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Mexican Hayride   

Winter Garden Theatre, (1/28/1944 - 12/16/1944)
Majestic Theatre, (12/18/1944 - 3/17/1945)
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Opening Date: Jan 28, 1944    
Closing Date: Mar 17, 1945 Total Performances: 481

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts
Setting: Various spots in Mexico.


Production Staff
Produced by Michael Todd
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields; Musical Director: Harry S. Levant; Choral arrangements by William Parson; Music orchestrated by Russell Bennett and Ted Royal
Staged by Hassard Short; Choreographed by Paul Haakon; Book directed by John Kennedy; Opening and "Good-Will Movement" dance directed by Dan Eckley; "Girls" and "Abracadabra" directed by Lew Kessler; "Good-Will Movement" dance directed by Virginia Johnson
Scenic Design by George Jenkins; Costume Design by Mary Grant; Lighting Design by Hassard Short; Assistant to Mr. Jenkins: Chase Adams and Peggy Clark
Company Manager: William G. Norton
General Stage Manager: Sammy Lambert; Stage Manager: John Scott; Assistant Stage Mgr: Margaret Sande
Manager of Orchestra Personnel: Charles Kunen
Assistant to Mr. Haakon: Margaret Sande; Assistant to Mr. Short: William Strahlman; General Press Representative: Bill Doll; Press Representative: Lewis Harmon; Assistant to Mr. Todd: Harry Bloomfield; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Bobby Clark
Joe Bascom
alias Humphrey Fish
Eva Reyes
Lottery Girl
Claire Anderson
Woman Vendor
Richard Andre
Dancer
Anita Arden
Show Girl
Gail Banner
Show Girl
Thor Bassoe
Dancer
Morton Beck
Singer
Richard Bengali
Chief of Police
Aleks Bird
Dancer
Lois Bolton
Tillie Leeds
Leonard Bushong
Dancer
Bill Callahan
Billy
Nancy Callahan
Show Girl
Cynthia Cavanaugh
Show Girl
Jean Cleveland
Mrs. Augustus Adamson
John Conrad
Mariachi Player
Dancer
Jeanne Coyne
Dancer
Margaret Cuddy
Dancer
Jean Cummings
Singer
Sergio DeKarlo
Miguel Correres
Dorothy Durkee
Mme. Lupescu
Jimmy Dutton
Child
Virginia Edwards
Lydia Toddle
Wilbur Evans
David Winthrop
Malka Farber
Dancer
Francine Fernandez
Child
Charles Flynn
Singer
Lydia Fredericks
Singer
Marjorie Gaye
Dancer
Janet Gaylord
Dancer
George Givot
Lombo Campos
Arthur Gondra
Carol
Ex-King of Roumania
Frank Guzzardo
Mariachi Player
Paul Haakon
Paul
Perdita Hanson
Singer
June Havoc
Montana
William Hearne
Singer
Anne Helm
Dancer
Horton Henderson
Picador
2nd Merchant
Ben Hernandez
3rd Merchant
Peggy Holmes
Dancer
Edmund Howland
Dancer
Mildred Hughes
Show Girl
Catherine Hyatt
Dancer
Dorothy Hyatt
Dancer
Barbara Jevne
Singer
Candy Jones
Show Girl
Barry Kent
Singer
Alicia Krug
Dancer
Bobby Lane
5th Merchant
Ramona Lang
Dancer
James Lanphier
Dancer
Terry Lasky
Dancer
William A. Lee
Mr. Augustus Adamson
Danny Leeds
Singer
David Leonard
Senor Martinez
Lucille Lewis
Singer
Ted Lund
Dancer
Luba Malina
Dagmar Marshak
Andrea Mann
Show Girl
Margie Markle
Show Girl
Grace Martin
Singer
James Mate
Singer
Martha McKinney
Show Girl
Jerry Meilan
Dancer
Edith Meiser
Eadie Johnson
Tony Montell
Singer
Gar Moore
Singer
Corinna Mura
Lolita Cantine
Dean Myles
Dancer
John O'Neil
Singer
Leon Palmer
Dancer
Rose Marie Patane
Singer
Gedda Petry
Singer
Donald Powell
Dancer
Raul Reyes
Jose
head-waiter
1st Merchant
Eric Roberts
Augustus, Jr.
John Robinson
Mariachi Player
Dancer
Jimmy Russell
Dancer
Naomi Sanders
Singer
Eric Schepard
Dancer
Jeanne Shelby
Mrs. Molly Wincor
Armando Sisto
Singer
Jerry Sylvon
Picador
4th Merchant
Robert Tavis
Singer
Vera Teatom
Dancer
Eleanor Tennis
Eleanor
Aura Vainio
Dancer
Pat Vecchio
Mariachi Player
Dancer
Joe Viggiano
Dancer
Robert Watoff
Singer
Betty Williams
Dancer
Hank Wolf
Lottery Boy
Child
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
Sing to Me, Guitar Lolita Cantine and Ensemble
The Good-Will Movement David Winthrop and Ensemble
I Love You David Winthrop
I Love You (Reprise) David Winthrop
There Must Be Someone for Me Dagmar Marshak
Carlotta Lolita Cantine and Ensemble
Girls Joe Bascom (alias Humphrey Fish) and Girls
ACT 2 Sung By
What a Crazy Way to Spend Sunday Girls and Boys
Abracadabra Dagmar Marshak and Boys
I Love You (Reprise) David Winthrop
Count Your Blessings Montana, Joe Bascom (alias Humphrey Fish) and Lombo Campos