Can-Can

Original Broadway Production (1953)

Production Info

Previews: May 6, 1953 (1 prev.)
Opening May 7, 1953
Closing: June 25, 1955
Length of Run: 892 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Credits Highlights

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Director
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Dances and Musical Numbers

Cast

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Judge Paul Barriere
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Judge Aristide Forestier
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Claudine
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Hilaire Jussac
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Boris Adzinidzinadze
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Hercule
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Theophile
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Etienne
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La Mome Pistache
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Model

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • [Overture]
  • Maidens Typical of France .... The Laundresses
  • Never Give Anything Away .... Pistache
  • C'Est Magnifique .... Pistache and Aristide
  • Quadrille .... Claudine, Laundresses and Friends, with Bert May
  • Come Along With Me .... Jussac and Boris
  • Live and Let Live .... Pistache
  • I Am in Love .... Aristide
  • If You Loved Me Truly .... Boris, Claudine, Theophile, Hercule, Etienne, Gabrielle, Celestine and Marie
  • Montmart' .... Singing Ensemble
  • The Garden of Eden Ballet .... Eve (Claudine), Inchworms, Flamingos, Kangaroos, Penguins, Sea Horses, Frogs, Leopards and Snake
  • Allez-Vous-En .... Pistache

Act Two

  • [Entr'acte]
  • Never, Never Be an Artist .... Adzinidzinadze, Theophile, Etienne and Model
  • It's All Right With Me .... Aristide
  • Every Man Is a Stupid Man .... Pistache
  • The Apaches .... Claudine and Dancers, with Ralph Beaumont
  • I Love Paris .... Pistache
  • Reprise: C'Est Magnifique .... Aristide and Pistache
  • Can-Can .... Pistache, Claudine and Laundresses
  • Finale .... Entire Company

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Trivia & History

Early in development, Carol Channing was mentioned as the star but a deal couldn't be reached. This was mentioned in theatre columns in the New York Times on March 17, 1952, and April 9, 1952. The theatre column on July 27, 1952, announced that the role would instead be played by Lilo.

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Production Info

Previews: May 6, 1953 (1 prev.)
Opening May 7, 1953
Closing: June 25, 1955
Length of Run: 892 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Venues

Main Run

Tryout

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