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1954










"Serena Blandish"  by S. N. Behrman

La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, California

8 - 15 August 1948

Other cast members: Jennifer Jones, Constance Collier, Louis Jourdan, Christian Kelleen, Mildred Natwick, Reginald Owen, Sig Ruman, Colin Campbell, Noel Drayton, Gar Moore, Kenneth Tobey









The story of a girl born by the London docks who is taken in by a countess who wished to make the charming girl a good marriage. Ill judgement on Serena's part make this impossible




Royale Theater

February 8 - May 1, 1954

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"Tonight in Samarkand"

Colonial Theater, Boston (try outs)
Morosco Theater, 45th Street, New York City

February 16 - March 12, 1955

Other cast members: Jan Farrand, Theodore Bikel, Pernell Roberts, Rosemary Prinz , Alexander Scourby, Rita ValeMichael Gorrin, Halliwell Hobbes, Sheppard Kerman, Joyce Lear, Marian Reardon,

A play about fate, taking placed under a circus tent, the story, Louis Jourdan plays the fortune teller whose crystal ball determines the future of the rest of the cast.

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"Caprice"

pre-Broadway tryouts

Spring 1959

Also starring:  Jean Pierre Aumont, Claude Dauphin

translated & adapted by Jean Pierre Aumont



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"On a Clear Day You Can See Forever"

Colonial Theater, Boston

October 1965 tryouts

Other cast members: Barbara Harris, Titos Vandis, William Daniels, Clifford David, Rae Allen, Michael Lewis, Byron Webster

As with the case of “Gigi,” Alan Jay Lerner had appealed to Louis Jourdan for a considerable period, before the actor agreed to take the demanding lead in the musical “On a Clear Day, You Can See Forever.” By the time the deal was signed, two major composers had left the project, and the music for the final production was composed by Burton Lane.

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"The Marriage-Go-Round"

1970 Tour including Dayton, Ohio, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Columbus, Ohio (June 30 - July 5, 1970)

Also starring:  Vivian Blaine





Louis Jourdan played the role originated on Broadway by Charles Boyer
"Private Lives"

1973 Tour including Baltimore and Chicago

Also starring:  Barbara Rush, Elizabeth Swain



The classic Noel Coward play



"The Pleasure of His Company"

Arlington Park Theater, Chicago

Fall 1975

Also starring: Lana Turner and Allan Hunt



"13 Rue d'Amour"

Arlington Park Theater, Chicago

Other cast members:  Leslie Caron, Laurie Main, Jerry Clark, Vito Scotti, Kathleen Freeman, Bernard Fox

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"13 Rue d'Amour"

Phoenix Theatre, London

1976 Season

Other cast members:  Glynis Johns, James Grout, David Stoll, Margaret Courtenay, Mandy Cuthbert, Michael Cochrane, John Baddeley, Robert Vowles, Paul Marks

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"13 Rue d'Amour"

Circle in the Square Theater, West 50th Street, New York City

March 16 - May 21, 197  (Previews February 24 - March 16)

Other cast members:  Patricia Elliott, Bernard Fox, Kathleen Freeman, Jim Broaddus, Laurie Main, Richard Pilcher, Jill P. Rose

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"13 Rue d'Amour"

Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, Connecticut

1978

Also starring: Taina Elg




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"Present Laughter"

John Drew Theater, East Hampton, New York

July 1979

Cast also included Donald Warfield



"13 Rue d'Amour"




Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, Australia
Tour also included Sydney, Australia

July 22 - August 16, 1980

Also starring: Leslie Caron

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"Gigi"

Nationwide Tour

1984 - 1985

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