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The Conquering Hero   

 
ANTA Playhouse , (1/16/1961 - 1/21/1961)
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Opening Date:Jan 16, 1961   
Closing Date:Jan 21, 1961 Total Performances:8

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: The "Chez Victory" club; the train; the station at Hillsdale; the Truesmith house; the town hall; the Mayor's office; others.


Production Staff
Produced by Robert Whitehead and Roger L. Stevens; Produced by special arrangement with Emka, Ltd.
Book by Larry Gelbart; Music by Moose Charlap; Lyrics by Norman Gimbel; Music arranged by Robert Ginzler and Sid Ramin; Music orchestrated by Robert Ginzler and Sid Ramin; Dance arrangements by Fred Werner; Musical Director: Sherman Frank; Vocal arrangements by Sherman Frank; Based on "Hail, the Conquering Hero" by Preston Sturges
Directed by Albert Marre; Choreographed by Todd Bolender
Scenic Design by Jean Rosenthal and William Pitkin; Costume Design by Patton Campbell; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Walter Rinner
Press Representative: Barry Hyams
Cast
Tom Poston Woodrow Truesmith
John Aristides The Enemy Captain
Dancer
Lee Barry Doorman
Singer
Margery Beddow Dancer
Burt Bier MP
Singer
Kay Brown Libby Callan
Geoffrey Bryant Reverend Cox
Richard Buckley Ronnie
Shirley Chester Singer
Tony Craig Singer
Georgia Creighton Singer
Marlene Dell Dancer
Brina Dexter Effie
Singer
Bob Dixon Pfc. O'Dell
Shellie Farrell Dancer
Walter Farrell Pfc. Doyle
Pat Ferrier Dancer
Charlotte Frazier Singer
Marianne Gale Singer
Edith Gresham Mrs. Noble
William Guske Dancer
T. J. Halligan A General
Doc Johnson
Kathe Howard Dancer
Reby Howells Dancer
Bob Kaliban Master of Ceremonies
Whiteman
Kenny Kealy Gene
Elizabeth Kerr Mrs. Truesmith
Dick Korthaze Dancer
Erik Kristen Waiter
Dancer
William LeMassena Nightclub Manager
Judge Callan
Betty Hyatt Linton Dancer
Jane Mason Sue Anne Barnes
Ed Mastin Singer
Bill McDonald Cpl. Ganz
John McMartin Forrest Noble
Bernie Meyer Pfc. Pasco
Dale Moreda Dancer
Don Morgan Conductor
Singer
Charles Rule Singer
James Senn Dancer
Lionel Stander Sgt. Murdock
Marilyn Stark Nightclub Performer
Singer
Fred Stewart Mayor Noble
Michel Stuart Dancer
Samye Van Bartender
music by Moose Charlap; lyrics by Norman Gimbel
ACT 1Sung By
Girls! Girls! Doorman and the Marines
Five Shots of Whiskey Sgt. Murdock, Pfc. O'Dell, Pfc. Doyle, Cpl. Ganz and Pfc. Pasco
Hail, the Conquering Hero! Woodrow Truesmith and Company
Must Be Given to You The Company
Wonderful, Marvelous You Woodrow Truesmith, Libby Callan and Gene
Truth The Company
Won't You Marry Me? Libby Callan
The River Bank Sue Anne Barnes and Woodrow Truesmith
Only Rainbows Woodrow Truesmith, Pfc. O'Dell, Pfc. Doyle and Cpl. Ganz
The Campaign Woodrow Truesmith and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
One Mother Each Sgt. Murdock, Pfc. O'Dell, Pfc. Doyle, Cpl. Ganz and Pfc. Pasco
Must Be Given to You (Reprise)The Company
I'm Beautiful Libby Callan and the Marines
Rough Times Libby Callan and Gene
Yours, All Yours Woodrow Truesmith, Sue Anne Barnes and Ensemble
Won't You Marry Me? (Reprise)Woodrow Truesmith
Hail, the Conquering Hero! (Reprise)Entire Company
Only Rainbows (Reprise)Entire Company