MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 19, 1962
Closing Date
May 26, 1962
Performances
86
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Winter Garden Theatre
(Mar 19, 1962 - May 26, 1962)

Setting
Today. U.S.A.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Edward Padula; Produced in association with L. Slade Brown
Book by Mel Brooks; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Lee Adams; Based on the novel "Professor Fodorski" by Robert Lewis Taylor; Dance arrangements by John Morris; Musical Director: John Morris; Music orchestrated by Robert Ginzler; Musical continuity by Trude Rittman
Directed by Joshua Logan; Choreographed by Danny Daniels
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Patton Campbell; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann; Associate Scenic Design: Richard Casler; Assistant Scenic Design: Richard Bianchi; Assistant to Mr. Campbell: Constance Ross
General Manager: Michael Goldreyer; Company Manager: David Lawlor; Assistant Co. Mgr: Frank Hopkins
Production Manager: Duane Camp; Stage Manager: George Wagner; Assistant Stage Mgr: Fred Kimbrough and Bob Bakanic
Music Contractor: Sheldon Russell; Assistant Conductor: Don Plumby; Copyist: Bert Clayton Williams
General Press Representative: Bill Doll; Press Representative: Robert Ganshaw and Dick Williams; Assistant to Mr. Logan: Joseph Curtis; Production Associate: Dorian Granowski; Production Assistant: Joseph Wishy; Press Assistant: Midori Tsuji; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Assistant to Mr. Daniels: Anne Wallace
Professor Fodorski
Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock
Edwin Bricker
Henderson
Immigrant
 
Taxi
 
Peddler
 
President Piedmont
Immigrant
 
Policeman
 
Football Player
 
Craven
 
Singing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Dancing Ensemble
Gorilla
 
Fountainhead
 
Dancing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Singing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Bride
 
Chewing Gum Girl
 
Singing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Cowboy
 
Football Player
 
Wyler
 
Singing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
First Girl
 
Dancing Ensemble
Dancing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Football Player
 
Singing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Phillips
 
Singing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Mannikin
 
Dancing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Singing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Con Ed Worker
 
Football Player
Immigration Officer
 
Taxi
 
Football Player
Immigrant
 
Dancing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Professor White
 
Singing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Football Player
Second Boy
 
Dancing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Football Player
 
Dancing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Second Sightseeing Tour Guide
 
Moose
Flight Attendant
 
Cowboy
 
First Boy
 
Dancing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Singing Ensemble
Fleisser
 
Drunk
 
Coach Hulkington Stockworth
Hulk
Head Immigration Officer
 
Taxi
 
Assistant Coach
 
Red Stern
Immigrant
 
Football Player
Dancing Ensemble
Katrinka
 
Park Avenue Couple
 
House Mother
 
Whistler's Mother
 
Secretary
 
Football Player
Immigrant
 
Taxi
 
Singing Ensemble
Airline Stewardess
 
Singing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Second Girl
 
Baton Twirler
 
Dancing Ensemble
Immigrant
 
Football Player
 
Farquar
Shindler
 
Park Avenue Couple
 
Professor Dawson
Immigrant
 
Homecoming Queen
 
Singing Ensemble
Swing Boy
Dancing Ensemble
Feinschveiger
 
Sightseeing Tour Guide
 
Dr. Snopes
Understudies: Will B. Able (Professor Fodorski, Henderson) and Betty Oakes (Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock)
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Lee Adams
Act 1
Sung By
Melt Us
Professor Fodorski and Immigrants
What a Country!
Professor Fodorski and Company
Our Children
Professor Fodorski and Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock
Animal Attraction
Susan and Edwin Bricker
Our Children (Reprise)
Professor Fodorski and Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock
We Speak the Same Language
Professor Fodorski and Edwin Bricker
I Can Teach Them!
Professor Fodorski, Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock, Edwin Bricker and Professor Dawson
It's Fun to Think
Professor Fodorski, Professors and Students
Once Upon a Time
Professor Fodorski and Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock
Nightlife
Susan and Girls
I've Just Seen Her
Edwin Bricker
Once Upon a Time (Reprise)
Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock
Physical Fitness
The Football Team
The Fight Song
Professor Fodorski and The Football Team
What a Country! (Reprise)
Professor Fodorski and Company
Act 2
Sung By
I Couldn't Have Done It Alone
Edwin Bricker and Susan
If I Were You
Professor Fodorski and Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock
Have a Dream
Professor Fodorski, Henderson and Company
I've Just Seen Him
Susan
I'm Fascinating
Professor Fodorski
Once Upon a Time (Reprise)
Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock
The Real Me
Elizabeth Hawkes-Bullock
It's Up to Me
Professor Fodorski
The Fight Song (Reprise)
Professor Fodorski and Company
It's Fun to Think
The Company

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

1962 Nominee
Ray Bolger
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1962 Nominee
Directed by Joshua Logan
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