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Happy Birthday   

Broadhurst Theatre , (10/31/1946 - 1/10/1948)
Plymouth Theatre , (1/12/1948 - 3/13/1948)
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Opening Date:Oct 31, 1946   
Closing Date:Mar 13, 1948 Total Performances:563

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Jersey Mecca Cocktail Bar in Newark, New Jersey.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Affiliated Theatre Building Co., Inc.
Produced by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
Written by Anita Loos; Incidental music by Robert Russell Bennett; Featuring songs by Richard Rodgers; Featuring songs with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and James Livingston
Directed by Joshua Logan
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Sound Design by Harold Burris-Meyer; Assistant designer to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey; Assistant to Miss Ballard: Anna Johnston; Assistant to Miss Ballard Frank Thompson
General Manager: Morris Jacobs; Company Manager: Harry Essex
General Stage Manager: David Gray, Jr.; Stage Manager: Ruth Mitchell; Assistant Stage Mgr: Philip Dakin
Conducted by Maurice Lefton; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
General Press Representative: Michel Mok; Assistant Press Representative: Abner D. Klipstein; Casting: John Fearnley; Assistant Casting: Ruth Bedford; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Jean Bellows June
Eleanor Boleyn Margot
Robert Burton Mr. Bemis
Dort Clark Don
Philip Dakin Policeman
Jack Diamond Herman
Charles Gordon Gabe
Phillip Gordon Manuel
Helen Hayes Addie
Thomas Heaphy Dad Malone
Louis Jean Heydt Paul
Margaret Irving Gail
Harry Kingston Mr. Nanino
James Livingston Bert
Enid Markey Tot
Lorraine Miller Maude
Jacqueline Paige Myrtle
Florence Sundstrom Bella
Ralph Theadore The Judge
Grace Valentine Emma
Musa Williams Glorious
Tony Award®
winner 1947 Best Actress in a Play [winner]
Helen Hayes
winner 1947 Best Costume Design [winner]
Lucinda Ballard