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Whoopee!   

 
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
Cast
Charles Repole Henry Williams
Bob Allen Judson Morgan
Beth Austin Sally Morgan
Peter Boyden Jerome Underwood
Garrett M. Brown Chester Underwood
Catherine Cox Harriet Underwood
Leonard Drum Black Eagle
Franc Luz Wanenis
Vic Polizos Mort
Bill Rowley Andy Nab
J. Kevin Scannell Sheriff Bob Wells
Carol Swarbrick Mary Custer
Jonathan Aronson Ensemble Alternate
Robin Black Becky
Jo-Ann Cifala Ensemble Alternate
Teri Corcoran Olive
Candy Darling Matape
Paul M. Elkin Pete
Diane Epstein Tilly
Steven Gelfer Slim
Al Micacchion Jim Carson
Rick Pessagno Jack
Brent Saunders Red Buffalo
Susan Stroman Leslie 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 1Sung By
Let's All Make Whoopee Tonight Ensemble
Makin' Whoopee Henry Williams and Bridesmaids
I'm Bringing a Red, Red Rose Wanenis
Go Get 'Im Sheriff Bob Wells and Ensemble
Until You Get Somebody Else Henry Williams and Sally Morgan
Go Get 'Im (Reprise)Sheriff Bob Wells and Ensemble
Love Me or Leave Me Mary Custer and Henry Williams
I'm Bringing a Red, Red Rose Wanenis and Sally Morgan
My Baby Just Cares For Me Henry Williams and Ensemble
Go Get 'Im (finaletto) Sheriff Bob Wells and Ensemble
ACT 2Sung By
Out of the Dawn Wanenis and Sally Morgan
The Tapahoe Tap Indian Ensemble
Reaching for Someone Sheriff Bob Wells
You Harriet Underwood
Yes, Sir, That's My Baby Henry Williams and Ensemble
Makin' Whoopee Henry Williams and Company