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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre , (10/11/1958 - 2/28/1959)
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Opening Date:Oct 11, 1958   
Closing Date:Feb 28, 1959 Total Performances:161

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: 1913. Onstage, New York City; Maggie's dressing room; Max's lot; the Fat Cat Roof Garden; Huckleberry Island; a rest home on the mainland; Bessie's barn, up the Hudson; ballroom, George's town house; Egypt-on-the-Hudson

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Theatre Owned / Operated by City Playhouses, Inc. (Louis A. Lotito, President)
Produced by The Producers Theatre and Robert Whitehead
Book by Walter Kerr and Jean Kerr; Music by Leroy Anderson; Lyrics by Joan Ford, Walter Kerr and Jean Kerr; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Music orchestrated by Leroy Anderson and Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Laurence Rosenthal
Directed by Walter Kerr; Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Agnes De Mille
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Castillo; Lighting Design by Feder
General Manager: Oscar Olesen; Company Manager: Richard Horner
Production Stage Manager: James Gelb; Stage Manager: Frederic de Wilde and Jonathan Anderson
Assistant Conductor: John Passaretti; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: Bob Ullman and Barry Hyams; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Casting: Terry Fay; Production Associate: Joseph I. Levine; Press Associate: Theatrical Interests Plan, Inc.; Associate Press Representative: Lila Glaser; Press Secretary: Edith L. Kean
Don Ameche Max Grady
Elaine Stritch Maggie Harris
Russell Nype George Randolph Brown
Pat Stanley Lois Lee
Del Anderson Deputy
Richard Armbruster Andy
Donald Barton Dancer
Patricia Birch Dancer
Lynne Broadbent Dancer
Kelly Brown Dancer
Jane Carlyle Singer
John Carter Singer
Judith Chazin Dancer
Imelda De Martin Dancer
Michael Fesco Dancer
Nathaniel Frey Pete
Jeanne Grant Singer
Sam Greene Max's Assistant
Margaret Hamilton Bessie
Loren Hightower Dancer
George Jack Dancer
Bunty Kelley Dancer
Ronnie Landry Dancer
Josanne Lavalle Singer
Margaret Lithander Dancer
Sadie McCollum Singer
Carolyn Morris Dancer
Illona Murai Dancer
Patti Nestor Dancer
David Nillo Dancer
Rita Noble Singer
Paul Olson Dancer
Ben Parrish Singer
Peter Saul Dancer
Rufus Smith Singer
Suzanne Stahl Singer
Ron Stratton Dancer
Evelyn Taylor Dancer
Beau Tilden Deputy
Diana Turner Dancer
Samye Van Chauffeur
Gene Varrone Max's Assistant
Martin Wolfson J.C.
Understudies: Martin Brooks (Max Grady), Jane Carlyle (Bessie), John Carter (Andy, Max's Assistant), Sam Greene (George Randolph Brown), Jan Norris (Lois Lee), Ben Parrish (Max's Assistant), Rufus Smith (Pete) and Beau Tilden (J.C.)
Tony Award®
winner 1959 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Russell Nype
winner 1959 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Pat Stanley
 1959 Best Costume Design [nominee]
 1959 Best Choreography [nominee]
Agnes De Mille
 1959 Best Conductor and Musical Director [nominee]
Musical Director: Lehman Engel
ACT 1Sung By
Lazy Moon Company
Give the Little Lady Maggie Harris and Company
Save a Kiss Maggie Harris and George Randolph Brown
No One'll Ever Love You Maggie Harris and Max Grady
If I Can't Take It with Me Pete and Company
Who's Been Sitting in My Chair? Maggie Harris
There Never Was a Woman Max Grady
The Pussy Foot Lois Lee and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Lady in Waiting Lois Lee and George Randolph Brown
The Beast in You Maggie Harris
Shall I Take My Heart and Go? George Randolph Brown
Bad Companions Pete, Bessie, Andy and Max's Assistant
I Can't Be in Love Max Grady
I Never Know When Maggie Harris
The Town House Maxixe Lois Lee, Dancer and Company
Heart of Stone Dancer
Two Years in the Making Pete and Bessie
Heart of Stone Company
Two Years in the Making Singers