Du Barry Was a Lady

Musical - Original

46th Street Theatre (December 06, 1939 - October 19, 1940)
Royale Theatre (October 21, 1940 - December 12, 1940)
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  • Opening Date: December 6, 1939
  • Closing Date: December 12, 1940
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  • Performances: 408

Book: Herbert Fields, Buddy DeSylva

Lyrics: Cole Porter

Music: Cole Porter

Opening Night Cast

Bert Lahr in Du Barry Was a Lady Bert Lahr His Most Royal Majesty, The King of France
Louis Blore
Ethel Merman in Du Barry Was a Lady Ethel Merman Mme. La Comtesse du Barry
May Daly
Betty Allen Molly Wincor
Mme. La Marquise du Pont L'Eveque
Walter Armin Docteur Michel
Bill Kelly
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Herbert Fields Book
  Buddy DeSylva Book
Cole Porter Cole Porter Music
Cole Porter Cole Porter Lyrics
  Edgar MacGregor Staging
  Robert Alton Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1939 - 1940

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