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[A Kiss in Spring] (1932)

A Romantic comedy with Music by Julius Brammer and Alfred Grünwald (an adaptation of their operetta Das Veilchen vom Montmartre, 1930)

M Music by
S Scenery by
C Costumes by
D Danced by
FP First performance
NP New production
R Reproduced by
ST Staging (indicates that the ballet was produced in substantially its original form)

M Emmerich Kálmán and Herbert Griffiths; additional orchestrations by Constant Lambert, Arthur Wood, Alred Reynolds and Walford Hyden
English Book and Lyrics by L du Garde Peach
The Play Produced by Norman Marshall
SC Hedley Briggs

Players: Billy Milton, Sylvia Welling, Eric Bertner, Eileen Moody, Kenneth Kove, Nancy Neale
In Act II Carrambolina
D Prudence Hyman, Walter Gore, and corps de ballet
Act III Scene 3 The Ballet of Spring
D Alicia Markova, Harold Turner, Prudence Hyman, Walter Gore, Doris Sonne, Anna Brunton, Yvonne Le Sueur and corps de Ballet

FP Presented by Sir Oswald Stoll, Alhambra Theatre, London, 28 November 1932