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Make a Wish   

Winter Garden Theatre, (4/18/1951 - 7/14/1951)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 18, 1951    
Closing Date: Jul 14, 1951 Total Performances: 102

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The action takes place on the Left Bank of Paris.


Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Harry Rigby, Jule Styne and Alexander H. Cohen
"Make A Wish" is owned and operated by "The Good Fairy" Co.
Music by Hugh Martin; Lyrics by Hugh Martin; Book by Preston Sturges; (Uncredited) book by Abe Burrows; Based on "The Good Fairy" by Ferenc Molnár; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin; Music orchestrated by Phil Lang and Allan Small; Vocal Direction: Buster Davis; Dance Music Arranged by Richard Pribor
Staged by John C. Wilson; Choreographed by Gower Champion
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois
Company Manager: Paul Groll
Production Stage Manager: Archie Thomson; Stage Manager: Neil Hartley
Advertising: Ingram Ash; Press Representative: Willard Keefe and David Tebet
The Composer wishes to acknowledge the valuable assistance of Jack Gray; Mr. Champion wishes to acknowledge the valuable assistance of Marge Champion
Cast
Nanette Fabray
Janette
Gene Bayliss
Dancer
Ray Borden
Sylvia Manon Trio
Aleen Buchanan
Dancer
Dean Campbell
Singer
Melville Cooper
Marius Frigo
Dick Crowley
Dancer
Robert Davis
Singer
Ray Dorian
Dancer
Stephen Douglass
Paul Dumont
Mary Finney
The Madam
Helen Gallagher
Poupette
Ed Gombos
Singer
Mary Harmon
Singer
Eda Heinemann
Dr. Didier
Carol Hendricks
Singer
David Huenergardt
Singer
Anne Humphrey
Singer
Janie Janvier
Singer
Margaret Jeanne
Dancer
Lynn Joelson
Dancer
Lida Loehring
Dancer
Harold Lang
Ricky
John Laverty
Dancer
Carol Lee
Dancer
Phil Leeds
Dr. Francel
Douglas Luther
Singer
Sylvia Manon
Sylvia Manon Trio
Ellen Martin
Singer
Mike Mason
Singer
Beverly McFadden
Singer
Don McKay
Singer
Claire Mitchell
Singer
Peggy O'Hara
Singer
Le Roi Operti
Felix Labiche
Rica Owen
Singer
Ernie Preston
Dancer
Jack Purcell
Dancer
Charlotte Ray
Dancer
Richard Reed
Dancer
Sue Scott
Dancer
Bob Shaver
Singer
Thelma Tadlock
Dancer
Norma Thornton
Dancer
Kenneth Urmston
Dancer
David Vogel
Singer
Victor Voley
Sylvia Manon Trio
Howard Wendell
Policeman
Sales Manager
Ken Whelan
Dancer
Standby: Iva Withers (Janette)
Understudies: Mary Finney (Dr. Didier), Lynn Joelson (Poupette), Richard Reed (Ricky), Victor Voley (Dr. Francel) and Howard Wendell (Marius Frigo)

ACT 1 Sung By
The Tour Must Go On Singer, Girls and Boys
I Wanna Be Good'n Bad Janette and Girls
The Time Step Janette, Poupette and Ricky
(You're Just) What I Was Warned About Janette
Who Gives a Sou? Janette, Paul Dumont, Poupette and Ricky
Folies Labiche Overture (Hello, Hello, Hello) Folies Chorus
Tonight You Are in Paree Janette, Girls and Boys
When Does This Feeling Go Away Paul Dumont
Suits Me Fine Poupette and Ricky
Students Ball Girls and Boys
Paris, France Entire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
That Face! Poupette, Ricky, Girls and Boys
Make a Wish Janette
I'll Never Make a Frenchman Out of You Poupette and Ricky
Over and Over Boys and Janette
The Sale (Ballet) Dancers, Sylvia Manon Trio, Policeman, Girls and Boys
Over and Over (Reprise) Poupette and Ricky
Who Gives a Sou? (Reprise) Janette and Paul Dumont
Take Me Back to Texas With You Janette, Poupette and Ricky
Suits Me Fine (Reprise) Girls and Boys
Finale-Make a Wish Janette and Entire Company