Lost in the Stars

Original Broadway Production (1949)

Production Info

Previews: October 20, 1949 (6 prev.)
Opening October 30, 1949
Closing: July 1, 1950
Length of Run: 281 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Credits Highlights

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Director
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Choreography

Cast

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Leader
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Stephen Kumalo
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The Young Man
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James Jarvis
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John Kumalo
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Alex
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Linda
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Matthew Kumalo
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Absalom Kumalo
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Irina

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • Opening: The Hills of Ixopo .... Leader and Singers
  • Thousands of Miles .... Stephen
  • Train to Johannesburg .... Leader and Singers
  • The Search .... Stephen, Leader and Singers
  • The Little Grey House .... Stephen and Singers
  • Who'll Buy? .... Linda; Danced by Lavern French and Mabel Hart
  • Trouble Man .... Irina
  • Murder in Parkwold .... Singers
  • Fear .... Singers
  • Lost in the Stars .... Stephen and Singers

Act Two

  • Entr'acte .... Orchestra
  • Opening: The Wild Justice .... Leader and Singers
  • O Tixo, Tixo, Help Me .... Stephen
  • Stay Well .... Irina
  • Cry, the Beloved Country .... Leader and Singers
  • Big Mole .... Alex
  • A Bird of Passage .... Villager and Singers
  • Thousands of Miles (Reprise) .... Singers

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Trivia & History

In the playbill bio for La Verne French, it said, "The choreography in 'Lost in the Stars' was created by Mr. French especially for the show." We therefore credit him with the choreography, although he received no credit elsewhere in the playbill.

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Production Info

Previews: October 20, 1949 (6 prev.)
Opening October 30, 1949
Closing: July 1, 1950
Length of Run: 281 perf.
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: Broadway
Location: New York, NY

Venues

Main Run

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