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Imperial Theatre , (5/16/1946 - 2/12/1949)
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Opening Date:May 16, 1946   
Closing Date:Feb 12, 1949 Total Performances:1147

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Irving Berlin; Lyrics by Irving Berlin; Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields; Musical Director: Jay Blackton; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang, Russell Bennett and Ted Royal; Vocal arrangements by Joe Moon; Piano Arangements by Helmy Kresa
Directed by Joshua Logan; Choreographed by Helen Tamiris
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Assistant to Miss Ballard: Ellen Freeman; Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: Walter Jagemann and John Harvey
General Manager: Morris Jacobs; Company Manager: Maurice Winters
General Stage Manager: Charles Atkin; Stage Manager: Beau Tilden
Conducted by John Passaretti; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
General Press Representative: Michel Mok; Casting: John Fearnley; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Assistant to the Director: Ruth Mitchell; Vocal Coach: Margot Hopkins; Press Associate: Abner D. Klipstein
Cast
Ethel Merman Annie Oakley
Ray Middleton Frank Butler
Franca Baldwin Cowgirl
Ensemble
Truly Barbara Mrs. Ernest Henderson
Art Barnett Foster Wilson
Mr. Ernest Henderson
Jack Beaber Ensemble
Harry Bellaver Chief Sitting Bull
Leon Bibb Waiter
2nd Waiter
Janice Bodenhoff Ensemble
Kenny Bowers Tommy Keeler
Bernice Brady Ensemble
Jack Byron Timothy Gardner
Marlene Cameron Nellie
Annie's Sister
Pete Civello Ensemble
Victor Clarke Clyde Smith
Marjorie Crossland Sylvia Potter-Porter
Camilla De Witt Jessie
Annie's Sister
Robert Dixon Freddie
Cliff Dunstan Mac
Property Man
John Garth III Trainman
Major Domo
Mary Ellen Glass Little Girl
Marvin Goodis Ensemble
Mary Grey Cowgirl
Girl in White
Bernard Griffin Cowboy
Dr. Percy Ferguson
Ellen Hanley Mary
Vincent Henry Ensemble
Bobby Hookey Little Jake
Annie's Brother
Ray Hyson Ensemble
Walter John Yellow Foot
Pawnee's Messenger
Don Liberto Harry
Mr. Schuyler Adams
Ostrid Lind Louise
Ensemble
George Lipton Major Gordon Lillie
Pawnee Bill
Roslynd Lowe Ensemble
Jet MacDonald Girl in Pink
Elizabeth Malone Mrs. Black Tooth
Marty May Charlie Davenport
Dusty McCaffrey Ensemble
Roy Milton Ensemble
Ruth Mitchell Ensemble
Daniel Nagrin Iron Tail
Wild Horse
Ceremonial Dancer
Duncan Noble Ensemble
Betty Anne Nyman Winnie Tate
William O'Neal Col. Wm. F. Cody
Buffalo Bill
Lea Penman Dolly Tate
Edward Pfeiffer Ensemble
Jack Pierce Cowboy
Nancy Jean Raab Minnie
Annie's Sister
Nellie Ranson Mrs. Yellow Foot
Dorothy Richards Nancy
Mrs. Schyler Adams
Ensemble
Fred Rivett Mr. Lockwood
Ensemble
Harriet Roeder Ensemble
Alma Ross Mrs. Little Horse
Lubov Roudenko Riding Mistress
Clifford Sales Little Boy
Bernice Saunders Ensemble
Earl Sauvain Andy Turner
Rob Taylor Cowboy
John
Mr. Clay
Beau Tilden Coolie
Clyde Turner Porter
1st Waiter
Katrina Van Oss Girl With Bouquet
Marietta Vore Mrs. Percy Ferguson
Ensemble
Ruth Vrana Debutante
William Weslow Ensemble
Ken Whelan Ensemble
Mary Woodley Mabel
Ensemble
Helen Wysatt Ensemble
Understudies: Jack Beaber (Iron Tail, Wild Horse), Leon Bibb (Major Domo, Trainman), Marietta Vore (Sylvia Potter-Porter) and William Weslow (Iron Tail, Wild Horse)
music by Irving Berlin; lyrics by Irving Berlin
ACT 1Sung By
Buffalo Bill Charlie Davenport and Ensemble
I'm a Bad, Bad Man Frank Butler and Girls
Doin' What Comes Natur'lly Annie Oakley, Kids and Foster Wilson
The Girl That I Marry Frank Butler
You Can't Get a Man With a Gun Annie Oakley
Show Business Col. Wm. F. Cody (Buffalo Bill), Charlie Davenport, Frank Butler and Annie Oakley
They Say It's Wonderful Frank Butler and Annie Oakley
Moonshine Lullaby Annie Oakley and "Moonshine Lullaby" Trio
I'll Share It All With You Winnie Tate and Tommy Keeler
Ballyhoo Riding Mistress and Show People
Show Business (Reprise)Annie Oakley
My Defenses Are Down Frank Butler and Boys
Wild Horse Ceremonial Dance Wild Horse (Ceremonial Dancer), Indian Braves and Maidens
I'm an Indian Too Annie Oakley
Adoption Dance Annie Oakley, Wild Horse (Ceremonial Dancer) and Braves
ACT 2Sung By
Lost in His Arms Annie Oakley and Ensemble
Who Do You Love, I Hope Winnie Tate and Tommy Keeler
Sun in the Morning Annie Oakley, Ensemble and Dancers
They Say It's Wonderful (Reprise)Annie Oakley and Frank Butler
The Girl That I Marry (Reprise)Frank Butler
Anything You Can Do Annie Oakley and Frank Butler
Show Business (Reprise)Ensemble