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Mark Hellinger Theatre, (1/27/1955 - 2/26/1955)
Winter Garden Theatre, (2/28/1955 - 11/07/1955)
Mark Hellinger Theatre, (11/09/1955 - 3/03/1956)
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Opening Date: Jan 27, 1955    
Closing Date: Mar 03, 1956 Total Performances: 461

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around Bird-in-Hand, a town in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. The Present.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by Anthony Brady Farrell
Produced by Richard Kollmar and James W. Gardiner; Produced in association with Yvette Schumer
Book by Joseph Stein and Will Glickman; Music by Albert Hague; Lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Vocal arrangements by Crane Calder; Orchestra and Chorus directed by Franz Allers; Musical Director: Frederick Dvonch
Directed by Morton Da Costa; Choreographed by Helen Tamiris
Scenic Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: Al Jones; Company Manager: Al Jones
Production Stage Manager: John Cornell; Stage Manager: Edward Strum
Music Contractor: Meyer Davis
National Press Representative: Bill Doll; Press Representative: Robert Ullman
Will AbleJacob Yoder
Sara AmanDancer
Saint AmantDancer
Nancy AndrewsEmma Miller
Marilyn BradleySinger
Paul BrownSinger
Ethel May CodyRachel
Shirl ConwayRuth Winters
Barbara CookHilda Miller
Faith DaltryBessie
David DanielsPeter Reber
Joan DarbyDancer
Imelda De MartinDancer
John DennisA Man
Moses Zook
Richard DerrDan King
Crandall DiehlDancer
Scotty EngelA Young Miller
Ina HahnDancer
Janet HayesSinger
Marcia HowardDancer
Ray HysonState Trooper
Jack IrwinSinger
Robert KoleSinger
Sybil LambEsther
Lucia LambertDancer
Ronnie LeeDancer
Robert LindgrenAnother Amishman
Elaine LynnAnother Young Miller
Gloria MarloweKatie Yoder
Betty McGuireRebecca
James S. MooreIke Pilersheim
Daniel NagrinSamuel Zook
Philip NastaDancer
Ann NeedhamDancer
Renee OrinSarah
Chris RobinsonAnother Man
Samuel Lapp
Douglas Fletcher RodgersEzra Reber
James SchladerSinger
Stefan SchnabelPapa Yoder
Muriel ShawMary
Sammy SmithIsaac Miller
Robert St. ClairDancer
Tao StrongDancer
Herbert SurfaceAn Amishman
Edgar F. ThompsonAbner Zook
Beryl TowbinDancer
William WeslowLevi Stolzfuss
David WoodDancer
Tim WorthingtonAbner Zook
Betty ZollingerSinger
Understudies: Beatrice Arthur (Ruth Winters), Crandall Diehl (Samuel Lapp), Jo Hurt (Emma Miller, Ruth Winters), Ray Hyson (Peter Reber), Sybil Lamb (Hilda Miller), Alan North (Isaac Miller), Renee Orin (Katie Yoder), Chris Robinson (Dan King), James Schlader (State Trooper), Richard Sharretts (Papa Yoder), Robert St. Clair (Jacob Yoder) and Edgar F. Thompson (Ezra Reber)
Theatre World
winner 1955 Award [recipient] 
  Shirl Conway
winner 1955 Award [recipient] 
  Barbara Cook
winner 1955 Award [recipient] 
  David Daniels
music by Albert Hague; lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt
ACT 1 Sung By
You Can't Miss ItDan King, Ruth Winters and Ensemble
It Wonders MeKatie Yoder
Plenty of PennsylvaniaEmma Miller, Ezra Reber, Another Young Miller and Ensemble
Young and FoolishPeter Reber
Why Not Katie?Ezra Reber and Men
Young and Foolish (Reprise) Katie Yoder and Peter Reber
It's a Helluva Way to Run a Love AffairRuth Winters
This Is All Very New to MeHilda Miller, Another Amishman, Levi Stolzfuss and Ensemble
Plain We LivePapa Yoder and Ensemble
The ShunningThe Company
ACT 2 Sung By
How Do You Raise a Barn?Papa Yoder, Ezra Reber, Emma Miller, Samuel Zook and Ensemble
Follow Your HeartPeter Reber, Katie Yoder and Hilda Miller
City Mouse, Country MouseEmma Miller, Sarah, Esther, Mary, Rachel and Rebecca
I'll Show Him!Hilda Miller
Carnival BalletHilda Miller, Ezra Reber and Company
On the MidwayMambo Joe, Scranton Sal, Swami and Barkers
Take Your Time and Take Your PickHilda Miller, Dan King and Ruth Winters
Plenty of PennsylvaniaThe Entire Company