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Finian's Rainbow   

46th Street Theatre , (5/23/1960 - 6/01/1960)
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Opening Date:May 23, 1960   
Closing Date:Jun 01, 1960 Total Performances:

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Rainbow Valley, Missitucky.

Production Staff
Produced by New York City Center Light Opera Company (Jean Dalrymple: Director)
Transferred from City Center
Music by Burton Lane; Book by E.Y. Harburg and Fred Saidy; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Don Walker; Musical Director: Max Meth
Directed by Herbert Ross; Choreographed by Herbert Ross; Co - Choreographer: Peter Conlow
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Stanley Simmons; Lighting Design by Howard Bay
Production Stage Manager: Herman Shapiro; Stage Manager: Chet O'Brien
Press Representative: Tom Trenkle
Anita Alvarez Susan Mahoney
Carol Brice Maude
Jeannie Carson Sharon McLonergan
Biff McGuire Woody Mahoney
Howard Morris Og
Bobby Howes Finian McLonergan
Marilynn Allwyn Dancer
Issa Arnal Singer
Patty Austin Diane
John Boni Singer
Sorrell Booke Senator Billboard Rawkins
Eddie Bruce Buzz Collins
Nan Courtney Singer
Edgar Daniels Mr. Robust
Michael Darden Henry
Hugh Dilworth Singer
Julius C. Fields Dancer
Jerry Fries Dancer
Arthur Garrison Sam
Gene Gavin Dancer
Bill Glover 2nd Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer
Don Grey 1st Deputy
Robert Guillaume 2nd Geologist
Ellen Halpin Dancer
Tiger Haynes 3rd Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer
Loren Hightower Dancer
Marnell Higley Singer
Nat Horne Dancer
Barney Johnston 1st Geologist
Jerry Laws 1st Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer
Ronald Lee Dancer
Sally Lee Dancer
Mary Louise Singer
John McCurry 1st Sharecropper
Diane McDaniel Dancer
Tom McElhany Sheriff
Jim McMillan Howard
Larry Mitchell 2nd Deputy
Carmen Morales Dancer
Lispet Nelson Singer
Paul Olsen Dancer
Wakefield Poole
Broadway debut
Mavis Ray Dancer
Stephanie Reynolds Singer
Jaime Juan Rogers Dancer
Joe Ross Mr. Shears
Sandra Roveta Dancer
Ron Schwinn Dancer
Knute Sullivan 2nd Sharecropper
Jacqueline Walcott Dancer
Alyce Elizabeth Webb Singer
Beverly Jane Welch Singer
Myrna White Dancer
music by Burton Lane; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
ACT 1Sung By
This Time of the Year Ensemble
How Are Things in Glocca Morra? Sharon McLonergan
Look to the Rainbow Sharon McLonergan and Ensemble
Old Devil Moon Sharon McLonergan and Woody Mahoney
How Are Things in Glocca Morra? (Reprise)Sharon McLonergan
Something Sort of Grandish Susan Mahoney and Og
If This Isn't Love Sharon McLonergan, Woody Mahoney and Ensemble
Something Sort of Grandish (Reprise)Og
Necessity The Lyn Murray Singers
That Great 'Come-and-Get-It' Day Sharon McLonergan, Woody Mahoney and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
When the Idle Poor Become the Idle Rich Sharon McLonergan and Ensemble
Old Devil Moon (Reprise)Sharon McLonergan and Woody Mahoney
Fiddle Faddle Og
The Begat Senator Billboard Rawkins, 1st Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer, 2nd Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer and 3rd Passion Pilgrim Gospeleer
Look to the Rainbow (Reprise)Sharon McLonergan, Woody Mahoney and Ensemble
When I'm Not Near the Girl I Love Og and Susan Mahoney
If This Isn't Love (Reprise)Entire Ensemble
Finale Entire Company