TITLE: SONG OF NORWAY
FORMAT: 20.5 x 12.5 inches
VENUE: PALACE THEATRE, Cambridge Circus, London.
PRODUCTION CREDITS: Choreography by Robert Helpmann and Pauline Grant.
NOTES: Rare POSTER for the first West End production. Before opening at the Palace Theatre, London in March 1946, Emile Littler gave this show a trial run in Glasgow commencing on 18th December 1945. Littler’s spectacular staging of ‘Song of Norway’ went on to run for 526 performances at the Palace Theatre, London and it is notable as being the first Broadway show to cross the Atlantic after the end of the Second World War. Later in the year Littler took the show on a UK tour for three years and it became one of his most successful and lucrative productions.
PROVENANCE: The Emile Littler/Patrick Selby collection.
CONDITION: Grade A. 3 horizontal folds, some edge creasing, one edge tear, else VG.