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New Girl in Town   

 
46th Street Theatre , (5/14/1957 - 5/24/1958)
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Opening Date:May 14, 1957   
Closing Date:May 24, 1958 Total Performances:431

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Near the waterfront, New York City, at the turn of the century.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Produced by Frederick Brisson, Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
Book by George Abbott; Based on the play "Anna Christie" by Eugene O'Neill; Music by Bob Merrill; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Musical Director: Hal Hastings; Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Roger Adams
Directed by George Abbott; Choreographed by Bob Fosse
Production Design by Rouben Ter-Arutunian; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann
General Manager: Carl Fisher
Production Stage Manager: Fred Hebert; Stage Manager: Dennis Murray; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Ford
Press Representative: Reuben Rabinovitch and Helen Richards
Cast
Gwen Verdon Anna
Thelma Ritter Marthy
Del Anderson Oscar
Singer
John Aristides Masher
Dancer
Robert Bakanic Dancer
Lulu Bates Lily
Claiborne Cary Dancer
Edgar Daniels Henry
Singer
Drusilla Davis Flo
Dancer
Mark Dawson Bartender
Dorothy Dushock Dancer
Pat Ferrier Moll
Dancer
Herb Fields Reporter
Singer
John Ford Krimp
Singer
Stokey Gray Smith
Singer
H. F. Green Seaman
Politician
Singer
Jean Handzlik Mrs. Hammacher
Singer
Harvey Hohnecker Dancer
Deedy Irwin Violet
Singer
Harvey Jung Dancer
Jeff Killion Johnson
Singer
Marie Kolin Dancer
Mara Landi Pearl
Singer
Ripple Lewis Dowling
Singer
Mara Lynn Katie
Dancer
Ethel Martin Dancer
Ray Mason Svenson
Singer
Dale Moreda Dancer
Rita Noble Bartender
Singer
Ivy
John Nola Dancer
Ginny Perlowin Rose
Singer
Joan Petlack Dancer
Eddie Phillips Pete
Dancer
Louis Polacek Waiter
Singer
Cameron Prud'homme Chris
Michael Quinn Alderman
Singer
Alton Ruff Dancer
Dorothy Stinnette Mrs. Smith
Singer
George Wallace Mat
Ann Williams Mrs. Dowling
Singer
Tony Award®
 1958 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by George Abbott; Music by Bob Merrill; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
winner 1958 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Thelma Ritter
winner 1958 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Gwen Verdon
 1958 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Cameron Prud'homme
 1958 Best Choreography [nominee]
Bob Fosse
music by Bob Merrill; lyrics by Bob Merrill
ACT 1Sung By
Roll Yer Socks Up Seaman, Dancers and Singers
Anna Lilla Chris
Sunshine Girl Oscar, Pete and Bartender
On the Farm Anna
Flings Marthy, Lily and Katie
It's Good to Be Alive Anna
Look at 'Er Mat
It's Good to Be Alive (Reprise)Mat
Yer My Friend, Aintcha? Marthy and Chris
Did You Close Your Eyes? Anna and Mat
At the Check Apron Ball Dancers and Singers
There Ain't No Flies on Me Anna and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Ven I Valse Anna, Chris and Dancers
Sunshine Girl (Reprise)Dancers and Singers
If That Was Love Anna
Chess and Checkers Marthy, Dancers and Singers
Look at 'Er (Reprise)Mat