The Desert Song

Operetta - Revival

City Center

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  • Opening Date: January 8, 1946
  • Closing Date: February 16, 1946
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 45

Lyrics: Frank Mandel, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach

Book: Frank Mandel, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach

Music: Sigmund Romberg


Pierre, the seemingly mild-mannered son of a French general, masquerades as the "Red Shadow," the leader of a group of Arab bandits in the Middle East, in order to have adventures and seduce his beloved Margot.


Opening Night Cast

Clarissa Azuri
Barbara Bailey Mardi
Jean Bartel Clementina
George Burnson Ali Ben Ali
Walter Cassel Pierre Birabeau
Richard Charles Sid El Kar
Wilton Clary Captain Paul Fontaine
Joseph Claudio Sergeant La Vergne
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Otto Harbach Libretto
Oscar Hammerstein II Oscar Hammerstein II Libretto
  Frank Mandel Libretto
  Sigmund Romberg Music
  Sterling Halloway Director
  Aida Broadbent Choreographer
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