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Charles Sherman's Musical Revue

 
Alvin Theatre , (12/15/1952 - 3/08/1953)
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Opening Date:Dec 15, 1952   
Closing Date:Mar 08, 1953 Total Performances:90

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Herman Bernstein
Produced by James Russo and Michael Ellis; Associate Producer: Clifford Hayman
Music by Vernon Duke; Lyrics by Ogden Nash; Additional Lyrics by Sammy Cahn; Sketches by Charles Sherman; Sketches written with Peter DeVries; Featuring songs by Sheldon Harnick ("A Man's Home"); Vocal arrangements by Milton Rosenstock; Ballet Music by Genevieve Pitot and David Baker; Music orchestrated by Don Walker ("Opening - Theatre is a Lady", "A Man's Home", "Roundabout", "Clear Blue Sky", "Esther" and "Haunted Hot Spot"), Clare Grundman ("Turn Me Loose on Broadway", "It Just Occured to Me", "Baby Couldn't Dance" and "Finale") and Phil Lang ("Roll Along, Sadie", "Purple Rose" and "Just Like a Man"); Additional sketches by Arnold B. Horwitt ("And a Little Child" and "When in Rome") and Lee Rogow ("And a Little Child" and "When in Rome"); Additonal sketch by Mort Green ("One's A Crowd") and Nat Hiken ("Jealousy"); Additional sketch by George Foster ("One's A Crowd"); Additional Sketch by Billy Friedberg ("Jealousy"); Scenario for "Roundabout" by Horton Foote and Jerome Robbins; "The Voice of Inexperience" by Oliver Wakefield
Sketches Directed by Jules Dassin; Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang; Costume Design by Miles White; Lighting Design by Ralph Alswang; Assistant to Mr. White: Elinor Robbins
General Manager: Clifford Hayman
Production Under the Supervision of John Murray Anderson; Production Stage Manager: Bill Ross; Stage Manager: Perry Bruskin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Howard Graham and May Muth
Musical Supervisor: Milton Rosenstock; Conducted by Milton Rosenstock; Assistant to Mr. Rosenstock: David Baker; Orchestra Contractor: Phil Palmer
Assistant to Mr. Robbins: June Graham; Publicity Director: Samuel J. Friedman; Press: Lenny Traube; Casting: Viola Rubber
Cast
Bette Davis Singer/Dancer of "Turn Me Loose on Broadway"
That One
One's A Crowd
Helen
Jealousy
Singer/Dancer of "Roll Along, Sadie"
Performer of "Street Scenes"
Jezebela
When in Rome
Sybill
Purple Rose
Singer of "Just Like a Man"
David Burns Stanley
Jealousy
Nora Kaye Girl
Baby Couldn't Dance
Dancer in "Roundabout"
The Stripper
Haunted Hot Spot
Hiram Sherman Introducer of "Opening - Theatre is a Lady"
Singer of "A Man's Home"
Reggie
One's A Crowd
Singer/Dancer of "Roll Along, Sadie"
Performer of "Street Scenes"
Peter ("Going to the Studio")
Peter ("Purple Rose")
Florence Baum Dancer in "It Just Occurred to Me"
Pupil
Baby Couldn't Dance
Dancing Ensemble
Jeanna Belkin Dancing Ensemble
Eleanor Boleyn Audience member
One's A Crowd
Dancer in "Roundabout"
She
Going to the Studio
Dancing Ensemble
Maurice Brenner Camera Man
Purple Rose
Perry Bruskin Announcer
Going to the Studio
David Burns Dudley Dawson
And A Little Child
Melvin
Esther
Strombolini
When in Rome
Bill Callahan Singer/Dancer of "Opening - Theatre is a Lady"
Boy
Baby Couldn't Dance
The Drummer
Haunted Hot Spot
Art Carroll Singing Ensemble
Bill Crach Voice
"Roundabout"
Cicero
Purple Rose
Francis Edwards Teen Ace
Clifford Fearl Audience member
One's A Crowd
Hilary
Purple Rose
Singing Ensemble
Ellen Hanley Singer of "Roundabout"
Singer of "Haunted Hot Spot"
Barbara Heath Dancer in "It Just Occurred to Me"
Pupil
Baby Couldn't Dance
Dancer in "Roundabout"
Dancing Ensemble
Sue Hight Audience member
One's A Crowd
Voice
"Roundabout"
Singer of "Clear Blue Sky"
Singing Ensemble
Dorothy Hill Audience member
One's A Crowd
Dancing Ensemble
William Inglis Dancer in "Roundabout"
Dancing Ensemble
George S. Irving Producer
And A Little Child
J.C.
One's A Crowd
Voice
"Roundabout"
Musician
When in Rome
Terrance
Purple Rose
Maria Karnilova Dancer of "Clear Blue Sky"
Esther
Esther
Peter Kelley Singer of "It Just Occurred to Me"
Singer of "Clear Blue Sky"
John Kelly Dancing Ensemble
Lenore Korman Singing Ensemble
William Krach Singing Ensemble
Loney Lewis
for Stanley Prager
Ralph Linn Dancer in "It Just Occurred to Me"
Dancer in "Roundabout"
Singer/Dancer of "Roll Along, Sadie"
Dancing Ensemble
Tina Louise Secretary
And A Little Child
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Singing Ensemble
Henry Mallory Teen Ace
Michael Mann Rollo
And A Little Child
Julie Marlowe Dancing Ensemble
Buzz Miller Ensemble in "Turn Me Loose on Broadway"
Singer/Dancer of "Roll Along, Sadie"
Native
Esther
The Pianist
Haunted Hot Spot
Helen Murielle Dancer in "It Just Occurred to Me"
Nina
When in Rome
Dancing Ensemble
May Muth Mrs. Wilkins
And A Little Child
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Hortense
Purple Rose
Singing Ensemble
Franklin Neil Butler ("And a Little Child")
Butler ("Purple Rose")
Singing Ensemble
Bob Neukum Singing Ensemble
Robert Neukum Usher
One's A Crowd
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Virgil
Purple Rose
Robert Orton Leader of the Teen Aces
Robert Pagent Singer/Dancer of "Turn Me Loose on Broadway"
Dancer in "It Just Occurred to Me"
Dancer in "Roundabout"
Dancer of "Clear Blue Sky"
Dancing Ensemble
Stanley Prager Harassed Gentleman
One's A Crowd
Thomaso
When in Rome
Basha Regis Audience member
One's A Crowd
Maid ("Purple Rose")
Singing Ensemble
Deborah Remsen Singer of "It Just Occurred to Me"
Voice
"Roundabout"
Ginger
Purple Rose
Singing Ensemble
Earl Renard Audience member
One's A Crowd
Horatio
Purple Rose
Porter
When in Rome
Job Sanders Ensemble in "Turn Me Loose on Broadway"
Dancer in "It Just Occurred to Me"
Dancing Ensemble
Gilbert Shipley Teen Ace
Armstead Shobey Teen Ace
Norman Shobey Teen Ace
Stanley Simmons Ensemble in "Turn Me Loose on Broadway"
Professor
Baby Couldn't Dance
Dancing Ensemble
Teddy Tavenner Audience member
One's A Crowd
Singing Ensemble
Oliver Wakefield Performer of "The Voice of Inexperience"
Doris Wolin Singing Ensemble
Understudies: Art Carroll (Singer of "Clear Blue Sky", Singer of "It Just Occurred to Me"), Sue Hight (Singer of "Haunted Hot Spot", Singer of "Roundabout"), George S. Irving (Introducer of "Opening - Theatre is a Lady", Performer of "Street Scenes", Peter ("Going to the Studio"), Peter ("Purple Rose"), Reggie), May Muth (Helen, Jezebela, Performer of "Street Scenes", Singer/Dancer of "Roll Along, Sadie", Singer/Dancer of "Turn Me Loose on Broadway", Sybill, That One), Stanley Prager (Dudley Dawson, Melvin, Stanley, Strombolini) and Teddy Tavenner (Audience member, Singer of "Clear Blue Sky", Voice)
Theatre World
nominee 1953 Award [recipient]
Peter Kelley
Tony Award®
winner 1953 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Hiram Sherman