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The Beauty Part   

Music Box Theatre, (12/26/1962 - 2/23/1963)
Plymouth Theatre, (2/25/1963 - 3/09/1963)
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Opening Date: Dec 26, 1962    
Closing Date: Mar 09, 1963 Total Performances: 85

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two acts
Setting: Weatherwax library. April Monkhood's apartment. Office of Hyacinth Beddoes Laffoon. Goddard Quagmeyer's studio. Mrs. Younghusband's Employment Agency. Fingerhead's kitchen. Nelson Smedley's conservatory. Whirlaway Scenic Studios. L.A. courtroom.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Irving Berlin
Produced by Michael Ellis; Produced in association with Edmund Anderson
Written by S. J. Perelman; Incidental music by Don Walker; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Musical Director: Abba Bogin
Directed by Noel Willman; Gorilla choreography by Jonathan Lucas
Scenic Design by William Pitkin; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by William Pitkin; Hair Design by Ernest Adler; Jewelry created by Sam Kramer; Assistant to Mr. Willman: William Strom
General Manager: Elias Goldin; Company Manager: Leonard A. Mulhern
Production Stage Manager: Perry Bruskin; Stage Manager: Bruce Laffey; Assistant Stage Mgr: Maurice Brenner
Music Contractor: Emory Davis
General Press Representative: Robert Ullman; Press Representative: Anne Woll; Casting: Jerri Kenneally; Advertising: Fred Golden; Assistant to the Director: Walter Perner, Jr.
Organ and pianos courtesy of The Wurlitzer Company
Bert Lahr
Milo Leotard Allardyce DuPlessis Weatherwax
Hyacinth Beddoes Laffoon
Harry Hubris
Nelson Smedley
Judge Herman J. Rinderbrust
Alice Ghostley
Octavia Weatherwax
Kitty Entrail
Grace Fingerhead
Charlotte Rae
Gloria Krumgold
Mrs. Younghusband
Rowena Inchcape
Mrs. Lafcadio Mifflin
Maurice Brenner
Camera Man
David Doyle
Mike Mulroy
Maurice Blount
Curtis Fingerhead
Patricia Englund
April Munkhood
Gil Gardner
Van Lennep
Fish-Market Boy
Sean Garrison
Rob Roy Fruitwell
Larry Hagman
Lance Weatherwax
William LeMassena
Boris Pickwick
Emmett Stagg
Joseph Leon
Goddard Quagmeyer
Arnold Soboloff
Vernon Equinox
Joe Gourielli
Fiddle Viracola
Chenille Schreiber
Sherry Quicklime
Court Stenographer
Marie Wallace
Roxanna DeVilbiss
Bernie West
Sam Fussfeld
Seymour Krumgold
Standby: Patricia Ripley (Gloria Krumgold, Grace Fingerhead, Kitty Entrail, Mrs. Lafcadio Mifflin, Mrs. Younghusband, Octavia Weatherwax, Rowena Inchcape) and Bernie West (Harry Hubris, Hyacinth Beddoes Laffoon, Judge Herman J. Rinderbrust, Milo Leotard Allardyce DuPlessis Weatherwax, Nelson Smedley)
Understudies: Wallace Acton (Bailiff, Boris Pickwick, Camera Man, Curtis Fingerhead, Emmett Stagg, Hanratty, Joe Gourielli, Maurice Blount, Poteat, Rukeyser, Sam Fussfeld, Van Lennep, Vernon Equinox, Vishnu), Maurice Brenner (Bunce, Hagedorn, Hennepin, Seymour Krumgold, Wagnerian), Gil Gardner (Lance Weatherwax, Rob Roy Fruitwell), William LeMassena (Mike Mulroy), Fiddle Viracola (April Munkhood, Roxanna DeVilbiss) and Marie Wallace (Chenille Schreiber, Sherry Quicklime)
Tony Award®
1963 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Bert Lahr
1963 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Alice Ghostley