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Winter Garden Theatre, (11/01/1951 - 10/04/1952)
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Opening Date: Nov 01, 1951    
Closing Date: Oct 04, 1952 Total Performances: 350

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York City
Comments: On layoff from August 3 - August 31, 1952.



Production Staff
Produced by Paula Stone and Michael Sloane
Music by Johnny Mercer; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer; Book by Hy Kraft; Vocal arrangements and direction by Hugh Martin; Musical Director: Harold Hastings; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Featuring songs by Bill Finnigan; "Sans Souci" and "I Fought Every Step of the Way" orchestrated by Bill Finnigan; Dance arrangements by Lee Pockriss
Directed by Jack Donohue; Choreographed by Ron Fletcher
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Alvin Colt
Company Manager: Joe Roth; General Manager: Harry Zevin
Production Stage Manager: Fred Hebert; Stage Manager: Danny Brennan; Assistant Stage Mgr: Louis De Mangus
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Meyer Davis
Production Associate: Harry Zevin; General Press Representative: Bill Doll
Cast
Phil SilversJerry Biffle
Jack AlbertsonVic Davis
Florence BaumSales Girl
Dancer
Marion BurkeModel
Singer
Dean CampbellAnnouncer
Singer
Nikki CelliniDancer
Zachary A. CharlesRuss Wiswell
Donald CovertStagehand
Photographer
Singer
Sara DillonBubble Girl
Elevator Operator
Singer
Lindy DohertyCliff Lane
Herbie FayeMoe
Joey FayePinky
Herb FieldsPhotographer
Singer
Joan FieldsCustomer
Featured Dancer
Ed HanleyDanny
Mary HarmonA Passing Girl
Singer
Ken HarveyTV Technician
Photographer
Singer
Bradford HattonMr. Parker
Claude HeaterJuggler
Singer
Eve HebertScript Girl
Sales Girl
Dancer
Betsy HollandCustomer
Miss Pillsbury
Singer
Bill JoyceDancer
B.J. KeatingCustomer
Singer
Bob KoleSinger
John LavertyDancer
Hal LomanFeatured Dancer
Douglas LutherCustomer
Dr. Leroy
Singer
Judy LynnSally Peters
George MarciDancer
Rose MarieBetty Dillon
Don McKayPhotographer
Singer
Ted (Sport) MorganTed (Sport) Morgan
Basha RegisModel
The Magician's Assistant
Bob ScheererTommy
Dance Team
Laurel ShelbyCustomer
Singer
Judy SinclairThe Widow
Singer
Joy SkylarSales Girl
Dancer
Gloria Smith"Bubbles"
Dancer
Vivian SmithDancer
Walter StaneDancer
Bill SumnerDancer
Thelma TadlockDancer
Johnny TramaA Man
Ken UrmstonDancer
Walter WahlWalter
Polly WardSales Girl
Dance Team
Dancer
Beverly WestonBubble Girl
Singer
Understudies: Jack Albertson (Jerry Biffle), Danny Brennan (Danny), Dean Campbell (Cliff Lane), Donald Covert (Walter), Louis De Mangus (Russ Wiswell), Sara Dillon (Sally Peters), Ed Hanley (Moe, Pinky), Ken Harvey (Vic Davis), Hal Loman (Tommy), George Marci (Featured Dancer), Gloria Smith (Featured Dancer) and Hope Zee (Betty Dillon)
Tony Award®
winner 1952 Best Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Phil Silvers
music by Johnny Mercer; lyrics by Johnny Mercer
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
The Man of the Year This WeekEnsemble
You're So Beautiful That -Cliff Lane
Top BananaJerry Biffle, Vic Davis, Cliff Lane, Pinky and Moe
Elevator SongEnsemble
Hail to MacCracken'sEnsemble
Only If You're in LoveCliff Lane and Sally Peters
My Home Is in My ShoesTommy and Ensemble
I Fought Every Step of the Way
(music by Johnny Mercer and Bill Finnigan)
Betty Dillon
O.K. for TVJerry Biffle, Vic Davis, Sally Peters, Pinky, Moe, Danny and Russ Wiswell
Slogan SongJerry Biffle, Betty Dillon, Vic Davis, Sally Peters, Cliff Lane, Tommy, Pinky, Moe, Danny, Russ Wiswell and Mr. Parker
Meet Miss BlendoEntire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Sans Souci
(music by Johnny Mercer and Bill Finnigan)
Betty Dillon, Featured Dancer and Ensemble
A Dog Is a Man's Best FriendJerry Biffle, Ted (Sport) Morgan and The Grenadiers
That's For SureCliff Lane, Sally Peters and Ensemble
Be My Guest
A Word Is DayJerry Biffle and Betty Dillon
Top Banana BalletJerry Biffle and Ensemble
FinaleEntire Company