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Two For The Show   

 
Booth Theatre , (2/08/1940 - 5/25/1940)
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Opening Date:Feb 08, 1940   
Closing Date:May 25, 1940 Total Performances:124

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Produced by Gertrude Macy and Stanley Gilkey
Sketches and lyrics by Nancy Hamilton; Music by Morgan Lewis; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek and Don Walker; "The Age of Innocence" and "Cookery" written by Richard Haydn; Vocal arrangements by Harold Cooke
Staged by John Murray Anderson; Sketches directed by Joshua Logan; Musical Staging by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by John Murray Anderson; Assistant to Mr. Du Bois: Mary Grant
Technical Director: Carlton Winckler; Stage Manager: Kurt Steinbart; Assistant Stage Mgr: Frank Spencer
Orchestra under the supervision of Ray Kavanaugh
Assistant to Mr. Anderson: Lauretta Jefferson; Press Representative: Fred Spooner
Cast
William Archibald Visitor
"The Show's The Thing"
Calypso Joe
"Calypso Joe"
Assistant Director
"Destry Has Ridden Again"
"Danse Macabre" Dancer
Tailor
"Where Do You Get Your Greens?"
"At Last It's Love" Dancer
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Eve Arden A Visitor
"The Show's The Thing"
Marlene
"Destry Has Ridden Again"
Mrs. Bullock
"Painless Distraction"
The Leader of the Band
"The All-Girl Band"
Miss Torrence
"To A Skylark"
Miss Caruthers
"Out of This World"
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Virginia Bolen Visitor
"The Show's The Thing"
A Maid
"Destry Has Ridden Again"
A Young Girl
"How High The Moon"
Miss Smith
"Painless Distraction"
Miss France
"The All-Girl Band"
"Strawberries" Singer
"At Last It's Love" Dancer
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Frances Comstock Visitor
"The Show's The Thing"
Bessie Bee Keesee
"The Guess-It Hour"
Aunt Lucy
"The Age of Innocence"
Miss Hungary
"The All-Girl Band"
"Sweet Lavender" Singer
The Lady of the Favors
"At Last It's Love"
Courtier
"Song of Spain"
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Norton Dean An Air Raid Warden
"How High The Moon"
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Alfred Drake Visitor
"The Show's The Thing"
Clifton Sharp
"The Guess-It Hour"
Piano Player
"Destry Has Ridden Again"
"The All-Girl Band" Singer
Rich Man
"Where Do You Get Your Greens?"
Tony
"To A Skylark"
"At Last It's Love" Dancer
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Brenda Forbes The Nurse
"The Show's The Thing"
Mrs. Lilly Higgens
"The Guess-It Hour"
"This 'Merry' Christmas Singer
Miss England
"The All-Girl Band"
Mrs. Brewster
"To A Skylark"
The Infanta
"Song of Spain"
Madame Charlotte
"Out of This World"
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Nadine Gae Visitor
"The Show's The Thing"
"Calypso Joe" Dancer
"Danse Macabre" Dancer
"Soft Shoe" Dancer
Miss Ameican Indian
"The All-Girl Band"
Adele
"To A Skylark"
"At Last It's Love" Dancer
"Fool For Luck" Dancer
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Willard Gary Visitor
"The Show's The Thing"
"Calypso Joe" Dancer
"That Terrible Tune" Singer
The Late-Comer
"At Last It's Love"
"Fool For Luck" Dancer
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Richard Haydn The New Arrival
"The Show's The Thing"
The Scout from Over-Seas
"The Age of Innocence"
Mr. Carp
"Cookery"
The Mayor
"The All-Girl Band"
The Man in the Stocks
"Where Do You Get Your Greens?"
Courtier
"Song of Spain"
Herbert
"Out of This World"
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Eunice Healy "Calypso Joe" Dancer
"That Terrible Tune" Singer
"That Terrible Tune" Dancer
Costermonger
"How High The Moon"
Miss Scotland
"The All-Girl Band"
Mistress Nell
"Where Do You Get Your Greens?"
"At Last It's Love" Dancer
"Fool For Luck" Dancer
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Visitor
"The Show's The Thing"
Betty Hutton Visitor
"The Show's The Thing"
"Calypso Joe" Singer
Betty
"The Age of Innocence"
"A House With A Little Red Barn" Swinger
Miss Ireland
"The All-Girl Band"
Little Miss Muffet
"Little Miss Muffet"
"At Last It's Love" Dancer
"The Jitter Dance" Dancer
"Fool For Luck" Singer
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Kathryn Kimber Visitor
"The Show's The Thing"
Una
"Destry Has Ridden Again"
A "Lady" of the Town
"How High The Moon"
"A House With A Little Red Barn" Singer
Miss Norway
"The All-Girl Band"
"Cherry Ripe" Singer
"At Last It's Love" Singer
"Fool For Luck" Singer
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Austine McDonnell Performer
Dean Norton Destry
"Destry Has Ridden Again"
Richard Smart The Doctor
"The Show's The Thing"
Assistant Announcer
"The Guess-It Hour"
"That Terrible Tune" Singer
Make-Up Expert
"Destry Has Ridden Again"
A Diplomat
"How High The Moon"
"A House With A Little Red Barn" Singer
Tinker
"Where Do You Get Your Greens?"
"At Last It's Love" Singer
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Robert Smith Radio Announcer
"The Guess-It Hour"
First Scout
"The Age of Innocence"
"That Terrible Tune" Singer
Cameraman
"Destry Has Ridden Again"
Visitor
"The Show's The Thing"
An Aviator
"How High The Moon"
"A House With A Little Red Barn" Swinger
Soldier
"Where Do You Get Your Greens?"
"At Last It's Love" Dancer
"Fool For Luck" Singer
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Tommy Wonder Visitor
"The Show's The Thing"
"Calypso Joe" Dancer
Second Scout
"The Age of Innocence"
"That Terrible Tune" Singer
Costermonger
"How High The Moon"
"Hot Foot" Dancer
Sailor
"Where Do You Get Your Greens?"
"At Last It's Love" Dancer
"The Jitter Dance" Dancer
"Waltz Variation" Dancer
"Fool For Luck" Dancer
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer
Keenan Wynn The Patient
"The Show's The Thing"
George T. Barnswallow
"The Guess-It Hour"
Director
"Destry Has Ridden Again"
Dr. Fifer
"Painless Distraction"
The Owner of the Band
"The All-Girl Band"
The King
"Where Do You Get Your Greens?"
The Spider
"Little Miss Muffet"
"Good Night, Miss Astor" Singer

That Terrible Tune
ACT 1
Calypso Joe
This 'Merry' Christmas
That Terrible Tune
That Terrible Tune
Destry Has Ridden Again
How High The Moon
That Terrible Tune
That Terrible Tune
A House With a Little Red Barn
The All-Girl Band
ACT 2
Where Do You Get Your Greens?
At Last It's Love
Song of Spain
Fool for Luck
Goodnight, Mrs. Astor