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Livin' The Life   

Phoenix Theatre, (4/27/1957 - 5/19/1957)
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Opening Date: Apr 27, 1957    
Closing Date: May 19, 1957 Total Performances: 25

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: In and around Hannibal, Missouri. About 1850.

Production Staff
Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Book by Dale Wasserman and Bruce Geller; Based on the "Mississippi River stories" by: Mark Twain; Music by Jack Urbont; Lyrics by Bruce Geller; Musical numbers by: John Butler; Dance music by: Genevieve Pitot; Music orchestrated by Hershy Kay and Joe Glover; Choral arrangements by: Jack Urbont; Additional musical arrangements by: Ralph Burns, Jack Easton, James Mundy and Sy Oliver; Musical Director: Anton Coppola
Directed by David Alexander; Choreographed by John Butler
Scenic Design by William and Jean Eckart; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Klaus Holm; Hair Design by Ernest Adler
General Manager: Carl Fisher; Company Manager: Nat Parnes
Production Stage Manager: Robert Woods; Stage Manager: George Quick and Melvin Bernhardt
General Press Representative: Ben Kornzweig, Robert Ganshaw and James Kamins
Lee Backer
Amy Lawrence
Francis Barnard
Marshall Rogers
Irving Barnes
James Hawthorne Bey
Joan Bowman
Susy Harper
Patsy Bruder
Becky Thatcher
Kevin Carlisle
Ben Rogers
Joyce Carrol
Nancy Rogers
Lee Charles
Jack DeLon
Judge Thatcher
Sylvia Dick
Adele Sims
Stephen Elliott
Muff Potter
Timmy Everett
Tom Sawyer
Alice Ghostley
Aunt Polly
Marvin Gordon
Andy Douglas
Doris Greb
Freda Walters
Earl Hammond
Mr. Dobbins
Tom Hasson
Joe Harper
Loren Hightower
Alfred Noble
Richard Ide
Huckleberry Finn
Todd Jackson
Ida Johnson
Fred Jones
Sam Harper
George Liker
Jeff Hollis
Marijane Maricle
Emmy Harper
Dean Michener
Captain Mumford
Henry Liggett
James Mitchell
Injun Joe
Joe Nash
Doris Okerson
Emily Noble
Julie Oser
Mary Austin
Charles Queenan
Ronald Rogers
Doc Robinson
Captain Leather
Rettadel Tupper
Gracie Miller
Audrey Vanterpool
Edward Villella
Bill Anders
Jacqueline Walcott
Annie Lou
Paula Waring
Jennie Daniels
Annette Warren
Lila Hollis
music by Jack Urbont; lyrics by Bruce Geller
ACT 1 Sung By
Someone Jim and Aunt Polly
Whiskey Bug Muff Potter
Livin' the Life Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn
Steamboat Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Muff Potter and Jim
Take Kids Aunt Polly, Emmy Harper, Emily Noble, Lila Hollis and Nancy Rogers
Probably in Love Tom Sawyer
Don't Tell Me Aunt Polly
All of 'Em Say Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher
Late Love Aunt Polly and Muff Potter
ACT 2 Sung By
Ain't It a Shame Townspeople
Supersational Day Minstrels and Townspeople
Late Love (Reprise) Aunt Polly
Ain't It a Shame (Reprise) Townspeople
MacDougal's Cave Townspeople