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I'd Rather Be Right   

Alvin Theatre, (11/02/1937 - 5/1938)
Music Box Theatre, (5/23/1938 - 7/09/1938)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 02, 1937    
Closing Date: Jul 09, 1938 Total Performances: 290

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Central Park, New York. July 4.


Production Staff
Produced by Sam H. Harris
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
Book staged by George S. Kaufman; Modern dances staged by Ned McGurn; Choreographed by Charles Weidman
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Modern clothes by John Hambleton
Conducted by David Allman
Cast

Dancing Girl
Joseph Allen
A Butler
David Allman
The Secretary of the Navy
Florenz Ames
James B. Maxwell
Al Atkins
The Secretary of Commerce
Jack Barnes
The Minstrel
American Couple
Dancing Boy
Virginia Berger
Singing Girl
Sol Black
Acrobat
Robert Bleck
The Secretary of Agriculture
Jeanette Bradley
The Nurse
American Couple
Dancing Girl
Charles Bywater
Singing Boy
Cecil Carey
Singing Girl
Don Carter
A Seal
American Couple
Dancing Boy
John Cherry
The Chief Justice
Ruth Clayton
Singing Girl
George M. Cohan
The President of the United States
Marie Louise Dana
The President's Mother
Eleanor De Witt
Dancing Girl
Martin Fair
Clown
American Couple
Dancing Boy
Bijou Fernandez
The Secretary of Labor
Len Frank
Singing Boy
Kate Fredric
Dancing Girl
John Fulco
Singing Boy
Ralph Glover
President's Secretary
Ruth Gormley
Dancing Girl
Joseph Granville
Another Mother
American Couple
Singing Boy
Marion Green
The Secretary of State
Geraldine Hamilton
Singing Girl
Edward Harrington
Best Man
American Couple
Dancing Boy
Joy Hodges
Peggy Jones
Taylor Holmes
The Secretary of the Treasury
Robert Howard
Dancing Boy
Jay Hunter
Dancing Boy
Jack Kearney
Singing Boy
Linda Kellogg
Singing Girl
Georgette Lampsi
Dancing Girl
Jeanette Lee
Dancing Girl
Jack Leslie
Singing Boy
Robert Less
The Attorney-General
Velma Lord
Dancing Girl
Joseph Macaulay
Federal Theatre Director
Tony
Lili Mann
The Teacher
American Couple
Dancing Girl
William Marel
Singing Boy
Austin Marshall
Phil Barker
Irene McBride
The Mother
American Couple
Charles McLoughlin
The Secretary of the Interior
John McQuade
Singing Boy
Evelyn Mills
Sistie
Jack Mills
The Secretary of War
Warren Mills
Buzzie
The Son
American Couple
Marie Nash
Singing Girl
Fred Nay
The Father
American Couple
Dancing Boy
Austra Neiman
Bareback Rider
American Couple
Dancing Girl
Paul Parks
The Postmaster General
Erminie Randolph
Singing Girl
Jack Reynolds
Acrobat
Jane Richardson
Singing Girl
Tina Rigat
Another Mother
American Couple
Dancing Girl
Margaret Sande
The Girl
American Couple
Son's Girl
American Couple
Patsy Schenk
Dancing Girl
Betty Schlaffer
Dancing Girl
Clarise Sitomer
A Flower Girl
American Couple
Dancing Girl
Bob Spencer
Singing Boy
Emily Stephenson
Singing Girl
Georgie Tapps
Social Service Messenger
The Boy
American Couple
The Son, grown up
American Couple
Beau Tilden
Dancing Boy
Norman Van Emburgh
Singing Boy
Joe Verdi
Joe
Dorothy Waller
Dancing Girl
Mary Jane Walsh
Singing Girl
Jack Whitney
A Photographer
American Couple
Ringmaster
American Couple
Herbert Wood
Singing Boy
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1 Sung By
A Homogeneous Cabinet Cabinet Members
Have You Met Miss Jones? Peggy Jones and Phil Barker
Take and Take and Take The Judge's Girl and Ensemble
Spring in Vienna Tony
A Little Bit of Constitutional Fun The Judge's Girl and Ensemble
Sweet Sixty-Five Peggy Jones and Phil Barker
We're Going to Balance the Budget The President of the United States and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
American Couple Ensemble
Labor Is the Thing James B. Maxwell and Ensemble
I'd Rather Be Right Peggy Jones, Phil Barker, The Judge's Girl, The President of the United States and Ensemble
Off the Record The President of the United States
A Baby Bond The Secretary of the Treasury