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Darling of the Day   

 
George Abbott Theatre , (1/27/1968 - 2/24/1968)
First Preview:Jan 16, 1968 Total Previews:4
Opening Date:Jan 27, 1968   
Closing Date:Feb 24, 1968 Total Performances:31

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: 1905. London and environs.


Production Staff
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Philip Langner and Armina Marshall) and Joel Schenker
Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg; (Uncredited) book by Nunnally Johnson (author of original book; credit withdrawn before Broadway opening); From the plays "Buried Alive" & "The Great Adventure" by Arnold Bennett; Musical Director: Buster Davis; Vocal arrangements by Buster Davis; Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns
Directed by Noel Willman; Choreographed by Lee Theodore
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark; Assistant to Mr. Smith: Jack Brown; Assistant to Mr. Du Bois: Waldo Angelo
General Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: Ralph Roseman
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Michael Sinclair and Phil King
Orchestra Personnel Manager: Morris Stonzek; Music Supervisor: Lilette Hindin; Assistant Conductor: Joyce Brown
Assistant to the Director: Fred Hebert; Press Representative: Arthur Cantor and Arthur Solomon; Casting Consultant: Ruth Kramer; Asst. to the Choreographer: Jay Norman
Cast
Vincent Price Priam Farll
Patricia Routledge Alice Challice
Brenda Forbes Lady Vale
Teddy Green Alf
Peter Woodthorpe Oxford
John Aman Equerry
Constable
Singer
Bonnie Ano Dancer
Camila Ashland Mrs. Leek
Larry Brucker Attendant
Singer
Christopher Chadman Dancer
Paul Eichel Frame Maker
Singer
Charles Gerald The King
Marian Haraldson Singer
Reby Howells Dancer
Beth Howland Rosalind
Dancer
Mitchell Jason Duncan
Marc Jordan Bert
Reid Klein Sydney
Singer
George Lee Dancer
Michael Lewis Pennington
Leo Leyden Doctor
Judge
Jim May Dancer
Ross Miles Cabby
Dancer
Carl Nicholas Old Gentleman
Singer
Joy Nichols Daphne
Kay Oslin Singer
Jeannette Seibert Singer
Fred Siretta Curate
Dancer
Maggie Task Singer
Georgianne Thon Dancer
Phyllis Wallach Dancer
Charles Welch Henry Leek
Herb Wilson Curate
Dancer
Denise Winston Dancer
Maggie Worth Singer
Albert Zimmerman Singer
Standbys: Mitchell Jason (Priam Farll) and Joy Nichols (Alice Challice)
Understudies: Paul Eichel (The King), Charles Gerald (Duncan, Pennington), Marc Jordan (Henry Leek), Zale Kessler (Doctor), Michael Lewis (Oxford), Ross Miles (Alf), Jeannette Seibert (Lady Vale) and Maggie Worth (Daphne)
Tony Award®
winner 1968 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Patricia Routledge
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
ACT 1Sung By
Mad For Art Art Lovers
He's A Genius Oxford, Priam Farll and Henry Leek
To Get Out Of This World Alive Priam Farll
It's Enough To Make A Lady Fall In Love Alice Challice, Alf, Bert and Putney Friends
A Gentleman's Gentleman Alice Challice, Alf, Bert, Priam Farll, Duncan and Bystanders
Double Soliloquy Priam Farll and Alice Challice
Let's See What Happens Alice Challice and Priam Farll
Panache Oxford and Lady Vale
I've Got A Rainbow Working For Me Priam Farll and Putney Friends
Money, Money, Money- Alf, Bert and Sydney
That Something Extra Special Alice Challice
Money, Money, Money- (Reprise)Alf, Bert and Sydney
ACT 2Sung By
What Makes a Marriage Merry Alice Challice, Priam Farll, Alf, Bert, Daphne and Rosalind
He's A Genius (Reprise)Oxford and Assistants
Not On Your Nellie Alice Challice, Alf, Bert and Putney Friends
Sunset Tree Priam Farll and Alice Challice
Butler In The Abbey Priam Farll and Courtroom
Not On Your Nellie (Reprise)Entire Company