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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.

Production Staff [See More]
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 BoothLottie Gibson
Mae BarnesRuby Monk
Wilbur EvansDennis Emery
Richard FranceMickey Powers
Anne FrancineFlora Busch
Carol LeighBaby Betsy Busch
Cameron Prud'hommeCarl Gibson
Edith True CaseMrs. Koch
Rex CooperAcrobat
Dancing Ensemble
Cathryn DamonDancing Ensemble
John DennisQuartet
Singing Ensemble
Dorothy DonauDancing Ensemble
Lillian DonauDancing Ensemble
Warde DonovanWillie Slater
Singing Ensemble
Suzanne EasterSinging Ensemble
Pat FerrierDancing Ensemble
Lola FisherSinging Ensemble
Thomas GleasonDiabolo
Singing Ensemble
Bob HaddadDancing Ensemble
Mary HarmonCora Belmont
Larry HowardLenny
Dancing Ensemble
Ray HysonQuartet
Singing Ensemble
Robert JenningsHalf-Note
Franklin KennedySinging Ensemble
Ray KirchnerAcrobat
Dancing Ensemble
Larry LaurenceQuartet
Burt Mayer
Singing Ensemble
George LenzSinging Ensemble
Gaby MonetViola
Colleen O'ConnorSinging Ensemble
Arthur PartingtonDancing Ensemble
Paul ReedMr. Curtis
Victor ReilleyDancing Ensemble
Cindy RobbinsMolly Belmont
Pat RoeSinging Ensemble
Eddie RollSidney
Dancing Ensemble
Reid SheltonQuartet
Singing Ensemble
SigynDancing Ensemble
Jean SincereSinging Ensemble
Gloria SmithLillian Belmont
Libi StaigerSinging Ensemble
Mona TritschDancing Ensemble
Understudies: Miriam Burton (Ruby Monk), Lillian Donau (Principal Dancer), Warde Donovan (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 1 Sung By
Mona from ArizonaQuartet
The Sea SongLottie Gibson, Boarders and Neighbors
Old Enough to LoveMickey Powers
Coney Island BoatLottie Gibson, Half-Note and Visitors
Alone Too LongDennis Emery
Happy HabitRuby Monk
Good Time CharlieMickey Powers, Lenny, Sidney, Cora Belmont, Molly Belmont and Lillian Belmont
I'd Rather Wake Up by MyselfLottie Gibson
Hooray for George the ThirdDiabolo, Singer and Visitors
ACT 2 Sung By
Hang UpRuby Monk, Boarders and Neighbors
More Love Than Your LoveDennis Emery
Lottie Gibson SpecialtyLottie Gibson
Throw the Anchor AwayBurt Mayer, Dancer and Cora Belmont
FinaleEntire Company