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Broadhurst Theatre , (6/21/1951 - 11/24/1951)
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Opening Date:Jun 21, 1951   
Closing Date:Nov 24, 1951 Total Performances:182

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Indianapolis. 1907.

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Theatre Operated by Affiliated Theatre Building Co., Inc.; Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Milton Berle, Sammy Lambert and Bernie Foyer
Music by Walter Kent; Lyrics by Kim Gannon; Book by Sally Benson; Based on the novel by Booth Tarkington; Music arranged by Ted Royal; Musical Director: Vincent Travers; Choral arrangements by Crane Calder; Dance Musical Arrangements by Jesse Meeker
Staged by Hassard Short; Book Directed by Richard Whorf; Dances and Musical Numbers by Dania Krupska
Scenic Design by Stewart Chaney; Costume Design by David Ffolkes; Lighting Design by Hassard Short
General Manager: Nick Holde
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Jerry Adler
Music Contractor: Jack Maisell
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Frank Goodman; Dance Captain: Richard France
Frank Albertson Mr. Baxter
Bob Bakanic Don
Penny Bancroft Mrs. Parcher
Margaret Baxter Singer with the Orchestra
Alonzo Bosan Mr. Genesis
Joan Bowman Nan
Bonnie Brae Madge
King Calder Mr. Parcher
Carol Cole Ida
Ann Crowley Lola Pratt
Doris Dalton Mrs. Baxter
Maurice Ellis Genesis
Richard France Lester
Stan Grover Singer with the Orchestra
Joseph James Porter
Dick Kallman Joe Bullitt
Henry Lawrence Singer with the Orchestra
Dorothy Manko Singer with the Orchestra
Ellen McCown May Parcher
Sherry McCutcheon Jenny
Jim Moore Charlie
Harrison Muller George Crooper
Kenneth Nelson Willie Baxter
Darrell Notara Darrell
Bill Nuss Singer with the Orchestra
Greg O'Brien Bert
Elizabeth Pacetti Sue
Bill Reilly Dave
Betty Jane Seagle Jane Baxter
John Sharpe Johnnie Watson
Jeanne Shea Singer with the Orchestra
Paula Stewart Singer with the Orchestra
Ray Thomas Singer with the Orchestra
Helen Wood Emmie
Understudies: Penny Bancroft (Mrs. Baxter), Carol Cole (Emmie), Rochelle Enker (Jane Baxter), Richard France (Joe Bullitt), Joseph James (Genesis, Mr. Genesis), Dick Kallman (Willie Baxter), Al McGranary (Mr. Baxter, Mr. Parcher), Jim Moore (Johnnie Watson), Greg O'Brien (Alternate Dancer), Bill Reilly (George Crooper) and Paula Stewart (Lola Pratt, May Parcher)
Theatre World
nominee 1952 Award [recipient]
Dick Kallman
nominee 1952 Award [recipient]
Helen Wood
music by Walter Kent; lyrics by Kim Gannon
ACT 1Sung By
Weatherbee's Drug Store Joe Bullitt, Don, Lester, Charlie, Darrell, Dave and Johnnie Watson
This Was Just Another Day Lola Pratt and Willie Baxter
Things Are Gonna Hum This Summer Lola Pratt, May Parcher, Emmie, Joe Bullitt, Johnnie Watson, Charlie, Madge, Lester and Friends
How Do You Do, Miss Pratt? Willie Baxter
Summertime Is Summertime Emmie, Lester, May Parcher, Joe Bullitt and Friends
Reciprocity Lola Pratt, Don, Charlie, Lester, Dave, Darrell and Johnnie Watson
Ode to Lola May Parcher, Emmie, Nan, Madge, Ida, Jenny and Sue
Headache and Heartache Mrs. Baxter and Mr. Baxter
OO-OOO-OOO, What You Do to Me George Crooper
ACT 2Sung By
The Hoosier Way George Crooper, Emmie, Lester, Charlie, Ida and Friends
I Could Get Married Today Willie Baxter, Genesis and Mr. Genesis
After All, It's Spring May Parcher, Joe Bullitt and Friends
If We Only Could Stop the Old Town Clock Lola Pratt, Willie Baxter, George Crooper, Joe Bullitt, May Parcher, Emmie and Friends
After All, It's Spring (Reprise)The Company