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Alvin Theatre , (12/21/1945 - 6/29/1946)
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Opening Date:Dec 21, 1945   
Closing Date:Jun 29, 1946 Total Performances:220

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: 1928 - 1929. Staten Island and Atlantic City

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Theatre Owned / Operated by Alvin Theatre Corporation (Alexander H. Pincus and Norman Pincus, Directors)
Produced by Paul Feigay and Oliver Smith
Music by Morton Gould; Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Musical Director: Max Goberman; Additional orchestrations: Philip J. Lang and Allan Small; Music orchestrated by Morton Gould
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by George Schaff
General Manager: Charles Harris
Technical Director: Peggy Clark; Stage Manager: Robert Griffith; Assistant Stage Mgr: Dan Sattler and Beverly Hume
Rehearsal Pianist: Trude Rittman; Orchestra Contractor: Gerald Rudy
Asst. to the Choreographer: Anita Alvarez; General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Press Representative: Thomas Barrows and Martha Dreiblatt
Lucas Aco Dancer
Jeri Archer Cigarette Girl
David Burns Dapper Welch
Tony Caffaro Singer
Robert Chisholm M.M. Montague
Horace Cooper J.C. Creasy
Danny Daniels Champ Watson
William David Pa Jones
Don De Leo Jerry Bonanza
Douglas Deane Neighbor
Jacqueline Dodge Dancer
Robert Edwin Watchman
Althea Elder Miss Texas
Peggy Anne Ellis Singer
Future Fulton Singer
Helen Gallagher Neighbor
Lynne Gammon Singer
Tony Gardell Violin Player
Harry Gary Jerry Bonanza Alternate
Alan Gilbert Reporter
Marathon M.C.
Virginia Gorski Chorine
Mitzi Green Georgia Motley
Maria Harriton Neighbor
Fred Hearne Dancer
Eddie Hodge Neighbor
Art Leffenbush
Doris Hollingsworth Singer
Beverly Hosier Neighbor
Ann Hutchinson Dancer
Douglas Jones Newsboy
Philip La Torre Singer
Joe Landis Dancer
Howard Lenters Neighbor
Cecille Mann Dancer
Joan Mann Chorine
Joan McCracken Maribelle Jones
James Mitchell Rocky (who dances)
Ray Morrissey Singer
Arthur Partington Dancer
Virginia Poe Chorine
Franklin Powell Singer
Anthony Reed Photographer
Emily Ross Ma Jones
Richard Sanford Master of Ceremonies
Rodney Gender
Betty Saunders Singer
Beth Shea Singer
Thelma Stevens Singer
Bill Summer Dancer
William Tabbert Rocky Barton
David Thomas Waiter
Richard Thomas Newsboy
Lorraine Todd Chorine
Shirley Van Esme
Allen Waine Dancer
Sydney Wylie Singer
music by Morton Gould; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
ACT 1Sung By
Million Dollar Smile (Billion Dollar Baby) The Radio
Who's Gonna Be the Winner Maribelle Jones, Miss Texas, Singers and Bathing Beauties
Dreams Come True Maribelle Jones, Rocky (who dances), Playboy and Good Time Charlie
Charleston Ensemble
Broadway Blossom Georgia Motley
Speaking of Pals Dapper Welch, Jerry Bonanza, Waiter, Violin Player, Rocky Barton and Ensemble
There I'd Be Georgia Motley and M.M. Montague
One Track Mind Esme and Champ Watson
Bad Timing Rocky Barton and Maribelle Jones
The Marathoners Dance Ensemble
A Lovely Girl Georgia Motley, Maribelle Jones and Jollities Beauties
ACT 2Sung By
Funeral Procession The Mob
Havin' a Time Georgia Motley
The Marathon Dance Champ Watson
Faithless M.M. Montague and Maribelle Jones
I'm Sure of Your Love Rocky Barton
A Life With Rocky Maribelle Jones
The Wedding Entire Company