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Cafe Crown   

Martin Beck Theatre, (4/17/1964 - 4/18/1964)
First Preview: Mar 21, 1964 Total Previews: 30
Opening Date: Apr 17, 1964    
Closing Date: Apr 18, 1964 Total Performances: 3

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around the Cafe Crown at the corner of Second Avenue and 12th Street in New York City. The early 1930s.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Martin Beck Estate
Produced by Philip Rose and Swanlee
Book by Hy Kraft; Music by Albert Hague; Lyrics by Marty Brill; Based on the play by Hy Kraft; Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay; Dance arrangements by Albert Hague; Musical Director: Gershon Kingsley; Vocal arrangements by Gershon Kingsley
Directed by Jerome Eskow; Choreographed by Ronald Field
Scenic Design by Sam Leve; Costume Design by Ruth Morley; Lighting Design by Sam Leve; Hair Design by Dorman Allison
General Manager: Walter Fried; Company Manager: Sam Handelsman
Production Stage Manager: Leonard Auerbach; Stage Manager: Mortimer Halpern; Assistant Stage Mgr: Norman Shelly and Edwin Bruce
Press Representative: Merle Debuskey and Seymour Krawitz
Cast
Theodore Bikel
Samuel Cole
Sam Levene
Hymie
Tommy Rall
David Cole
Brenda Lewis
Mme. Cole
Betty Aberlin
Sarah
Singer
Alan Alda
Dr. Irving Gilbert
Monte Amundsen
Norma Roberts
John Anania
Ship's Captain
Val Avery
Kaplan
Petty Officer
Robert Avian
Dancer
Francine Beers
Mrs. Perlman
Ean Benjamin
Dancer
Leo Bloom
Max the Beggar
Bonnie Brody
Singer
Edwin Bruce
Burton
Luigi Gasparinetti
Dancer
Keith Kaldenberg
Mr. Edelman
Cheryl Kilgren
Dancer
Patsi King
Dancer
Shirley Leinwand
1st Woman
Singer
Ann Marisse
Singer
Mrs. Edelman
Marilyn Murphy
Singer
Renee Orin
Ida Polan
Robert Penn
Rubin
Fay Reed
2nd woman
Singer
Ken Richards
Passerby
Singer
Wood Romoff
Mendel Polan
Betty Rosebrock
Dancer
Joe Ross
Bloom
Norman Shelly
Nathan
Mr. Bernstein
Geri Spinner
Dancer
Keith Stewart
Dancer
Roy Stuart
Beck
Ludmilla Tchor
Flower Girl
Singer
Ted Thurston
Mr. Morris
Michael Vale
Lipsky
Terry Violino
Dancer
Bonnie Walker
Dancer
John Wheeler
Singer
Stephanie Winters
3rd Woman
Singer
Martin Wolfson
Mr. Toplitz
music by Albert Hague; lyrics by Marty Brill
ACT 1 Sung By
You're A Stranger in This Neighborhood Dr. Irving Gilbert and Company
What's The Matter With Buffalo? Hymie, Dr. Irving Gilbert and Ensemble
All Those Years David Cole and Norma Roberts
Au Revoir Poland--Hello New York! Mme. Cole and the Lipsky Theatre Ensemble
Make the Most of Spring Mme. Cole
So Long as It Isn't Shakespeare Hymie and Samuel Cole
A Lifetime Love Samuel Cole and Mme. Cole
I'm Gonna Move David Cole
A Mother's Heart Mme. Cole, Sarah and the Lipsky Theatre Ensemble
On This Wedding Day Mme. Cole and Wedding Guests
ACT 2 Sung By
What's Gonna Be Tomorrow Company
A Man Must Have Something to Live For Samuel Cole and Ensemble
That's the Life for Me Hymie, Samuel Cole, Mme. Cole and Company
A Lifetime Love (Reprise) David Cole and Norma Roberts
King Lear Ballet Samuel Cole, David Cole and Ensemble
Someone's Waiting David Cole
Magical Things in Life Hymie, Samuel Cole and Ensemble
That's the Life for Me (Reprise) Hymie, Samuel Cole, Mme. Cole, Dr. Irving Gilbert and Ensemble
A Man Must Have Something to Live For (Reprise) Company