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Let's Face It!   

Imperial Theatre, (10/29/1941 - 3/20/1943)
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Opening Date: Oct 29, 1941    
Closing Date: Mar 20, 1943 Total Performances: 547

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Alicia Allen Milk Farm on Long Island, Camp Roosevelt, Southampton, Mrs. Watson's house, The Hollyhock Inn.
Comments: Layoff from July 18 - August 17, 1942



Production Staff
Theatre Operated by the Select Operating Corporation
Produced by Vinton Freedley; Associate Producer: Richard Krakauer and W. Horace Schmidlapp
Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields; Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Musical Director: Max Meth; Additional numbers by Sylvia Fine and Max Liebman; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek, Donald J. Walker and Ted Royal; Vocal arrangements by Lyn Murray, Carley Mills and Edna Fox
Staged by Edgar MacGregor; Choreographed by Charles Walters
Scenic Design by Harry Horner; Costume Design by John Harkrider; Assistant to Mr. Horner: Carl Kent
Business Manager: Ralph Kravette
Stage Director: Harry Howell; Stage Manager: William Lilling; Technical Advisor: E. F. Kook
General Press Representative: Karl N. Bernstein; Associate Press Representative: Thomas Barrows
Cast
Danny Kaye
Jerry Walker
Eve Arden
Maggie Watson
Henry Austin
Phillip
a selectee
Benny Baker
Frankie Burns
Jane Ball
Ann Todd
Sondra Barrett
Guest
Marguerite Benton
Madge Hall
Vocalist
Helen Bliss
Helen Marcy
Vocalist
Lois Bolton
Mrs. Fink
Sally Bond
Another Maid
Guest
Tony Caridi
Jules
another selectee
Peggy Carroll
Guest
Pamela Clifford
Guest
Billy Daniel
Member of Dance Team
Garry Davis
Selectee
William
Billie Dee
Guest
George Deming
Selectee
Helen Devlin
Dorothy Carlton
Margie Evans
Mrs. Wigglesworth
Nanette Fabray
Jean Blanchard
George Florence
Selectee
Miriam Franklin
Sigana Earle
Guest
Joel Friend
Selectee
Frank Ghegan
Selectee
Tommy Gleason and His Royal Guards
Performer
Marion Harvey
Molly Wincor
Guest
Randolph Hughes
Selectee
Kalita Humphreys
Anna
a maid
Mrs. Wiggins
Janice Joyce
Vocalist
Polly Lee
Fred Irving Lewis
Judge Henry Clay Pigeon
Pat Likely
Guest
William Lilling
Master of Ceremonies
Peggy Littlejohn
Guest
Joseph Macaulay
Julian Watson
Edith Meiser
Cornelia Abigail Pigeon
Mickey Moore
Selectee
Betty Moran
Gloria Gunther
a hostess at Service Club
Fred Nay
Private Walsh
Selectee
Sunnie O'Dea
Muriel McGillicuddy
Mary Parker
Member of Dance Team
Mary Ann Parker
Guest
Dale Priest
Selectee
Marilynn Randels
Guest
Houston Richards
Lieutenant Wiggins
Jack Riley
Selectee
Renee Russell
Guest
Lisa Rutherford
Vocalist
Jean Scott
Guest
Zynaid Spencer
Guest
James Todd
George Collister
Jean Trybom
Guest
Edith Turgell
Guest
Vivian Vance
Nancy Collister
Mary Jane Walsh
Winnie Potter
Beverly Whitney
Margaret Howard
Vocalist
Frances Williams
Vocalist
Jack Williams
Eddie Hilliard
Understudy: Carol Channing (Maggie Watson)
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
(Unless otherwise noted)
ACT 1 Sung By
Milk, Milk, Milk Guests at Milk Farm
A Lady Needs a Rest Maggie Watson, Nancy Collister and Cornelia Abigail Pigeon
Jerry, My Soldier Boy Winnie Potter and Guests
Let's Face It The Royal Guards
Farming Jerry Walker, Frankie Burns, Eddie Hilliard, Muriel McGillicuddy, Jean Blanchard and Ensemble
Ev'rything I Love Jerry Walker and Winnie Potter
Ace in the Hole Winnie Potter, Muriel McGillicuddy, Jean Blanchard and Ensemble
You Irritate Me So Jean Blanchard and Eddie Hilliard
Baby Games Jerry Walker, Maggie Watson, Frankie Burns, Cornelia Abigail Pigeon, Nancy Collister and Eddie Hilliard
A Fairy Tale
(music by Sylvia Fine and Max Liebman; lyrics by Sylvia Fine and Max Liebman)
Jerry Walker
Rub Your Lamp Winnie Potter and Ensemble
Cuttin' a Rug Dance Team
ACT 2 Sung By
I've Got Some Unfinished Business With You Winnie Potter, Jean Blanchard, Muriel McGillicuddy, Dorothy Carlton, Gloria Gunther (a hostess at Service Club), Julian Watson, George Collister and Judge Henry Clay Pigeon
Let's Not Talk About Love Jerry Walker and Maggie Watson
A Little Rumba Numba Madge Hall and The Royal Guards
I Hate You, Darling Nancy Collister, George Collister, Winnie Potter and Jerry Walker
Melody in Four F
(music by Max Liebman and Sylvia Fine; lyrics by Max Liebman and Sylvia Fine)
Jerry Walker