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Early to Bed   

 
Broadhurst Theatre , (6/17/1943 - 5/13/1944)
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Opening Date:Jun 17, 1943   
Closing Date:May 13, 1944 Total Performances:380

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: New York City


Production Staff
Produced by Richard Kollmar
Music by Thomas "Fats" Waller; Book by George Marion, Jr.; Lyrics by George Marion, Jr.; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Vocal arrangements by Clay Warnick
Staged by Richard Kollmar; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by George Jenkins; Costume Design by Miles White
Production Supervisor: Alfred Bloomingdale
Cast
Muriel Angelus Madame Rowena
George Baxter Coach
Helen Bennett Duchess
David Bethea Gardener
Anthony Blair Bartender
Eleanor Boleyn Butch
Ralph Bunker Mayor
Peggy Cordrey Interlude
Harold Cromer Caddy
Jane Deering Lois
Maurice Ellis Gendarme
Franklyn Fox Admiral Saint-Cassette
James W. Gardiner Wilbur
Angela Greene Isabella
Burt Harger Burt
Bob Howard Pooch
Louise Jarvis Marcella
Choo Choo Johnson Pauline
Jane Kean Eileen
Richard Kollmar El Magnifico
Charles Kraft Charles
Jeni Le Gon Lily Ann
John Lund O'Connor
Charlotte Maye Charlotte
Harrison Muller Junior
Dean Murphy Radio representation of President Roosevelt's voic
Honey Murray Minerva
Mary Small Jessica
Evelyn Ward Naomi
Ruth Webb Opal
George Zoritch Pablo
ACT 1Sung By
A Girl Who Doesn't Ripple When She Bends Jessica, Minerva, Caddy and Girls
There's Man in My Life Madame Rowena
Me and My Old World Charm El Magnifico
Supple Couple Jessica, Lily Ann, Pooch and El Magnifico
Slightly Less Than Wonderfull Lois and Pablo
Slightly Less Than Wonderfull (Reprise)Lily Ann, Pooch, Caddy, Gardener and Gendarme
This Is So Nice (It Must Be Illegal) Madame Rowena and El Magnifico
Hi-De-Ho High Pooch, Lily Ann, Caddy, Gardener, Gendarme, Naomi, Charles and Ensemble
The Ladies Who Sing With the Band Jessica, Madame Rowena, Eileen and Lois
There's "Yes" in the Air El Magnifico, Jessica, Eileen, Lois, Pablo, Burt, Charlotte, Minerva and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Get Away, Young Man Eileen, Junior, Charles, Wilbur and Ensemble
Long Time No Song El Magnifico and Madame Rowena
Early to Bed Jessica, Lois, Pablo, Burt, Charlotte, Caddy and Ensemble
There's Man in My Life (Reprise)Madame Rowena
When the Nylons Bloom Again Pooch and Lily Ann