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Minskoff Theatre , (5/10/1978 - 5/13/1978)
First Preview:May 04, 1978 Total Previews:6
Opening Date:May 10, 1978   
Closing Date:May 13, 1978 Total Performances:5

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Altamount, North Carolina. Autumn, 1916.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by Minskoff Organization
Produced by Philip Rose and Ellen Madison; Associate Producer: Karen Wald and Norman Main
Originally Presented by Norman Main, Executive Producer, at Northstage
Book by Ketti Frings and Peter Udell; From the Pulitzer Prize winning play by Ketti Frings; Based on the novel " Look Homeward, Angel" by Thomas Wolfe; Music by Gary Geld; Lyrics by Peter Udell; Music orchestrated by Don Walker; Musical Director: William Cox; Dance arrangements by William Cox
Directed by Philip Rose; Choreographed by Robert Tucker
Scenic Design by Ming Cho Lee; Costume Design by Pearl Somner; Lighting Design by John Gleason; Hair Design by Patrik D. Moreton
General Manager: Helen Richards; Company Manager: Charles Willard
Production Stage Manager: Steve Zweigbaum; Stage Manager: Arturo E. Porazzi; Technical Advisor: Mitch Miller
Musical Coordinator: Earl Shendell
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Leo Stern; Casting: Lynda Watson; Dance Captain: Rebecca Seay; Advertising: Matthew Serino & Associates
Fred Gwynne W. O. Gant
Frances Sternhagen Eliza Gant
Patti Allison Mrs. Fatty Pert
Jayne Barnett Miss Brown
Billy Beckham Mr. Farrell
Grace Carney Mrs. Snowden
Donna Davis Helen Gant
Patricia Englund Madame Victoria
Elek Hartman Will Pentland
Rex David Hays Joe Tarkington
Joel Higgins Ben Gant
Justine Johnston Mrs. Clatt
Daniel Keyes Dr. Maguire
Gene Masoner Jake Clatt
Carl Nicholas Reed McKinney
Leslie Ann Ray Laura James
Don Scardino Eugene Gant
Rebecca Seay Florry Mangle
Norman Stotz Tim Laughran
Standbys: Ann Gardner (Eliza Gant) and Peter Walker (W. O. Gant)
Understudies: Dennis Cooley (Eugene Gant, Mr. Farrell), Ann Gardner (Madame Victoria), Paul Myrvold (Ben Gant, Jake Clatt), Leoni Norton (Florry Mangle, Helen Gant, Laura James) and Laura Waterbury (Miss Brown, Mrs. Fatty Pert)
Tony Award®
 1978 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Frances Sternhagen
Drama Desk Award
 1978 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Joel Higgins

ACT 1Sung By
All the Comforts of Home Boarders
Like the Eagles Fly Ben Gant
Make a Little Sunshine Eliza Gant, Eugene Gant and Ben Gant
Fingers and Toes W. O. Gant, Tim Laughran, Reed McKinney and Joe Tarkington
Fatty Ben Gant
Astoria Gloria Mrs. Fatty Pert and Boarders
Railbird Eugene Gant
If I Ever Loved Him Laura James
A Dime Ain't Worth a Nickel Ben Gant and Mrs. Fatty Pert
I Got a Dream to Sleep On Eugene Gant
Drifting Eliza Gant
ACT 2Sung By
I Can't Believe It's You W. O. Gant and Madame Victoria
Feelin' Loved Eugene Gant and Laura James
A Medley Ben Gant, Mrs. Fatty Pert, Eliza Gant and Laura James
Tomorrow I'm Gonna Be Old W. O. Gant
Feelin' Loved (Reprise)Eugene Gant and Laura James
How Do You Say Goodbye Laura James
Gant's Waltz W. O. Gant and Eliza Gant
Like the Eagles Fly (Reprise)Eugene Gant