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Something for the Boys   

 
Alvin Theatre , (1/07/1943 - 1/08/1944)
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Opening Date:Jan 07, 1943   
Closing Date:Jan 08, 1944 Total Performances:422

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Piccadilly Club, Kansas City; 6th Avenue at 50th Street, NYC; Defense Plant, Newark; Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, Texas; Old Hart Estate; New Harr Estate; Col. Grubbs home; The Texas Hotel, San Antonio.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Alvin Theatre Corporation (Alexander H. Pincus and Norman Pincus, Directors)
Produced by Michael Todd
Music by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Choral arrangements by William Parson; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek, Robert Russell Bennett, Don Walker and Ted Royal
Staged by Hassard Short; Choreographed by Jack Cole; Book directed by Herbert Fields; Additional numbers staged by Lew Kessler; Additional Numbers Staged by Lew Kessler
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Billy Livingston; Assistant to Mr. Bay: Albert A. Ostrander; Assistant to Mr. Livingston: Grace Houston; Lighting Design by Hassard Short
Company Manager: Louis Epstein
General Stage Manager: Sammy Lambert; Stage Manager: Murray Queen; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Torpey
Conducted by William Parson
Assistant to Mr. Cole: Lauretta Jefferson; General Press Representative: Bill Doll; Press Representative: Lewis Harmon and Frank Goodman; Assistant to Mr. Todd: Harry Bloomfield; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Ethel Merman Blossom Hart
Jimmy Allison Singer
Anita Alvarez Micheala
Alice Anthony Dancer
The Barnes Twins Lois & Lucille
Joseph Bell Singer
May Block Dancer
Betty Bruce Betty-Jean
William Callahan Corp. Burns
Stanley Catron Dancer
Madeleine Clive Mrs. Grubbs
Jean Coyne Dancer
Bob Davis Dancer
Betty Deane Dancer
Patricia Deering Dancer
Benny DeSio Dancer
Alan Fleming Singer
Jerry Florio Dancer
Albert Gaeta Dancer
Betty Garrett Mary-Frances
Aaron Gobetz Dancer
Ruth Godfrey Dancer
Dolores Goodman Dancer
Ray Harrison Dancer
Jack Hartley Lt. Col. S.D. Grubbs
Richard Harvey Singer
Betty Heather Dancer
Buddy Irving Singer
Margie Jackson Dancer
Allen Jenkins Harry Hart
Bill Johnson Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton
Jeanne Jones Dancer
Art Lambert Singer
Stuart Langley Sgt. Laddie Green
Paula Laurence Chiquita Hart
Bruce Lord Singer
William Lynn Mr. Tobias Twitch
David Mann Dancer
Paul Mario Singer
Remi Martell Sgt. Carter
Dancer
Paul Martin Dancer
John Mayo Singer
Frances Mercer Melanie Walker
Joseph Monte Singer
Duncan Noble Dancer
Jean Owens Dancer
Jed Prouty Roger Calhoun
Ricky Riccardi Dancer
Walter Rinner Burke
Singer
Leslie Shannon Dancer
Ethel Sherman Dancer
Puddy Smith Dancer
Nina Starkey Dancer
William Vaux Dancer
Joe Viggiano Dancer
Murvyn Vye Singer
William Weber Dancer
Patricia Welles Dancer
Helen Wenzel Dancer
June Wieting Dancer
Lou Wills, Jr. Dancer
Parker Wilson Dancer
Understudy: Betty Garrett (Blossom Hart)
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1Sung By
See That You're Born in Texas Ensemble
When My Baby Goes to Town Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton
Something for the Boys Blossom Hart and Boys
When We're Home on the Range Blossom Hart, Chiquita Hart and Harry Hart
Could It Be You? Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton and Boys
Hey, Good Lookin' Blossom Hart and Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton
Hey, Good Lookin' (Reprise)Betty-Jean, Corp. Burns, Girls and Boys
He's a Right Guy Blossom Hart
The Leader of a Big Time Band Blossom Hart
ACT 2Sung By
I'm in Love with a Soldier Boy Mary-Frances, Girls and Boys
There's a Happy Land in the Sky Blossom Hart, Chiquita Hart, Harry Hart, Mr. Tobias Twitch and Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton
He's a Right Guy (Reprise)Blossom Hart
Could It Be You? (Reprise)Staff Sgt. Rocky Fulton and Ensemble
By the Mississinewa Blossom Hart and Chiquita Hart