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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
Eartha KittTheodora (Teddy) Hicks
Terry CarterWillie B. Brayboy
Ruth AttawayAnna Hicks
Vinie BurrowsSelma Mae
Helen DowdyBessie Bolt
Mary HarmonRose Embree
Estelle HemsleyAunt Matt Crossy
Mary Ann HoxworthJune Embree
Avon LongMr. D.
Enid MarkeyMrs. Patterson
Joan MorganFern Embree
Emory RichardsonSylvanus
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)
music by James Shelton; lyrics by Charles Sebree and Greer Johnson
ACT 1 Sung By
Mrs. PattersonTheodora (Teddy) Hicks
Tea in ChicagoTheodora (Teddy) Hicks
If I Was a BoyTheodora (Teddy) Hicks
My Daddy Is a DandyTheodora (Teddy) Hicks
Be Good, Be Good, Be GoodTheodora (Teddy) Hicks
I Wish I Was a Bumble BeeBessie Bolt