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Winter Garden Theatre , (3/26/1964 - 3/12/1966)
Majestic Theatre , (3/14/1966 - 11/26/1966)
Broadway Theatre , (11/28/1966 - 7/01/1967)
First Preview:Mar 10, 1964 Total Previews:17
Opening Date:Mar 26, 1964   
Closing Date:Jul 01, 1967 Total Performances:1348

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: Based on incidents in the life of Fanny Brice.
Setting: Shortly before and after World War I. Various theatres on New York's lower East Side, in Baltimore, and on Long Island.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Ray Stark; Produced in association with Seven Arts Productions; Associate Producer: Al Goldin
Book by Isobel Lennart; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Based on an original story by Isobel Lennart; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns; Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis; Dance arrangements by Luther Henderson; Assistant Vocal arrang.: Marvin Hamlisch
Directed by Garson Kanin; Production Supervised by Jerome Robbins; Musical Staging by Carol Haney; Associate Director: Lawrence Kasha
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph; Hair Design by Ronnie De Mann; Assistant to Mr. Randolph: Richard Burns and Larry Reehling; Assistant to Miss Sharaff: Constance Ross
General Manager: Al Goldin; Company Manager: John Larson
Production Stage Manager: Richard Evans; Stage Manager: Tom Stone; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joseph Dooley and Robert Howard
Trumpet Soloist: Dick Perry; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Morris Stonzek; Assistant Conductor: Peter Daniels; Head Music Copyist: Mathilde Pincus
General Press Representative: Frank Goodman and Walter Alford; Dance Captain: Larry Fuller; Asst. to the Choreographer: Bud Spencer; Production Coordinator: Charlotte Dicker; Advertising / Publicity Consultant: Edward S. Feldman; Advertising: Fred Golden; Furs by Reiss & Fabrizio
Cast
Sydney Chaplin Nick Arnstein (Mar 10, 1964 - Jun 19, 1965)
Barbra Streisand Fanny Brice
Roger De Koven Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.
Joseph Macauley Tom Keeney
Kay Medford Mrs. Brice
Danny Meehan Eddie Ryan
Jean Stapleton Mrs. Strakosh
Prudence Adams Showgirl
Jose Ahumada Dancer
Joan Cory Cathy
Showgirl
Diane Coupé Jenny
Showgirl
Edie Cowan Dancer
Christine Dalsey Dancer
Shellie Farrell Bubbles
Dancer
Bud Fleming Dancer
Lydia S. Fredericks Mrs. Meeker
Singer
Larry Fuller Paul
Dancer
Ellen Halpin Maude
Dancer
Blair Hammond Trombone Smitty
Dancer
Victor R. Helou Heckie
Singer
Robert Henson Workman
Singer
Robert Howard John
stage manager
Workman
Singer
Rosemary Jelincic Dancer
Marc Jordan Stage Director
Mr. Renaldi
Singer
Lainie Kazan Vera
Showgirl
Karen Kristin Dancer
John Lankston Ziegfeld Tenor
Adolph
Singer
Mary Louise Singer
Joan Lowe Polly
Dancer
Jeanne McLaren Singer
Buzz Miller Snub Taylor
Ben
Diana Lee Nielsen One of Two Stunning Showgirls
Showgirl
John Nola Dancer
Joyce O'Neil Mrs. O'Malley
Singer
Alan Peterson Dancer
Rose Randolf Mrs. Nadler
Singer
George Reeder Ziegfeld Lead Dancer
Stephanie Reynolds Singer
Sharon Vaughn One of Two Stunning Showgirls
Mimsey
Showgirl
Royce Wallace Emma
Alan E. Weeks Five Finger Finney
Dancer
Rosemary Yellen Showgirl
Albert Zimmerman Singer
Standbys: Lainie Kazan (Fanny Brice) and George Reeder (Nick Arnstein)
Understudies: Jose Ahumada (Snub Taylor), Bud Fleming (Eddie Ryan), Lydia S. Fredericks (Mrs. Strakosh), Blair Hammond (Ziegfeld Lead Dancer), Robert Howard (Tom Keeney), Marc Jordan (Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.) and Mary Louise (Emma)
Tony Award®
 1964 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Isobel Lennart; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Bob Merrill; Produced by Ray Stark
 1964 Best Composer and Lyricist [nominee]
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Bob Merrill
 1964 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Sydney Chaplin
 1964 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Barbra Streisand
 1964 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Danny Meehan
 1964 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Kay Medford
 1964 Best Choreography [nominee]
Carol Haney
 1964 Best Producer (Musical) [nominee]
Produced by Ray Stark
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Bob Merrill
ACT 1Sung By
If a Girl Isn't Pretty Mrs. Strakosh, Mrs. Brice, Eddie Ryan and People
I'm the Greatest Star Fanny Brice
Cornet Man Fanny Brice, Snub Taylor and Keeney Chorus
Who Taught Her Everything? Mrs. Brice and Eddie Ryan
His Love Makes Me Beautiful Ziegfeld Tenor, Ziegfeld Girls and Fanny Brice
I Want to Be Seen With You Tonight Nick Arnstein and Fanny Brice
Henry Street Henry Street Neighbors
People Fanny Brice
You Are Woman Nick Arnstein and Fanny Brice
Don't Rain on My Parade Fanny Brice
ACT 2Sung By
Sadie, Sadie Fanny Brice and Friends
Find Yourself a Man Mrs. Strakosh, Mrs. Brice and Eddie Ryan
Rat-Tat-Tat-Tat Ziegfeld Company and Fanny Brice
Who Are You Now? Fanny Brice
The Music That Makes Me Dance Fanny Brice
Don't Rain on My Parade (Reprise)Fanny Brice