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Me and Juliet   

 
Majestic Theatre , (5/28/1953 - 4/03/1954)
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Opening Date:May 28, 1953   
Closing Date:Apr 03, 1954 Total Performances:358

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around the theatre in which "Me and Juliet" is currently playing.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by Magoro Operating Corporation
Produced by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Vocal arrangements by Don Walker; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola; Ballet arrangements: Roger Adams; Assistant to Mr. Dell'Isola: Robert Stanley
Directed by George Abbott; Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Robert Alton
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Assistant Designer to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey
General Manager: Morris Jacobs; Company Manager: Maurice Winters
Production Supervisor: Jerome Whyte; General Stage Manager: Charles Atkin; Stage Manager: Beau Tilden; Assistant Stage Mgr: James Hammerstein
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff; Music Copyist: Mathilde Pincus
General Press Representative: Michel Mok; Press Representative: Peggy Phillips and Frank Goodman; Casting: John Fearnley; Assistant Casting: Barbara Wolferman; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Assistant to Mr. Rodgers: Margot Hopkins; Assistant to Mr. Hammerstein: Mary Steele; Assistant to Mr. Alton: Ernest Flatt
Cast
Lance Avant Dancing Ensemble
Isabel Bigley Jeanie
Chorus Singer
Francine Bond Sadie
an Usher
Dancing Ensemble
Betty Buday Dancing Ensemble
Barbara Carroll Chris
Rehearsal Piano Player
Adele Castle Singing Ensemble
Mark Dawson Bob
Electrician
Grant Delaney Dancing Ensemble
Jack Drummond Singing Ensemble
John Ford Singing Ensemble
Bob Fortier Jim (Don Juan)
Principal Dancer
John George Dancing Ensemble
Penny Ann Green Dancing Ensemble
Randy Hall George
2nd Assistant Stage Manager
Henry Hamilton Voice of Mr. Harrison
Producer
Singing Ensemble
Gwen Harmon Miss Oxford
a Bit Player
Singing Ensemble
Lorraine Havercroft Mildred
another Usher
Dancing Ensemble
Bill Hayes Larry
Assistant Stage Manager
Richard Hermany Singing Ensemble
George S. Irving Dario
Conductor
Patty Ann Jackson Monica
Chorus Dancer
Dancing Ensemble
Jackie Kelk Herbie
Candy Counter Boy
Helene Keller Dancing Ensemble
Warren Kemmerling Singing Ensemble
Michael King Michael
a Chorus Boy
Singing Ensemble
Jack Konzal Dancing Ensemble
Lucia Lambert Dancing Ensemble
Larry Laurence Singing Ensemble
Joe Lautner Ruby
Company Manager
Harriet Leigh Dancing Ensemble
Sonya Lindgren Dancing Ensemble
Ralph Linn Ralph
Alley Dancer
Dancing Ensemble
Elizabeth Logue Dancing Ensemble
Susan Lovell Another Theatre Patron
Singing Ensemble
Shirley MacLaine Dancing Ensemble
Therese Mari Singing Ensemble
Arthur Maxwell Charlie (Me)
Featured Lead
Joan McCracken Betty
successor to Susie as Principal Dancer
Svetlana McLee Susie (Carmen)
Principal Dancer
Buzz Miller Buzz
Principal Dancer
Cheryl Parker Dancing Ensemble
Eddie Pfeiffer Dancing Ensemble
Edwin Philips Sidney
Electrician
Jack Rains Singing Ensemble
Georgia Reed Singing Ensemble
Deborah Remsen Voice of Miss Davenport
Choreographer
Singing Ensemble
Augustin Rodriguez Dancing Ensemble
Joe Schulman Stu
Bass Fiddle Player
Helena Scott Lily (Juliet)
Singing Principal
Thelma Scott Singing Ensemble
Dorothy Silverherz Dancing Ensemble
Barbara Lee Smith A Theatre Patron
Singing Ensemble
Bob St. Clair Dancing Ensemble
Thelma Tadlock Marcia
another aspirant for a dancing part
Dancing Ensemble
Norma Thornton Hilda
an aspirant for a dancing part
Dancing Ensemble
Janyce Ann Wagner Dancing Ensemble
Ray Walston Mac
Stage Manager
Herbert Wasserman Milton
Drummer
William Weber Dancing Ensemble
Rosemary Williams Dancing Ensemble
Understudies: Lance Avant (Jim (Don Juan)), Francine Bond (Betty), Jack Drummond (Sidney), Henry Hamilton (Dario, Ruby), Warren Kemmerling (Bob), Michael King (Larry), Larry Laurence (Mac), Ralph Linn (Buzz, Herbie), Jack Rains (Charlie (Me)), Georgia Reed (Lily (Juliet)), Deborah Remsen (Jeanie) and Thelma Tadlock (Susie (Carmen))

ACT 1Sung By
A Very Special Day Jeanie (Chorus Singer) and Trio
That's The Way It Happens Jeanie (Chorus Singer) and Trio
That's The Way It Happens (Reprise)Larry (Assistant Stage Manager)
Dance Impromptu Chorus, George (2nd Assistant Stage Manager) and Trio
Overture to "Me and Juliet" Dario (Conductor) and Orchestra
Opening of "Me and Juliet" Lily (Juliet) (Singing Principal), Jim (Don Juan) (Principal Dancer), Susie (Carmen) (Principal Dancer) and Charlie (Me) (Featured Lead)
Marriage Type Love Charlie (Me) (Featured Lead), Lily (Juliet) (Singing Principal) and Singers
Keep It Gay Bob (Electrician), Jim (Don Juan) (Principal Dancer) and Chorus
Keep It Gay (Reprise)Betty (successor to Susie as Principal Dancer) and Buzz (Principal Dancer)
The Big, Black Giant Larry (Assistant Stage Manager)
No Other Love Jeanie (Chorus Singer) and Larry (Assistant Stage Manager)
The Big, Black Giant (Reprise)Ruby (Company Manager)
It's Me Betty (successor to Susie as Principal Dancer) and Jeanie (Chorus Singer)
First Act Finale of "Me and Juliet" Lily (Juliet) (Singing Principal), Betty (successor to Susie as Principal Dancer), Charlie (Me) (Featured Lead), Jim (Don Juan) (Principal Dancer), Jeanie (Chorus Singer) and Chorus
ACT 2Sung By
Intermission Talk Herbie (Candy Counter Boy) and Chorus
It Feels Good Bob (Electrician)
Sequence in Second Act of "Me and Juliet" Charlie (Me) (Featured Lead), Jim (Don Juan) (Principal Dancer), Lily (Juliet) (Singing Principal) and Dancers
The Baby You Love Lily (Juliet) (Singing Principal) and Dancers
We Deserve Each Other Betty (successor to Susie as Principal Dancer), Jim (Don Juan) (Principal Dancer) and Chorus
I'm Your Girl Jeanie (Chorus Singer) and Larry (Assistant Stage Manager)
Second Act Finale of "Me and Juliet" Charlie (Me) (Featured Lead), Lily (Juliet) (Singing Principal), Betty (successor to Susie as Principal Dancer), Jim (Don Juan) (Principal Dancer) and Chorus
Finale of Our Play Entire Company