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Golden Boy   

 
Majestic Theatre , (10/20/1964 - 3/05/1966)
First Preview:Sep 23, 1964 Total Previews:25
Opening Date:Oct 20, 1964   
Closing Date:Mar 05, 1966 Total Performances:568

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1960-1964. New York City.


Production Staff
Produced by Hillard Elkins; Associate Producer: George Platt
Originally produced by Epic
Book by Clifford Odets and William Gibson; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Based on the play by Clifford Odets; Musical Director: Elliot Lawrence; Music orchestrated by Ralph Burns; Dance arrangements by Dorothea Freitag; Additional music scoring by Elliot Lawrence; Music for Fight Ballet Assembled by Dorothea Freitag; Assistant Musical Dir.: Joyce Brown
Directed by Arthur Penn; Choreographed by Donald McKayle; Assistant Choreographer: Jaime Rogers
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Tony Walton; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Projection Design by Tony Walton; Projections devised by Richard Pilbrow
General Manager: Joseph Harris; Business Administrator for Mr. Elkins: Bill Levine; Company Manager: Sam Pagliaro; Secretary to Mr. Harris: Nancy Simmons
Production Manager: Michael Thoma; Stage Manager: Ralph Linn; Assistant Stage Mgr: Vincent Lynne, Bruce W. Stark and Ralph Vucci
Music Coordinator for Mr. Davis: George Rhodes; Music Coordination in association with Will Mastin Trio; Music published by Edwin H. Morris & Co.; Copyist: Scott Fisher
General Press Representative: Lee Solters and Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: Harry Nigro; Advertising: Ingram Ash and Blaine-Thompson; Legal Representation: Linden and Deutsch
Wurlitzer Grand Piano used on stage through special arrangement with The Wurlitzer Company
Cast
Sammy Davis, Jr. Joe Wellington
Billy Daniels Eddie Satin
Kenneth Tobey Tom Moody
Paula Wayne Lorna Moon
Ted Beniades Roxy Gottlieb
Johnny Brown Ronnie
Don Crabtree Drake
Bob Daley Reporter
Ensemble
Driscoll
Marguerite Delain Ensemble
Jeannette DuBois Anna
Lola Falana Lola
Maxwell Glanville Fight Announcer
Roy Glenn Mr. Wellington
Louis Gossett Frank
Buck Heller Hoodlum
Ensemble
Baayork Lee Ensemble
Theresa Merritt Ensemble
Terrin Miles Terry
Robin Miller Ensemble
Sandy Neal Ensemble
Benny Payne Benny
Harold Pierson Ensemble
Albert Popwell Al
Ensemble
Louise Quick Ensemble
Mabel Robinson Mabel
Ensemble
Jaime Rogers Lopez
Amy Rousselle Ensemble
Kenneth Scott Ensemble
Stephen Taylor Ensemble
Ralph Vucci Ensemble
Lamont Washington Ensemble
Charles Welch Tokio
Lester Wilson Les
Ensemble
Standby: Sheila Sullivan (Lorna Moon)
Understudies: Don Crabtree (Tom Moody), Bob Daley (Drake, Driscoll), Maxwell Glanville (Mr. Wellington), Louis Gossett (Eddie Satin), Baayork Lee (Terry), Harold Pierson (Lopez), Albert Popwell (Frank, Ronnie), Amy Rousselle (Anna), Ralph Vucci (Roxy Gottlieb, Tokio) and Lamont Washington (Joe Wellington)
Tony Award®
 1965 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Clifford Odets and William Gibson; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Produced by Hillard Elkins
 1965 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Sammy Davis, Jr.
 1965 Best Choreography [nominee]
Donald McKayle
 1965 Best Producer of a Musical [nominee]
Hillard Elkins
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Lee Adams
ACT 1Sung By
Workout Boxers
Night Song Joe Wellington
Everything's Great Tom Moody and Lorna Moon
Gimme Some Joe Wellington and Terry
Stick Around Joe Wellington
Don't Forget 127th Street Joe Wellington, Ronnie and Company
Lorna's Here Lorna Moon
The Road Tour Joe Wellington, Lorna Moon, Tom Moody, Roxy Gottlieb, Eddie Satin, Tokio and Company
This Is the Life Eddie Satin, Joe Wellington, Lola and Company
ACT 2Sung By
Golden Boy Lorna Moon
While the City Sleeps Eddie Satin
While the City Sleeps (Dance) Mabel, Lopez and Les
Colorful Joe Wellington
I Want to Be With You Joe Wellington and Lorna Moon
Can't You See It? Joe Wellington
No More Joe Wellington and Company
The Fight Joe Wellington and Lopez