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46th Street Theatre , (10/07/1948 - 5/14/1949)
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Opening Date:Oct 07, 1948   
Closing Date:May 14, 1949 Total Performances:252

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Sketches from 1791 to the present day.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Operated by City Playhouses, Inc. (Louis A. Lotito, President)
Produced by Cheryl Crawford
Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Kurt Weill; Musical Director: Joseph Littau; Music orchestrated by Kurt Weill; Music arranged by Kurt Weill; Additional music by Irving Schlein
Directed by Elia Kazan; Choreographed by Michael Kidd
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: John Yorke
Production Stage Manager: Robert Calley; Stage Manager: James C. Wicker and Jules Racine
Orchestra Manager: Morris Stonzek
Press Director: Wolfe Kaufman
Cast
Nanette Fabray Susan Cooper
Ray Middleton Sam Cooper
Wana Allison Mother
Dancer
Rosalie Alter Tot
Child
Cheryl Archer Elizabeth Cooper
Elly Ardelty Trapeze Artist
Dorothea Berthelson Singer
Lyle Bettger William Taylor
Bill Bradley One of the Speedy Pair
Robert Byrn Hank
A Go-Getter
Singer
Tony Charmoli Lawyer
Dancer
Victor Clarke Charlie Hamilton
Boylan
Interlocutor
A Go-Getter
Singer
Jack Claus Father
Hep Cat
Dancer
David Collyer Leffcourt
A Go-Getter
Singer
Virginia Conwell Entertainer
Lenn Dale Ben
Tot
Child
John Diggs One of the Quartette
Nina Frenkin Child
Dancer
Janet Gaylord Dancer
Elizabeth Gibson Trapeze Artist
Vincent Gugleotti Child
Tot
Pat Hammerlee One of the Speedy Pair
Hep Cat
Dancer
Holly Harris Mary Jo
Miss Horoscope
Singer
Joseph James One of the Quartette
Jean Kinsella Correspondent
One of the Flighty Pair
Hep Cat
Dancer
Mark Kramer Will
A Go-Getter
Singer
Josephine Lambert Girl
Singer
Marie Leidal Girl
Singer
Jay Lloyd Hep Cat
Dancer
Jay Marshall The Magician
Carolyn Maye Singer
Miss Mysticism
Barbara McCutcheon Judy
Dancer
Scott Merrill Bell Hop
One of the Flighty Pair
Hep Cat
Dancer
Mariane Oliphant Hep Cat
Dancer
Lily Paget Soloist
Singer
Arthur Partington Punch
Dancer
Jules Racine Judge
A Go-Getter
Larry Robbins Slade
A Go-Getter
Singer
Stanley Simmons Dancer
Faye Elizabeth Smith Soloist
Singer
Sylvia Stahlman Miss Ideal Man
Singer
Johnny Stewart Johnny Cooper
David Thomas George Hamilton Beacon
Harvey
Leader
Mr. Cynic
A Go-Getter
Singer
Johnny Thompson Hobo
Evans Thornton Tim
Walt
Singer
Gene Tobin Jonathan Anderson
A Go-Getter
Singer
Peggy Turnley Singer
William Veasey One of the Quartette
Frank Westbrook Lawyer
Dancer
James Young One of the Quartette
Understudies: Wana Allison (Miss Horoscope, Miss Ideal Man, Miss Mysticism), Robert Byrn (Interlocutor), Victor Clarke (Leader), David Collyer (Mr. Cynic), Lenn Dale (Johnny Cooper), Holly Harris (Susan Cooper), Carol O'Donnell (Elizabeth Cooper), Jules Racine (The Magician, Walt) and Evans Thornton (Hobo, Sam Cooper, Will)
Tony Award®
winner 1949 Best Actress (Musical) [winner]
Performer: Nanette Fabray
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
ACT 1Sung By
Who Is Samuel Cooper? Mary Jo, George Hamilton Beacon, Jonathan Anderson, Charlie Hamilton, Hank and Women
My Name is Samuel Cooper Sam
Here I'll Stay Susan and Sam
Progress The Go-Getters
I Remember It Well Susan and Sam
Green-Up Time Susan, Men and Women
Green-Up Time (Dance) Punch and Dancers
Economics Quartette
Mother's Getting Nervous Three Tots
My Kind of Night Sam
Women's Club Blues Susan and Women
Dance Dancers
Love Song Hobo
I'm Your Man Sam, Slade, Charlie Hamilton, George Hamilton Beacon and Leffcourt
ACT 2Sung By
Ho, Bill O! Madigral Singers
I Remember It Well (Reprise)Sam and Susan
Is It Him or Is It Me Susan
Punch and Judy Get a Divorce (Ballet) Dancers
This Is the Life Sam
Here I'll Stay (Reprise)Charlie Hamilton
Minstrel Parade Minstrels
Madame Zuzu Miss Horoscope and Miss Mysticism
Taking No Chances Mr. Cynic
Mr. Right Susan and Miss Ideal Man