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Courtin' Time   

National Theatre , (6/13/1951 - 6/30/1951)
Royale Theatre , (7/02/1951 - 7/14/1951)
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Opening Date:Jun 13, 1951   
Closing Date:Jul 14, 1951 Total Performances:37

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Maine, 1898.

Production Staff
Produced by James Russo and Michael Ellis; Produced in association with Alexander H. Cohen
Music by Don Walker and Jack Lawrence; Book by William Roos; Based on the play "The Farmer's Wife" by Eden Phillpotts; Lyrics by Jack Lawrence and Don Walker; Music and vocal arrangements by Don Walker; Musical Director: Bill Jonson
Staged by Alfred Drake; Choreographed by George Balanchine
Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang; Lighting Design by Ralph Alswang; Costume Design by Saul Bolasni
Stage Manager: James Gelb
Concert Grand Piano: Dorothea Freitag
Dance Captain: Audrey Keane
Effie Afton Harriet Hearn
Katherine Anderson Louisa Windeatt
Edward Andrews Dancing Ensemble
Hubert Bland Dancing Ensemble
Walter Brandin Singing Ensemble
Joe E. Brown Samuel Rilling
Michael T. Carolan Singing Ensemble
Patricia Casey Dancing Ensemble
Betty Jane Cocho Singing Ensemble
Peter Conlow George Mullins
Peter Deign Dancing Ensemble
Peggy Gavan Singing Ensemble
Gloria Hamilton Cathy Rilling
Glynn Hill Singing Ensemble
Audrey Keane Dancing Ensemble
Joan Keenan Singing Ensemble
John Michael King Singing Ensemble
Michael Kingsley Singing Ensemble
Rosemary Kuhlman Sadie
Singing Ensemble
William Maguire Dancing Ensemble
Mary Martinet Dancing Ensemble
Carmen Mathews Theresa Tapper
May Muth Polly
Singing Ensemble
Mary O'Fallon Laura
Singing Ensemble
Gloria Patrice Nell Rilling
Pat Poole The Brat
Dancing Ensemble
Charles Rule Singing Ensemble
Frances Sorenson Dancing Ensemble
Robert Strobel Singing Ensemble
Joseph Sweeney Mr. Hearn
John Taliaferro Singing Ensemble
Teddy Tavenner Millie
Singing Ensemble
David E. Thomas Fred Lawson
Theodor Uppman Carl Stevens
Elsa Van Horne Dancing Ensemble
Lawrence Weber Singing Ensemble
Earl William Larry Walton
Billie Worth Araminta
Lou Yetter Dancing Ensemble
Charles Zulkeski Dancing Ensemble
Theatre World
nominee 1952 Award [recipient]
Peter Conlow
music by Don Walker and Jack Lawrence; lyrics by Don Walker and Jack Lawrence
ACT 1Sung By
Today at Your House, Tomorrow at Mine Samuel Rilling, Carl Stevens, Fred Lawson, George Mullins and Male Emsemble
Fixin' for a Long, Cold Winter Samuel Rilling and Araminta
Araminta to Herself Araminta
An Old-Fashoined Glimmer in Your Eye Araminta, Cathy Rilling and Girls
Goodbye, Dear Friend, Goodbye Cathy Rilling and Larry Walton
The Wishbone Song Araminta, Cathy Rilling, Larry Walton, Nell Rilling, George Mullins, Carl Stevens and Ensemble
Smile Awhile Araminta
The Wishbone Song (Reprise)Dancing Ensemble
Too Much Trouble Samuel Rilling
Choose Your Partner Nell Rilling, Cathy Rilling, Larry Walton, Carl Stevens, Singing Ensemble and Dancing Ensemble
I Do, He Doesn't Araminta
Golden Moment Theresa Tapper and Samuel Rilling
I Do, He Doesn't (Reprise)Araminta
ACT 2Sung By
Johnny Ride the Sky Carl Stevens, Cathy Rilling and Singing Ensemble
Johnny and the Puckwudgies George Mullins, Nell Rilling and Dancing Ensemble
The Sensible Thing to Do Araminta and Larry Walton
The Wishbone Song (Reprise)Araminta, Cathy Rilling, Larry Walton, Nell Rilling and George Mullins
Masculinity Louisa Windeatt, Theresa Tapper and Harriet Hearn
Maine Will Remember the Maine Larry Walton, Carl Stevens, Mr. Hearn and Male Emsemble
Heart in Hand Samuel Rilling and Araminta
Finale Entire Company