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Live Stage Musicals of Vera Ellen

Information about all of the live stage musicals in which Vera Ellen appeared during the 1930's and 1940's. Includes "Very Warm for May", "Higher and Higher", "Panama Hattie", "By Jupiter", and "A Connecticut Yankee".

MUSICAL: Very Warm for May
WHEN: November 17 1939 - January 6, 1940
NUMBER OF PERFORMANCES: 59
THEATER: Alvin Theater (aka Neil Simon Theater)
LOCATION: 250 West 52nd Street, New York City
VERA ELLEN'S ROLE: Susan
OTHER ACTORS: June Allyson, Eve Arden
- IBDB "Very Warm for May" 1939 Production
- Wikipedia "Very Warm for May" Article

MUSICAL: Higher and Higher
WHEN: April 4, 1940 - June 15, 1940
NUMBER OF PERFORMANCES: 84
WHERE: Shubert Theater
LOCATION:: 225 West 44th Street, New York City
VERA ELLEN'S ROLE: Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
OTHER ACTORS: June Allyson
- IBDB "Higher and Higher" 1940 Production
- Wikipedia "Higher and Higher" Article

MUSICAL: Panama Hattie
WHEN: October 30, 1940 - January 3, 1942
NUMBER OF PERFORMANCES: 501
THEATER: 46th Street Theater (aka Richard Rodgers Theater)
LOCATION: 226 West 46th Street, New York City
VERA ELLEN'S ROLE: Dancing Girl
OTHER ACTORS: Betty Hutton, Ethel Merman, June Allyson
- IBDB "Panama Hattie" 1940 Production
- Wikipedia "Panama Hattie" Article

MUSICAL: By Jupiter
WHEN: June 3, 1942 - June 12, 1943
NUMBER OF PERFORMANCES: 427
THEATER: Shubert Theater
LOCATION: 225 West 44th Street, New York City
VERA ELLEN'S ROLE: Minerva
OTHER ACTORS: Ray Bolger
- IBDB "By Jupiter" 1942 Production
- Wikipedia "By Jupiter" Article

MUSICAL: A Connecticut Yankee
WHEN: November 17, 1943 - March 11, 1944
NUMBER OF PERFORMANCES: 135
THEATER: Martin Beck Theater (aka Al Hirschfeld Theater)
LOCATION: 302 West 45th Street, New York City
VERA ELLEN'S ROLE: Mistress Evelyn Al Belle-Ans
- IBDB "A Connecticut Yankee" 1943 Production
- Wikipedia "A Connecticut Yankee" Article



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