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Follow the Girls   

 
New Century Theatre , (4/08/1944 - 6/12/1944)
44th Street Theatre , (6/12/1944 - 6/02/1945)
Broadhurst Theatre , (6/04/1945 - 5/18/1946)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Apr 08, 1944   
Closing Date:May 18, 1946 Total Performances:888

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Great Neck Long Island in August of 1943


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Dave Wolper; Produced in association with Albert Borde
Book by Guy Bolton and Eddie Davis; Additional text by Fred Thompson; Music by Dan Shapiro, Milton Pascal and Phil Charig; Lyrics by Dan Shapiro, Milton Pascal and Phil Charig; Music orchestrated by Joe Glover, Charles Cook, Van Cleve, Walter Paul, Bob Haggart, Julian Work, Geo. Leeman, Ernie Watson, Cornell Tannassy and Henry Cowen; Vocal arrangements by Bobby Tucker
Entire production devised and staged by Harry Delmar; Dances and Ensembles by Catherine Littlefield
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Lou Eisele; Lighting Design by Howard Bay; Sound Consultant: Saki Oura
General Manager: Thomas V. Bodkin
Stage Manager: Edward Scanlon; Assistant Stage Mgr: Frank Kreig and Robert Kirland
Conducted by Will Irwin; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Albert Pearl
Fabric for Costumes and Draperies by Dazian's, Inc.; Press Representative: Zac Freedman; Asst. to the Choreographer: Dorothie Littlefield; Dance Supervisor: Francois Brouillard
Cast
Gertrude Niesen Bubbles LaMarr
Jackie Gleason Goofy Gale
Tim Herbert Spud Doolittle
Val Valentinoff Sailor Val
Felix Charrel
Buster West Dinky Riley
Danny Aiello Dancing Boy
Norma Amigo Showgirl
Roy Andrews Dancing Boy
Al Bahr Dancing Boy
Irina Baranova Anna Viskinova
Francois Brouillard Dancing Boy
Charles Conaway, Jr. Marine
Virginia Conrad Dancing Girl
Kay Crespi Showgirl
Lee Davis Petty Officer Banner
The Di Gatanos Dance Team in Canteen
Bob Emmett Dancing Boy
Toni Gilman Phyllis Brent
Ernest Goodheart Doorman
Shore Patrol
Ray Hamilton Dancing Boy
Virginia Harriot Dancing Girl
Richard Harvey Singer
Walter Hastings Dancing Boy
Bill Herne Singer
Ruth Joseph Showgirl
Dorothy Keller Peggy Baker
Terry Kelly 1st Girl Fan
Dancing Girl
Bernard Kovler Singer
Frank Kreig Seaman Pennywhistle
Archie Smith
Erik Kristen Dancing Boy
George Lambrose Singer
Kathryn Lazell Cigarette Girl
Larry Lieberman Singer
Walter Long Captain Hawkins
Rae MacGregor 2nd Girl Fan
Dancing Girl
Charles Martin Singer
Patricia Martin Dancing Girl
Lee Mayer Dancing Girl
Larry Mayo Singer
Don Miraglia Dancing Boy
Lillian Moore Dancing Girl
Merritta Moore Dancing Girl
Joan Myles Showgirl
Nancy Newton Dancing Girl
John O'Neil Singer
Dell Parker Flirtatious Miss
Showgirl
Frank Parker Bob Monroe
Mitzi Perry Dancing Girl
Sherri Phillips Dancing Girl
Ben Piazza Dancing Boy
Dorothea Pinto Showgirl
David Pullman Dancing Boy
Arthur Randy Dancing Boy
Ruth Rathbun Dancing Girl
Ruthe Reid Dancing Girl
Herbert Ross Dancing Boy
Renee Russell Dancing Girl
Edna Ryan Dancing Girl
George Sabo Dancing Boy
June Sitarr Showgirl
George Spaulding Officer Flanagan
Geraldine Stroock Catherine Pepburn
Bill Tabbert Yokel Sailor
Singer
Henry Tatler Dancing Boy
Robert Thomas Singer
Ken Tibbetts Dancing Boy
Frank Touhey Singer
Robert Tower Dan Daley
Myra Weldon Dancing Girl
Dorothy Wygal Showgirl
ACT 1Sung By
At the Spotlight Canteen Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines
Where You Are Bob Monroe and Anna Viskinova
You Don't Dance Peggy Baker, Sailor Val, Boys and Girls
Strip Flips Hip Bubbles LaMarr and Boys
Thanks for a Lousy Evening Spud Doolittle, Peggy Baker and Dinky Riley
You're Perf Bubbles LaMarr, Goofy Gale, Boys and Girls
Twelve O'Clock and All Is Well Bubbles LaMarr
Out for No Good Dinky Riley
You Don't Dance (Reprise)Boys and Girls
Where You Are (Reprise)Bob Monroe and Anna Viskinova
Follow the Girls Bubbles LaMarr and Entire Company
ACT 2Sung By
John Paul Jones Bob Monroe, Boys and Girls
Where You Are (Reprise)Bubbles LaMarr and Anna Viskinova
I Wanna Get Married Bubbles LaMarr and Bridesmaids
Today Will Be Yesterday Tomorrow Bob Monroe and Marines
You're Perf (Reprise)Boys and Girls
A Tree That Grows in Brooklyn Bubbles LaMarr, Goofy Gale, Spud Doolittle and Dinky Riley