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Walking Happy   

 
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre , (11/26/1966 - 4/16/1967)
First Preview:Nov 24, 1966 Total Previews:3
Opening Date:Nov 26, 1966   
Closing Date:Apr 16, 1967 Total Performances:161

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Produced by Cy Feuer and Ernest H. Martin; Produced by arrangement with Lester Linsk
Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn; Book by Roger O. Hirson and Ketti Frings; Based on the play "Hobson's Choice" by Harold Brighouse; Musical Director: Herbert Grossman; Vocal arrangements by Herbert Grossman; Music orchestrated by Larry Wilcox; Dance music arranged by Edward Scott
Directed by Cy Feuer; Choreographed by Danny Daniels
Scenic Design by Robert Randolph; Costume Design by Robert Fletcher; Lighting Design by Robert Randolph
Production Stage Manager: Phil Friedman; Stage Manager: Jack Leigh
Assistant to Mr. Randolph: Jay Moore
Press Representative: Merle Debuskey, Violet Welles and Lawrence Belling
Cast
Ed Bakey George Beenstock
Lucille Benson Mrs. Figgins
Eleanor Bergquist Customer
Townswoman
Michael Berkson Freddie Beenstock
Burt Bier Thief
Townman
Diane Blair Townswoman
Chad Block Policeman
Townman
Thomas Boyd Minns
Townman
Sandra Brewer Townswoman
Sharon Dierking Alice Hobson
Gordon Dilworth Tubby Wadlow
Ian Garry A Figgins Brother
Townman
Gene Gavin Townman
Ellen Graff Townswoman
Marian Haraldson Townswoman
Steve Jacobs Footman
Townman
Richard Korthaze Beggar
Townman
Al Lanti A Figgins Brother
Townman
Jane Laughlin Ada Figgins
Townswoman
Carl Nicholas Tudsbury
Townman
Marie Patrice O'Neill Townswoman
Don Percassi Townman
Michael Quinn Heeler
Townman
Casper Roos Denton
Townman
George Rose Henry Horatio Hobson
Nada Rowand Townswoman
Richard Sederholm Handbill Boy
Townman
Dan Siretta Townman
James B. Spann Albert Beenstock
Emma Trekman Mrs. Hepworth
Louise Troy Maggie Hobson
Gretchen Van Aken Vickie Hobson
Anne Wallace Townswoman
Norman Wisdom Will Mossop
Standby: Byron Mitchell (Will Mossop)
Understudies: Eleanor Bergquist (Maggie Hobson), Burt Bier (Tubby Wadlow), Sandra Brewer (Alice Hobson), Jane Laughlin (Vickie Hobson), Michael Quinn (Henry Horatio Hobson), Casper Roos (George Beenstock), Nada Rowand (Mrs. Hepworth), Richard Sederholm (Freddie Beenstock) and Dan Siretta (Albert Beenstock)
Tony Award®
 1967 Best Musical [nominee]
Book by Ketti Frings and Roger O. Hirson; Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn; Produced by Cy Feuer and Ernest H. Martin
 1967 Best Composer and Lyricist [nominee]
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn; Music by James Van Heusen
 1967 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Norman Wisdom
 1967 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Louise Troy
 1967 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Gordon Dilworth
 1967 Best Choreography [nominee]
Danny Daniels
music by James Van Heusen; lyrics by Sammy Cahn
ACT 1Sung By
Think of Something Else Henry Horatio Hobson, Albert Beenstock and Townsmen
Where Was I Maggie Hobson
How D'ya Talk to a Girl Will Mossop and Tubby Wadlow
Clog and Grog Townsmen
If I Be Your Best Chance Will Mossop
A Joyful Thing Will Mossop, Mrs. Figgins, Ada Figgins and Townspeople
What Makes It Happen Will Mossop
Use Your Noggin' Maggie Hobson, Vickie Hobson and Alice Hobson
ACT 2Sung By
You're Right, You're Right Maggie Hobson
I'll Make a Man of the Man Maggie Hobson
Walking Happy Will Mossop, Maggie Hobson and Townspeople
I Don't Think I'm In Love Will Mossop and Maggie Hobson
Such a Sociable Sort Henry Horatio Hobson and Friends
It Might As Well Be Her Will Mossop and Tubby Wadlow
People Who Are Nice Henry Horatio Hobson
You're Right, You're Right (Reprise)Will Mossop, Maggie Hobson and Henry Horatio Hobson
I Don't Think I'm In Love (Reprise)Will Mossop