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Great to Be Alive!   

 
Winter Garden Theatre, (3/23/1950 - 5/06/1950)
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Opening Date: Mar 23, 1950    
Closing Date: May 06, 1950 Total Performances: 52

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: An old Pennsylvania mansion.



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Theatre Owned / Operated by J. J. Shubert
Produced by Vinton Freedley; Produced in association with Anderson Lawler and Russell Markert
Music by Abraham Ellstein and Robert Russell Bennett; Book by Walter Bullock and Sylvia Regan; Lyrics by Walter Bullock; Orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett and Donald J. Walker; Musical Director: Max Meth; Arrangements for "Headin' for a Weddin'," "Dreams Ago" Waltz and "The Riddle" by Genevieve Pitot; Vocal arrangements by Crane Calder
Dances and musical numbers staged by Helen Tamiris; Directed by Mary Hunter
Scenic Design by Stewart Chaney; Costume Design by Stewart Chaney; Lighting Design by Stewart Chaney; Wig Design by David Lerch; Make-Up Design by Elizabeth Arden; Hair Design by Elizabeth Arden
General Manager: Robert Milford
Production Stage Manager: B.D. Kranz; Stage Manager: Larry Baker
General Press Representative: Karl N. Bernstein; Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson
Cast
Rod AlexanderAlbert
Valerie BettisKitty
Mark DawsonVince
Stuart ErwinWoodrow Twig
Bambi LinnBonnie
Vivienne SegalLeslie Butterfield
Martha WrightCarol
Leigh AllenSinger
Jeanne BalSinger
Lulu BatesBlodgett
Chuck BrunnerDancer
Fred BryanSinger
Aleen BuchananMaybelle
Ted CappyDancer
Ken CarrollThe Minister
Singer
Virginia CurtisSandra
Singer
Eleanor FairchildDancer
Roscoe FrenchDancer
Ed GombosSinger
Eleanore GregoryDancer
Barbara HeathDancer
Ann HutchinsonDancer
John JulianoSinger
Norma KaiserDancer
Don KennedyO'Brien
Betty LowPrudence
Jay MarshallCrumleigh
J.C. McCordJake
Ruth McVayneSinger
Joyce MitchellSinger
David NilloJonathan
Dancer
Russell NypeFreddie
Singer
Earl OxfordButch
Marjorie PetersonMimsey
Paul ReedRafferty
Harry Lee RogersDancer
Janice RuleDancer
Swen SwensonDancer
Robert WallaceSinger
Julia WilliamsSinger
music by Abraham Ellstein; lyrics by Walter Bullock
ACT 1 Sung By
When the Sheets Come Back from the LaundryKitty, Bonnie, Prudence, Maybelle, Albert, Jake, Crumleigh and Dancers
It's a Long Time Till TomorrowCarol and Vince
Headin' for a Weddin'Woodrow Twig, Kitty, Bonnie, Prudence, Maybelle, Albert, Jake, Crumleigh and Dancers
RedecorateButch
What a Day!Carol, Vince, Blodgett, Singers and Guests
Call It LoveCarol and Vince
There's Nothing Like ItBlodgett
Dreams AgoCarol and Vince
From This Day OnEntire Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Who Done It?Singer, Freddie, O'Brien, Rafferty, Blodgett and Guests
Blue DayCarol
That's a Man EverytimeLeslie Butterfield, Mimsey, Singer and Bridesmaids
You Appeal to MeLeslie Butterfield and Woodrow Twig
Who Done It? (Reprise) Blodgett
Let's Have a PartyKitty, Prudence, Jake and Dancers
Call It Love (Reprise) Carol and Vince
Thank You, Mrs. ButterfieldWedding Guests
FinaleEntire Company