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Higher and Higher   

 
Shubert Theatre , (8/05/1940 - 8/24/1940)
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Opening Date:Aug 05, 1940   
Closing Date:Aug 24, 1940 Total Performances:24

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York.
This production is a return engagement of Higher and Higher (4/04/1940 - 6/15/1940)


Production Staff
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman
Book by Gladys Hurlbut and Joshua Logan; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Based on an idea of Irvin Pincus; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek
Directed by Joshua Logan; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard
Cast
Ted Adair The Cat
Jane Ball Purity
Robert Chisholm Byng
Eva Condon Hilda O'Brien
Sigrid Dagnie The Bat
Lee Dixon Mike O'Brien
Kay Duncan Singing Girl
Marta Eggert Minnie Sorenson
Leif Erickson Patrick O'Toole
Janet Fox Ellen
Joseph Granville The Gorilla
George Griffith Soda Jerker
Truckman
Jack Haley Zachary Ash
Gloria Hope Nursemaid
Richard Moore Cop
Marie Nash Minnie Sorenson
Frederic Nay The Handyman
Coachman
Fin Olsen Snorri
Marie Louise Quevli Scullery Maid
Jane Richardson Nursemaid
Ladies' Maid
Shirley Ross Sandy Moore
Robert Rounseville Soda Jerker
Truckman
Joseph Scandur Cop
Truckman
Robert Shanley First Cop
Sharkey Sharkey
Hollace Shaw Nursemaid
Hilda Spong Miss Whiffen
Peggy Stewart Nursemaid
Lyda Sue The Frog
Carl Trees Footman
Jack Whitney Couturier
Billie Worth Dottie
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1Sung By
A Barking Baby Never Bites Zachary Ash and Sandy Moore
From Another World Minnie Sorenson, Zachary Ash, Sandy Moore, Hilda O'Brien, Byng and Company
Mornings at Seven Mike O'Brien, Dottie and Ensemble
Nothing But You Minnie Sorenson, Patrick O'Toole and Singers
Disgustingly Rich Zachary Ash, Sandy Moore, Mike O'Brien, Hilda O'Brien, Byng, Miss Whiffen, Dottie and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Blue Monday Byng, Nursemaid, Scullery Maid, Ladies' Maid and Ensemble
Ev'ry Sunday Afternoon Minnie Sorenson and Patrick O'Toole
Lovely Day for a Murder Mike O'Brien, Dottie and Ensemble
How's Your Health Zachary Ash, Minnie Sorenson and Patrick O'Toole
It Never Entered My Mind Sandy Moore
I'm Afraid Zachary Ash, Sandy Moore and Specialty Girls and Boys
I'm Afraid (Reprise)Sandy Moore, Ellen, Mike O'Brien, Byng, Hilda O'Brien and First Cop