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Make a Wish   

 
Winter Garden Theatre , (4/18/1951 - 7/14/1951)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Apr 18, 1951   
Closing Date:Jul 14, 1951 Total Performances:102

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The action takes place on the Left Bank of Paris.


Production Staff
Produced by Harry Rigby, Jule Styne and Alexander H. Cohen
"Make A Wish" is owned and operated by "The Good Fairy" Co.
Music by Hugh Martin; Lyrics by Hugh Martin; Book by Preston Sturges; (Uncredited) book by Abe Burrows; Based on "The Good Fairy" by Ferenc Molnár; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin; Music orchestrated by Phil Lang and Allan Small; Vocal Direction: Buster Davis; Dance Music Arranged by Richard Pribor
Staged by John C. Wilson; Choreographed by Gower Champion
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois
Company Manager: Paul Groll
Production Stage Manager: Archie Thomson; Stage Manager: Neil Hartley; Assistant Stage Mgr: Larry Baker and John Barry Ryan
Production Assistant: Rose Goldstein; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Press Representative: Willard Keefe and David Tebet
The Composer wishes to acknowledge the valuable assistance of Jack Gray; Mr. Champion wishes to acknowledge the valuable assistance of Marge Champion
Cast
Nanette Fabray Janette
Gene Bayliss Dancer
Ray Borden Sylvia Manon Trio
Aleen Buchanan Dancer
Dean Campbell Singer
Melville Cooper Marius Frigo
Dick Crowley Dancer
Robert Davis Singer
Ray Dorian Dancer
Stephen Douglass Paul Dumont
Mary Finney The Madam
Helen Gallagher Poupette
Ed Gombos Singer
Mary Harmon Singer
Eda Heinemann Dr. Didier
Carol Hendricks Singer
David Huenergardt Singer
Anne Humphrey Singer
Janie Janvier Singer
Margaret Jeanne Dancer
Lynn Joelson Dancer
Lida Loehring Dancer
Harold Lang Ricky
John Laverty Dancer
Carol Lee Dancer
Phil Leeds Dr. Francel
Douglas Luther Singer
Sylvia Manon Sylvia Manon Trio
Ellen Martin Singer
Mike Mason Singer
Beverly McFadden Singer
Don McKay Singer
Claire Mitchell Singer
Peggy O'Hara Singer
Le Roi Operti Felix Labiche
Rica Owen Singer
Ernie Preston Dancer
Jack Purcell Dancer
Charlotte Ray Dancer
Richard Reed Dancer
Sue Scott Dancer
Bob Shaver Singer
Thelma Tadlock Dancer
Norma Thornton Dancer
Kenneth Urmston Dancer
David Vogel Singer
Victor Voley Sylvia Manon Trio
Howard Wendell Policeman
Sales Manager
Ken Whelan Dancer
Standby: Iva Withers (Janette)
Understudies: Mary Finney (Dr. Didier), Lynn Joelson (Poupette), Richard Reed (Ricky), Victor Voley (Dr. Francel) and Howard Wendell (Marius Frigo)

ACT 1Sung By
The Tour Must Go On Singer, Girls and Boys
I Wanna Be Good'n Bad Janette and Girls
The Time Step Janette, Poupette and Ricky
(You're Just) What I Was Warned About Janette
Who Gives a Sou? Janette, Paul Dumont, Poupette and Ricky
Folies Labiche Overture (Hello, Hello, Hello) Folies Chorus
Tonight You Are in Paree Janette, Girls and Boys
When Does This Feeling Go Away Paul Dumont
Suits Me Fine Poupette and Ricky
Students Ball Girls and Boys
Paris, France Entire Company
ACT 2Sung By
That Face! Poupette, Ricky, Girls and Boys
Make a Wish Janette
I'll Never Make a Frenchman Out of You Poupette and Ricky
Over and Over Boys and Janette
The Sale (Ballet) Dancers, Sylvia Manon Trio, Policeman, Girls and Boys
Over and Over (Reprise)Poupette and Ricky
Who Gives a Sou? (Reprise)Janette and Paul Dumont
Take Me Back to Texas With You Janette, Poupette and Ricky
Suits Me Fine (Reprise)Girls and Boys
Finale-Make a Wish Janette and Entire Company