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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 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
Ethel MermanHattie Maloney
Phyllis BrooksLeila Tree
Joan CarrollGeraldine Bullett
James DunnNick Bullett
Pat HarringtonSkat Briggs
Betty HuttonFlorrie
Frank HyersWindy Deegan
Rags RaglandWoozy Hogan
Arthur TreacherVivian Budd
June AllysonDancing Girl
Irene AustinDancing Girl
Raymond BaineTom
Jack BakerDancing Boy
Jane BallDancing Girl
Marguerite BentonSinging Girl
Mimi BerryDancing Girl
Betsy BlairDancing Girl
Lucille BremerDancing Girl
Janis CarterSinging Girl
Nancy ChaplinDancing Girl
ConchitaMrs. Gonzales
Hal ConklinFirst Stranger
Kathlyn CoulterDancing Girl
Marrianne CudeDancing Girl
Ronnie CunninghamDancing Girl
Ted DanielsTed
Frank DeRossSecond Stranger
Vera DeanSinging Girl
Jack DonahueMike
Doris DowlingDancing Girl
Al Downing
role changed to "First Stranger" after opening
Lipman DuckatTy
Vera EllenDancing Girl
Cliff FerreDancing Boy
Miriam FranklynDancing Girl
Nadine GaeChiquita
Roger GerryTim
Anne GrahamKitty Belle Randolph
Singing Girl
Linda GriffithFruit Peddler
Marguerite JamesDancing Girl
James KelsoWhitney Randolph
Pat LikelyDancing Girl
Mary McDownellDancing Girl
Fred NayDancing Boy
Eppy PearsonMac
Jack RileyDancing Boy
Harry RogueDancing Boy
Renee RussellDancing Girl
Elaine ShepardMildred Hunter
Billy Skipper, Jr.Dancing Boy
Art StanleyDancing Boy
Carl TreesDancing Boy
Don WeissmullerDancing Boy
Audrey WestphalDancing Girl
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
A Stroll on the Plaza Sant' AnaSinging Girls and Boys and Ensemble
Join It Right AwayWoozy Hogan, Skat Briggs and Windy Deegan
Visit PanamaHattie Maloney, 4 Men of Manhattan, Dancing Girl and Ensemble
American FamilySinging Girl, First Stranger and Dancing Girl
My Mother Would Love YouHattie Maloney and Nick Bullett
I've Still Got My HealthHattie Maloney and Ensemble
I've Still Got My Health (Reprise) Ensemble
Fresh As a DaisyFlorrie, Skat Briggs and Windy Deegan
Welcome to JerrySinging Girls and Boys and Ensemble
Let's Be BuddiesHattie Maloney and Geraldine Bullett
They Ain't Done Right by Our NellFlorrie and Vivian Budd
I'm Throwing a Ball TonightHattie Maloney and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
I Detest a FiestaSinging Girls and Boys and Ensemble
Who Would Have DreamedSinging Girl and Ty
Make It Another Old-Fashioned PleaseHattie Maloney
All I've Got to Get Now Is My ManFlorrie and Ensemble
You Said ItHattie 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 WomenWoozy Hogan, Windy Deegan and Skat Briggs