Nymph Errant

Nymph Errant

Cole Porter, Cole Porter, Steve Mackes, Michael Whaley

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Nymph Errant

Nymph Errant

Cole Porter, Cole Porter, Steve Mackes, Michael Whaley

Overview

This famous "lost" musical, a hit in London in the thirties and later a triumph for Gertrude Lawrence and Elizabeth Welch, was recently restaged to bravos in London. Its whimsical story follows innocent Evangeline Edwards as she bids farewell to a Swiss finishing school and sets off across Europe and looking for love and adventure. She gets into one scrape after another and is rescued by a series of unsuitable men (a French producer, Russian musician, Austrian nudist, Italian count, Greek magnate, Turkish Pasha and a eunuch all played by the same actor).

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  • Time Period: 1930s
  • Target Audience: Adult

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Cole Porter

Cole Porter was born in Peru, Indiana in 1891 and died in Hollywood 73 years later. In between, he wrote some of the most memorable songs ever heard on stage or screen, among them “Night and Day,” “Begin the Beguine,” “You’re The Top,” “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “Love For Sal ...

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Cole Porter

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Steve Mackes

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Michael Whaley

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