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Hollywood Pinafore   
or the Lad Who Loved a Salary

Alvin Theatre, (5/31/1945 - 7/14/1945)
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Opening Date: May 31, 1945    
Closing Date: Jul 14, 1945 Total Performances: 52

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The Pinafore Pictures Studio in Hollywood

Production Staff
Produced by Max Gordon; Produced in association with Meyer David
Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Book and Lyrics revised by George S. Kaufman; Based on the H.M.S. Pinafore by W. S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan; Ballet orchestrated by Hans Spialek; Additional orchestrations by Stephen Jones
Staged by George S. Kaufman; Choreographed by Douglas Coudy and Anthony Tudor
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Mary Percy Schenck and Kathryn Kuhn; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
General Manager: Ben A. Boyar
Production Supervisor: Arnold Saint-Subber; General Stage Manager: Yola Miller; Stage Manager: Mortimer O'Brien
Conducted by George Hirst; Choral Assistant Silas Engum
Press Representative: John Peter Toohey
Sally BillingsEnsemble
Mary Alice BinghamEnsemble
Eleanor BoleynEnsemble
Shirley BoothLouhedda Hopsons
Russ BrownBob Beckett
John ButlerEnsemble
Dean CampbellEnsemble
Ronald ChetwoodEnsemble
Harold ColeEnsemble
Jack CollinsEnsemble
Helene ConstantineEnsemble
Diana CordayMiss Gloria Mundi
Daniel De PaoloDoorman
Annamary DickeyBrenda Blossom
Charles S. DubinEnsemble
Silas EngumEnsemble
William GaxtonDick Live-Eye
Florence GeorgeEnsemble
Jane HansenEnsemble
Barbara HeathEnsemble
Stanley HerberttEnsemble
Lucy HillaryEnsemble
Howard HoffmanEnsemble
Jackson JordanSecretary
Barry KentEnsemble
Josephine LambertEnsemble
James MateEnsemble
John MathewsEnsemble
Ella MayerLittle Miss Peggy
Margaret McKennaEnsemble
Virginia MeyerEnsemble
Candace MontgomeryEnsemble
Victor MooreJoseph W. Porter
Ann NewlandEnsemble
Jeanne NorthEnsemble
Shaun O'BrienEnsemble
Regis PowersEnsemble
Eleanor PrentissSecretary
Jack PurcellEnsemble
Pamela RandellMiss Beverly Wilshire
George RaselyMike Corcoran
Gilbert RussellRalph Rackstraw
Annette SorellEnsemble
Drucilla StrainSecretary
Larry StuartEnsemble
Ernest TaylorGuard
Jeffrey WarrenEnsemble
Mary WickesMiss Hebe
Mary WilliamsEnsemble
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by George S. Kaufman
ACT 1 Sung By
Simple Movie FolkMiss Gloria Mundi, Miss Beverly Wilshire, Little Miss Peggy, Girls and Ensemble
Little Butter-UpLouhedda Hopsons
An Agent's Lot Is Not a Happy OneDick Live-Eye
A Maiden Often SeenRalph Rackstraw, Miss Beverly Wilshire and Ensemble
I'm a Big Director at PinaforeMike Corcoran and Ensemble
Here on the LotBrenda Blossom
Joe Porter's Car is SeenMale Chorus and Ensemble
I Am the Monarch of the JointJoseph W. Porter, Miss Hebe and Ensemble
When I Was a LadJoseph W. Porter and Ensemble
A Writer Fills the Lowest NicheBob Beckett, Ralph Rackstraw, Guard and Ensemble
Never Mind the Why and WhereforeDick Live-Eye and Ensemble
Refrain, Audacious Scribe/ Proud Lady, Have Your WayRalph Rackstraw, Brenda Blossom, Miss Hebe and Ensemble
Can I Survive This Overbearing?Dick Live-Eye, Brenda Blossom, Miss Hebe, Ralph Rackstraw, Bob Beckett and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Fair MoonMike Corcoran
I Am the Monarch of the Joint (Reprise) Joseph W. Porter, Miss Hebe and Ensemble
Success StoryEnsemble
Hollywood's a Funny PlaceLouhedda Hopsons and Joseph W. Porter
To Go Upon the StageBrenda Blossom
He Is A Movie ManJoseph W. Porter, Dick Live-Eye and Ensemble
The Merry Maiden and the JerkDick Live-Eye and Joseph W. Porter
Carefully on Tiptoe StealingBrenda Blossom, Ralph Rackstraw, Dick Live-Eye, Mike Corcoran and Ensemble
Pretty Daughter of MineMike Corcoran, Ralph Rackstraw, Miss Hebe, Joseph W. Porter, Dick Live-Eye and Ensemble
Farewell, My OwnRalph Rackstraw, Brenda Blossom, Miss Hebe, Joseph W. Porter, Louhedda Hopsons, Bob Beckett and Ensemble
This Town I Now Must ShakeLouhedda Hopsons and Ensemble