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Make a Wish   

 
Winter Garden Theatre, (4/18/1951 - 7/14/1951)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 18, 1951    
Closing Date: Jul 14, 1951 Total Performances: 102

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: The action takes place on the Left Bank of Paris.



Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Harry Rigby, Jule Styne and Alexander H. Cohen
"Make A Wish" is owned and operated by "The Good Fairy" Co.
Music by Hugh Martin; Lyrics by Hugh Martin; Book by Preston Sturges; (Uncredited) book by Abe Burrows; Based on "The Good Fairy" by Ferenc Molnár; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin; Music orchestrated by Phil Lang and Allan Small; Vocal Direction: Buster Davis; Dance Music Arranged by Richard Pribor
Staged by John C. Wilson; Choreographed by Gower Champion
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois
Company Manager: Paul Groll
Production Stage Manager: Archie Thomson; Stage Manager: Neil Hartley
Advertising: Ingram Ash; Press Representative: Willard Keefe and David Tebet
The Composer wishes to acknowledge the valuable assistance of Jack Gray; Mr. Champion wishes to acknowledge the valuable assistance of Marge Champion
Cast
Nanette FabrayJanette
Gene BaylissDancer
Ray BordenSylvia Manon Trio
Aleen BuchananDancer
Dean CampbellSinger
Melville CooperMarius Frigo
Dick CrowleyDancer
Robert DavisSinger
Ray DorianDancer
Stephen DouglassPaul Dumont
Mary FinneyThe Madam
Helen GallagherPoupette
Ed GombosSinger
Mary HarmonSinger
Eda HeinemannDr. Didier
Carol HendricksSinger
David HuenergardtSinger
Anne HumphreySinger
Janie JanvierSinger
Margaret JeanneDancer
Lynn JoelsonDancer
Lida LoehringDancer
Harold LangRicky
John LavertyDancer
Carol LeeDancer
Phil LeedsDr. Francel
Douglas LutherSinger
Sylvia ManonSylvia Manon Trio
Ellen MartinSinger
Mike MasonSinger
Beverly McFaddenSinger
Don McKaySinger
Claire MitchellSinger
Peggy O'HaraSinger
Le Roi OpertiFelix Labiche
Rica OwenSinger
Ernie PrestonDancer
Jack PurcellDancer
Charlotte RayDancer
Richard ReedDancer
Sue ScottDancer
Bob ShaverSinger
Thelma TadlockDancer
Norma ThorntonDancer
Kenneth UrmstonDancer
David VogelSinger
Victor VoleySylvia Manon Trio
Howard WendellPoliceman
Sales Manager
Ken WhelanDancer
Standby: Iva Withers (Janette)
Understudies: Mary Finney (Dr. Didier), Lynn Joelson (Poupette), Richard Reed (Ricky), Victor Voley (Dr. Francel) and Howard Wendell (Marius Frigo)

ACT 1 Sung By
The Tour Must Go OnSinger, Girls and Boys
I Wanna Be Good'n BadJanette and Girls
The Time StepJanette, Poupette and Ricky
(You're Just) What I Was Warned AboutJanette
Who Gives a Sou?Janette, Paul Dumont, Poupette and Ricky
Folies Labiche Overture (Hello, Hello, Hello)Folies Chorus
Tonight You Are in PareeJanette, Girls and Boys
When Does This Feeling Go AwayPaul Dumont
Suits Me FinePoupette and Ricky
Students BallGirls and Boys
Paris, FranceEntire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
That Face!Poupette, Ricky, Girls and Boys
Make a WishJanette
I'll Never Make a Frenchman Out of YouPoupette and Ricky
Over and OverBoys and Janette
The Sale (Ballet)Dancers, Sylvia Manon Trio, Policeman, Girls and Boys
Over and Over (Reprise) Poupette and Ricky
Who Gives a Sou? (Reprise) Janette and Paul Dumont
Take Me Back to Texas With YouJanette, Poupette and Ricky
Suits Me Fine (Reprise) Girls and Boys
Finale-Make a WishJanette and Entire Company