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Beg, Borrow or Steal   

 
Martin Beck Theatre , (2/10/1960 - 2/13/1960)
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Opening Date:Feb 10, 1960   
Closing Date:Feb 13, 1960 Total Performances:5

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical comedy in two acts and twenty-one scenes
Setting: A run-down section of a monster American city. The 1950's.


Production Staff
Produced by Eddie Bracken, Carroll Masterson and Harris Masterson
Book by Bud Freeman; from a story by Bud Freeman and Marvin Seiger; Music by Leon Pober; Lyrics by Bud Freeman; Music orchestrated by Peter Matz and Hal Hidey; Musical Director: Hal Hidey
Directed by David Doyle; Staged by Billy Matthews; Choreographed by Peter Hamilton
Scenic Design by Carter Morningstar; Costume Design by Carter Morningstar; Lighting Design by Carter Morningstar
General Manager: Al Goldin; Company Manager: Jack Potter
Stage Manager: Bob Paschall, Joseph Dooley and Bruce Blaine
Press Representative: Harry Davies and Irvin Dorfman
Cast
Richard Armbruster Sam Lee Howard
Charles Arnett Sculptor
Virginia Barnes Poetry Lover
Eddie Bracken Pistol
Jean Bruno Mrs. Plonsky
Claiborne Cary Freida
Colleen Corkrey Pottery Girl
Harold Da Silva Flamenco Dancer
Michael Davis Rug Hooker
Shelia Dee Poetry Lover
David Doyle Blanding
Jack Drummond Patriot
Garold Gardner Dance Class
Betty Garrett Clara
Ellen Halpin Dance Class
Dell Hanley Lover
Tom Hestor Painter
Esther Horrocks Bar Girl
Adriana Keathley Flamenco Dancer
Georgia Kennedy Poetry Lover
Fred Kimbrough Guitarist
Sally Lee Modern Dance Leader
Fran Leone Knitter
Bill Linton Muscle
Bernice Massi Ethel
Biff McGuire Junior
Carmen Morales Dance Class
Willard Nagel Dance Class
Larry Parks Rafe
Estelle Parsons Ollie
Betty Rhodes Phil
Karen Sargent Judy
Beti Seay Model
Lucinda Stevens Mobile Artist
Michel Stuart Chess Player
Roy Stuart Jason
Mary Sullivan Lover
John Tormey Poet
Arthur Whitfield Chess Player
Keith Willis Knitter
Mara Wirt Kibitzer
Richard Woods Koppisch
Understudies: Richard Armbruster (Rafe), Bruce Blaine (Blanding, Koppisch), Colleen Corkrey (Ethel), Jack Drummond (Junior, Pistol), Dell Hanley (Jason), Cris Kane (Clara), Sally Lee (Judy, Phil) and Lucinda Stevens (Mrs. Plonsky, Ollie)

ACT 1Sung By
Some Little People The Ensemble
Rootless Junior
What Are We Gonna Do Tonight? Ollie, Phil and Judy
Poetry and All That Jazz Freida and Ensemble
Don't Stand Too Close to the Picture Rafe, Clara and Ensemble
Beg, Borrow or Steal Rafe
Beg, Borrow or Steal Rafe
No One Knows Me Clara
Zen Is When Pistol, Junior, Ethel and Jason
Clara Junior
You've Got Someting To Say Rafe and Clara
You've Got Someting To Say (Reprise)Rafe, Clara, Pistol, Junior and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Presenting Clara Spencer Clara, Knitter, Chess Players, Sculptor, Flamenco Dancer and Members of the Dance Class
I Can't Stop Talking Clara and Junior
It's All in Your Mind Rafe and Clara
In Time Junior
Think Clara
Little People Pistol and Company
Rafesville, U.S.A. Ethel and Jason
Beg, Borrow or Steal (Reprise)Rafe and Ensemble
Let's Be Strangers Again Clara and Junior
Little People (Reprise)The Entire Company