One Touch of Venus

Musical - Original

Imperial Theatre (October 07, 1942 - January 24, 1944)
46th Street Theatre (January 26, 1944 - February 10, 1945)
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  • Opening Date: October 7, 1943
  • Closing Date: February 10, 1945
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 567

Music: Kurt Weill

Lyrics: Ogden Nash

Book: Ogden Nash, S. J. Perelman


A barber places a ring on a statue of Venus that brings the goddess of love to life in modern-day New York City, in Kurt Weill, Ogden Nash and S.J. Perelman's musical.


Opening Night Cast

John Boles Whitelaw Savory
Mary Martin in One Touch of Venus Mary Martin Venus
Kenny Baker Rodney Hatch
Ruth Bond Gloria Kramer
Sam Bonnell Anatolian
Store Manager
Zachary A. Charles Sam
Harry Clark Stanley
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ogden Nash Book
  S. J. Perelman Book
Kurt Weill Kurt Weill Music
  Ogden Nash Lyrics
Elia Kazan Elia Kazan Staging
Agnes de Mille Agnes de Mille Musical Staging
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