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Pins and Needles   

 
Labor Stage Theatre , (11/27/1937 - Closing date unknown)
Windsor Theatre , ( - 6/22/1940)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Nov 27, 1937   
Closing Date:Jun 22, 1940 Total Performances:1108

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway
Comments: Renamed "Pins and Needles 1939" and "Pins and Needles 1940" later in the run


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Labor Stage Inc.
Produced by Labor Stage Inc.; Presented by International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union
Original Production Staged by Charles Friedman
Music mostly by Harold J. Rome; Lyrics mostly by Harold J. Rome; Book by Arthur Arent, Marc Blitzstein, Emmanuel Eisenberg, Charles Friedman, David Gregory, Joseph Schrank, Arnold B. Horwitt, John Latouche and Harold J. Rome; Music arranged by George Davis and Baldwin Bergersen; Featuring songs with lyrics by Arthur Kramer, John La Touche, Arnold B. Horwitt and Charles Friedman; Featuring songs by Bernece Kazounoff
Dance Director: Gluck Sandor; Choreographed by Benjamin Zemach; Entire Production under the Direction of Robert H. Gordon; Special Numbers Staged by Felicia Sorel; Dances Directed by Adele Jerome
Scenic Design by S. Syrjala
Pianists: George Davis and Baldwin Bergersen
Press Representative: Lee Mason
Cast
Lydia Annucci Performer
Sol Babchin Performer
Sadie Bershadsky Prize Winner
Invited Guest
Mama
Mrs. Dalyrymple's Aunt
Anne Brown Prize Winner
Performer
Invited Guest
Miss Beamish
Mrs. Clubhouse
Mrs. Dalyrymple III
Gerald Cameron Stage Manager
Harry Clark Performer
Sam Dratch Boss
Papa
The German Envoy
Al Eben Mussolini
Performer
Third 100% American
Man with Carriage
The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
Mr. Bureaucrash
Zitta Edinburgh Performer
Anthony Fazio Singer
A Guard
Tillie Feldman Performer
Irene Fox Performer
Sandra Gelman Performer
Eugene Goldstein Performer
Hyman Goldstein Performer
Enzo Grassi Performer
Nina Harary Performer
Performer
Hattie Hausdorf Performer
Tony Heath Boy
Banker
Chamberlain
Lynne Jaffee Invited Guest
Girl
The Expert
Harry Kadison General
Cop
Hyman Kaplan Performer
Rose Kaufman Prize Winner
Performer
Secretary
Passersby
Bella Kinburn Performer
Al Levy Boy
Performer
Bernadotte
Couple
Mrs. Dalyrymple's Nephew
May Martin Performer
Murray Modick Speaker
Performer
Union Man
Park Attendant
The Japanese Envoy
Mr. Stallalong
Japanese
Doorman
Betty Morrison Performer
Miriam Morrison Performer
Jean Newman Performer
Rose Newmark Performer
Olive Pearman Passersby
Performer
Grace Quatropani Prize Winner
Invited Guest
Passersby
Singer
Girl
Joseph Roth Performer
Ruth Rubinstein Performer
Performer
Fred Schmidt Schmaltz
Performer
Man on Bench
The Prime Minister
Retailer
A Storm Trooper
A Guard
Paul Seymour Performer
Isaac Sides Performer
Sidney Sklar Performer
Mae Spiegel Performer
Beatty Uretsky Performer
Millie Weitz Girl
Invited Guest
Singer
Lena
music by Harold J. Rome; lyrics by Harold J. Rome
(Unless otherwise noted)
 

ACT 1Sung By
First Impression Entire Company
Why sing of Skies Above? Boys and Girls
Public Enemy No. 1 Sung by Jean Nicita
The General is Unveiled General, Speaker, Secretary and Invited Guests
Sunday in the Park Papa, Mama, Boy, Girl, Cop, Balloon Man, Vendor, Couple, Man with Carriage, Lonesome Guy, Park Attendant, Radical, Man on Bench and Passersby
Dear Beatrice Fairfax Sung by Millie Weitz
Britannia Waives the Rules
(music by Bernece Kazounoff; lyrics by John La Touche and Arnold B. Horwitt)
The Prime Minister, The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, The Secretary of State for War, The First Lord of the Admiralty, The German Envoy, The Japanese Envoy and Miss Beamish
Men Awake Singers and Dance Group
ACT 2Sung By
Lorelei On the Rocks
(music by Bernece Kazounoff; lyrics by John La Touche)
Die Lorelei and A Storm Trooper
Lesson In Etiquette The Expert
What Good is Love? Sung by Grace Quatropani
One Big Union for Two Girls and Boys
Vassar Girl Finds a Job Sung by Millie Weitz
Four Little Angels of Peace Chamberlain, Mussolini, Japanese and Hitler
Slumming Party Mrs. Dalyrymple III, Mrs. Dalyrymple's Protege, Mrs. Dalyrymple's Nephew, Mrs. Dalyrymple's Aunt, Mrs. Dalyrymple's Uncle and Mrs. Dalyrymple's Chauffeur
We've Just Begun
(lyrics by Harold J. Rome and Charles Friedman)
Entire Company