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Very Warm for May   

 
Alvin Theatre, (11/17/1939 - 1/06/1940)
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Opening Date: Nov 17, 1939    
Closing Date: Jan 06, 1940 Total Performances: 59

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Graham home, Great Neck, L.I.; Winnie's barn; Winnie's house.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Alvin Theatre Corporation (James O'Day and A.H. Pincus, Directors)
Produced by Max Gordon
Music by Jerome Kern; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music arranged by Russell Bennett; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music orchestrated by Russell Bennett; Musical Director: Robert Emmett Dolan
Book directed by Oscar Hammerstein II; Staged by Vincente Minnelli; Choreographed by Albertina Rasch and Harry Losee
Scenic Design by Vincente Minnelli; Costume Design by Vincente Minnelli
General Manager: Robert Milford
Stage Manager: Frank Hall; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Torpey and Bernard C. Hayman
Conducted by Robert Emmett Dolan
Press Representative: Nat Dorfman; Associate Press Representative: Rowland Field
Cast
Sylvia
June AllysonJune
Dolores AndersonDolores
Eve ArdenWinnie Spofford
Maxine BarratHoney
Seldon BennettSchlesinger
Beulah BlakeBeulah
Helen BlissHelen
Donald BrianWilliam Graham
Virginia CardMiss Wasserman
Peter ChambersMr. Magee
Andre ChariseAndre
William CollinsBill
Sally CravenSally
Milton DeLugg
Accordion
O'Cedar
Accordion
Helen DonovanHelen II
Eleanor EberleEleanor
Frank EganMr. Pratt
Vera EllenSusan
Bruce EvansElectrician
Marshal Fisher
Guitar
Marshal
Miriam FranklynMiriam
Kate FriedlichSylvia
Ralph Hansell
Drums
Ralph
Drums
Claire HarveyClaire
Louis HightowerLouis
Avon LongJackson
Walter LongWalter
Don LoperSmoothy Watson
Ethel LynnEthel
Matt Malneck
Violin
Alvin
Violin
Charles Marlowe
Trumpet
Homer
Trumpet
Ray MayerKenny
Grace McDonaldMay Graham
Len MenceBeamish
Frances MercerLiz Spofford
Rudy MillerRudy
Russ Morhoff
Bass
Russ
Bass
Kay PictureMiss Hyde
Jean Plummer
Piano
Jean
Piano
Marie Louise QuevliAlice
Richard QuineSonny Spofford
Joseph Quintile
Harp
Joseph
Harp
Pamela RandellPam
Jack SeymourJack
Robert ShackletonRaymond Sibley
Hollace ShawCarroll
Hiram ShermanOgdon Quiler
Max ShowalterLowell Pennyfeather
Ralph StuartCharles
Evelyn ThawlJane
Webb TiltonWebb
William TorpeyJethro Hancock
Jack WhitingJohnny Graham
Jack WilsonPeter
Billie WirthBillie
music by Jerome Kern; lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
ACT 1 Sung By
In Other Words, SeventeenMay Graham and William Graham
All the Things You AreOgdon Quiler, Liz Spofford, Carroll and Charles
Heaven in My ArmsJohnny Graham, Liz Spofford and Carroll
In Other Words, Seventeen (Reprise) Winnie Spofford
ACT 2 Sung By
That Lucky FellowRaymond Sibley
L'Histoire de Madame de la TourCarroll, Miss Wasserman, Jane and Andre
That Lucky LadyMay Graham
In the Heart of the DarkCarroll
Swing Low, Sweet ChariotMatty Malneck's Orchestra
All the Things You Are (Reprise) Matty Malneck's Orchestra
In the Heart of the Dark (Reprise) Liz Spofford
The Deer and the Park Avenue LadyAndre and Miss Hyde
All in FunLiz Spofford and Johnny Graham
All the Things You Are (Reprise) Kenny
All in Fun (Reprise) Kenny and Johnny Graham