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The Young Abe Lincoln   

 
Eugene O'Neill Theatre, (4/25/1961 - 5/07/1961)
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Opening Date: Apr 25, 1961    
Closing Date: May 07, 1961 Total Performances: 27

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: New Salem, Illinois - 1833
Comments: Opened off-Broadway at the York Playhouse April 3, 1961 for 18 performances; returned to the York for an additional 62 performances after the Broadway run.



Production Staff
Produced by Arthur Shimkin
Originally produced by Little Golden Theatre
Book by Richard N. Bernstein and John Allen; Music by Victor Ziskin; Lyrics by Joan Javits; Musical Director: Victor Ziskin; Special Dialogue and Lyrics by Arnold Sundgaard
Directed by Jay Harnick; Choreographed by Rhoda Levine
Scenic Design by Fred Voelpel; Costume Design by Fred Voelpel; Lighting Design by Fred Voelpel
Production Manager: John Allen; Stage Manager: William Falkner and Robert Darnell
Press Representative: Howard Atlee, Ruth Gage, Jane Randall, Lawrence Witchel and Edwin Douglass
Cast
Barbara CornettHannah
Lou CutellWilliam Berry
Robert DarnellJack Armstrong
Judy FosterAnn Rutledge
Ralston HillSeth
Ray HysonJohn McNeil
Ken KerchevalJosh
Joan KibrigMinnie
Tom NoelBowling Green
Dan ResinNinian Edwards
Darrell SandeenAbe Lincoln
Understudies: Barbara Cornett and Ralston Hill
music by Victor Ziskin; lyrics by Joan Javits
ACT 1 Sung By
The Same Old MeCompany
Cheer Up!Minnie and William Berry
You Can DanceAnn Rutledge and Abe Lincoln
Someone You KnowAbe Lincoln and Ann Rutledge
I Want to be a Little Frog in a Little PondAbe Lincoln, Minnie, William Berry, Bowling Green, Ninian Edwards and Anne Rutledge
Clarey Grove SongJack Armstrong, John McNeil and Josh
Don't P-P-Point Them Guns at MeJack Armstrong, John McNeil and Josh
The Captain Lincoln MarchWilliam Berry, Josh, John McNeil, Seth, Bowling Green and Abe Lincoln
Run, Indian, RunJack Armstrong, John McNeil, Josh, William Berry, Seth and Abe Lincoln
ACT 2 Sung By
Welcome Home MarchCompany
Vote for LincolnNinian Edwards, Bowling Green, Jack Armstrong, John McNeil, Josh, William Berry and Seth
I Want to be a Little Frog in a Little Pond (Reprise) Abe Lincoln and Men
Cheer Up! (Reprise) Minnie and William Berry
Frontier PoliticsNinian Edwards, Jack Armstrong, John McNeil, Josh, Seth, Bowling Green and William Berry
The Same Old Me (Reprise) Company