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Pipe Dream   

Shubert Theatre, (11/30/1955 - 6/30/1956)
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Opening Date: Nov 30, 1955    
Closing Date: Jun 30, 1956 Total Performances: 246

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Cannery Row, Monterey County, California. The Present.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by the Affiliated Theatre Building Co., Inc.
Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Based on the novel "Sweet Thursday" by John Steinbeck; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett; Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola; Dance Arrangements by John Morris
Directed by Harold Clurman; Musical Staging by Boris Runanin; Choreographed by Boris Runanin
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Hair Design by Ernest Adler
General Manager: Morris Jacobs; Company Manager: Maurice Winters
Production Supervisor: Jerome Whyte; General Stage Manager: Charles Atkin; Stage Manager: Ruth Mitchell
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff
General Press Representative: Michel Mok; Casting: John Fearnley; Ballet Master: Kasimir Kokich; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
William JohnsonDoc
Helen TraubelFauna
Kenneth HarveyJoe
The Mexican
The Mexican
Mike KellinHazel
Judy TylerSuzy
G. D. WallaceMac
Marilyn BradleyEmma
Ruby BraffPancho
A Wetback
Warren BrownAlec
John CallRay Busch
Rudolfo CornejoPedro
Pat CreightonCho Cho Sen
Sandra DevlinSumi
Scotty EngelJohnny Carriagra
Annabelle GoldSonya
Jayne HellerMillicent Henderson
Keith KaldenbergRed
Patty KarkalitsWeirde
Warren KemmerlingEddie
Gene KevinSlick
Ruth KobartHilda
Kasimir KokichA Waiter
Marvin KrauterFred
Jerry LaZarreEsteban
A Wetback
Joseph LeonSonny Boy
Jackie McElroyMable
Nicholas OrloffDizzy
Guy RaymondGeorge Herman
Marsha ReynoldsBubbles
Steve RolandBill
Mildred SlavinBeulah
Rufus SmithJim Blaikey
Hobe StreifordWhitey
Temple TexasAgnes
Calvin ThomasDr. Ormondy
Louise TroyMarjorie
Don WeissmullerSlim
Patricia WilsonHarriet
Jenny WorkmanKitty
Understudies: Ruth Kobart (Fauna)
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Oscar Hammerstein II ;  Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II ;  Music by Richard Rodgers ;  Produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein
 1956 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  William Johnson
 1956 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Mike Kellin
 1956 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Judy Tyler
 1956 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Jo Mielziner
winner 1956 Best Costume Design [winner] 
  Alvin Colt
 1956 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Boris Runanin
 1956 Conductor and Musical Director [nominee] 
 Musical Director: Salvatore Dell'Isola
 1956 Best Director [nominee] 
 Directed by Harold Clurman
ACT 1 Sung By
All Kinds of PeopleDoc and Hazel
The Tide PoolDoc, Hazel and Mac
All Kinds of People (Reprise) Jim Blaikey
Everybody's Got a Home But MeSuzy
A Lopsided BusMac, Hazel, Kitty, Sonya and the Flophouse Gang
Bums' OperaFauna, Joe (The Mexican), Pancho (A Wetback) and the Flophouse Gang
The Man I Used To BeDoc and danced by Slim
Sweet ThursdayFauna
Suzy Is a Good ThingFauna and Suzy
All At Once You Love HerDoc, Suzy and Esteban (A Wetback)
ACT 2 Sung By
The Happiest House on the BlockFauna and Girls
The Party That We're Gonna Have Tomorrow NightMac and the people of Cannery Row
The Party Gets Going
I am a WitchFauna, Agnes, Marjorie, Beulah and Mable
Will You Marry Me?Suzy, Fauna and Doc
All At Once You Love Her (Reprise) Fauna
How Long?Fauna, Doc, Flophouse Boys and Bear Flag Girls
The Next Time It HappensSuzy and Doc
Sweet Thursday (Reprise) Entire Company
FinaleEntire Company