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Mack & Mabel   

Majestic Theatre, (10/06/1974 - 11/30/1974)
First Preview: Total Previews: 5
Opening Date: Oct 06, 1974    
Closing Date: Nov 30, 1974 Total Performances: 66

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1911-1938. The Sennett Studios; The Brooklyn Studio; Mack's Office, Brooklyn; Los Angeles; The Orchid Room of the Hollywood Hotel; A Pier, New York; "Vitagraph Varieties of 1929" and more.


Production Staff [See More]
Produced by David Merrick; Produced in association with Edwin H. Morris; Associate Producer: Jack Schlissel
Book by Michael Stewart; Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Musical Director: Don Pippin; Vocal arrangements by Don Pippin; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Incidental and Dance music by John Morris; Based on an idea by Leonard Spigelgass
Directed by Gower Champion; Choreographed by Gower Champion; Associate Choreographer: Buddy Schwab
Scenic Design by Robin Wagner; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Audio Consultant: Abe Jacob; Hair Stylist: Ted Azar
Production Supervisor: Lucia Victor; Production Stage Manager: Marnel Sumner; Stage Manager: Tony Manzi
Associate Conductor: Skip Redwine
General Press Representative: Solters / Sabinson / Roskin Inc.; Press Representative: Bud Westman and Joshua Ellis; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Dance Captain: Sandra Brewer; Film Coordinator: Andy Stein; Casting: Lucia Victor and Howard Feuer
Cast
Bernadette Peters
Mabel Normand
Robert Preston
Mack Sennett
Lisa Kirk
Lottie Ames
James Mitchell
William Desmond Taylor
John Almberg
Grip
Cheryl Armstrong
Phyllis Foster
Bathing Beauty
Claudia Asbury
Bathing Beauty
Tom Batten
Mr. Kleinman
Sandahl Bergman
Bathing Beauty
Roger A. Bigelow
Freddie
Grip
George Blackwell
Grip
Frank Bouley
Grip
Gerard Brentte
Grip
Lonnie Burr
Grip
Helen Butleroff
Swing Dancer
Chrystal Chambers
Bathing Beauty
Nancy Dafgek
Bathing Beauty
Prudence Darby
Bathing Beauty
Chet D'Elia
Grip
Jerry Dodge
Frank Wyman
Nancy C. Evers
Ella
Robert Fitch
Wally
Igors Gavon
Grip
Elaine Handel
Bathing Beauty
Paula Lynn
Bathing Beauty
Richard Maxon
Swing Dancer
Bert Michaels
Mr. Fox
Patricia Michaels
Bathing Beauty
Jonathan Miele
Grip
Christopher Murney
Charlie Muldoon
Don Percassi
Grip
Carol Perea
Bathing Beauty
Frank Root
Serge
Grip
L. J. Rose
Bathing Beauty
Rita Rudner
Bathing Beauty
Marie Santell
Iris
the wardrobe mistress
Marianne Selbert
Bathing Beauty
Stanley Simmonds
Eddie
the watchman
Jo Speros
Bathing Beauty
Pat Trott
Bathing Beauty
Geordie Withee
Bathing Beauty
Understudies: Roger A. Bigelow (William Desmond Taylor), George Blackwell (Eddie), Frank Bouley (Mr. Kleinman), Lonnie Burr (Charlie Muldoon), Helen Butleroff (Swing Dancer), Igors Gavon (Mack Sennett), Richard Maxon (Swing Dancer), Patricia Michaels (Lottie Ames), Jonathan Miele (Mr. Fox), Don Percassi (Wally), Frank Root (Frank Wyman), L. J. Rose (Ella) and Marie Santell (Mabel Normand)
Tony Award®
1975 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by David Merrick
1975 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Michael Stewart
1975 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Robert Preston
1975 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Bernadette Peters
1975 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Robin Wagner
1975 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Patricia Zipprodt
1975 Best Choreography [nominee]
Gower Champion
1975 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Gower Champion
Drama Desk Award
1975 Outstanding Music and Lyrics [nominee]
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
1975 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Robert Preston
1975 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Bernadette Peters
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
ACT 1 Sung By
Movies Were Movies Mack Sennett
Look What Happened to Mabel Mabel Normand, Wally, Charlie Muldoon, Frank Wyman and Grips
Big Time Lottie Ames and Family
I Won't Send Roses Mack Sennett
I Won't Send Roses (Reprise) Mabel Normand
I Wanna Make the World Laugh Mack Sennett and Company
I Wanna Make the World Laugh (Reprise) Mack Sennett and Company
Wherever He Ain't Mabel Normand and Waiters
Hundreds of Girls Mack Sennett and Bathing Beauties
ACT 2 Sung By
When Mabel Comes in the Room Company
My Heart Leaps Up Mack Sennett
Time Heals Everything Mabel Normand
Tap Your Troubles Away Lottie Ames and Girls
I Promise You a Happy Ending Mack Sennett