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Panama Hattie   

 
46th Street Theatre , (10/30/1940 - 1/03/1942)
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Opening Date:Oct 30, 1940   
Closing Date:Jan 03, 1942 Total Performances:501

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Panama City; Canal Zone.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Select Operating Corporation
Produced by B.G. DeSylva
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields and B.G. DeSylva; Orchestral arrangements by Russell Bennett, Hans Spialek and Don Walker; Vocal arrangements by Lyn Murray
Staged by Edgar MacGregor; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Al Alloy
Company Manager: Warren O'Hara
Technical Advisor for Production: Albert A. Ostrander; General Stage Director: Sam Ledner; Stage Manager: Murray Queen; Assistant Stage Mgr: Willie Torpery and Willie Torpey
Orchestra under the direction of Gene Salzer; Accompanist to Miss Merman: Lew Kesler
Assistant to Robert Alton: Charles Millang; General Press Representative: Nat Dorfman; Press Representative: Jack Charash
Cast
Ethel Merman Hattie Maloney
Phyllis Brooks Leila Tree
Joan Carroll Geraldine Bullett
James Dunn Nick Bullett
Pat Harrington Skat Briggs
Betty Hutton Florrie
Frank Hyers Windy Deegan
Rags Ragland Woozy Hogan
Arthur Treacher Vivian Budd
June Allyson Dancing Girl
Irene Austin Dancing Girl
Raymond Baine Tom
Jack Baker Dancing Boy
Jane Ball Dancing Girl
Marguerite Benton Singing Girl
Mimi Berry Dancing Girl
Betsy Blair Dancing Girl
Lucille Bremer Dancing Girl
Janis Carter Singing Girl
Nancy Chaplin Dancing Girl
Conchita Mrs. Gonzales
Hal Conklin First Stranger
Kathlyn Coulter Dancing Girl
Marrianne Cude Dancing Girl
Ronnie Cunningham Dancing Girl
Ted Daniels Ted
Frank DeRoss Second Stranger
Vera Dean Singing Girl
Jack Donahue Mike
Doris Dowling Dancing Girl
Al Downing
role changed to "First Stranger" after opening
Pete
Lipman Duckat Ty
Vera Ellen Dancing Girl
Cliff Ferre Dancing Boy
Miriam Franklyn Dancing Girl
Nadine Gae Chiquita
Roger Gerry Tim
Anne Graham Kitty Belle Randolph
Singing Girl
Linda Griffith Fruit Peddler
Marguerite James Dancing Girl
James Kelso Whitney Randolph
Pat Likely Dancing Girl
Mary McDownell Dancing Girl
Fred Nay Dancing Boy
Eppy Pearson Mac
Jack Riley Dancing Boy
Harry Rogue Dancing Boy
Renee Russell Dancing Girl
Elaine Shepard Mildred Hunter
Billy Skipper, Jr. Dancing Boy
Art Stanley Dancing Boy
Carl Trees Dancing Boy
Don Weissmuller Dancing Boy
Audrey Westphal Dancing Girl
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1Sung By
A Stroll on the Plaza Sant' Ana Singing Girls and Boys and Ensemble
Join It Right Away Woozy Hogan, Skat Briggs and Windy Deegan
Visit Panama Hattie Maloney, 4 Men of Manhattan, Dancing Girl and Ensemble
American Family Singing Girl, First Stranger and Dancing Girl
My Mother Would Love You Hattie Maloney and Nick Bullett
I've Still Got My Health Hattie Maloney and Ensemble
I've Still Got My Health (Reprise)Ensemble
Fresh As a Daisy Florrie, Skat Briggs and Windy Deegan
Welcome to Jerry Singing Girls and Boys and Ensemble
Let's Be Buddies Hattie Maloney and Geraldine Bullett
They Ain't Done Right by Our Nell Florrie and Vivian Budd
I'm Throwing a Ball Tonight Hattie Maloney and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
I Detest a Fiesta Singing Girls and Boys and Ensemble
Who Would Have Dreamed Singing Girl and Ty
Make It Another Old-Fashioned Please Hattie Maloney
All I've Got to Get Now Is My Man Florrie and Ensemble
You Said It Hattie Maloney, Vivian Budd, Woozy Hogan, Windy Deegan and Skat Briggs
Who Would Have Dreamed (Reprise)Chiquita and Ensemble
Let's Be Buddies (Reprise)Hattie Maloney and Geraldine Bullett
God Bless the Women Woozy Hogan, Windy Deegan and Skat Briggs