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Shubert Theatre , (3/22/1962 - 9/29/1962)
Broadway Theatre , (10/01/1962 - 12/08/1962)
First Preview:Mar 21, 1962 Total Previews:2
Opening Date:Mar 22, 1962   
Closing Date:Dec 08, 1962 Total Performances:300

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York's garment district and the Bronx. 1937.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by David Merrick
Book by Jerome Weidman; Music by Harold Rome; Lyrics by Harold Rome; Based on the novel by Jerome Weidman; Musical Director: Lehman Engel; Vocal arrangements by Lehman Engel; Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin; Dance and incidental music arranged by Peter Howard
Directed by Arthur Laurents; Musical Staging by Herbert Ross
Scenic Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Hair Design by Nino Raffaello
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Gino Giglio
Production Supervisor: Neil Hartley; Production Stage Manager: Richard Blofson; Stage Manager: May Muth
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Dance Captain: Kelly Brown; Plays and Casting for David Merrick: Michael Shurtleff; Casting: Alan Shayne; Press Representative: David Powers; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden
Lillian Roth Mrs. Bogen
Marilyn Cooper Ruthie Rivkin
Elliott Gould Harry Bogen
Jack Kruschen Maurice Pulvermacher
Harold Lang Teddy Asch
Ken Le Roy Meyer Bushkin
Bambi Linn Blanche Bushkin
Sheree North Martha Mills
Barbra Streisand Miss Marmelstein
Francine Bond Velma
Kelly Brown Buggo
Ed Collins Moxie
Wilma Curley Gail
Steve Curry Sheldon Bushkin
Marion Fels Rosaline
Martha Gathright Edith
Don Grilley Sam
James Hickman Tootsie Maltz
Luba Lisa Manette
Barbara Monte Mitzi
Jack Murray Noodle
William Reilly Mario
Stanley Simmonds Norman
William Sumner Lenny
Pat Turner Miss Springer
Edward Verso Eddie
Standby: Phoebe Brand (Mrs. Bogen)
Understudies: Francine Bond (Ruthie Rivkin), Kelly Brown (Harry Bogen), Ed Collins (Tootsie Maltz), Wilma Curley (Blanche Bushkin, Martha Mills), William Reilly (Teddy Asch) and Stanley Simmonds (Maurice Pulvermacher, Meyer Bushkin)
Tony Award®
 1962 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Barbra Streisand
music by Harold Rome; lyrics by Harold Rome
ACT 1Sung By
Well Man Miss Marmelstein and Mr. Pulvermacher
The Way Things Are Harry Bogen
When Gemini Meets Capricorn Ruthie Rivkin and Harry Bogen
Momma, Momma Harry Bogen and Mrs. Bogen
The Sound of Money Harry Bogen, Martha Mills, Mitzi, Mario and Eddie
Family Way Mrs. Bogen, Harry Bogen, Ruthie Rivkin, Teddy Asch, Blanche Bushkin and Meyer Bushkin
Too Soon Mrs. Bogen
Who Knows? Ruthie Rivkin
Have I Told You Lately? Blanche Bushkin and Meyer Bushkin
Ballad of the Garment Trade Miss Marmelstein, Ruthie Rivkin, Blanche Bushkin, Harry Bogen, Teddy Asch, Meyer Bushkin and Company
ACT 2Sung By
A Gift Today Sheldon Bushkin, Harry Bogen, Mrs. Bogen, Blanche Bushkin, Meyer Bushkin and Ruthie Rivkin
Miss Marmelstein Miss Marmelstein
The Sound of Money (Reprise)Harry Bogen
A Funny Thing Happened Ruthie Rivkin and Harry Bogen
What's in It for Me? Teddy Asch and Martha Mills
What Are They Doing to Us Now? Miss Marmelstein, Buggo, Tootsie Maltz, Manette, Gail, Miss Springer and Creditors
Eat a Little Something Mrs. Bogen and Harry Bogen
Epilogue The Company