German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of The Play CARISSIMA
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1948
Place of Premiere Palace Theatre, London
Language(s) English
Genre Operetta
Based on/Source Story by Armin Robinson
Producer(s) Reginald Tate
Director Reginald Tate
Author Eric Maschwitz (book), Hans May (music)
Cast Elizabeth Theilmann, Leslie Ferguson, Shirl Conway, Hugh Dempster, Maxine Audley
Literature Times, 11 March 1948
Jewish Chronicle, 19 March 1948
Punch, 24 March 1948
Special notes Sets by Ernst Stern
The production ran for 466 performances till April 1949

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