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Something for the Boys   

Alvin Theatre, (1/07/1943 - 1/08/1944)
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Opening Date: Jan 07, 1943    
Closing Date: Jan 08, 1944 Total Performances: 422

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Piccadilly Club, Kansas City; 6th Avenue at 50th Street, NYC; Defense Plant, Newark; Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas; Old Hart Estate; New Harr Estate; Col. Grubbs home; The Texas Hotel, San Antonio.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Alvin Theatre Corporation (Alexander H. Pincus and Norman Pincus, Directors)
Produced by Michael Todd
Music by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Choral arrangements by William Parson; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek, Robert Russell Bennett, Don Walker and Ted Royal
Staged by Hassard Short; Choreographed by Jack Cole; Book directed by Herbert Fields; Additional numbers staged by Lew Kessler; Additional Numbers Staged by Lew Kessler
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Billy Livingston; Assistant to Mr. Bay: Albert A. Ostrander; Assistant to Mr. Livingston: Grace Houston; Lighting Design by Hassard Short
Company Manager: Louis Epstein
General Stage Manager: Sammy Lambert; Stage Manager: Murray Queen; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Torpey
Conducted by William Parson
Assistant to Mr. Cole: Lauretta Jefferson; General Press Representative: Bill Doll; Press Representative: Lewis Harmon and Frank Goodman; Assistant to Mr. Todd: Harry Bloomfield; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Ethel Merman
Blossom Hart
Jimmy Allison
Singer
Anita Alvarez
Micheala
Alice Anthony
Dancer
The Barnes Twins
Lois & Lucille
Joseph Bell
Singer
May Block
Dancer
Betty Bruce
Betty-Jean
William Callahan
Corp. Burns
Stanley Catron
Dancer
Madeleine Clive
Mrs. Grubbs
Jean Coyne
Dancer
Bob Davis
Dancer
Betty Deane
Dancer
Patricia Deering
Dancer
Benny DeSio
Dancer
Alan Fleming
Singer
Jerry Florio
Dancer
Albert Gaeta
Dancer
Betty Garrett
Mary-Frances
Aaron Gobetz
Dancer
Ruth Godfrey
Dancer
Dolores Goodman
Dancer
Ray Harrison
Dancer
Jack Hartley
Lt. Col. S.D. Grubbs
Richard Harvey
Singer
Betty Heather
Dancer
Buddy Irving
Singer
Margie Jackson
Dancer
Allen Jenkins
Harry Hart
Bill Johnson
Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton
Jeanne Jones
Dancer
Art Lambert
Singer
Stuart Langley
Sgt. Laddie Green
Paula Laurence
Chiquita Hart
Bruce Lord
Singer
William Lynn
Mr. Tobias Twitch
David Mann
Dancer
Paul Mario
Singer
Remi Martell
Sgt. Carter
Dancer
Paul Martin
Dancer
John Mayo
Singer
Frances Mercer
Melanie Walker
Joseph Monte
Singer
Duncan Noble
Dancer
Jean Owens
Dancer
Jed Prouty
Roger Calhoun
Ricky Riccardi
Dancer
Walter Rinner
Burke
Singer
Leslie Shannon
Dancer
Ethel Sherman
Dancer
Puddy Smith
Dancer
Nina Starkey
Dancer
William Vaux
Dancer
Joe Viggiano
Dancer
Murvyn Vye
Singer
William Weber
Dancer
Patricia Welles
Dancer
Helen Wenzel
Dancer
June Wieting
Dancer
Lou Wills, Jr.
Dancer
Parker Wilson
Dancer
Understudy: Betty Garrett (Blossom Hart)
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
See That You're Born in Texas Ensemble
When My Baby Goes to Town Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton
Something for the Boys Blossom Hart and Boys
When We're Home on the Range Blossom Hart, Chiquita Hart and Harry Hart
Could It Be You? Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton and Boys
Hey, Good Lookin' Blossom Hart and Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton
Hey, Good Lookin' (Reprise) Betty-Jean, Corp. Burns, Girls and Boys
He's a Right Guy Blossom Hart
The Leader of a Big Time Band Blossom Hart
ACT 2 Sung By
I'm in Love with a Soldier Boy Mary-Frances, Girls and Boys
There's a Happy Land in the Sky Blossom Hart, Chiquita Hart, Harry Hart, Mr. Tobias Twitch and Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton
He's a Right Guy (Reprise) Blossom Hart
Could It Be You? (Reprise) Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton and Ensemble
By the Mississinewa Blossom Hart and Chiquita Hart