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Mame   

 
Winter Garden Theatre , (5/24/1966 - 10/04/1969)
Broadway Theatre , (10/06/1969 - 1/03/1970)
First Preview:May 18, 1966 Total Previews:5
Opening Date:May 24, 1966   
Closing Date:Jan 03, 1970 Total Performances:1508

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1928-1946. Mame's Beekman Place apartment and various locales in which she becomes involved.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Fryer, Carr & Harris Inc; Associate Producer: John Bowab
Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Based on the novel "Auntie Mame" by Patrick Dennis; Based on the play "Auntie Mame" by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Musical Director: Donald Pippin; Vocal arrangements by Donald Pippin; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Roger Adams
Directed by Gene Saks; Choreographed by Onna White; Assistant Choreographer: Tom Panko
Scenic Design by William and Jean Eckart; Costume Design by Robert Mackintosh; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann
General Manager: Joseph P. Harris; Company Manager: Richard Grayson
Production Stage Manager: Terence Little; Stage Manager: Ralph Linn and Delman Hendricks; Assistant Stage Mgr: Stan Page and Nancy Lynch
Conducted by Donald Pippin; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: David Lipsky; Associate Press Representative: Lisa Lipsky and Marian Graham; Dance Captain: Pat Cummings; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Cast
Angela Lansbury Mame Dennis
Beatrice Arthur Vera Charles
Jane Connell Agnes Gooch
Frankie Michaels Patrick Dennis, age 10
Willard Waterman Dwight Babcock
Diana Baffa Mame's Friend
John C. Becher Mr. Upson
Jack Blackton Mame's Friend
Charles Braswell Beauregard Jackson Picket Burnside
David Chaney Mame's Friend
George Coe M. Lindsay Woolsey
Diane Coupé Pegeen Ryan
Pat Cummings Mame's Friend
Jack Davison Bishop
Leading Man
Mame's Friend
Johanna Douglas Dance Teacher
Mrs. Upson
Clifford Fearl Uncle Jeff
Margaret Hall Sally Cato
Hilda Harris Mame's Friend
Charlotte Jones Madame Branislowski
Mother Burnside
Tommy Karaty Mame's Friend
Nicole Karol Mame's Friend
Gene Kelton Mame's Friend
Randy Kirby Junior Babcock
Jerry Lanning Patrick Dennis, age 19-29
Nancy Lynch Mame's Friend
Michael Maitland Peter Dennis
Art Matthews Doorman
Stage Manager
Mame's Friend
Ross Miles Mame's Friend
Stan Page Elevator Boy
Mame's Friend
Ruth Ramsey Cousin Fan
Mame's Friend
Betty Rosebrock Mame's Friend
Scotty Salmon Mame's Friend
Bella Shalom Mame's Friend
Sab Shimono Ito
Bill Stanton Messenger
Mame's Friend
John Taliaferro Gregor
Mame's Friend
Jo Tract Art Model
Mame's Friend
Diana Walker Gloria Upson
Jodi Williams Mame's Friend
Kathy Wilson Mame's Friend
Ron Young Ralph Devine
Standby: Charlotte Fairchild (Mame Dennis)
Understudies: Jack Blackton (Patrick Dennis, age 19-29), David Chaney (Gregor, Junior Babcock, Stage Manager), Jack Davison (M. Lindsay Woolsey), Clifford Fearl (Dwight Babcock, Mr. Upson), Laurie Franks (Gloria Upson), Hilda Harris (Ito), Michael Maitland (Patrick Dennis, age 10), Art Matthews (Beauregard Jackson Picket Burnside), Stan Page (Uncle Jeff), Betty Rosebrock (Pegeen Ryan), Jo Tract (Madame Branislowski, Mother Burnside, Sally Cato) and Jodi Williams (Agnes Gooch, Cousin Fan, Dance Teacher, Mrs. Upson)
Theatre World
nominee 1967 Award [recipient]
Sheila Smith
nominee 1966 Award [recipient]
Jerry Lanning
Tony Award®
 1966 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman; Produced by Fryer, Carr & Harris Inc
 1966 Best Composer and Lyricist [nominee]
Music by Jerry Herman; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
winner 1966 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Angela Lansbury
winner 1966 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Frankie Michaels
winner 1966 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Beatrice Arthur
 1966 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
William and Jean Eckart
 1966 Best Choreography [nominee]
Onna White
 1966 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Gene Saks
music by Jerry Herman; lyrics by Jerry Herman
ACT 1Sung By
St. Bridget Patrick Dennis, age 10 and Agnes Gooch
It's Today Mame Dennis and All
Open a New Window Mame Dennis and All
The Man in the Moon Vera Charles, Mame Dennis and All
My Best Girl Patrick Dennis, age 10 and Mame Dennis
We Need a Little Christmas Mame Dennis, Patrick Dennis, age 10, Agnes Gooch, Ito and Beauregard Jackson Picket Burnside
The Fox Hunt Uncle Jeff, Patrick Dennis, age 10, Cousin Fan, Mother Burnside and Cousins
Mame Beauregard Jackson Picket Burnside and All
ACT 2Sung By
Mame (Reprise)Patrick Dennis, age 10 and Patrick Dennis, age 19-29
My Best Girl (Reprise)Patrick Dennis, age 19-29
Bosom Buddies Mame Dennis and Vera Charles
Gooch's Song Agnes Gooch
That's How Young I Feel Mame Dennis and All
If He Walked into My Life Mame Dennis
It's Today (Reprise)Mame Dennis and All
My Best Girl (Reprise)Patrick Dennis, age 19-29
Open a New Window (Reprise)Company and Mame Dennis