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St. James Theatre , (12/26/1960 - 12/16/1961)
54th Street Theatre , (12/25/1961 - 1/13/1962)
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Opening Date:Dec 26, 1960   
Closing Date:Jan 13, 1962 Total Performances:400

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C. Now.
Comments: On layoff from July 24 - August 21, 1961.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Samuel H. Schwartz)
Produced by David Merrick and David Merrick; Associate Producer: Jones Harris and Jones Harris
Book by Garson Kanin and Garson Kanin; Music by Jule Styne and Jule Styne; Lyrics by Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Music orchestrated by Luther Henderson and Luther Henderson; Vocal arrangements and vocal direction by Buster Davis and Buster Davis; Dance arrangements by David Baker and David Baker
Directed by Garson Kanin and Garson Kanin; Choreographed by Marc Breaux, Deedee Wood, Marc Breaux and Deedee Wood; Associate Director: William Hammerstein and William Hammerstein
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson and Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff and Irene Sharaff; Coiffures by Michel Kazan and Michel Kazan; Assistant to Mr. Aronson: Ming Cho Lee, Lisa Jalowetz, Ming Cho Lee and Lisa Jalowetz; Lighting Design by Al Alloy and Al Alloy; Assistant to Miss Sharaff: Florence Klotz and Florence Klotz; Theatre sound and acoustical facilities engineered by Richard H. Ranger
General Manager: Jack Schlissel and Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Vince McKnight
Production Supervisor: Neil Hartley and Neil Hartley; General Stage Manager: Bernard Gersten; Stage Manager: May Muth; Assistant Stage Mgr: Bob McClure; Assistant to Mr. Hartley: Robert Schear and Robert Schear
Assistant Conductor: John Passaretti; Head Copyist: Brick Fleagle and Brick Fleagle; Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek and Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: Bill Doll; Assistant to the Director: Joan Suny and Joan Suny; Casting Director: Michael Shurtleff and Michael Shurtleff; Asst. to the Choreographer: Chad Block and Chad Block; Press Assistant: Jeanne Gilbert; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company, The Blaine Thompson Company, Fred Golden and Fred Golden
Cast
Phil Silvers Hubert Cram
Nancy Walker Kay Cram
David Burns Brains Berman
Nancy Dussault Tilda Mullen
George Givot Skin Demopoulos
George Mathews Fatso O'Rear
John Reardon John Henry Wheeler
Marilynn Allwyn A Casa Girl
An Animal Girl
Member of the Public
Doria Avila Member of the Public
Diane Ball A Casa Girl
An Animal Girl
Member of the Public
Chad Block James Russell Lowell, IV
Marilyn Child Thelma Berman
Frank Derbas A Waiter
Member of the Public
Sandra Devlin A Casa Girl
An Animal Girl
Member of the Public
David Gold The Interviewer
Member of the Public
Edward Grace Senator Redfield
Member of the Public
Regina Groves A Casa Girl
An Animal Girl
Member of the Public
Stuart Hodes The Photographer
Member of the Public
Curtis Hood Member of the Public
Daniel Jasinski Member of the Public
Marc Jordan The Headwaiter
Fatso's Lawyer
Member of the Public
Patti Karr Dance Team
An Animal Girl
Member of the Public
Betty Kent A Swinger
Gretchen
Member of the Public
Ray Kirchner Dance Team
The Sumo Student
Member of the Public
Barbara Lang Member of the Public
Josephine Lang Member of the Public
Al Lewis Moe Shtarker
Albert Linville The Recording Engineer
Senator Rogers
Ken Malone Member of the Public
Jim Marley Member of the Public
Bob McClure The Maitre D'
A Commentator
Member of the Public
James Moore Member of the Public
Al Nesor Wolfie
Dawn Nickerson Member of the Public
Ed Pfeiffer Member of the Public
Carolyn Ragaini Marsha
Member of the Public
Steve Roland Lou
The Chief Counsel
Member of the Public
Donna Sanders A Swinger
Member of the Public
Suzanne Shaw A Swinger
Member of the Public
Carol Stevens A Casa Girl
Wheeler's Secretary
An Animal Girl
Member of the Public
Allan Stevenson A Commentator
Liza Stuart Member of the Public
Dean Taliaferro A Casa Girl
Wheeler's Secretary
An Animal Girl
Member of the Public
Pat Tolson Brains' Lawyer
Member of the Public
Nancy Van Rijn A Casa Girl
An Animal Girl
Member of the Public
Richard Young Member of the Public
Standby: Bernie West (Hubert Cram)
Understudies: David Gold (James Russell Lowell, IV), Marc Jordan (Wolfie), Patti Karr (Kay Cram), Al Lewis (Fatso O'Rear), Jim Marley (Brains Berman, Moe Shtarker), Al Nesor (Skin Demopoulos) and Dawn Nickerson (Tilda Mullen)
Tony Award®
 1961 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Garson Kanin; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Produced by David Merrick
 1961 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Phil Silvers
 1961 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Nancy Walker
 1961 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Nancy Dussault
 1961 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Garson Kanin
Theatre World
nominee 1961 Award [recipient]
Nancy Dussault
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
ACT 1Sung By
Waiting, Waiting Kay Cram
All You Need Is a Quarter The Swingers
Take a Job Hubie and Kay Cram
It's Legitimate Hubie, Fatso O'Rear, Brains Berman, Skin Demopoulos and the Loaders
I Know About Love John Henry Wheeler
The Auditions Marsha, Lou and Gretchen
Cry Like the Wind Tilda Mullen
Ambition Hubie and Tilda Mullen
Success The Tilda Mullen Fans, Tilda Mullen, Hubie, Fatso O'Rear, Brains Berman and Skin Demopoulos
Fireworks Tilda Mullen and John Henry Wheeler
What's New at the Zoo Tilda Mullen and Animal Girls
Asking for You John Henry Wheeler
The Late, Late Show Hubie
ACT 2Sung By
Adventure Hubie and Kay Cram
Make Someone Happy John Henry Wheeler and Tilda Mullen
Don't Be Ashamed of a Teardrop Hubie, Fatso O'Rear, Brains Berman and Skin Demopoulos
V.I.P. The Public and Hubie
All of My LIfe Hubie
Finale Hubie, Kay Cram and Company