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Beg, Borrow or Steal   

Martin Beck Theatre, (2/10/1960 - 2/13/1960)
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Opening Date: Feb 10, 1960    
Closing Date: Feb 13, 1960 Total Performances: 5

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts and twenty-one scenes
Setting: A run-down section of a monster American city. The 1950's.


Production Staff
Produced by Eddie Bracken, Carroll Masterson and Harris Masterson
Book by Bud Freeman; from a story by Bud Freeman and Marvin Seiger; Music by Leon Pober; Lyrics by Bud Freeman; Music orchestrated by Peter Matz and Hal Hidey; Musical Director: Hal Hidey
Directed by David Doyle; Staged by Billy Matthews; Choreographed by Peter Hamilton
Scenic Design by Carter Morningstar; Costume Design by Carter Morningstar; Lighting Design by Carter Morningstar
General Manager: Al Goldin; Company Manager: Jack Potter
Stage Manager: Bob Paschall, Joseph Dooley and Bruce Blaine
Press Representative: Harry Davies and Irvin Dorfman
Cast
Richard Armbruster
Sam Lee Howard
Charles Arnett
Sculptor
Virginia Barnes
Poetry Lover
Eddie Bracken
Pistol
Jean Bruno
Mrs. Plonsky
Claiborne Cary
Freida
Colleen Corkrey
Pottery Girl
Harold Da Silva
Flamenco Dancer
Michael Davis
Rug Hooker
Shelia Dee
Poetry Lover
David Doyle
Blanding
Jack Drummond
Patriot
Garold Gardner
Dance Class
Betty Garrett
Clara
Ellen Halpin
Dance Class
Dell Hanley
Lover
Tom Hestor
Painter
Esther Horrocks
Bar Girl
Adriana Keathley
Flamenco Dancer
Georgia Kennedy
Poetry Lover
Fred Kimbrough
Guitarist
Sally Lee
Modern Dance Leader
Fran Leone
Knitter
Bill Linton
Muscle
Bernice Massi
Ethel
Biff McGuire
Junior
Carmen Morales
Dance Class
Willard Nagel
Dance Class
Larry Parks
Rafe
Estelle Parsons
Ollie
Betty Rhodes
Phil
Karen Sargent
Judy
Beti Seay
Model
Lucinda Stevens
Mobile Artist
Michel Stuart
Chess Player
Roy Stuart
Jason
Mary Sullivan
Lover
John Tormey
Poet
Arthur Whitfield
Chess Player
Keith Willis
Knitter
Mara Wirt
Kibitzer
Richard Woods
Koppisch
Understudies: Richard Armbruster (Rafe), Bruce Blaine (Blanding, Koppisch), Colleen Corkrey (Ethel), Jack Drummond (Junior, Pistol), Dell Hanley (Jason), Cris Kane (Clara), Sally Lee (Judy, Phil) and Lucinda Stevens (Mrs. Plonsky, Ollie)

ACT 1 Sung By
Some Little People The Ensemble
Rootless Junior
What Are We Gonna Do Tonight? Ollie, Phil and Judy
Poetry and All That Jazz Freida and Ensemble
Don't Stand Too Close to the Picture Rafe, Clara and Ensemble
Beg, Borrow or Steal Rafe
Beg, Borrow or Steal Rafe
No One Knows Me Clara
Zen Is When Pistol, Junior, Ethel and Jason
Clara Junior
You've Got Someting To Say Rafe and Clara
You've Got Someting To Say (Reprise) Rafe, Clara, Pistol, Junior and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Presenting Clara Spencer Clara, Knitter, Chess Players, Sculptor, Flamenco Dancer and Members of the Dance Class
I Can't Stop Talking Clara and Junior
It's All in Your Mind Rafe and Clara
In Time Junior
Think Clara
Little People Pistol and Company
Rafesville, U.S.A. Ethel and Jason
Beg, Borrow or Steal (Reprise) Rafe and Ensemble
Let's Be Strangers Again Clara and Junior
Little People (Reprise) The Entire Company