A Biographical Database
|Title of The Play||BALALAIKA|
|Year of Premiere||1936|
|Place of Premiere||Adelphi Theatre, London|
|Based on/Source||Operetta "The Gay Hussar" by Eric Maschwitz and George Posford|
|Author||Eric Maschwitz, George Posford and Bernard Grun|
|Cast||Muriel Angelus, Roger Treville, Clifford Mollison, Betty Warren, Leo von Pokorny|
|Literature||Times, 23 December 1936.|
Jewish Chronicle, 25 December 1936.
Punch, 6 January 1937.
Times, 21 February 1938.
|Special notes||The production was a spectacular success. After its run at the Adelphi, it moved to His Majesty's Theatre, and returned to the Adelphi in February 1938, totalling 570 performances altogether.|