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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 Able Jacob Yoder
Sara Aman Dancer
Saint Amant Dancer
Nancy Andrews Emma Miller
Marilyn Bradley Singer
Paul Brown Singer
Ethel May Cody Rachel
Shirl Conway Ruth Winters
Barbara Cook Hilda Miller
Faith Daltry Bessie
David Daniels Peter Reber
Joan Darby Dancer
Imelda De Martin Dancer
John Dennis A Man
Moses Zook
Richard Derr Dan King
Crandall Diehl Dancer
Scotty Engel A Young Miller
Ina Hahn Dancer
Janet Hayes Singer
Marcia Howard Dancer
Ray Hyson State Trooper
Jack Irwin Singer
Robert Kole Singer
Sybil Lamb Esther
Lucia Lambert Dancer
Ronnie Lee Dancer
Robert Lindgren Another Amishman
Elaine Lynn Another Young Miller
Gloria Marlowe Katie Yoder
Betty McGuire Rebecca
James S. Moore Ike Pilersheim
Daniel Nagrin Samuel Zook
Philip Nasta Dancer
Ann Needham Dancer
Renee Orin Sarah
Chris Robinson Another Man
Samuel Lapp
Douglas Fletcher Rodgers Ezra Reber
James Schlader Singer
Stefan Schnabel Papa Yoder
Muriel Shaw Mary
Sammy Smith Isaac Miller
Robert St. Clair Dancer
Tao Strong Dancer
Herbert Surface An Amishman
Edgar F. Thompson Abner Zook
Beryl Towbin Dancer
William Weslow Levi Stolzfuss
David Wood Dancer
Tim Worthington Abner Zook
Betty Zollinger Singer
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
nominee 1955 Award [recipient]
Shirl Conway
nominee 1955 Award [recipient]
Barbara Cook
nominee 1955 Award [recipient]
David Daniels
music by Albert Hague; lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt
ACT 1Sung By
You Can't Miss It Dan King, Ruth Winters and Ensemble
It Wonders Me Katie Yoder
Plenty of Pennsylvania Emma Miller, Ezra Reber, Another Young Miller and Ensemble
Young and Foolish Peter 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 Affair Ruth Winters
This Is All Very New to Me Hilda Miller, Another Amishman, Levi Stolzfuss and Ensemble
Plain We Live Papa Yoder and Ensemble
The Shunning The Company
ACT 2Sung By
How Do You Raise a Barn? Papa Yoder, Ezra Reber, Emma Miller, Samuel Zook and Ensemble
Follow Your Heart Peter Reber, Katie Yoder and Hilda Miller
City Mouse, Country Mouse Emma Miller, Sarah, Esther, Mary, Rachel and Rebecca
I'll Show Him! Hilda Miller
Carnival Ballet Hilda Miller, Ezra Reber and Company
On the Midway Mambo Joe, Scranton Sal, Swami and Barkers
Take Your Time and Take Your Pick Hilda Miller, Dan King and Ruth Winters
Plenty of Pennsylvania The Entire Company