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Higher and Higher   

 
Shubert Theatre , (4/04/1940 - 6/15/1940)
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Opening Date:Apr 04, 1940   
Closing Date:Jun 15, 1940 Total Performances:84

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York.


Production Staff
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart; Book by Gladys Hurlbut and Joshua Logan; Based on an idea by Irvin Pincus; Music orchestrated by Hans Spialek
Directed by Joshua Logan; Choreographed by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard
Conducted by Al Goodman
Cast
Ted Adair The Cat
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
June Allyson Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Irene Austin Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Jane Ball Purity
Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Robert Chisholm Byng
Eva Condon Hilda O'Brien
Ronnie Cunningham Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Sigrid Dagnie Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
The Bat
Lee Dixon Mike O'Brien
Kay Duncan Singing Girl
Eleanor Eberle Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Marta Eggert Minnie Sorenson
Vera Ellen Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Leif Erickson Patrick O'Toole
Cliff Ferre Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Janet Fox Ellen
Miriam Franklin Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
William Geery Singing Boy
Joseph Granville Singing Boy
The Gorilla
George Griffith Soda Jerker
Truckman
Jack Haley Zachary Ash
Bunnie Hightower Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Louis Hightower Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Gloria Hope Nursemaid
Singing Girl
Marguerite James Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Michael Moore Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Richard Moore Cop
Singing Boy
Marie Nash Singing Girl
Frederic Nay Coachman
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
The Handyman
Fin Olsen Snorri
Kay Picture Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
Burton Pierce Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Marie Louise Quevli Scullery Maid
Singing Girl
Jane Richardson Nursemaid
Singing Girl
Ladies' Maid
Harry Rogue Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Shirley Ross Sandy Moore
Robert Rounseville Soda Jerker
Truckman
Singing Boy
Joseph Scandur Cop
Singing Boy
Truckman
Jack Seymour Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Robert Shanley First Cop
Singing Boy
Sharkey Sharkey
Hollace Shaw Nursemaid
Singing Girl
Billy Skipper, Jr. Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Hilda Spong Miss Whiffen
Lyda Sue Higher and Higher Specialty Girl
The Frog
Carl Trees Footman
Higher and Higher Specialty Boy
Jack Whitney Couturier
Billie Worth Dottie
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
ACT 1Sung By
A Barking Baby Never Bites Zachary Ash and Sandy Moore
From Another World Minnie Sorenson, Zachary Ash, Sandy Moore, Hilda O'Brien, Byng and Company
Mornings at Seven Mike O'Brien, Dottie and Ensemble
Nothing But You Minnie Sorenson, Patrick O'Toole and Singers
Disgustingly Rich Zachary Ash, Sandy Moore, Mike O'Brien, Hilda O'Brien, Byng, Miss Whiffen, Dottie and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Blue Monday Byng, Nursemaid, Scullery Maid, Ladies' Maid and Ensemble
Ev'ry Sunday Afternoon Minnie Sorenson and Patrick O'Toole
Lovely Day for a Murder Mike O'Brien, Dottie and Ensemble
How's Your Health Zachary Ash, Minnie Sorenson and Patrick O'Toole
It Never Entered My Mind Sandy Moore
I'm Afraid Zachary Ash, Sandy Moore and Specialty Girls and Boys
I'm Afraid (Reprise)Sandy Moore, Ellen, Mike O'Brien, Byng, Hilda O'Brien, First Cop and Company
Finale Company