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The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up

 
Winter Garden Theatre, (10/20/1954 - 2/26/1955)
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Opening Date: Oct 20, 1954    
Closing Date: Feb 26, 1955 Total Performances: 152

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Nursery of the Darling Residence, Neverland, Marooner's Rock, The Home Underground, The Pirate Ship.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Richard Halliday
Originally produced by Edwin Lester
Based on the play by James M. Barrie; Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh; Music by Mark Charlap; Additional music by Jule Styne; Additional lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green; Incidental music by Elmer Bernstein and Trude Rittman; Music orchestrated by Albert Sendrey
Directed by Jerome Robbins; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: Herman Bernstein
Production Manager: Michael Jeffrey; Production Stage Manager: Robert Linden; Stage Manager: Walter Neal
Conducted by Louis Adrian; Music Contractor: Sol Gusikoff
Flying Effect by Joseph Kirby; Flying Supervisor: Peter Foy
Assistant to the Director: Mary Hunter; Technical Director: Richard Rodda; Press Representative: Michel Mok; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Mary MartinPeter Pan
Cyril RitchardMr. Darling
Captain Hook
Robert BanasIndian
David BeanSlightly
Sally BrophyWendy (Grown Up)
William BurkeJukes
Pirate
Linda DangcilIndian
Darryl Duran2nd Twin
Chester FisherPirate
Margalo GillmoreMrs. Darling
Heller HallidayLiza
Robert HarringtonJohn Darling
Lisa LangIndian
Sondra LeeTiger Lily
Frank LindsayNoodler
Pirate
Suzanne LuckeyIndian
Don LurioKangaroo
Indian
Frank MarascoPirate
Joe E. MarksMr. Smee
John NewtonPirate
Kathy NolanWendy Darling
Jane
Robert PiperIndian
Jaye RubanoffTinkerbell
Recorded voice only
Norman ShellyNana
Crocodile
Joseph StaffordMichael Darling
Stanley StennerCurly
William SumnerIndian
Alan Sutherland1st Twin
Joan TewkesburyOstrich
Indian
Paris TheodoreNibs
Arthur TookoyanPirate
Ian TuckerTootles
Robert TuckerCecco
Pirate
Robert VanselowGentleman Starkey
Pirate
James WhiteMullins
Pirate
Richard WinterPirate
Richard WyattLion
Indian
Swings: Ronnie Lee
Understudies: Ann Connolly (Mrs. Darling), Heller Halliday (Jane, Wendy Darling), John Holland (Captain Hook, Mr. Darling), Ronnie Lee (Crocodile), George Loke (Indian), Suzanne Luckey (Liza), Robert Piper (Mr. Smee) and Robert Tucker (Pirate)
Tony Award®
winner 1955 Best Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Mary Martin
winner 1955 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 
  Cyril Ritchard
winner 1955 Stage Technician [winner] 
  Richard Rodda
music by Moose Charlap; lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
Tender ShepherdMrs. Darling, Wendy Darling, John Darling and Michael Darling
I've Got to CrowPeter Pan
Neverland
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Peter Pan
I'm FlyingPeter Pan, Wendy Darling, John Darling and Michael Darling
ACT 2 Sung By
Pirate SongCaptain Hook and Pirates
A Princely SchemeCaptain Hook and Pirates
Indians!Tiger Lily and Indians
Wendy
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Peter Pan and Boys
Another Princely SchemeCaptain Hook and Pirates
Neverland Waltz
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Liza
I Won't Grow UpPeter Pan and Boys
Mysterious Lady
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Peter Pan and Captain Hook
Ugg-a-Wugg
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden)
Peter Pan, Tiger Lily, Children and Indians
The Pow-Wow Polka
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Peter Pan, Tiger Lily, Children and Indians
Distant Melody
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Peter Pan
ACT 3 Sung By
To the ShipPeter Pan and Company
Hook's Waltz
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden)
Captain Hook and Pirates
The BattlePeter Pan, Captain Hook and Company
I've Got to Crow (Reprise) Peter Pan, Liza and Company
Tender Shepherd (Reprise) Wendy Darling, John Darling and Michael Darling
I Won't Grow Up (Reprise) The Darling Family and Lost Boys
Neverland (Reprise)
(music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green)
Peter Pan