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ANTA Playhouse, (2/14/1979 - 8/12/1979)
First Preview: Feb 08, 1979 Total Previews: 8
Opening Date: Feb 14, 1979    
Closing Date: Aug 12, 1979 Total Performances: 204

Category: Musical, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Mission Rest, Arizona; Black Top Canyon; The Bar "M" Ranch; the Wilderness; the Desert.

Production Staff
Managing Director, ANTA Theatre: Alfred De Liagre, Jr.
Produced by Ashton Springer, Frank C. Pierson and Michael P. Price; Associate Producer: Martin Markinson, Joseph Harris and Donald Tick
Originally produced by The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer)
Book by William Anthony McGuire; Lyrics by Gus Kahn; Music by Walter Donaldson; Based on "The Nervous Wreck" by Owen Davis; Musical Director: Lynn Crigler; Music orchestrated by Russell Warner; Dance arrangements by Russell Warner
Directed by Frank Corsaro; Choreographed by Dan Siretta; Assistant Choreographer: Larry McMillan
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by David Toser; Lighting Design by Peter M. Ehrhardt; Sound Design by Warren E. Jenkins; Hair Design by Masarone
General Manager: Theatre Management Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Alexander Holt
Production Supervisor: Ron Abbott; Production Stage Manager: John Bonanni; Stage Manager: John Beven; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jo-Ann Cifala
Music Research Consultant: Alfred Simon; Production Consultant: G. William Oakley; General Press Representative: Max Eisen; Press Representative: Irene Gandy and Francine L. Trevens; Dance Captain: Candy Darling; Photographer: Bert Andrews; Casting: Warren Pincus; Advertising: Fred Golden and Ash / LeDonne
Charles RepoleHenry Williams
Bob AllenJudson Morgan
Beth AustinSally Morgan
Peter BoydenJerome Underwood
Garrett M. BrownChester Underwood
Catherine CoxHarriet Underwood
Leonard DrumBlack Eagle
Franc LuzWanenis
Vic PolizosMort
Bill RowleyAndy Nab
J. Kevin ScannellSheriff Bob Wells
Carol SwarbrickMary Custer
Jonathan AronsonEnsemble Alternate
Robin BlackBecky
Jo-Ann CifalaEnsemble Alternate
Teri CorcoranOlive
Candy DarlingMatape
Paul M. ElkinPete
Diane EpsteinTilly
Steven GelferSlim
Al MicacchionJim Carson
Rick PessagnoJack
Brent SaundersRed Buffalo
Susan StromanLeslie Daw
Standby: Steven Gelfer (Henry Williams)
Understudies: Robin Black (Sally Morgan), Candy Darling (Mary Custer), Paul M. Elkin (Wanenis), Al Micacchion (Sheriff Bob Wells), Rick Pessagno (Andy Nab, Chester Underwood), Bill Rowley (Jerome Underwood, Judson Morgan), Brent Saunders (Black Eagle, Mort) and Susan Stroman (Harriet Underwood)
Tony Award®
 1979 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Dan Siretta
Drama Desk Award
 1979 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Charles Repole
music by Walter Donaldson; lyrics by Gus Kahn
ACT 1 Sung By
Let's All Make Whoopee TonightEnsemble
Makin' WhoopeeHenry Williams and Bridesmaids
I'm Bringing a Red, Red RoseWanenis
Go Get 'ImSheriff Bob Wells and Ensemble
Until You Get Somebody ElseHenry Williams and Sally Morgan
Go Get 'Im (Reprise) Sheriff Bob Wells and Ensemble
Love Me or Leave MeMary Custer and Henry Williams
I'm Bringing a Red, Red RoseWanenis and Sally Morgan
My Baby Just Cares For MeHenry Williams and Ensemble
Go Get 'Im (finaletto)Sheriff Bob Wells and Ensemble
ACT 2 Sung By
Out of the DawnWanenis and Sally Morgan
The Tapahoe TapIndian Ensemble
Reaching for SomeoneSheriff Bob Wells
You Harriet Underwood
Yes, Sir, That's My BabyHenry Williams and Ensemble
Makin' WhoopeeHenry Williams and Company