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By the Beautiful Sea   

"By the Beautiful Sea" played a total of 270 performances over the course of its run. The performance count at each venue is undiscovered.

Majestic Theatre, (4/08/1954 - 10/01/1954)
Imperial Theatre, (10/02/1954 - 11/27/1954)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 08, 1954    
Closing Date: Nov 27, 1954 Total Performances: 270

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Coney Island during the early 1900's.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr
Music by Arthur Schwartz; Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Musical Director: Jay Blackton; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Vocal arrangements by Jay Blackton
Choreographed by Helen Tamiris; Directed by Marshall Jamison
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
General Manager: Jack Schlissel
Production Stage Manager: Samuel Liff; Stage Manager: Len Bedsow
Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff; Head Copyist: Mathilde Pincus
Production Associate: Simon P. Herman; Press Representative: Marian Byram and Phyllis Perlman; Associate Press Representative: David Powers; Advertising: Fred Golden
Shirley Booth
Lottie Gibson
Mae Barnes
Ruby Monk
Wilbur Evans
Dennis Emery
Richard France
Mickey Powers
Anne Francine
Flora Busch
Carol Leigh
Baby Betsy Busch
Cameron Prud'homme
Carl Gibson
Edith True Case
Mrs. Koch
Rex Cooper
Dancing Ensemble
Cathryn Damon
Dancing Ensemble
John Dennis
Singing Ensemble
Dorothy Donau
Dancing Ensemble
Lillian Donau
Dancing Ensemble
Warde Donovan
Willie Slater
Singing Ensemble
Suzanne Easter
Singing Ensemble
Pat Ferrier
Dancing Ensemble
Lola Fisher
Singing Ensemble
Thomas Gleason
Singing Ensemble
Bob Haddad
Dancing Ensemble
Mary Harmon
Cora Belmont
Larry Howard
Dancing Ensemble
Ray Hyson
Singing Ensemble
Robert Jennings
Franklin Kennedy
Singing Ensemble
Ray Kirchner
Dancing Ensemble
Larry Laurence
Burt Mayer
Singing Ensemble
George Lenz
Singing Ensemble
Gaby Monet
Colleen O'Connor
Singing Ensemble
Arthur Partington
Dancing Ensemble
Paul Reed
Mr. Curtis
Victor Reilley
Dancing Ensemble
Cindy Robbins
Molly Belmont
Pat Roe
Singing Ensemble
Eddie Roll
Dancing Ensemble
Reid Shelton
Singing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Jean Sincere
Singing Ensemble
Gloria Smith
Lillian Belmont
Libi Staiger
Singing Ensemble
Mona Tritsch
Dancing Ensemble
Understudies: Miriam Burton (Ruby Monk), Lillian Donau (Principal Dancer), Warde Donovan (Dennis Emery), Lola Fisher (Mrs. Koch), Thomas Gleason (Mr. Curtis), Larry Howard (Mickey Powers), Vincent McLeod (Half-Note), Paul Reed (Carl Gibson), Cindy Robbins (Baby Betsy Busch), Jean Sincere (Lottie Gibson) and Libi Staiger (Flora Busch)
music by Arthur Schwartz; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
ACT 1 Sung By
Mona from Arizona Quartet
The Sea Song Lottie Gibson, Boarders and Neighbors
Old Enough to Love Mickey Powers
Coney Island Boat Lottie Gibson, Half-Note and Visitors
Alone Too Long Dennis Emery
Happy Habit Ruby Monk
Good Time Charlie Mickey Powers, Lenny, Sidney, Cora Belmont, Molly Belmont and Lillian Belmont
I'd Rather Wake Up by Myself Lottie Gibson
Hooray for George the Third Diabolo, Singer and Visitors
ACT 2 Sung By
Hang Up Ruby Monk, Boarders and Neighbors
More Love Than Your Love Dennis Emery
Lottie Gibson Specialty Lottie Gibson
Throw the Anchor Away Burt Mayer, Dancer and Cora Belmont
Finale Entire Company