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Sail Away   

 
Broadhurst Theatre, (10/03/1961 - 2/24/1962)
First Preview: Oct 02, 1961 Total Previews: 1
Opening Date: Oct 03, 1961    
Closing Date: Feb 24, 1962 Total Performances: 167

Category: Musical, Comedy, Satire, Original, Broadway
Setting: The present. Various parts of the Cunard steamship "Coronia," with additional scenes in Tangier, Italy and the Parthenon.



Production Staff
Produced by Bonard Productions; Produced in association with Charles Russell
Book by Noël Coward; Music by Noël Coward; Lyrics by Noël Coward; Musical Director: Peter Matz; Dance arrangements by Peter Matz; Music orchestrated by Irwin Kostal; Vocal arrangements by Fred Werner
Directed by Noël Coward; Choreographed by Joe Layton
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Helene Pons and Oliver Smith; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
Stage Manager: Joseph Dooley
Press Representative: Frank Goodman and Ben Washer
Cast
Elaine StritchMimi Paragon
Jere AdmireEnsemble
Bobby AllenEnsemble
Don AtkinsonEnsemble
Paula BauersmithMrs. Sweeney
Charles BraswellJoe
the ship's purser
Ali
an Arab guide
Gary CrabbeEnsemble
Grover DaleBarnaby Slade
C. Stafford DickensSir Gerard Nutfield
David EvansEnsemble
Pat FerrierEnsemble
Dorothy FrankEnsemble
Anne FraserEnsemble
James FrasherEnsemble
Gene GavinEnsemble
Margalo GillmoreMrs. Van Mier
John Van Mier's mother
Paul GrossEnsemble
Patricia HartyNancy Foyle
Elinor's niece
Alan HelmsGlen Candijack
Elmer and Maimie's son
Curtis HoodEnsemble
Wish Mary HuntEnsemble
James HurstJohn Van Mier
Cheryl KilgrenEnsemble
Bridget KnappEnsemble
Henry LawrenceElmer Candijack
Nancy LynchEnsemble
Patti MarianoShirley Candijack
Elmer and Maimie's daughter
Ensemble
Margaret MowerLady Nutfield
Mary Ellen O'KeefeEnsemble
Paul O'KeefeAlvin Lush
Alice PearceElinor Spencer-Bollard
Alan PetersonEnsemble
Keith PrenticeShuttleworth
a steward
James PritchettRawlings
a passenger who drinks
Jon RichardsMr. Sweeney
Evelyn RussellMrs. Lush
Alvin Lush's mother
Dennis ScottEnsemble
Alice ShanahanEnsemble
Dan SirettaEnsemble
Gloria StevensEnsemble
Christopher VotosEnsemble
Betty Jane WatsonMaimie Candijack
Elemer's wife
Richard WoodsMan from American Express
Tony Award®
 1962 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Elaine Stritch
 1962 Best Producer of a Musical [nominee] 
  Bonard Productions
 1962 Best Producer of a Musical [nominee] 
  Charles Russell
music by Noël Coward; lyrics by Noël Coward
ACT 1 Sung By
Come to MeMimi Paragon and Stewards
Sail AwayJohn Van Mier
Come to Me (Reprise) Mimi Paragon
Sail Away (Reprise) John Van Mier and Company
Where Shall I Find Him?Nancy Foyle (Elinor's niece)
Beatnik Love AffairBarnaby Slade, Nancy Foyle (Elinor's niece) and the Passengers
Later Than SpringJohn Van Mier
The Passenger's Always RightJoe (the ship's purser) and Stewards
Useful PhrasesMimi Paragon
Where Shall I Find Her? (Reprise) Barnaby Slade
Go Slow, JohnnyJohn Van Mier
You're a Long, Long Way From AmericaMimi Paragon and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
The Customer's Always RightAli (an Arab guide) and the Arabs
Something Very StrangeMimi Paragon
The Little Ones' ABCMimi Paragon, Alvin Lush and the Children
Don't Turn Away From LoveJohn Van Mier
When You Want MeBarnaby Slade and Nancy Foyle (Elinor's niece)
Later Than Spring (Reprise) Mimi Paragon
Why Do the Wrong People Travel?Mimi Paragon
When You Want Me (Reprise) The Company