LP0193. LOST IN THE STARS, Original 1949 Broadway Cast, w.
Todd Duncan, Inez Matthews, Sheila Guyse, Herbert Coleman, Frank Roane. Decca early black & gold print label DL 8028. Extraordinary copy for this vintage!
“LOST IN THE STARS is a musical with book and lyrics by Maxwell Anderson and music by Kurt Weill, based on the novel CRY, THE BELOVED COUNTRY (1948) by Alan Paton. The musical premiered on Broadway in 1949; it was the composer's last work for the stage before he died the following year.
LOST IN THE STARS opened on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre on October 30, 1949, and closed on July 1, 1950, after 281 performances. The production was supervised and directed by Rouben Mamoulian and choreographed by La Verne French. Todd Duncan took the role of Stephen; Inez Matthews sang Irina.”