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St. James Theatre , (5/13/1954 - 11/10/1956)
Shubert Theatre , (11/12/1956 - 11/24/1956)
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Opening Date:May 13, 1954   
Closing Date:Nov 24, 1956 Total Performances:1063

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory in Cedar Rapids


Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by 138 West 48th St. Theatre Co., Inc.
Produced by Frederick Brisson, Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; Book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell; Based on the novel "7-1/2 Cents" by Richard Bissell; Musical Director: Hal Hastings; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Dance arrangements by Roger Adams
Directed by George Abbott and Jerome Robbins; Choreographed by Bob Fosse
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers; Assistant to Mr. Ayers (Scenery): Robert O'Hearn; Assistant to Mr. Ayers (Costumes): Frank Thompson
General Manager: Carl Fisher; Company Manager: Richard Horner
Stage Manager: Jean Barrere
Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff
Assistant to Mr. Fosse: Zoya Leporska; Press Representative: Reuben Rabinovitch and Howard Newman; Casting: Judith Abbott and Mary Wharton
Cast
Eddie Foy, Jr. Hines
Janis Paige Babe Williams (May 13, 1954 - Jun 23, 1955)
John Raitt Sid Sorokin
Marion Colby Brenda
Ralph Dunn Hasler
Peter Gennaro Worker
Carol Haney Gladys
Buzz Miller 2nd Helper
Thelma Pelish Mae
Stanley Prager Prez
Reta Shaw Mabel
Jack Waldron Salesman
Rudy Adamo Singer
Rae Allen Poopsie
Singer
Carmen Alvarez Dancer
Ralph Chambers Charlie
William David Pop
Sara Dillon Singer
Bob Dixon Singer
Jack Drummond 1st Helper
Singer
Robert Evans Dancer
Ralph Farnworth Joe
Singer
John Ford Singer
Marilyn Gennaro Dancer
Jim Hutchison Eddie
Dancer
Lida Loehring Dancer
Eric Kristen Dancer
Mara Landi Singer
Shirley MacLaine Dancer
Virginia Martin Singer
Dale Moreda Dancer
Marsha Reynolds Dancer
Mary Roche Singer
Augustin Rodriguez Dancer
Mary Stanton Singer
Ben Vargas Dancer
Ann Wallace Dancer
Gordon Woodburn Singer
Understudies: Ralph Chambers (Hasler, Pop), John Ford (Salesman), Erik Kristen (2nd Helper), Mara Landi (Mae), Shirley MacLaine (Gladys), Stanley Prager (Hines), Mary Roche (Brenda) and Gordon Woodburn (Charlie)
Tony Award®
winner 1955 Best Musical [winner]
Book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell; Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; Produced by Frederick Brisson, Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
winner 1955 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Carol Haney
winner 1955 Best Choreography [winner]
Bob Fosse
music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross; lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
ACT 1Sung By
The Pajama Game Hines
Racing With the Clock Girls and Boys
A New Town Is a Blue Town Sid Sorokin
I'm Not At All in Love Babe Williams and Girls
I'll Never Be Jealous Again Hines and Mabel
Hey There Sid Sorokin
Her Is Prez and Gladys
Sleep-Tite Babe Williams and Boys and Girls
Once a Year Day Sid Sorokin, Babe Williams, Company, Gladys, 2nd Helper and Worker
Small Talk Sid Sorokin and Babe Williams
There Once Was a Man Sid Sorokin and Babe Williams
ACT 2Sung By
Steam Heat Gladys, 2nd Helper and Worker
The World Around Us Sid Sorokin and Babe Williams
Think of the Time I Save Hines and Girls
Hernando's Hideaway Gladys, Sid Sorokin and Company
Jealousy Ballet Hines, Gladys, Mabel and Boys
7 1/2 Cents Babe Williams, Prez and Girls and Boys