Poster THE GIPSY PRINCESS - Nov 1969

Still one of the most popular operettas this is the story of the love of a famous cabaret star for a Prince who cannot marry a commoner. His mother, Princess Karen, eventually saves the day with a last minute disclosure about her own past. The score includes some of the most delightful operetta melodies ever written, and there are several good comedy parts.

Music by Emmerich Kalman
Book & lyrics by Leo Stein and Béla Jenbach

Johann Strauss Theater, Vienna - 17 November, 1915
New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway - 24 September, 1917
Prince of Wales Theatre, London - 20 May, 1921

Sylva Varescu Eileen Walker
Count Ferencz Geoff Gingell
Andrey John Beckwith
Count Bonifaska Bill Renouf
Miksa Bill Coulstock
Prince Peter Tom Blair
Aranka Betty Smith
Rizzi Josie Beckwith
Juliska Sheila Noyce
Captain Eugen von Rohnsdorff Tony Willcocks
Kisch Peter Blow
Prince Leopold Allan Smith
Princess Karen Queenie Walker
Countess Anastasia Marilyn Felix
Senator Bland Jerry Parkes
Mrs Bland Rosemary Press
Flunkey, Waiter Stephen Greenwood
Dancers Sonia Atkinson, Jean Brown, Shirley Caldwell, Chris Jarvis, Ann Starbuck, Marie Willcocks
Ladies of the Chorus Muriel Alford, Sylvia Bayliss, Audrey Blow, Ann Callen, Hilda Coulstock, Marie Curtis, June Jones, Rosemary Press, Betty Richards, Joan Rowe, Barbara Thwaites, Midge Wallace
Gentlemen of the Chorus George Beddows, Peter Blow, Colin Blow, Chris Derry, Stephen Greenwood, Chris Hogg, Dennis Jones, Jerry Parkes, Don Stewart
Producer & Choreographer Audrey Pring
Musical Director Don Preskett
Wardrobe Kay Packer, Joyce Slaughter
Stage Director Alan Ferdinando
Sound and Lighting John Felix
Scenic Artists Alan Ferdinando, Jacqueline Greenwood
Stage Crew Charles Blake, William Blow, Ken Salmon, Duncan McClellan, Bob Lucas, Don Gautrey
Properties Edna McRae
Ticket Control Myra Clark
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