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Bloomer Girl    A Modern Musical Comedy With Old Fashioned Charm

Shubert Theatre, (10/05/1944 - 4/27/1946)
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Opening Date: Oct 05, 1944    
Closing Date: Apr 27, 1946 Total Performances: 654

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Cicero Falls, a small Eastern Manufacturing Town. Spring. 1861.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by John C. Wilson; Produced in association with Nat Goldstone
Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; Book by Sig Herzig and Fred Saidy; Based on the play by Dan James and Lilith James; Musical Director: Leon Leonardi; Music orchestrated by Russell Bennett
Staged by E.Y. Harburg; Book Directed by William Schorr; Choreographed by Agnes De Mille
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Lighting Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Miles White; Assistant Costume Design: John Birchenall
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill; Company Manager: James Troup
Stage Manager: Robert Calley; Assistant Stage Mgr: Ralph Sassano and Richard Haas; Production Supervisor: Martin Manulis
Press Representative: Willard Keefe and David Tebet; Casting: William Liebling
Cast
Celeste Holm
Evalina
Arlene Anderson
Hetty
Lee Barrie
Paula
Dorothy Baxter
Vocal Ensemble
William Bender
Herman Brasher
Cecile Bergman
Dancer
Florence Berline
Vocal Ensemble
Matt Briggs
Horatio
David Brooks
Jeff Calhoun
John Byrd
1st Deputy
State Official
John Call
Gus
Blaine Cordner
Hamilton Calhoun
Hubert Dilworth
Augustus
Margaret Douglass
Dolly
Nancy Douglass
Delia
John Duane
Dancer
Jean Faust
Dancer
Joseph Florestano
2nd Deputy
Vocal Ensemble
Lidija Franklin
Dancer
Dan Gallagher
Hiram Crump
Phyllis Gehrig
Dancer
Arthur Grahl
Dancer
Harriet Hall
Vocal Ensemble
Toni Hart
Julia
Dorothy Hill
Dancer
Butler Hixon
Governor Newton
Jean Houloose
Dancer
Lucas Hoving
Dancer
Charles Howard
Sheriff Quimby
Richard Huey
Alexander
Eleanor Jones
Prudence
Claudia Jordan
Lydia
Elena Karina
Dancer
Carmelita Lanza
Dancer
Betty Low
Dancer
Adele Lulince
Vocal Ensemble
Robert Lyon
Joshua Dingle
Carol MacFarlane
Phoebe
Joe E. Marks
Ebenezer Mimms
Joan McCracken
Daisy
Byron Milligan
Vocal Ensemble
James Mitchell
Dancer
Kathleen O'Brien
Dancer
Paul Olsen
Dancer
Brian Otis
Vocal Ensemble
Pamela Randell
Octavia
David Reher
Dancer
Henry Roberts
Vocal Ensemble
Jimmy Russell
Dancer
Ralph Sassano
3rd Deputy
Vocal Ensemble
Carlos Sherman
Vocal Ensemble
Emy St. Just
Dancer
Claire Stevens
Vocal Ensemble
Mabel Taliaferro
Serena
Vaughn Trinnier
Wilfred Thrush
Gloria Tromara
Vocal Ensemble
John Ward
Dancer
Dooley Wilson
Pompey
Eleanor Winter
Betty
music by Harold Arlen; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
ACT 1 Sung By
When the Boys Come Home Serena, Octavia, Lydia, Julia, Phoebe and Delia
Evelina Jeff Calhoun and Evalina
Welcome Hinges Serena, Horatio, Lydia, Julia, Phoebe, Delia, Joshua Dingle, Herman Brasher, Ebenezer Mimms, Wilfred Thrush, Hiram Crump, Evalina and Jeff Calhoun
Farmer's Daughter Joshua Dingle, Herman Brasher, Ebenezer Mimms, Wilfred Thrush and Hiram Crump
It Was Good Enough for Grandma Evalina and the Bloomer Girls
The Eagle and Me Pompey
Right As the Rain Jeff Calhoun and Evalina
T'Morra', T'Morra' Daisy
Rakish Young Man With the Whiskers Evalina and Jeff Calhoun
Pretty As a Picture Male Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Sunday in Cicero Falls Principals and Company
I Got a Song Alexander, Augustus and Pompey
Lullaby Evalina
Simon Legree Second Deputy
Liza Crossing the Ice Ensemble
I Never Was Born Daisy
Man For Sale Soloist
The Eagle and Me (Reprise) Ensemble
When the Boys Come Home (Reprise) Entire Company