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The Cradle Will Rock   

 
Mansfield Theatre , (12/26/1947 - 1/10/1948)
Broadway Theatre , (1/28/1948 - 2/07/1948)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Dec 26, 1947   
Closing Date:Feb 07, 1948 Total Performances:34

Category: Musical, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Steeltown, U.S.A. During a Union Drive.


Production Staff
Produced by Michael Myerberg
Music by Marc Blitzstein; Book by Marc Blitzstein; Lyrics by Marc Blitzstein; Musical Director: Howard Shanet
Directed by Howard Da Silva
Conducted by Leonard Bernstein
Cast
Jack Albertson Yasha
Lucretia Anderson Chorus
Leonard Bernstein Clerk
Howard Blaine President Prexy
Edward Bryce Gent
Bugs
Robert Burr Chorus
Taggart Casey Cop
Rex Coston First Reporter
Chandler Cowles Dauber
Stephen West Downer Steve
Alfred Drake Larry Foreman
Brooks Dunbar Editor Daily
John Fleming Chorus
Ray Fry Professor Scoot
Will Geer Mr. Mister
Edmund Hewitt Professor Mamie
Gil Houston Second Reporter
Jo Hurt Sister Mister
Dennis King, Jr. Junior Mister
Marie Leidal Sadie Polock
Leslie Litomy Professor Trixie
Estelle Loring Moll
Harold Patrick Reverend Salvation
Robert Pierson Doctor Specialist
Michael Pollock Chorus
Germaine Poulin Chorus
Napoleon Reed Chorus
Walter Scheff Gus Polock
Hazel Shermet Attendant's Voice
Muriel Smith Ella Hammer
David Thomas Harry Druggist
Vivian Vance Mrs. Mister
Gwen Ward Chorus
Jesse White Dick
Theatre World
nominee 1948 Award [recipient]
Edward Bryce
music by Marc Blitzstein; lyrics by Marc Blitzstein
Moll's Song (I'm Checkin' Home Now) Moll
Moll and Gent Moll and Gent
Moll and Dick Moll and Dick
Moll and Druggist Moll and Harry Druggist
Oh, What a Filthy Night Court! Editor Daily, President Prexy, Yasha, Dauber, Doctor Specialist and Reverend Salvation
Mrs. Mister and Reverend Salvation Mrs. Mister and Reverend Salvation
Croon Spoon Professor Trixie and Sister Mister
The Freedom of the Press Editor Daily and Mr. Mister
Let's Do Something Professor Trixie and Sister Mister
Honolulu Reverend Salvation, Professor Trixie, Mr. Mister and Sister Mister
Drugstore Scene Harry Druggist, Steve and Bugs
Gus and Sadie Love Song Gus Polock and Sadie Polock
The Rich Yasha and Dauber
Ask Us Again Yasha, Dauber and Mrs. Mister
Art for Art's Sake Yasha and Dauber
Nickel Under the Foot Moll
Leaflets Larry Foreman
The Cradle Will Rock Larry Foreman
Faculty Room Scene Mr. Mister, President Prexy, Professor Trixie, Professor Mamie and Professor Scoot
Doctor and Ella Ella Hammer
Joe Worker Ella Hammer
The Cradle Will Rock (Reprise)Larry Foreman and Ensemble