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By the Beautiful Sea   

"By the Beautiful Sea" played a total of 270 performances over the course of its run. The performance count at each venue is undiscovered.
Majestic Theatre , (4/08/1954 - 10/01/1954)
Imperial Theatre , (10/02/1954 - 11/27/1954)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Apr 08, 1954   
Closing Date:Nov 27, 1954 Total Performances:270

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Coney Island during the early 1900's.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr
Music by Arthur Schwartz; Book by Herbert Fields and Dorothy Fields; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields; Musical Director: Jay Blackton; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Vocal arrangements by Jay Blackton
Choreographed by Helen Tamiris; Directed by Marshall Jamison
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
General Manager: Jack Schlissel
Production Stage Manager: Samuel Liff; Stage Manager: Len Bedsow
Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff; Head Copyist Mathilde Pincus
Production Associate: Simon P. Herman; Press Representative: Marian Byram and Phyllis Perlman; Associate Press Representative: David Powers; Advertising: Fred Golden
Shirley Booth Lottie Gibson
Mae Barnes Ruby Monk
Wilbur Evans Dennis Emery
Richard France Mickey Powers
Anne Francine Flora Busch
Carol Leigh Baby Betsy Busch
Cameron Prud'homme Carl Gibson
Edith True Case Mrs. Koch
Rex Cooper Acrobat
Dancing Ensemble
Cathryn Damon Dancing Ensemble
John Dennis Quartet
Singing Ensemble
Dorothy Donau Dancing Ensemble
Lillian Donau Dancing Ensemble
Ray Dooley Willie Slater
Singing Ensemble
Suzanne Easter Singing Ensemble
Pat Ferrier Dancing Ensemble
Lola Fisher Singing Ensemble
Thomas Gleason Diabolo
Singing Ensemble
Bob Haddad Dancing Ensemble
Mary Harmon Cora Belmont
Larry Howard Lenny
Dancing Ensemble
Ray Hyson Quartet
Singing Ensemble
Robert Jennings Half-Note
Franklin Kennedy Singing Ensemble
Ray Kirchner Acrobat
Dancing Ensemble
Larry Laurence Quartet
Burt Mayer
Singing Ensemble
George Lenz Singing Ensemble
Gaby Monet Viola
Colleen O'Connor Singing Ensemble
Arthur Partington Dancing Ensemble
Paul Reed Mr. Curtis
Victor Reilley Dancing Ensemble
Cindy Robbins Molly Belmont
Pat Roe Singing Ensemble
Eddie Roll Sidney
Dancing Ensemble
Reid Shelton Quartet
Singing Ensemble
Sigyn Dancing Ensemble
Jean Sincere Singing Ensemble
Gloria Smith Lillian Belmont
Libi Staiger Singing Ensemble
Mona Tritsch Dancing Ensemble
Understudies: Miriam Burton (Ruby Monk), Lillian Donau (Principal Dancer), Ray Dooley (Dennis Emery), Lola Fisher (Mrs. Koch), Thomas Gleason (Mr. Curtis), Larry Howard (Mickey Powers), Vincent McLeod (Half-Note), Paul Reed (Carl Gibson), Cindy Robbins (Baby Betsy Busch), Jean Sincere (Lottie Gibson) and Libi Staiger (Flora Busch)
music by Arthur Schwartz; lyrics by Dorothy Fields
ACT 1Sung By
Mona from Arizona Quartet
The Sea Song Lottie Gibson, Boarders and Neighbors
Old Enough to Love Mickey Powers
Coney Island Boat Lottie Gibson, Half-Note and Visitors
Alone Too Long Dennis Emery
Happy Habit Ruby Monk
Good Time Charlie Mickey Powers, Lenny, Sidney, Cora Belmont, Molly Belmont and Lillian Belmont
I'd Rather Wake Up by Myself Lottie Gibson
Hooray for George the Third Diabolo, Singer and Visitors
ACT 2Sung By
Hang Up Ruby Monk, Boarders and Neighbors
More Love Than Your Love Dennis Emery
Lottie Gibson Specialty Lottie Gibson
Throw the Anchor Away Burt Mayer, Dancer and Cora Belmont
Finale Entire Company