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Mexican Hayride   

Winter Garden Theatre, (1/28/1944 - 12/16/1944)
Majestic Theatre, (12/18/1944 - 3/17/1945)
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Opening Date: Jan 28, 1944    
Closing Date: Mar 17, 1945 Total Performances: 481

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts
Setting: Various spots in Mexico.

Production Staff
Produced by Michael Todd
Music by Cole Porter; Lyrics by Cole Porter; Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields; Musical Director: Harry S. Levant; Choral arrangements by William Parson; Music orchestrated by Russell Bennett and Ted Royal
Staged by Hassard Short; Choreographed by Paul Haakon; Book directed by John Kennedy; Opening and "Good-Will Movement" dance directed by Dan Eckley; "Girls" and "Abracadabra" directed by Lew Kessler; "Good-Will Movement" dance directed by Virginia Johnson
Scenic Design by George Jenkins; Costume Design by Mary Grant; Lighting Design by Hassard Short; Assistant to Mr. Jenkins: Chase Adams and Peggy Clark
Company Manager: William G. Norton
General Stage Manager: Sammy Lambert; Stage Manager: John Scott; Assistant Stage Mgr: Margaret Sande
Manager of Orchestra Personnel: Charles Kunen
Assistant to Mr. Haakon: Margaret Sande; Assistant to Mr. Short: William Strahlman; General Press Representative: Bill Doll; Press Representative: Lewis Harmon; Assistant to Mr. Todd: Harry Bloomfield; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Bobby ClarkJoe Bascom
alias Humphrey Fish
Eva ReyesLottery Girl
Claire AndersonWoman Vendor
Richard AndreDancer
Anita ArdenShow Girl
Gail BannerShow Girl
Thor BassoeDancer
Morton BeckSinger
Richard BengaliChief of Police
Aleks BirdDancer
Lois BoltonTillie Leeds
Leonard BushongDancer
Bill CallahanBilly
Nancy CallahanShow Girl
Cynthia CavanaughShow Girl
Jean ClevelandMrs. Augustus Adamson
John ConradMariachi Player
Jeanne CoyneDancer
Margaret CuddyDancer
Jean CummingsSinger
Sergio DeKarloMiguel Correres
Dorothy DurkeeMme. Lupescu
Jimmy DuttonChild
Virginia EdwardsLydia Toddle
Wilbur EvansDavid Winthrop
Malka FarberDancer
Francine FernandezChild
Charles FlynnSinger
Lydia FredericksSinger
Marjorie GayeDancer
Janet GaylordDancer
George GivotLombo Campos
Arthur GondraCarol
Ex-King of Roumania
Frank GuzzardoMariachi Player
Paul HaakonPaul
Perdita HansonSinger
June HavocMontana
William HearneSinger
Anne HelmDancer
Horton HendersonPicador
2nd Merchant
Ben Hernandez3rd Merchant
Peggy HolmesDancer
Edmund HowlandDancer
Mildred HughesShow Girl
Catherine HyattDancer
Dorothy HyattDancer
Barbara JevneSinger
Candy JonesShow Girl
Barry KentSinger
Alicia KrugDancer
Bobby Lane5th Merchant
Ramona LangDancer
James LanphierDancer
Terry LaskyDancer
William A. LeeMr. Augustus Adamson
Danny LeedsSinger
David LeonardSenor Martinez
Lucille LewisSinger
Ted LundDancer
Luba MalinaDagmar Marshak
Andrea MannShow Girl
Margie MarkleShow Girl
Grace MartinSinger
James MateSinger
Martha McKinneyShow Girl
Jerry MeilanDancer
Edith MeiserEadie Johnson
Tony MontellSinger
Gar MooreSinger
Corinna MuraLolita Cantine
Dean MylesDancer
John O'NeilSinger
Leon PalmerDancer
Rose Marie PataneSinger
Gedda PetrySinger
Donald PowellDancer
Raul ReyesJose
1st Merchant
Eric RobertsAugustus, Jr.
John RobinsonMariachi Player
Jimmy RussellDancer
Naomi SandersSinger
Eric SchepardDancer
Jeanne ShelbyMrs. Molly Wincor
Armando SistoSinger
Jerry SylvonPicador
4th Merchant
Robert TavisSinger
Vera TeatomDancer
Eleanor TennisEleanor
Aura VainioDancer
Pat VecchioMariachi Player
Joe ViggianoDancer
Robert WatoffSinger
Betty WilliamsDancer
Hank WolfLottery Boy
music by Cole Porter; lyrics by Cole Porter
ACT 1 Sung By
Sing to Me, GuitarLolita Cantine and Ensemble
The Good-Will MovementDavid Winthrop and Ensemble
I Love YouDavid Winthrop
I Love You (Reprise) David Winthrop
There Must Be Someone for MeDagmar Marshak
CarlottaLolita Cantine and Ensemble
GirlsJoe Bascom (alias Humphrey Fish) and Girls
ACT 2 Sung By
What a Crazy Way to Spend SundayGirls and Boys
AbracadabraDagmar Marshak and Boys
I Love You (Reprise) David Winthrop
Count Your BlessingsMontana, Joe Bascom (alias Humphrey Fish) and Lombo Campos