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A Joyful Noise   

Mark Hellinger Theatre , (12/15/1966 - 12/24/1966)
First Preview:Nov 28, 1966 Total Previews:4
Opening Date:Dec 15, 1966   
Closing Date:Dec 24, 1966 Total Performances:12

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Time: Yesterday and Today. Place: Macedonia and Nashville, Tennessee.

Production Staff
Produced by Edward Padula and L. Slade Brown; Produced in association with Sid Bernstein
Music by Oscar Brand and Paul Nassau; Lyrics by Oscar Brand and Paul Nassau; Book by Edward Padula; Based on "The Insolent Breed" by Borden Deal; Music orchestrated by Bill Stegmeyer; Vocal arrangements by Bill Stegmeyer; Musical Director: Rene Wiegert
Directed by Edward Padula; Choreographed by Michael Bennett; Assistant Choreographer: Leland Palmer and Jo Jo Smith
Scenic Design by Peter Wexler; Costume Design by Peter Joseph; Lighting Design by Peter Wexler
Production Supervisor: Jeb Schary; Production Stage Manager: Edward Julien; Stage Manager: Howard Perloff
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon
Martin Ambrose Freddy
Saw Mill Boys and The Motley Crew
Bonnie Ano Ensemble Dancer
Ken Ayers Director
Ensemble Singer
Chris Bocchino Ensemble Dancer
Shawn Campbell John Tom
Paul Charles Boy
Ensemble Dancer
Clifford David Brother Locke
Susan Donovan Ensemble Dancer
Jack Fletcher Stage Manager
Ensemble Singer
Winston DeWitt Hemsley Ensemble Dancer
Baayork Lee Ensemble Dancer
Stuart Mann Ensemble Singer
Eric Mason Ensemble Singer
George Mathews Walter Wishenant
Veronica McCormick Ensemble Singer
Jack Metté Announcer
Ensemble Singer
Charles Morley Jaybird
Saw Mill Boys and The Motley Crew
Karen Morrow Mary Texas
April Nevins Ensemble Dancer
Leland Palmer Miss Jimmie
Scott Pearson Boy
Ensemble Dancer
Alan Peterson Boy
Ensemble Dancer
Diane Phillips Ensemble Dancer
Barry Preston Boy
Ensemble Dancer
Jessica Quinn Ensemble Singer
John Raitt Shade Motley
Steven Ross Ensemble Dancer
Darrell Sandeen Ensemble Singer
Joy Serio Ensemble Dancer
Jo Jo Smith Bailey
Ensemble Dancer
Oatis Stephens Oscar
Saw Mill Boys and The Motley Crew
Melissa Stoneburn Ensemble Dancer
Swen Swenson Bliss Stanley
Diane Tarleton Ensemble Singer
Linda Theil Ensemble Singer
Jamie Thomas Ensemble Singer
Tommy Tune Tommy
Saw Mill Boys and The Motley Crew
Ensemble Dancer
Carol Flynn Vasquez Ensemble Dancer
Art Wallace Sam Fredrickson
Susan Watson Jenny Lee
Eric Weissberg De Witt
Saw Mill Boys and The Motley Crew
Understudies: Chris Bocchino (Miss Jimmie), Jack Fletcher (Brother Locke), Jack Metté (Shade Motley), Von O'Fallon (John Tom), Darrell Sandeen (Walter Wishenant), Jamie Thomas (Jenny Lee, Mary Texas) and Tommy Tune (Saw Mill Boys)
Tony Award®
 1967 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Leland Palmer
 1967 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Susan Watson
 1967 Best Choreography [nominee]
Michael Bennett
music by Oscar Brand and Paul Nassau; lyrics by Oscar Brand and Paul Nassau
ACT 1Sung By
Longtime Travelin' Shade Motley
A Joyful Noise Shade Motley and Townspeople
I'm Ready Jenny Lee, Miss Jimmie and The Girls
Spring Time of the Year Shade Motley
I Like to Look My Best Shade Motley, Sam Fredrickson and Saw Mill Boys
No Talent Bliss Stanley
Not Me Jenny Lee and Miss Jimmie
Until Today Shade Motley and Jenny Lee
Swinging a Dance Shade Motley and Company
To the Top Bliss Stanley and Shade Motley
ACT 2Sung By
I Love Nashville Mary Texas and Her Boys
Whither Thou Goest Brother Locke
We Won't Forget to Write Miss Jimmie, Sam Fredrickson and Saw Mill Boys
Ballad Maker Shade Motley, Mary Texas, The Motley Crew and Ensemble
Barefoot Gal Mary Texas
Clog Dance Dancing Ensemble
Fool's Gold Shade Motley, Mary Texas, The Motley Crew and Ensemble
The Big Guitar Bliss Stanley
Love Was Jenny Lee
I Say Yes Shade Motley, The Motley Crew and Ensemble
Lord, You Sure Know How to Make a New Day Shade Motley
A Joyful Noise (Reprise)Shade Motley and Townspeople