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Arms and the Girl   

46th Street Theatre, (2/02/1950 - 5/27/1950)
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Opening Date: Feb 02, 1950    
Closing Date: May 27, 1950 Total Performances: 134

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Ridgefield, Conn.


Production Staff
Produced by The Theatre Guild; Produced in association with Anthony Brady Farrell
Music by Morton Gould; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Book by Herbert Fields, Dorothy Fields and Rouben Mamoulian; Based on the play "The Pursuit of Happiness" by Lawrence Langner and Armina Marshall; Music orchestrated by Morton Gould and Philip J. Lang
Directed by Rouben Mamoulian; Choreographed by Michael Kidd; Production Supervised by Lawrence Langner and Theresa Helburn
Scenic Design by Horace Armistead; Costume Design by Audré
Stage Manager: John Cornell and Herman Magidson
Conducted by Frederick Dvonch
Cast
Florenz Ames
Capt. Aaron Kirkland
Howard Andreola
Singer
Andy Aprea
Son of Liberty
Singer
Seth Arnold
Thad Jennings
Pearl Bailey
Connecticut
Edmund Balin
Dancer
Mimi Cabanne
Abigail
Singer
Joseph Caruso
Matthew
Singer
Lulu Belle Clarke
Comfort Kirkland
John Conte
Col. Mortimer Sherwood
Cliff Dunstan
General Lucius Curtis
Nanette Fabray
Jo Kirkland
Barbara Ferguson
Dancer
Paul Fitzpatrick
John
Peter Gennaro
Dancer
Annabelle Gold
Dancer
Georges Guétary
Franz
Sterling Hall
Ben
Singer
Maria Harriton
Dancer
Eda Heinemann
Prudence Kirkland
Katherine Henning
Singer
William Inglis
Dancer
Robert Josias
Dancer
Joan Keenan
Betsy
Singer
William J. McCarthy
Town Crier
Barbara McCutcheon
Dancer
Peter Miceli
A Militiaman
Singer
Jerry Miller
Drummer
Patricia Muller
Dancer
Dan O'Brien
Aide to General Curtis
Singer
Mary O'Fallon
Singer
Frederick Olsson
Singer
Arthur Partington
Dancer
Robert Rippy
Aide to General Curtis
Singer
Shirley Robbins
Singer
Philip Rodd
David
Patricia Rogers
Singer
Helen Stanton
Singer
Bettina Thayer
Singer
Donald Thrall
Singer
William Thunhurst
Singer
Arthur Vinton
General George Washington
Norman Weise
Sergeant
Singer
Marc West
Dancer
Onna White
Dancer
Fern Whitney
Dancer
Lou Yetter
Dancer
Victor Young
Son of Liberty
Singer
music by Morton Gould; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
ACT 1 Sung By
A Girl with a Flame Jo Kirkland
That's What I Told Him Last Night Capt. Aaron Kirkland and Girls
I Like It Here Franz
That's My Fella Jo Kirkland
A Cow and a Plough and a Frau Franz
Nothin' for Nothin' Connecticut
He Will Tonight Jo Kirkland and Girls
Don't Talk Col. Mortimer Sherwood
Plantation in Philadelphia Jo Kirkland, Franz, Connecticut, Col. Mortimer Sherwood and Company
You Kissed Me Jo Kirkland
ACT 2 Sung By
Don't Talk (Reprise) Col. Mortimer Sherwood
I'll Never Learn Jo Kirkland and Franz
There Must Be Something Better Than Love Connecticut
She's Exciting Franz
Mister Washington! Uncle George! Boys and Girls
A Cow and a Plough and a Frau (Reprise) Jo Kirkland and Franz