenya, Don Marshall, Allen Noel, Gedda Petry, Walter Rinner, Charles Sheldon, Frank Stevens, Gloria Story, Randolph Symonette, Beverly Tyler, William Vaux (as "Dottore"), Billy Williams, and Earl Wrightson. Swing: Lys Bert

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