Manon Lescaut

Drama - Revival

City Center

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 9, 1944
  • Closing Date: November 16, 1944
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 2

Music: Giacomo Puccini

Playwright: Theodore Burt Sayre


A wealthy student risks everything for the love of a general's mistress who loves him but cannot give up her taste for luxury, in Giacomo Puccini's opera, adapted from Marcel Prevost's novel.


Opening Night Cast

Norbert Ardelli The Chevalier Des Grieux
John DeSurra Lescaut
Thomas Hayward Edmondo
William Horne The Chevalier Des Grieux
Dorothy Kirsten Manon Lescaut
Ralph Telasko Geronte De Ravoir
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Marcel Prevost Book
  Giacomo Puccini Composer
  José Ruben Staging
  New York City Center Light Opera Company Producer
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