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Of Thee I Sing   

 
Ziegfeld Theatre , (5/05/1952 - 7/05/1952)
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Opening Date:May 05, 1952   
Closing Date:Jul 05, 1952 Total Performances:72

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: In and around New York, Washington and Atlantic City.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Billy Rose
Produced by Chandler Cowles and Ben Segal
Book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind; Music by George Gershwin; Lyrics by Ira Gershwin; Musical Director: Maurice Levine; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by David Baker; Assistant Musical Dir.: John Morris; Assistant Orchestrator: Seymour Ginzler
Directed by George S. Kaufman; Musical Numbers and Ensembles Staged by Jack Donohue
Scenic Design by Albert Johnson; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark; Assistant to Irene Sharaff: Florence Klotz
General Manager: Paul Groll
General Stage Manager: Joseph Olney; Stage Manager: Jerry Adler; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tom Wells and Jon Geyans
Musical Supervisor: David Craig; Music Contractor: Meyer Davis
Vocal Director: David Craig; Production Associate: William Tiernan and Charles F. Spalding; Production Coordinator: Ann Noyes; Asst. to the Choreographer: Joan Mann; Press Representative: Nat Dorfman and Irvin Dorfman; Assistant to the Musical Director: John Morris; Assistant to the Orchestrator: Seymour Ginzler; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Jack Carson John P. Wintergreen
Paul Hartman Alexander Throttlebottom
Florenz Ames The French Ambassador
Arlene Anderson Showgirl
Ken Ayers Flunkie
Singer
Vicki Barrett Dancer
Jean Bartel Beauty Contestant
Showgirl
Betty Buday Dancer
Claudia Campbell Singer
Louise Carlyle Chambermaid
Singer
Norman Clayton Singer
Georgine Darcy Dancer
Crandall Diehl Dancer
Gregg Evans Showgirl
Charlotte Foley Showgirl
Donald Foster Senator Robert E. Lyons
Howard Freeman Senator Carver Jones
Warren Galjour Singer
J. Corkey Geil Dancer
Skeet Guenther Dancer
Jay Harwick Singer
Keith Kaldenberg Singer
Joe Kerrigan Singer
Michael King Flunkie
Singer
William Krach Flunkie
Singer
Lenore Lonergan Diana Devereaux
Jonathan Lucas Sam Jenkins
Joan Mann Emily Benson
Mort Marshall Announcer
Chief Senate Clerk
James McCracken Singer
Al McGranary Chief Flunkey
Peggy Merber Dancer
Betty Oakes Mary Turner
J. Pat O'Malley Francis X. Gilhooley
Bob Oran Yusef Yussevitch
Helen Rice Singer
Dorothy Richards Showgirl
Jeanne Schlegel Singer
Frank Seabolt Dancer
Robert F. Simon Louis Lippman
Siri Showgirl
Loring Smith Matthew Arnold Fulton
Joanne Spiller Singer
Pat Stanley Dancer
Abe Stein Vladimir Vidovitch
Bob Tucker Dancer
Jeanne Tyler Showgirl
Gloria Van Dorpe Singer
Charlotte Van Lein Showgirl
Larry Weber Singer
Tom Wells Attaché
Jack Whiting The Chief Justice
Guide
Senator from Massachusettes
Parker Wilson A Sightseer
Dancer
Understudies: Vicki Barrett (Emily Benson), Jean Bartel (Diana Devereaux), J. Corkey Geil (Sam Jenkins), Mort Marshall (Alexander Throttlebottom), Al McGranary (Matthew Arnold Fulton), Helen Rice (Mary Turner), Tom Wells (Announcer, Chief Senate Clerk, Francis X. Gilhooley) and Jack Whiting (John P. Wintergreen)
music by George Gershwin; lyrics by Ira Gershwin
ACT 1Sung By
Wintergreen for President Ensemble
Who Is the Lucky Girl To Be? Diana Devereaux and Ensemble
The Dimple on My Knee Diana Devereaux, Sam Jenkins and Ensemble
Because, Because Diana Devereaux, Sam Jenkins and Ensemble
As the Chairman of the Committee Matthew Arnold Fulton and Company
How Beautiful Company
Never Was There a Girl So Fair Company
Some Girls Can Bake a Pie John P. Wintergreen and Company
Love Is Sweeping the Country Sam Jenkins, Emily Benson and Ensemble
Of Thee I Sing John P. Wintergreen, Mary Turner and Company
(Here's) a Kiss for Cinderella John P. Wintergreen and Ensemble
I Was the Most Beautiful Blossom Diana Devereaux
Some Girls Can Bake a Pie (Reprise)John P. Wintergreen, Diana Devereaux, Judges and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Hello, Good Morning Sam Jenkins, Emily Benson and Secretaries
Mine (From Let 'Em Eat Cake) John P. Wintergreen and Mary Turner
Who Cares? John P. Wintergreen, Mary Turner and Reporters
Garcon, S'il vous plait French Soldiers
The Illegitimate Daughter The French Ambassador and Ensemble
Because, Because (Reprise)Diana Devereaux and Ensemble
We'll Impeach Him Senator Robert E. Lyons, Francis X. Gilhooley and Ensemble
Who Cares? (Reprise)John P. Wintergreen and Mary Turner
The (Senatorial) Roll Call Alexander Throttlebottom and Ensemble
Garcon, S'il vous plait (Reprise)The French Ambassador and French Soldiers
The Illegitimate Daughter (Reprise)The French Ambassador and French Soldiers
Jilted Diana Devereaux and Company
Who Could Ask For Anything More? (I'm About to Be a Mother) Mary Turner and Company
Posterity (Is Just Around the Corner) John P. Wintergreen and Company
Trumpeter, Blow Your (Golden) Horn Ensemble
Finale (On That Matter No One Budges) Entire Company