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Majestic Theatre , (2/09/1939 - 5/27/1939)
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Opening Date:Feb 09, 1939   
Closing Date:May 27, 1939 Total Performances:127

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Sound Stage "7" of the Monotone Picture Corp., Hollywood, California.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Select Operating Corporation
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman
Music by Arthur Schwartz; Book by J. P. McEvoy; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Music orchestrated by Donald J. Walker, Hans Spialek and Al Goodman; Musical Director: Al Goodman
Staged by Joshua Logan; Choreographed by Carl Randall
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by John Hambleton; Assistant to Jo Mielziner: George Jenkins; Assistant to John Hambleton: Rose Bogdanoff
General Manager: Forrest C. Haring; Business Manager: J.H. Del Bondio
Stage Manager: Andy Anderson; Associate Stage Mgr: Robert Bentzen, Dave Weinstein and Ambrose Costello
Assistant to Dwight Deere Wiman: Lina Abarbanell; Assistant to Carl Randall: Edward Brinkman; Press Representative: Elise Chisholm; Assistant Press Representative: Howard Newman
Cast
Jimmy Durante Bill
Ethel Merman Jeanette Adair
Richard Carlson John Blake
Mildred Natwick Bess
Tamara Toumanova Tata
Anthony Albert Electrician
Gentleman of the Ballet
Alicia Alonso Lady of the Ballet
Fernando Alonso Gentleman of the Ballet
Italian Consul
Paul Alvin Gentleman of the Ballet
Savva Andreieff Gentleman of the Ballet
Richard Barbee Dawson
Walter Cassel Leading Man
Photographer
Gloria Clare Script Girl
Peggy Conrad Lady of the Ballet
Ambrose Costello Assistant Soundman
Watchman
German Consul
Davis Cunningham Second Assistant Director
Photographer
Dan Dailey Fifth Assistant Director
Natasha Dana Sixth Girl
Maria De Galanta Lady of the Ballet
Sandy Dietz Cameraman
Jane Everett Lady of the Ballet
Basil Galahoff Jockey
Gentleman of the Ballet
Ted Gary Assistant Director
Dwight Godwin Gentleman of the Ballet
French Consul
Gail Grant First Girl
Lady of the Ballet
Marion Haynes Lady of the Ballet
Thekla Horn Second Girl
Lady of the Ballet
Johanne Hoven Wardrobe Woman
Lady of the Ballet
Marjorie Johnstone Lady of the Ballet
Edward Kane Third Assistant Director
Photographer
Maria Karniloff Lady of the Ballet
Nora Kaye Dancing Girl
Lady of the Ballet
George Kiddon Gentleman of the Ballet
Kathryn Mayfield Maid
Rennie McEvoy Soundman
David Morris Carpenter
English Consul
Russel Protopoff Gentleman of the Ballet
Russian Consul
Frances Rands Fourth Girl
Lady of the Ballet
Richard Reed Gentleman of the Ballet
Audrey Reynolds Lady of the Ballet
Newcombe Rice Gentleman of the Ballet
Jerome Robbins Gentleman of the Ballet
Dawn Roland Babe
Phyllis Roque Fifth Girl
Robert Ross Darrow
Robert Shanley Fourth Assistant Director
Photographer
Roger Stearns Sixth Assistant Director
Olga Suarez Lady of the Ballet
Clinton Sundberg Wilder
Margaret Vasilieff Lady of the Ballet
Walter Wagner Cameraman
Mary Wickes Voice Coach
Mary Jane Williams Lady of the Ballet
Nancy Wiman Third Girl
music by Arthur Schwartz; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
ACT 1Sung By
Places, Everybody Company
One Brief Moment Leading Man, French Consul and Ensemble
This Is It Jeanette Adair and Photographers
All the Time John Blake and Tata
Self Made Man Bill
Okay for Sound Soundman, Babe and Ensemble
A Lady Needs a Change Jeanette Adair
Terribly Attractive Bill and Bess
Just a Little Bit More Jeanette Adair
ACT 2Sung By
As of Today Soundman, Fourth Girl, Voice Coach, Sixth Assistant Director, Maid, Carpenter, Fifth Assistant Director and Ensemble
He's Goin' Home Bill and Ensemble
I'll Pay the Check Jeanette Adair
Never a Dull Moment Babe, Assistant Director, Fifth Assistant Director, Soundman and Ensemble
This Is It (Reprise)Jeanette Adair
It's All Yours Jeanette Adair and Bill