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46th Street Theatre , (10/17/1960 - 4/23/1961)
First Preview:Oct 12, 1960 Total Previews:6
Opening Date:Oct 17, 1960   
Closing Date:Apr 23, 1961 Total Performances:216

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The island of Manhattan during the latter part of the 19th Century.

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Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; 46th Street Theatre Managing Director: Lester Osterman; 46th Street Theatre General Manager: Richard Horner
Produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
Book by George Abbott and Jerome Weidman; Based on the novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams; Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Musical Director: Hal Hastings; Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal; Dance arrangements by Jack Elliott
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by Joe Layton
Scenic Design by Cecil Beaton; Costume Design by Cecil Beaton; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann
General Manager: Carl Fisher
Production Stage Manager: Ruth Mitchell; Stage Manager: John Allen
Copyist Supervisor: Mathilde Pincus
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon; Casting: Judith Abbott; Advertising: Ingram Ash
Maurice Evans Reverend Brock
Ron Husmann Tommy
Jere Admire Dancer
Charles Aschmann Singer
Lee Becker Gertie
Raymond Bramley Purdy
Carvel Carter Prostitute
Gordon Cook Ellington
Lanier Davis Martin
Ralph Dunn Lt. Schmidt
The Pantata
Nancy Emes Prostitute
David Evans Dancer
Rex Everhart Joe
Roy Fant Deacon
Bob Fitch Drunk
John Ford Singer
Dorothy Frank Dorothy
Margery Gray Margie
Stokeley Gray Singer
Maria Graziano Singer
Mickey Gunnersen Dancer
Joe Hill Chairman
Jordon Howard Rooney
Gail Johnston Singer
Irene Kane Jessica
Sandy Leeds Dancer
Jack Leigh Dancer
Erin Martin Prostitute
Jack McCann Callahan
Wynne Miller Laura
Dargan Montgomery Young Man
Christine Norden Liz
Patsy Peterson Girl
Eddie Phillips Frye
Wakefield Poole Dancer
Marjorie Pragon Dancer
Claire Richard Singer
Michael Roberts Becker
Eileen Rodgers Nita
Elaine Rogers Mrs. Barker
Marguerite Shaw Nellie
Ron Stratton Dancer
Jayne Turner Dancer
Pat Turner Maggie
Understudies: Gordon Cook (Tommy), Nancy Emes (Nita), David Evans (Ellington), Bob Fitch (Frye), Margery Gray (Jessica), Stokeley Gray (Martin), Joe Hill (Purdy, Reverend Brock), Jordon Howard (Deacon, Joe), Gail Johnston (Laura), Erin Martin (Gertie), Claire Richard (Nellie), Michael Roberts (Lt. Schmidt) and Marguerite Shaw (Liz)
Theatre World
nominee 1961 Award [recipient]
Ron Husmann
Tony Award®
 1961 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Maurice Evans
 1961 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Ron Husmann
 1961 Best Costume Design (Musical) [nominee]
Costume Design by Cecil Beaton
music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
ACT 1Sung By
Bless This Land The Choir
Little Old New York Nita, Gertie and Company
Dr. Brock Reverend Brock
Artificial Flowers Tommy
What's In It For You? Reverend Brock and Tommy
Reform Gertie and Singers
Tommy, Tommy Laura
Artificial Flowers (Reprise)Margie
The Picture of Happiness Tommy
Dance Gertie, Frye and Company
Dear Friend Reverend Brock, Laura, Jessica and Dancer
The Army of the Just Reverend Brock, Martin, Dancer and Singers
How the Money Changes Hands Reverend Brock, Nita, Liz, Frye, Gertie and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Good Clean Fun Reverend Brock and Company
My Miss Mary Tommy, Laura and Singers
My Gentle Young Johny Nita
The Trial The Company
The Tenderloin Celebratioin Frye, Gertie and Company
Reform (Reprise)Gertie, Prostitute, Liz and Company
Tommy, Tommy (Reprise)Laura
Little Old New York (Reprise)The Company