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Hollywood Pinafore   
or the Lad Who Loved a Salary

Alvin Theatre , (5/31/1945 - 7/14/1945)
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Opening Date:May 31, 1945   
Closing Date:Jul 14, 1945 Total Performances:52

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Pinafore Pictures Studio in Hollywood

Production Staff
Produced by Max Gordon; Produced in association with Meyer David
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Book and Lyrics revised by George S. Kaufman; Based on the H.M.S. Pinafore by W. S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan; Ballet orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Additional orchestrations by Stephen Jones
Staged by George S. Kaufman; Choreographed by Douglas Coudy and Anthony Tudor
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Mary Percy Schenck and Kathryn Kuhn; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
General Manager: Ben A. Boyar
Production Supervisor: Arnold Saint-Subber; General Stage Manager: Yola Miller; Stage Manager: Mortimer O'Brien
Conducted by George Hirst; Choral Assistant Silas Engum
Press Representative: John Peter Toohey
Sally Billings Ensemble
Mary Alice Bingham Ensemble
Eleanor Boleyn Ensemble
Shirley Booth Louhedda Hopsons
Russ Brown Bob Beckett
John Butler Ensemble
Dean Campbell Ensemble
Ronald Chetwood Ensemble
Harold Cole Ensemble
Jack Collins Ensemble
Helene Constantine Ensemble
Diana Corday Miss Gloria Mundi
Daniel De Paolo Doorman
Annamary Dickey Brenda Blossom
Charles S. Dubin Ensemble
Silas Engum Ensemble
William Gaxton Dick Live-Eye
Florence George Ensemble
Jane Hansen Ensemble
Barbara Heath Ensemble
Stanley Herbertt Ensemble
Lucy Hillary Ensemble
Howard Hoffman Ensemble
Jackson Jordan Secretary
Barry Kent Ensemble
Josephine Lambert Ensemble
James Mate Ensemble
John Mathews Ensemble
Ella Mayer Little Miss Peggy
Margaret McKenna Ensemble
Virginia Meyer Ensemble
Candace Montgomery Ensemble
Victor Moore Joseph W. Porter
Ann Newland Ensemble
Jeanne North Ensemble
Shaun O'Brien Ensemble
Regis Powers Ensemble
Eleanor Prentiss Secretary
Jack Purcell Ensemble
Pamela Randell Miss Beverly Wilshire
George Rasely Mike Corcoran
Gilbert Russell Ralph Rackstraw
Annette Sorell Ensemble
Drucilla Strain Secretary
Larry Stuart Ensemble
Ernest Taylor Guard
Jeffrey Warren Ensemble
Mary Wickes Miss Hebe
Mary Williams Ensemble
ACT 1Sung By
Simple Movie Folk Miss Gloria Mundi, Miss Beverly Wilshire, Little Miss Peggy, Girls and Ensemble
Little Butter-Up Louhedda Hopsons
An Agent's Lot Is Not a Happy One Dick Live-Eye
A Maiden Often Seen Ralph Rackstraw, Miss Beverly Wilshire and Ensemble
I'm a Big Director at Pinafore Mike Corcoran and Ensemble
Here on the Lot Brenda Blossom
Joe Porter's Car is Seen Male Chorus and Ensemble
I Am the Monarch of the Joint Joseph W. Porter, Miss Hebe and Ensemble
When I Was a Lad Joseph W. Porter and Ensemble
A Writer Fills the Lowest Niche Bob Beckett, Ralph Rackstraw, Guard and Ensemble
Never Mind the Why and Wherefore Dick Live-Eye and Ensemble
Refrain, Audacious Scribe/ Proud Lady, Have Your Way Ralph Rackstraw, Brenda Blossom, Miss Hebe and Ensemble
Can I Survive This Overbearing? Dick Live-Eye, Brenda Blossom, Miss Hebe, Ralph Rackstraw, Bob Beckett and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Fair Moon Mike Corcoran
I Am the Monarch of the Joint (Reprise)Joseph W. Porter, Miss Hebe and Ensemble
Success Story Ensemble
Hollywood's a Funny Place Louhedda Hopsons and Joseph W. Porter
To Go Upon the Stage Brenda Blossom
He Is A Movie Man Joseph W. Porter, Dick Live-Eye and Ensemble
The Merry Maiden and the Jerk Dick Live-Eye and Joseph W. Porter
Carefully on Tiptoe Stealing Brenda Blossom, Ralph Rackstraw, Dick Live-Eye, Mike Corcoran and Ensemble
Pretty Daughter of Mine Mike Corcoran, Ralph Rackstraw, Miss Hebe, Joseph W. Porter, Dick Live-Eye and Ensemble
Farewell, My Own Ralph Rackstraw, Brenda Blossom, Miss Hebe, Joseph W. Porter, Louhedda Hopsons, Bob Beckett and Ensemble
This Town I Now Must Shake Louhedda Hopsons and Ensemble