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New Century Theatre, (10/09/1947 - 12/20/1947)
Shubert Theatre, (12/22/1947 - 10/18/1948)
Broadway Theatre, (10/18/1948 - 7/02/1949)
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Opening Date: Oct 09, 1947    
Closing Date: Jul 02, 1949 Total Performances: 727

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New Brunswick, New Jersey. Atlantic City.

Production Staff
Produced by Monte Proser and Joseph Kipness
Book by Stephen Longstreet; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn; Based on "The Sisters Liked Them Handsome" by Stephen Longstreet; Dance arrangements by Genevieve Pitot; Music orchestrated by Phil Lang; Vocal arrangements by Bob Martin; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Miles White; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark; Assistant to Mr. White: Frank Thompson
General Manager: Jack Small; Company Manager: Jesse Long
Technical Supervisor: Peggy Clark; Production Manager: Archie Thomson; Stage Manager: George Hunter; Assistant Stage Mgr: Howard Lenters
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Philip Palmer
Asst. to the Choreographer: Gluck Sandor; Assistant to the Director: Robert Griffith; General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Casting: Howard Hoyt
Nanette FabraySara Longstreet
Phil SilversHarrison Floy
Mark DawsonHubert Ogglethorpe
Jack McCauleyHenry Longstreet
Nancy BabcockSinger
Jean Marie CaplesCorps de Ballet
Vincent CarboneCorps de Ballet
Gloria CasperSinger
Raul CeladaCorps de Ballet
A Popular Girl's Friend
Leonard ClaretCorps de Ballet
Clay ClementGeneral Longstreet
Edward ColeSinger
Carole ColemanShirley Simpkins
Ray CookSinger
Erno CzakoSinger
William DavidMr. Anderson
Evans DavisCorps de Ballet
John DennisSinger
Jacqueline DodgeA Popular Girl
Corps de Ballet
Joey FayeMr. Pontdue
Nathaniel FreyElmer Simpkins
Helen GallagherNancy
Estelle GardnerSinger
Margaret GavanSinger
Evelyn GilesCorps de Ballet
Tom GlennonCoach
Paul GodkinUncle Willie
Virginia GorskiCorps de Ballet
June GrahamCorps de Ballet
Donald HarrisElmer Simpkins, Jr.
Ronnie HartmanSinger
Neil HarwoodSinger
Edward HayesSinger
Fred HearnCorps de Ballet
Betty HyattCorps de Ballet
Christine KarnerCorps de Ballet
Dorothy KarrolSinger
Ray KirchnerCorps de Ballet
Elena LaneCorps de Ballet
Lois LeeFran
Sondra LeePlaymate of the Boy at the Picnic
Corps de Ballet
Howard LentersAnother Betting Man
Kay LewisCorps de Ballet
Louisa LewisCorps de Ballet
Fay MooreSinger
Tommy MortonCorps de Ballet
Ben MurphySinger
Hannah O'LearySinger
Arthur PartingtonA Boy at the Picnic
Corps de Ballet
Audrey PetersCorps de Ballet
William PiersonCorps de Ballet
Gloria SmithCorps de Ballet
Kenneth SpauldingCorps de Ballet
George SpelvinA Betting Man
Johnny StewartStevie Longstreet
Toni StuartCorps de Ballet
William SumnerCorps de Ballet
Roy TobiasCorps de Ballet
Eleonore TreiberCorps de Ballet
Don WeissmullerCorps de Ballet
Helene WhitneySinger
Understudies: Gloria Casper (Fran), Evans Davis (Henry Longstreet), Donald Harris (Stevie Longstreet), Ray Kirchner (A Boy at the Picnic), Elena Lane (A Popular Girl), Ben Murphy (Hubert Ogglethorpe), Audrey Peters (Nancy) and Eleonore Treiber (Playmate of the Boy at the Picnic)
Theatre World
winner 1948 Award [recipient] 
  Mark Dawson
Tony Award®
winner 1948 Choreographer [winner] 
 Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Sammy Cahn
ACT 1 Sung By
He Tried to Make a DollarSingers
Can't You Just See Yourself in Love with Me?Hubert Ogglethorpe (Oggle) and Fran
There's Nothing Like a Model THarrison Floy and Company
Next to Texas, I Love YouHubert Ogglethorpe (Oggle) and Fran
SecuritySara Longstreet, Fran and Singing Girls
Bird Watcher's SongSara Longstreet and Singing Girls
Get Away for a Day in the CountryHenry Longstreet, Stevie Longstreet and Singers
Papa, Wont You Dance with Me?Sara Longstreet, Henry Longstreet, Girls and Boys
ACT 2 Sung By
On a Sunday by the SeaSingers
You're My GirlHubert Ogglethorpe (Oggle) and Fran
I Still Get JealousSara Longstreet and Henry Longstreet
You're My BoyHarrison Floy and Mr. Pontdue
Nobody Ever Died for Dear Old RutgersHarrison Floy, Hubert Ogglethorpe (Oggle) and Singing Boys
He Tried to Make a Dollar (Reprise) Entire Company