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Beat the Band   

46th Street Theatre, (10/14/1942 - 12/12/1942)
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Opening Date: Oct 14, 1942    
Closing Date: Dec 12, 1942 Total Performances: 67

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: A Theatrical Agents Office, The Terrace, The Apartment, A Corridor, the Savoy-Perkins Hotel in Washington D.C., and a Peach Orchard

Production Staff
Produced by George Abbott
Music by Johnny Green; Book by George Marion, Jr. and George Abbott; Lyrics by George Marion, Jr.; Music orchestrated by Don Walker
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by David Lichine
Scenic Design by Samuel Leve; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop
Evelyn BrooksBand Girl
Ralph BunkerMr. Pirosch
Joan CaulfieldVeronica
John ClarkeHotel Owner
Brian ConnaughtFirst Detective
Doris DowlingBell Girl
Dancing Girl
Cliff DunstanHotel Manager
Toni GilmanWillow Willoughby
Averell HarrisDon Domingo
Eunice HealeyPrincess
Eunice HealyPrincess
Juanita JuarezMamita
James LaneDoorman
Jerry LesterHugo Dillingham
Johnny MackTrumpet Player
Susan MillerQuerida
Marc PlattSecond Detective
Leonard SuesDrummer
Damon Dillingham's Band
Romo VincentBuster da Costa
Jack WhitingDamon Dillingham
music by Johnny Green; lyrics by George Marion, Jr.
ACT 1 Sung By
Down Through the AgentsBuster da Costa, Wiman Girls, Cole Porter Girls, Script Girls, Bistro Girls, Ballet Boys, Male Quartet and Saroyan Boy
Free, Cute and Size FourteenHugo Dillingham and Princess
Song of Two IslandsQuerida
Keep It CasualDamon Dillingham and Querida
Proud of YouDamon Dillingham
Break It UpBuster da Costa and Damon Dillingham's Band
Let's Comb BeachesDamon Dillingham and Querida
America Loves a BandQuerida, Damon Dillingham, Princess, Buster da Costa, Mamita, Hugo Dillingham, Ensemble and Damon Dillingham's Band
ACT 2 Sung By
The Afternoon of a PhoneyBuster da Costa and Clients
MenMamita and Querida
(The) Steam Is On the BeamPrincess, Band Girl, Damon Dillingham, Buster da Costa, Drummer, Trumpet Player, Dancers, Damon Dillingham's Band and Ensemble
I'm Physical, You're CulturedHugo Dillingham and Willow Willoughby
Every Other HeartbeatQuerida, Damon Dillingham, Drummer and Singing Girls
The Four Freedoms-CalypsoMamita, Damon Dillingham, Hugo Dillingham, Buster da Costa and Entire Company