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Mrs. Patterson   

 
National Theatre , (12/01/1954 - 2/26/1955)
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Opening Date:Dec 01, 1954   
Closing Date:Feb 26, 1955 Total Performances:101

Category: Play, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1920s; late summer. At the edge of a small town in Kentucky.


Production Staff
Produced by Leonard Sillman
Written by Charles Sebree and Greer Johnson; Songs and incidental music by James Shelton; Featuring songs with lyrics by Charles Sebree and Greer Johnson; Music orchestrated by George Siravo; Musical Director: Abba Bogin
Directed by Guthrie McClintic
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Assistant to Mr. Du Bois: Mason Arvold and Willa Kim
General Manager: Leon Spachner
Production Stage Manager: Mortimer Halpern; Stage Manager: Leonard Auerbach
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Meyer Davis
Assistant to the Producer: Jacqueline Adams; National Press Representative: Bill Doll; Associate Press Representative: Robert Ullman and Merle Debuskey
Cast
Eartha Kitt Theodora (Teddy) Hicks
Terry Carter Willie B. Brayboy
Ruth Attaway Anna Hicks
Vinie Burrows Selma Mae
Helen Dowdy Bessie Bolt
Mary Harmon Rose Embree
Estelle Hemsley Aunt Matt Crossy
Mary Ann Hoxworth June Embree
Avon Long Mr. D.
Enid Markey Mrs. Patterson
Joan Morgan Fern Embree
Emory Richardson Sylvanus
Understudies: Vinie Burrows (Theodora (Teddy) Hicks), Mary Farrell (Fern Embree, June Embree, Mrs. Patterson, Rose Embree), Chuck Gordone (Mr. D., Sylvanus, Willie B. Brayboy), Alberta Hunter (Anna Hicks, Aunt Matt Crossy, Bessie Bolt) and Celestine Tutt (Selma Mae)
ACT 1Sung By
Mrs. Patterson Theodora (Teddy) Hicks
Tea in Chicago Theodora (Teddy) Hicks
If I Was a Boy Theodora (Teddy) Hicks
My Daddy Is a Dandy Theodora (Teddy) Hicks
Be Good, Be Good, Be Good Theodora (Teddy) Hicks
I Wish I Was a Bumble Bee Bessie Bolt