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New Girl in Town   

46th Street Theatre, (5/14/1957 - 5/24/1958)
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Opening Date: May 14, 1957    
Closing Date: May 24, 1958 Total Performances: 431

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Near the waterfront, New York City, at the turn of the century.


Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Frederick Brisson, Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
Book by George Abbott; Based on the play "Anna Christie" by Eugene O'Neill; Music by Bob Merrill; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Musical Director: Hal Hastings; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Roger Adams
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by Bob Fosse
Production Design by Rouben Ter-Arutunian; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann
General Manager: Carl Fisher
Production Stage Manager: Fred Hebert; Stage Manager: Dennis Murray
Press Representative: Reuben Rabinovitch and Helen Richards
Cast
Gwen Verdon
Anna
Thelma Ritter
Marthy
Del Anderson
Oscar
Singer
John Aristides
Masher
Dancer
Robert Bakanic
Dancer
Lulu Bates
Lily
Claiborne Cary
Dancer
Edgar Daniels
Henry
Singer
Drusilla Davis
Flo
Dancer
Mark Dawson
Bartender
Dorothy Dushock
Dancer
Pat Ferrier
Moll
Dancer
Herb Fields
Reporter
Singer
John Ford
Krimp
Singer
Stokey Gray
Smith
Singer
H. F. Green
Seaman
Politician
Singer
Jean Handzlik
Mrs. Hammacher
Singer
Harvey Hohnecker
Dancer
Deedy Irwin
Violet
Singer
Harvey Jung
Dancer
Jeff Killion
Johnson
Singer
Marie Kolin
Dancer
Mara Landi
Pearl
Singer
Ripple Lewis
Dowling
Singer
Mara Lynn
Katie
Dancer
Ethel Martin
Dancer
Ray Mason
Svenson
Singer
Dale Moreda
Dancer
Rita Noble
Bartender
Singer
Ivy
John Nola
Dancer
Ginny Perlowin
Rose
Singer
Joan Petlack
Dancer
Eddie Phillips
Pete
Dancer
Louis Polacek
Waiter
Singer
Cameron Prud'homme
Chris
Michael Quinn
Alderman
Singer
Alton Ruff
Dancer
Dorothy Stinnette
Mrs. Smith
Singer
George Wallace
Mat
Ann Williams
Mrs. Dowling
Singer
Tony Award®
1958 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by George Abbott; Music by Bob Merrill; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
winner 1958 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Thelma Ritter
winner 1958 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Gwen Verdon
1958 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Cameron Prud'homme
1958 Best Choreography [nominee]
Bob Fosse
music by Bob Merrill; lyrics by Bob Merrill
ACT 1 Sung By
Roll Yer Socks Up Seaman, Dancers and Singers
Anna Lilla Chris
Sunshine Girl Oscar, Pete and Bartender
On the Farm Anna
Flings Marthy, Lily and Katie
It's Good to Be Alive Anna
Look at 'Er Mat
It's Good to Be Alive (Reprise) Mat
Yer My Friend, Aintcha? Marthy and Chris
Did You Close Your Eyes? Anna and Mat
At the Check Apron Ball Dancers and Singers
There Ain't No Flies on Me Anna and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Ven I Valse Anna, Chris and Dancers
Sunshine Girl (Reprise) Dancers and Singers
If That Was Love Anna
Chess and Checkers Marthy, Dancers and Singers
Look at 'Er (Reprise) Mat