Broadway Play

Winter Garden Theatre, (6/13/1956 - 6/30/1956)
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Opening: Jun 13, 1956      
Closing: Jun 30, 1956   Total Performances: 21

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: A patrol station on the Tibetan border; on the mountain plains of the Himalayas; in the terraces and chambers of the Lamasery of Shangri-La.

Opening Night Production Credits


Produced by Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr.


Music by Harry Warren; Lyrics by James Hilton, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Book by James Hilton, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Based on the novel "Lost Horizon" by James Hilton; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Choral arrangements and musical continuity by Lehman Engel; Music arranged by Philip J. Lang; Ballet music composed and arranged by Genevieve Pitot; Additional dance arrangements by John Morris.


Staged by Albert Marre; Choreographed by Donald Saddler.


Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Peter Larkin.


Production Manager: Robert Linden; Stage Manager: Ross Bowman.


Press Representative: Arthur Cantor and Robert Ganshaw.


Opening Night Cast


Jay Bacon  Singer   
Ralph Beaumont  Dancer   
Edward Becker  Singer   
Sara Bettis  Singer   
Elizabeth Burgess  Singer   
Jack Cassidy  Charles Mallinson   
Joan Cherof  Singer   
Robert Cohan  The Dancer Perrault   
Michael De Marco  Dancer   
Kaie Deei  Chao-Li   
Ray Dorian  Dancer   
Sylvia Fabry  Singer   
Walter Farrell  Singer   
Alice Ghostley  Miss Brinklow   
Martyn Green  Chang   
Eddie Heim  Dancer   
Dorothy Hill  Dancer   
Joan Holloway  Rita Henderson   
Ed Kenney  Rimshi   
Dennis King  Hugh Conway   
Berry Kroeger  High Lama   
Harold Lang  Robert Henderson   
Carol Lawrence  Arana   
George Lenz  Singer   
Greb Lober  Dancer   
Ellen Matthews  Dancer   
Leland Mayforth  The Little One   
Bob McClure  Singer   
David McDaniel  Singer   
Teresa Montes  Singer   
Eileen Moran  Singer   
Illona Murai  Dancer   
Mary Ann Niles  Dancer   
Jack Rains  Singer   
Rico Riedl  Dancer   
Edward Stinnett  Dancer   
Ed Stroll  Singer   
Ted Wills  Singer   
Maggie Worth  Singer   
Doris Wright  Dancer   
Shirley Yamaguchi  Lo-Tsen   
Edward Kim Ying  Ti   
Marvin Zeller  Singer