Ziegfeld Follies of 1936

Revue - Original

Winter Garden Theatre (January 30, 1936 - May 09, 1936)
Winter Garden Theatre (September 14, 1936 - December 19, 1936)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 30, 1936
  • Closing Date: December 19, 1936
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 227

Lyrics: Ira Gershwin

Music: Vernon Duke

Book: David Freeman


Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 played 115 performances from Jan. 30 to May 9, 1936. The revue went on hiatus when Fannie Brice reportedly became ill with neuritis. The production re-opened on Sep. 9, 1936, and it continued for an additional 112 performances.


Opening Night Cast

Fanny Brice in Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 Fanny Brice "He Hasn't A Thing Except Me" Singer
Myrtle Oppenshaw
Ruby Blondell
Baby Snooks
Norma Shaeffer
Bob Hope in Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 Bob Hope Bing Powell
Sir Robert
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Opening Night Production Credits

  David Freeman Book
  Vernon Duke Music
Ira Gershwin Ira Gershwin Lyrics
  John Murray Anderson Staging
  Edward Clarke Lilley Staging
  George Balanchine Ballets Director
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